Fruits & Veggies More Many Month

Eating fruits and vegetables has many health benefits.  People who eat a healthy, balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help lower their risk of:

  • Heart disease
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Some types of cancer
  • Obesity
  • High blood pressure

Communities, health professionals, businesses, and families can work together to encourage people to eat more fruits and vegetables.  Make a difference: Spread the word about tips for healthy eating and encourage communities, organizations, families, and individuals to get involved.

How can Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month make a difference?

We can use this month to raise awareness about the importance of getting enough fruits and vegetables.

Here are just a few ideas:

  • Spread the word about programs that support local agriculture.
  • Encourage families and co-workers to make small changes, like keeping fresh fruit or carrot sticks available and within easy reach.
  • Motivate local restaurants, stores, and other businesses to provide quality foods made with fresh fruits and vegetables.

Last updated: September 5, 2018

Last updated: September 5, 2018