Color Yourself Healthy with These Fruits & Vegetables

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Colorful ways to add nutrients to your meals through fruits and vegetables!

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Color Yourself Healthy with These Fruits & Vegetables

  1. 1. Know how. Know now. ColorYourselfHealthy!
  2. 2. Alice Henneman, MS, RD, Extension Educator University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County
  3. 3. For optimumhealth, scientistssay eat a rainbowof colors. Yourplate should looklike a box ofCrayolas ~Janice M. Horowitz, TIME, January 12, 2002
  4. 4. This!
  5. 5. NOT This!
  6. 6. Eat an amountof fruits andveggies equalto about halfyour plate atlunch anddinner
  7. 7. Include afruit orveggie atbreakfast
  8. 8. Enjoythem assnacks,too!
  9. 9. “Let foodbe thymedicine…”~ Hippocrates, 460 – 377 BC
  10. 10. Pills vs. food: Ever see side effects like these listed on a fruit or veggie?• Dizziness• Nausea• Blurred vision• Muscle cramps• Headache• Constipation• Insomnia• Breathing problems• Tremors
  11. 11. And …Fruits andveggiestaste betterthan pills!
  12. 12. Here are some colorful ideas …
  13. 13. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension,Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources © 2009

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