fruitveggiesmoremattersNutrition: Education

Fruits and Veggies
More Matters

 

 

Fruit & Veggies-More Matters is the Next Generation of 5 A Day

Fruits & Veggies-More Matters is a health initiative created through a collaborative effort between the Center for disease Control and the Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This new campaign replaces the 5 A Day Program and reflects new dietary guidelines that recommend eating 9 servings of fruits and vegetables everyday. For more information about Fruits & Veggies-More Matters, visit the following links:

Fruits & Veggies More Matters
General information, planning, shopping, and cooking
http://fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/

National Fruit and Vegetable Program for Health Professionals
Research, legislative tools, Q&A, coordinator calendar, resources
http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov
/health_professionals/index.html


Center for Disease Control
Tips and recipes
http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov

How to use fruits and veggies to manage your weight
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/healthyweight/
healthy_eating/fruits_vegetables.htm

Downloadable publications
http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov
/publications/index.html


National Agriculture Library
State programs, international programs, translated materials and resources for kids, parents, and teachers
http://www.nal.usda.gov/


Food and Drug Administration
Safe handling of raw fruit, vegetables, and fresh-squeezed juices
http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm114299


U. S. Department of Agriculture
Understanding Fruit and Vegetable Choices – Research Briefs
http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/aib792/aib792-1/aib792-1.pdf

Updated Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 03:35PM