Eating fruit produces many important health benefits. Fruit provides nutrients vital for the health and maintenance of your body. People who eat more fruit and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are more likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases including:
Fruit & Dieting
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Certain cancers
- Type two diabetes
For those trying to lose weight, eating snacks that consist of fresh fruit will help avoid overeating during meals because they are high in fiber, which will keep you full longer.
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For more information about healthy foods and cooking, visit the American Heart Association Nutrition Center