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A quick and easy dose of fruits


Yogurt Shake

½ cup unsweetened pineapple juice
¾ cup plain low fat yogurt
1½ cups frozen, unsweetened strawberries

Add ingredients, in order listed, to blender container. Puree at medium speed, until thick and smooth.

Source: www.cdc.gov/nutrition

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It's your choice


The recommended quantity of fruits and veggies a person should eat each day depends on gender, age and physical activity. For example, a 45-year-old woman who exercises at least 30 minutes every day should eat a minimum of 2 cups of fruit and 2½ cups of vegetables. The choice of produce is up to her; however, nutritionists recommend choosing different colors for various health benefits. Develop your personal eating plan by consulting a dietitian or visiting ChooseMyPlate.gov.

Servings are now measured in cups and half cups.

1 sm apple
1/2 med grapefruit
1 lg banana
1 lg plum
8 lg strawberries
1 med wedge cantaloupe
1 lg bell pepper
5 broccoli florets
1 lg sweet potato
6 baby carrots

Additional examples are available at www.choosemyplate.gov/foodgroups/fruits_counts_table.html