By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
January 26, 2018
- Two food groups Americans ignore at their own risk
- Fruits and veggies save lives
- How to get the most out of your produce
Everybody knows that eating fruits and vegetables is good for them.
So you might find it astonishing to learn that only 12% of U.S. adults eat the recommended one and a half to two cups of fruit each day. Even fewer – only 9% – are meeting the vegetable guidelines of two to three cups a day.
If anything, we should be eating more than the government’s recommendations, not less.
This is a very sad state of affairs; especially considering that higher intake of plant-based foods can stave off many of today’s killer diseases by helping to lower the expression of pro-inflammatory genes. Continue reading