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Tips for Incorporating In-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Your Meals

According to a study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only one in 10 adults in the U.S. gets enough fruits and vegetables in his or her meals.

This statistic is based on federal guidelines and recommendations stating that adults should eat 2-3 cups of vegetables and 1 1/2-2 cups of fruit per day. Fruits and vegetables contain nutrients such as fiber, potassium, magnesium, vitamin C, vitamin A, antioxidants, folate and more to prevent many diseases and infections and also keep our bodies functioning optimally.

As we are now in the spring season and heading into summer, there are more fresh, organic fruits and vegetables available that can be incorporated into nutrition plans and meals in creative ways.

To read the full article in the Los Altos Town Crier, click here.