Fruits and vegetables – whether fresh, frozen, canned, dried or 100% juice – provide key nutrients, but just how important are these plant powerhouses for our health? Based on a new study published in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, this complimentary webinar will delve into the strong science demonstrating the health benefits of fruits and veggies that go beyond nutrition, including improved life expectancy and overall quality of life. Creative strategies for incorporating at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily for happier, healthier lives will also be discussed.
- Understand evidence-based research surrounding the role of fruits and vegetables in disease risk reduction and optimal health promotion;
- Address dietary guidance recommendations and the importance of variety as well as the inclusion of fruits and vegetables in all forms; and
- Translate the research into practical applications, identifying smart solutions to help boost fruit and vegetable consumption among patients, clients and consumers.