A recent report put out by the Center for Disease Control confirms some not so surprising news. Americans are not consuming enough fruits and vegetables. In fact, only 13.1% of American adults eat enough fruits, and only 8.9% consume enough vegetables to meet daily requirements for optimal health.
But why does that even matter? For one thing, eating more fruits and vegetables increases your overall intake of essential nutrients— nutrients linked to reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and even some forms of cancer! Do I have your attention yet?Continue Reading