There are numerous reasons to plan healthy menus. For children and teenagers, it is important for their growth and overall health and well-being, as well as getting them in the habit of eating healthfully as adults. Eating healthfully is important for adults to manage weight, promote overall health, and prevent some chronic diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and some cancers. Click here to see how fruits and vegetables contribute to a healthy diet. For some tips on meal planning, click here.
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The Expert: Dr. Elizabeth Pivonka, a mother of two and a registered dietitian, shares years of experience in getting people to eat more fruits and veggies.Read Her Full Bio