Monday, 8 February 2016

Load Up on Vegetables and Fruit

Vegetables and fruit are packed with nutrients and fibre, so enjoy a wide variety of them. Try to include at least one dark green and one orange veggie daily.
Quick Tips:
  • Try a new vegetable or fruit each week
  • Sprinkle some berries over whole grain cereal at breakfast
  • Pack a couple pieces of fruit and some raw veggies with your lunch
  • Start dinner with a salad of dark greens like spinach or romaine lettuce
  • Fill half your plate with vegetables at dinner
  • Add a handful of spinach or kale to a fruit smoothie
A serving is:
  • 1 medium fresh fruit
  • 125 mL (½ cup) chopped fruit or veggies
  • 250 mL (1 cup) raw leafy vegetables
  • 125 mL (½ cup) 100% juice

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