Fruits and vegetables contribute greatly to our health and nutritional well-being. They are an important source of vitamins and minerals and dietary fibers.
Color is Important
The nutrients that we get from fruits and vegetables are derived from their color. Every color has specific properties which helps it protect the body from different diseases.
Many studies have shown that consuming fruits and vegetables with a balanced diet provides a person with many of the necessay vitamins and minerals his body needs. They also provide dietary fibers, which help prevent heart disease, cancer and balance the fats in the blood.
Have at least one fresh or cooked vegetable at every meal. It is better to eat a fruit than to drink fruit juice. Keep fruit accessible to children.