Looking for some fresh new ideas to jumpstart your healthy meal planning? Check out these resources for some new recipes to help you eat more fruits and veggies.
Fruits and vegetables are part of a well-balanced and healthy eating plan. Helping control your weight is not the only benefit of eating more fruits and vegetables. Diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of some types of cancer and other chronic diseases. Fruits and vegetables also provide essential vitamins and minerals, fiber, and other substances that are important for good health. The more you can incorporate them into your cooking, the easier it will be to eat them. You can create lower-calorie versions of some of your favorite dishes by substituting low-calorie fruits and vegetables in place of higher-calorie ingredients. The water and fiber in fruits and vegetables will add volume to your dishes, so you can eat the same amount of food with fewer calories. And you will leave feeling full after your meal!
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