|Description:||This image was captured in the produce section of a mobile Georgian farmers market, and depicts an area where a number of various fruits were on display including six varieties of apples, pineapples, navel oranges, and cantaloupe.|
"Eat your fruits and vegetables." You've likely heard this statement since childhood. Research shows why it is good advice:
- Healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.
- Fruits and vegetables also provide essential vitamins and minerals, fiber, and other substances that are important for good health.
- Most fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories and are filling.