What Is a Serving of Vegetables?

What Is a Serving of Vegetables?

What is a Serving of Vegetables?
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What is a Serving of Vegetables?

Only one in 10 Americans eats the recommended daily servings of vegetables and fruits, which means we’re missing out on the nutrients that produce delivers, especially potassium and fiber. How many servings should you be eating? It depends on your calorie needs. An adult eating 2,000 calories a day should aim for 21⁄2 cups of vegetables. A good rule is to fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables, which is also good news for your waistline, as vegetables are low in calories.

The most brightly colored produce is often the most nutrient-rich, so it’s important to eat a wide variety of more

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