Celebrate National Fresh Fruit and Veggie Month by exploring the options at your local farmer's market. What fresh foods can you find at a farmer's market?
The healthiest foods usually have the least amount of ingredients. This means fruits and vegetables are great fit choices. They will give you nutrients and energy without added ingredients, such as sugar.
Did you know you can grow foods in your backyard? Tomatoes, lettuce, potatoes, and herbs are delicious and easy to plant and grow!
Creating a garden in your backyard is a great way to learn about where your food comes from. Garden vegetables and herbs will have only the best ingredients because they came straight from the ground!
Have you heard of edamame? It's a super healthy vegetable! Edamame can be eaten in soups, salads, vegetable stir fries, or even raw.
Three or more servings of vegetables make your day healthy. Vegetables are a fit choice that will provide you with healthy carbs to give you energy throughout the day. They don't have to be boring. Mix it up and eat a variety of vegetables every day to be a fit kid!
Have you tried fruit as a dessert? Besides snacks and side dishes, fruits can be a sweet treat to eat after dinner.
Fruits are usually sweet because they have some healthy, natural sugar. They also are packed with nutrients and water to keep you hydrated. Fruits, like bananas and apples, are the perfect "fast food" to eat on the go!