Nutrition Facts about Fruits and vegetables

Nutrition Facts about Fruits and vegetables

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Fruits and vegetables help keep teens healthy, prevent disease, and are low in fat and calories. People of all ages should eat seven to nine servings of fruits and vegetables every day. Ideally, adolescents should eat seven servings daily.

Nutrition Facts about Fruits and vegetables
Fruits and vegetables can be fresh, frozen, canned, or dried. The following examples equal one serving size of a fruit or vegetable:

Nutrition Facts about Fruits and vegetables

Fruits such as apples, oranges, bananas, and pears – 1 medium-sized piece
Raw, cooked, canned, or frozen vegetables -1/2 cup
Cut fruit -1/2 cup
Raw leafy vegetables such as lettuce and spinach -1 cup
Dried fruits such as raisins, apricots, and mangoes- 1/4 cup
Cooked peas or beans (canned or dried)- 1/2 cup

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