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September is fruits and veggies month
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MONROE - The Green County Nutrition Program announced its support for Fruits and Veggies - More Matters Month in September. The program promotes eating a healthy diet with plenty of vegetables and fruits that can help: • Lower the risk for heart disease and some types of cancer • Maintain or reach a healthy weight • Keep bodies strong and active The program suggests various ways to fit more fruits and vegetables into diets, including: • Keeping a bowl of fruit handy where the whole family can see it. • Cut up fruits and veggies ahead of time so they're ready for quick, healthy snacks.