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Canned, Fresh or Frozen: What Kinds of Fruits and Vegetables Do You Choose?

Canned, Fresh or Frozen: What Kinds of Fruits and Vegetables Do You Choose?

During the summer months, we can enjoy delicious, colorful fresh fruits and vegetables from a garden, farmers market or grocery store. When fruits and vegetables are “in season,” they are at their best quality and flavor. On average, kids and adults need 2½ to 3 cups of fruits and vegetables daily.

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Colors and Health Benefits

Colors and Health Benefits

I have heard that fruits and vegetables have different health benefits depending on the color. Is that true?

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June "in Season" Fruits and Veggies

June "in Season" Fruits and Veggies

Save money by purchasing fruits and veggies that are in season during June.

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Stretch Your Fruit and Vegetable Budget

Stretch Your Fruit and Vegetable Budget

Do you and your family members eat enough fruits and veggies for good health? Most people need 1 1/2 to 2 cups of fruits and 2 1/2 to 3 cups of vegetables per day to meet the recommendations. Enjoy the taste of eating right during March, National Nutrition Month. Include a rainbow of fruits and vegetables on your menus. They're rich in vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants that promote good health.

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Understanding Lean Ground Beef Percentages

Understanding Lean Ground Beef Percentages

What do the percentages (such as "90% lean") on ground beef packages mean? How can I use this information?

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

Learn what foods are heart-healthy and tips to add them to your everyday diet.

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Explore Foods From Around the World

Explore Foods From Around the World

What do pizza, lasagna, tacos, kabobs and stir-fried vegetables have in common? They are favorite “American foods” that came from other cultures. In fact, many cultures use more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans, compared with the menus we usually have in the U.S. A healthful diet promotes good health! Consider these tips from www.choosemyplate.gov to add variety and flavor to your diet.

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How to Save Money on Fruits and Vegetables

How to Save Money on Fruits and Vegetables

I know I should eat more fruits and vegetables. I like stir-fried vegetables and fruit kabobs, but fresh produce is so expensive where I live. What can I do?

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Your Holiday Questions Answered!

Your Holiday Questions Answered!

Helpful advice on how to avoid overeating and overspending this holiday season.

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