Wednesday, November 11, 2009

The value of eating fruits and vegetables

I know we’ve all heard it before, but sometimes it’s good to be reminded of what is good for us. The Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture has updated their recommendations of how much fruits and vegetables we should consume per day. Depending on your weight, your caloric requirement and your activity level, it is suggested that we eat anywhere from 5 to 13 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables per day. For a more accurate idea of how many servings you need, you can go to the following website and see what is right for you. For more information, copy and past the following link...

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Body Essentials Specialist


  1. Soon after reading this post, I went to the kitchen for some butternut squash!

  2. I had some too! Great minds think a like. I love that 5000moms promotes eating well and supplementing ... especially with the USANA products :-)