March Is National Nutrition Month Was one of your New Year's Resolutions to eat healthier? One way to support that goal is to eat more fruits and vegetables.
The USDA's MyPyramid provides information on a health diet and gives some recommended daily guidelines for nutrition. There is not a "one-size fits all" recommendation; the amount of fruits and vegetables you need to eat depends on your age, sex, and level of physical activity. Check out the site to see how healthy your diet is.
Eat Locally Grown Produce
A fun and simple way to incorporate fruits and vegetables into your diet is by shopping at your local farmers' market. Shopping at a farmer's market supports local farmers and and means that you are eating food which is likely to be fresher than what you can get at your local supermarket. Farmers' markets can be found across Massachusetts from spring until late fall.
Source: Massachusett's Attorney General
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