You Should Know

November 2017 Issue

Picking the Healthiest Fruits

Anyone who thinks healthy food canít taste good clearly doesnít understand the power of fruit. Sweet, juicy, and delicious, grab-and-go fruit is packed with vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and fiber associated with an impressively long list of health benefits, including heart health, weight control, digestive health, and lowered dementia and diabetes risk. If youíve heard you should avoid fruit because itís high in sugar, have no fear. The health benefits of whole fruit far outweigh concerns over natural sugar intake. Experts recommend adults aim for at least 1Ĺ to 2 cups of fruit a day. Only 13 percent of people in a recent CDC survey met that goal.

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