Morton Satin

Fruits and vegetables are vital elements in a balanced diet, yet the proportion of people who consume 5–10 servings/day remains pitifully low, according to CDC (2005). Not one state in the United States is close to achieving this national target. Fruits and vegetables pack a considerable nutritional punch and have fewer calories, which helps people keep their weight down. A diet high in fruit and vegetables leads to a much lower incidence of chronic disease and a decline in the majority of risk …

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