EAT YOUR FRUITS & VEGETABLES

Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

5 is Fine and 9 is Divine

Research shows that fruits and vegetables are packed with promising cancer-fighting phytochemicals. Try to create a biochemical environment in my body that maximizes my ability to resist cancer.

Fruits and vegetable provide both soluble and insoluble fiber for better GI functions, help get rid of toxins, they help with decreasing bad cholesterol, help with maintaining better blood sugar levels, and so many other GI functions to help you live a healthier lifestyle.

These foods help with getting more of your essential vitamins and minerals naturally so your body absorbs them better.

Getting 9 fruits and vegetables a day takes thought and planning. Aim for three servings at each meal plus fruit or veggie snacks each day. Once you get the hang of it, it’s much easier than you think. Every single day, try to include something from each of these groups:
•    Cruciferous veggies: broccoli, broccoli sprouts, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower
•    Lycopene-rich produce: tomatoes, red grapefruit, watermelon, guava
•    Beta-carotene-rich produce: winter squash, carrots, sweet potatoes
•    Citrus fruit: oranges, grapefruit
•    Berries: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries
•    Dark green, leafy veggies: spinach, romaine, kale, collards, Swiss chard
•    Fiber rich- Apples, bananas, plums, peaches, berries