Fight Sickness with Food
How do you fight that cold and reduce your blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease risks and symptoms all at once? Eat more fruits and vegetables! Fresh, canned, and frozen, fruits and vegetables provide valuable vitamins, minerals, and fiber that may help protect you against cardiovascular disease, stroke, and certain cancers. Knowing what to chose, how to prepare, and how much to eat, you can arm your body with tools it needs to fight almost anything that may come your way.
Stay tuned for more posts about how fruits and vegetables help keep you healthy!
– Lauren Headrick, Community Intern – War on Poverty Florida- Build A Healthy Community Project