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Nutrition Makeover Part 2: Produce

(Andrew Weil, M.D.) Small steps can go a long way when trying to implement healthy changes to your lifestyle. This week begin introducing more produce to your diet, and you will soon feel the difference, head to toe.
Start by eating vegetable-based meals. A wide variety of vegetables in your diet can provide you with the protective phytonutrients that help modulate and enhance immune function, reduce chronic/unhealthy inflammation, maintain the body's healing system, boost antioxidant defenses, and more. Plus, they are good sources of fiber, which helps to keep your digestive system running smoothly…
Next, add a serving of fruit or two to your day. For the same reasons you should eat more vegetables, you should eat more whole fruits. Start the day with some fresh fruit salad or add berries to your steel cut oatmeal; eat a piece of fruit with your lunch; or make your desserts primarily fruit-based.
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