You probably already know fruits and veggies are good for you, but do you know why?

Canada’s Food Guide recommends:

  • Eat at least one dark green and one orange vegetable each day.
  • Go for dark green vegetables such as broccoli, romaine lettuce, and spinach.
  • Go for orange vegetables such as carrots, sweet potatoes, and winter squash.
  • Choose vegetables and fruit prepared with little or no added fat, sugar or salt.
  • Enjoy vegetables steamed, baked or stir-fried instead of deep fried.
  • Have vegetables and fruit more often than juice

For more information go to Canada’s Food Guide

Fruits and Vegetables…

  • are full of important nutrients, like vitamins, minerals, and fibre
  • may help reduce your risk of some types of cancer
  • may help reduce your risk of heart disease
  • are good for everyone!

Fruits and veggies are also super convenient and affordable when you’re equipped with our quick tips and fresh ideas!

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