Monday, January 7, 2008

5 ways to eat 5 a day

Did you know eating five or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day can help reduce the risk of cancer? It's true. The National Cancer Institute initiated the 5 a day program after researching these effects. Fruits and vegetables can also help lower blood pressure as well. Here's some ways to boost your intake:

- drink juice instead of coffee
- add fruit to your cereal
- eat a salad for lunch with a side of veggie soup
- snack on raisins or celery and carrot sticks during the day
- freeze juice for a healthy popsicle

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