Kids shouldn’t neglect fruit, veggies during winter



By Elizabeth Pivonka, Ph.D.

The good news is that eating lots of fruits and vegetables can help prevent many of the nation’s most deadly and debilitating diseases. The bad news is that less than 75 percent of Americans eat the minimum five servings of fruits and vegetables each day.
Children miss the 5 A Day mark by more than one-and-a-half servings a day. We have the proverbial "silver bullet" and don’t take full advantage of it. Simply adding a fruit snack a...

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