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November 2013 Archives

Color Your Family's Plate

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paint.jpgOur world is surrounded by color: the blue sky, green grass, white clouds, and red fire trucks.  Everywhere you  look there is color! Think of your favorite grocery store. What department has the most color? Why, the produce department of course! No matter what time of year, the produce department is filled with vibrant reds, greens, oranges, purples, and yellows.

 

These vibrantly colored fruits and vegetables are bursting with health benefits. Encourage your family to make half of their plates fruits and vegetables. Adding fruits and vegetables to your plate will give it color and also help make half the plate fruits and vegetables.

 

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