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Why is 5 a day important to a healthy balanced diet? P.s hello =]

The 5-A-Day campaign has been replaced by Fruits & Veggies More Matters® since most of us need to eat MORE fruits and veggies each day. Many nutrients needed for good health come only from fruits and vegetables. Eating fruits and veggies can also help with maintaining a healthy weight and reducing the risk of some chronic diseases including some types of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. To see how many cups you should be eating each day, click here. To see some of the key nutrients provided by fruits and vegetables, click here,

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The Expert: Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RDN, is the President and CEO of the Produce for Better Health (PBH) Foundation. At PBH, she guides the Foundation’s efforts to advance the overall effort of increasing fruit and vegetable consumption.
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