Eat Your Vegetables!

Updated: Jul 20, 2020

Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body. They are naturally good and contain vitamins that can help your health and protect against some diseases. Fruits and vegetables are low in fat, salt and sugar. We should eat at least five serves of vegetables and two serves of fruits each day to get enough fiber.

Putting away your vegetable peeler may not only save you time and effort, it can also help you get the fiber you need. The skin or peel of fruits and veggies provides fiber, an essential nutrient, that helps to:

  • Reduce risk of heart diseases.

  • Lower blood pressure.

  • Lower the risk of eye problems.

  • Lower cholesterol.

  • Prevent constipation and diverticulitis.

  • Keep blood sugar within a healthy range.

  • Create a feeling of fullness that can help promote a healthy weight.

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