What’s In Your Fruit Salad?

Pineapple? Orange? Star fruit? Peach? Mango?

Photo Credits: Steamy Kitchen
Did you know…
  • The recommended daily servings of fruit is between 2-5, depending on age and level of activity.
  •  Incorporating fruits that are vibrant and rich in color will provide a variety of vitamins, plant nutrients and minerals.
  • Those who consume 3-5 servings of fruit are less vulnerable to chronic disease such as stroke, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, and even heart disease.
  • Fruit makes a delicious side dish, snack, dessert, even included in the main dish.
  • Fruit can also be consumed frozen, dried, canned, and juiced. These can all count towards your recommended daily servings.
  • By trying new fruits, you can get some beneficial nutrients, like vitamin E and C, fiber, and carotenoids, that you might be missing in your diet.

5 exotic fruits to try (recipes included):
Not sure how much a cup of fruit is? Check out one of our previous health tips blog post
"How Much Is A Cup of Fruits and Vegetables."


The Center for Disease Control site also provides numerous and general information about the importance of consuming a variety of fruits.

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