Motivation Monday: Fruit and veggie challenge

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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - How many should you be having every day? We often hear the "5 servings of Fruits and Veggies" but what does your body really need and are you getting it?

Don't take for granted the benefit of getting real food into your diet.

5 REASONS TO EAT MORE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES:

Convenience: Fruits and veggies are nutritious in any form - fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice, so they're ready when you are!

Fiber: Fruits and veggies provide fiber that helps fill you up and keeps your digestive system happy.

Low in Calories: Fruits and veggies are naturally low in calories.

May Reduce Disease Risk: Eating plenty of fruits and veggies may help reduce the risk of many diseases, including heart disease, high blood pressure, and some cancers.

Vitamins & Minerals: Fruits and veggies are rich in vitamins and minerals that help you feel
healthy and energized.

Quick, Natural Snack: Fruits and veggies are nature's treat and easy to grab for a snack.

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