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Most Americans Still Not Eating Enough Fruits, Veggies
Date:9/9/2010

ill up on fast food, junk foods, sweets and sugar-sweetened beverages. In addition, by eating these highly palatable foods -- those high in fat, sugar and sodium -- we alter our taste and mental expectations about how a food is 'supposed' to taste," Heller said.

"We end up craving these foods and the healthier fare is ignored. Thus, a sweet ripe peach does not taste very sweet to someone who just chugged a 20-ounce soda or ate a bowl of ice cream. The same with vegetables. The delicious taste of many vegetable pales in comparison with high-fat, high-sodium cheese burgers and french fries," she said.

Some simple ways to add more fruits and vegetables to your day include adding berries to your cereal or yogurt, throwing frozen vegetables into your soup and adding carrots, broccoli and mushrooms to your pasta sauce, Heller suggested.

More information

To find out how many fruits & veggies you need per day, head to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

SOURCES: Jennifer Foltz, M.D., researcher, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Samantha Heller, M.S., R.D., dietitian, nutritionist, exercise physiologist and clinical nutrition coordinator, Center for Cancer Care, Griffin Hospital, Derby, Conn.; Connie Diekman, M.Ed, RD, director, university nutrition, Washington University, St. Louis; Sept. 10, 2010, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report


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