7 Benefits of Eating Fresh Fruits and Vegetables


Fresh Fruits and VegetablesThe health benefits of eating fresh fruits and vegetables far outweigh the reasons to consume them in any other form such as juices or canned. As an NYC nutritionist, I help my patients incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables into their diet.

Here are 7 benefits of eating fresh fruits and vegetables.

You will get 10-20 times more fiber in your diet without really trying
All of the nutrients are only available in their natural form — the nutrients are added in all other forms
You will be consuming a lot less sugar and salt if you eat the real thing.
You will experience more energy, and you will get full faster
You will not spike your blood sugar nearly as high as you would with fruit juice or vegetable juice
You won’t consume as much sodium
Children will get about 10x less cavities, if they only consume fresh fruit and vegetables