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Eat more citrus fruits! The winter months can be bleak and dreary, but the lively colors and flavors of citrus fruits can brighten any day! The citrus season is a good time to remind ourselves that these edible beauties are nature’s bundles of healthful nutrients. Citrus fruits contain fiber,...
 
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Does an apple-a-day really keep the doctor away? As more is learned about nutrition, it seems there may be a lot of truth in this old saying. An apple is a good source of fiber, and provides a valuable source of vitamin C, several B vitamins, as well as...
 
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Vivian Brake, MS, RD, Eat Well and Keep Moving Project,  says that students in the cafeteria seem to eat fruits much better when they are cut up. For instance, orange wedges were more popular than whole oranges. Maryjane Knight, MS, RD, is always adding fruits and vegetables to something. She adds canned fruits to jello, ... Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Tips from Dietitians and Family and Consumer Science Professionals