Tip #53 Health benefits from fruit and veggies

Did you know that soluble fiber in apples, citrus fruits and carrots, help lower your cholesterol? Well it’s true! Also, insoluble fiber on the skins of vegetables and fruit helps aid digestion. If you’re watching your weight, watch your portions. A cup of broccoli has 50 calories and the same amount of fresh mixed fruit has 120 calories. If you are cutting out all starches, you should be fine with the calories you get from fruit and veggies. I often have a dinner made up of fish or chicken with 2 vegetables and skip the potato or riceJ



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