Fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat, calories and sodium, and they have no cholesterol. Plus they contain lots of fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, all essential for good health. Whether they’re fresh, frozen, canned or dried, all fruits and vegetables are delicious and nutritious.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

  • High in fiber (lowers cholesterol)
  • High in B vitamins (protects against blood clots and hardening of arteries)
  • High in vitamins C and E (strengthens immune system, protects cells from damage)
  • High in magnesium, potassium and calcium (lowers blood pressure)
  • High in lycopene (prevents cancer)
  • Low in saturated and trans fats (prevents high cholesterol)
  • Low in salt or sodium (prevents high blood pressure)

FRUITS

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherries
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapes
  • Honeydew
  • Kiwi
  • Lemons
  • Limes

  • Mangos
  • Nectarines
  • Oranges
  • Papayas
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pineapples
  • Plums
  • Pomegranate
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Tangerines
  • Watermelon

VEGETABLES

  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Bok choy
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Green beans
  • Kale
  • Lettuce

  • Mushrooms
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Peas
  • Peppers
  • Plantains
  • Pumpkin
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Rutabaga
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnips
  • Zucchini

Find a variety of delicious, nutritious dishes on our recipes page.