Have you seen this logo? 1 5 A Day is a joint effort between the National Cancer Institute and the Produce for Better Health Foundation. 2 The goal is to increase fruit and vegetable consumption to 5 or more servings daily by the year 2000. 4
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5 A Day is a joint effort between theNational Cancer Institute and the Produce for Better Health Foundation.
The goal is to increase fruitand vegetable consumptionto 5 or more servings dailyby the year 2000.
Eat 5 or more servingsevery day as part ofa healthy, low-fat,high-fiber diet.
Healthy eating anddaily physical activity make the mostdifference inlifelong health.
Thirty-five percentof all cancers areassociated with poor eating habits.
The best advice for allAmericans who want to reducetheir risk of cancer is to eata low-fat diet with plenty offruits, vegetables and grains.
5 A Day is the minimumrecommended amountof fruits and vegetablesto eat every day.
Although fruits and vegetablestaste good and are good forus, most of us are notgetting our 5 A Day.
A Five A Day Baseline Surveyshowed that fewer thanone out of ten people knewthat 5 fruits and vegetablesdaily was important.
Two-thirds surveyed thoughtonly 1-2 servings of fruitsand vegetables were enoughfor good health.
The older we getthe more we like andeat fruits and vegetables.
Eat a wide variety of 5or more servings of fruitsand vegetables every day.
Most people only need to add 2 or more servings offruits and vegetables tomeet the 5 A Day goal.
It’s easy for you and your family toget your 5 A Day--today, tomorrow and everyday.
Sandwiches withlots of vegetablesprovide a greatway to add toyour 5 A Day.
When dining inrestaurants, orderdishes that havelots of fruitsand vegetables.
At home, gettingyour 5 A Day canbe as easy asusing yourmicrowave.
Change favoriterecipes byincreasing theamounts ofvegetables orbeans you use.
Frozen or cannedvegetables can becheaper than freshand just as nutritious.
Add spices andlow-fat seasoning tofruits and vegetablesfor added flavorwithout added fat.
Eating 5 A Day will help make you feel good, keep you going through the day and reducecancer risk.