The bounty of the fall season makes it easy to expand your menu with fruits and vegetables. We could all benefit from more servings of fruits and vegetables every day. Even if you make healthful food choices, chances are good that you don’t meet the recommended number of fruit and vegetable servings.
Plant-based diets may have advantages for both your waistline and your general well-being, but new research suggests that the foods you choose matter most for receiving the healthful benefits of plant-based nutrition.
Did you know? Weight loss is easier during the summer. Eating right, drinking more water, and getting an adequate amount of exercise each week are all easier when the days are longer.
Nitrates are compounds found in a variety of foods and are even produced by our own bodies. Most dietary nitrates are derived from vegetables, which soak up nitrogen from the soil and convert it to nitrates in vegetables. Since the complexities of dietary nitrates and their impact on performance can be confusing, we’re breaking down the science of dietary nitrates so that you can understand a little more about the benefits of eating more vegetables:
The recently released 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans serve as yet another reminder that the majority of us could be consuming more servings of vegetables. A surprising 87 percent of Americans fail to eat enough vegetables to meet these recommendations, with the average adult getting less than two servings per day.
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