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What is Fruits & Veggies – More Matters?

How much do I need? How much does my family need?

My doctor said I need more pottasium. Which fruits and veggies should I be eating to get more potassium in my diet?

How do I properly store all the varieties of fruits and veggies?

 

Q: What is Fruits & Veggies – More Matters?
A: Fruits & Veggies – More Matters is a simple, easy-to-follow health initiative seeking to educate you on ways of getting more fruits and veggies into your daily routine. The potential benefits associated with eating more fruits and vegetables stack up quickly: Reducing your risk of certain chronic diseases is only the beginning.

Q: How much do I need? How much does my family need?
A: The answer is simple...just eat more. However, if you are looking for the official recommendation, check www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org.

Q: My doctor said I need more potassium. Which fruits and veggies should I be eating to get more potassium in my diet?
A: Take a closer look at the Fruit & Veggie Database on www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org for additional key nutrients in individual fruits and vegetables.

Q: How do I properly store all the varieties of fruits and veggies?
A: Great tasting fruits and vegetables begin with proper storage at home. Use the FIFO rule: First In, First Out. Use whatever is oldest first and continually rotate your stock to ensure freshness and reduce waste.

 

 

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Contact Information
Hawaii Fruits & Veggies - More Matters Program
1955 East-West Road #306
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Phone: (808) 956-4124
Fax: (808) 956-6457
E-mail: new@ctahr.hawaii.edu


 


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