PART E: TRANSLATING THE SCIENCE INTO DIETARY GUIDANCE
Table E-9. Ways To Increase Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables
Include one or more fruit or vegetable choice(s) at
all meals and snacks.
Toss fruit into your green salad for extra flavor,
variety, color, and crunch.
Frozen fruits and vegetables and canned fruit (in 100%
fruit juice) or vegetables are perfect for busy lifestyles.
Save time with pre-cut vegetables and salad mixes.
Add apples, raisins, or pineapple chunks to deli salads
like chicken, tuna, or pasta.
Add frozen mixed vegetables to canned or dried soups.
Make a quick smoothie using frozen fruit.
Keep an easy-to-grab pre-washed bowl of fruit on the
At work keep dried fruit and nuts in your desk drawer
for quick and easy.
Try fajitas with red bell peppers, summer squash, and
Adapted from Produce for Better Health. www.5aday.com/html/consumers/easyway.php,
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