fruits_and_vegetables

I thought I would take a little break from the mini-series, and give 3 tips to help you get enough fruits and veggies in your diet.

It’s recommended that we eat 6-10 fruits and vegetables a day. Here in the States it is reported the actual average of fruits and veggies eaten each day is just 2.

Yeah, just 2!

Now, I don’t know where you stand on this, but overall, it really is a sad state of nutritional affairs.

But don’t worry! It’s not that tough to get more fruits and veggies in each day.

Here are some super simple tips to get you started:

1. Buy them pre-chopped

Look, I can be lazy, too ;-) There’s nothing wrong with not wanting to go through the hassle of having to chop up fruits and veggies. If you want to buy them pre-chopped go ahead. It’s much better for you than not eating them… and I find I am more likely to eat them when they are pre-chopped.

2. Carry them with you

Load up a plastic baggie with your pre-chopped veggies and bring them to work. Seriously, see how easy this can be!

3. Add real fruit to your yogurt

Have some yogurt for breakfast and add some fresh blueberries, raspberries or blackberries. It’s that simple!

Bonus tip: A great way to provide your body with the nutritional foundation you need each day is with Whole Foods based products. I’m partners with two awesome nutrition companies; TriVita and Prograde Nutrition and they both have a great product that fits the bill.

Prograde: VGF 25+ that is made from 25 veggies, greens and fruits.

The best part is you can try Prograde’s VGF 25+ for FREE! (There’s just a small S & H charge)
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TriVita: NutraFruits (This is the product I personally use.)
With over 30 fruits, vegetables, other essential nutrients and a 4,954 ORAC value, NutraFruits is the quick and easy way to help you get the right amount of fruits and vegetables every day. NutraFruits even includes those highly desired “Exotic Fruits,” which are some of the most nutrient-dense, antioxidant-rich foods in the world:
• Mangosteen • Goji Berries • Acai Berries • Pomegranates.
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I hope you have an awesome weekend. Be sure to use these tips and let me know how they help you out. Or drop me an email with some of your own tips!

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