In the market today there are tons and tons of fruits and vegetables to choose from. They come in all colors, shapes, textures and sizes; each with a different composition of nutrients. But most folks don’t often expand their horizons limiting their choices to a basic staple of fruits and veg. As a Doctor of Nutrition Educator I cannot stress enough the importance of educating yourself on the different varieties, this includes knowing how to prepare them as well, and including a larger range of fruits and veg. can increase any benefits.
Contributors: Priya Khorana from Columbia University Teachers College