How to stop throwing out so many fruits and vegetables

How to stop throwing out so many fruits and vegetables

The American Heart Association recommends at least 8 servings of colorful fruits and vegetables every day, says Juli Nevers a physician assistant from Aurora Health Center in Plymouth, WI.

They can help you manage your weight, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Storing these heart healthy foods properly will make sure they retain the most nutrition and best flavor.

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One Comment

  1. Gloria Picchetti May 12, 2020 at 12:57 pm · Reply

    When we cut a new oignon we put some in a tight container in the fridge. The other half we dice up & freeze. When celeri is half finished we dice that up & freeze it. Then when we want to stir fry or make soup we have oignons & celeri.
    We also freeze grapes and bananas. They make great snacks.

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Mary Arens, health enews contributor, is a senior content specialist at Advocate Aurora Health in Milwaukee. She has 20+ years of experience in communications plus a degree in microbiology. Outside of work, Mary makes healthy happen with hiking, yoga, gardening and walks with her dog, Chester.