Top 10 reasons why you should eat your fruits and veggies!

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Now I know I don’t need to tell all of you smarty pants people that you should be eating more fruits and veggies, we all know it, but here are 6 really good reasons why you should!

1. They are packed with tons of vitamins and minerals!!

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2. They provide amazing antioxidants!

Antioxidants provide a number of health benefits, and they have been suggested as a possible preventative of diseases, ranging from Cancer to Alzheimer’s. Here are a few antioxidant rich foods-

  • Carrots
  • Green leafy vegetables like kale, collards and spinach
  • Berries, cherries and grapes
  • Green tea
  • Citrus fruits
  • Apples and pears
English: Blueberries.

English: Blueberries. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

3. They are SUPER easy to prepare!

And they will be even more easy to prepare with this nifty little cookbook trick!

4. They are super tasty!!

 And did I say they’re tasty?? :)

Fruits and vegetables from a farmers market. c...

Fruits and vegetables from a farmers market. circa 2007, USA, California, Long Beach (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. There are studies linking good eating to happiness! Researchers in the UK discovered that people who eat a lot of fruits and veggies are less likely to have mental disorders and less likely to be anxious, nervous, depressed, and other mental disorders.

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6. They are GREAT for your overall health!

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Various colors of the capsicum fruit (sweet pe...

Various colors of the capsicum fruit (sweet peppers) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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