There's one thing that almost all scientists, nutritionists, and health experts agree on: Eating more fruits and vegetables is a good thing! Lower rates of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cognitive decline, and even reduced body weight and inflammation are associated with eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet.
I'm sure you've heard the "eat more fruits and vegetables" refrain over and over again. However, despite knowing the positive health benefits from eating this diet, many of us struggle to get enough fruits and vegetables on a consistent basis. We often fall short of the daily recommended servings. It could be lack of motivation or an inability to find creative ways to include fruits and vegetables in our meals.
Whatever the reasons may be, there are some easy ways to boost your intake of fruits and vegetables and reap the amazing health benefits. Here are my six favorite tips: