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Importance of a Healthy Diet

Most of us don’t get enough nutrients from fruits and vegetables. The current recommendation for a healthy diet is to fill half your plate at each meal with fruits and vegetables. Do you get that much? Hardly anyone does, especially not our children.

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Most of us suffer from a daily fruit and vegetable consumption gap. Putting the right foods into our bodies is a struggle.

Fast food drive-thrus and all-you-can-eat buffets lurk on every corner. Fat, salt, and sugar have been added to almost every package on the shelf at the grocery store. Grabbing a bag of chips or a can of soda at the convenience store is easier than peeling an orange or tossing a salad.

Juice Plus+ can help you fill that hole in your diet through whole food based nutrition.

How do I get more nutrients from fruits and vegetables in my diet?

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In simplest terms, healthy eating is about getting back to basics − by following the latest USDA guidelines, like those from USDA’s My Plate.

Today, healthcare professionals know more than ever about how health and wellness are influenced by nutrients from fruits and vegetables.

But healthy eating takes time, planning, and can cost a lot of money. With today's busy lifestyles – from busy moms to traveling executives to active seniors – it's easy to miss out on the nutrients we need from fruits and vegetables. That's why adding Juice Plus+ to your diet is an important step for you and every member of your family. It's a simple, affordable way to fuel your body with good nutrition.

Try Juice Plus+ today.

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Dr. Paul Stricker is a private-practice pediatrician and sports medicine specialist at Scripps Clinic in San Diego, California. He believes that kids need proper nutrition to aid athletic performance. He stresses how critical it is for young athletes to add nutrients from whole foods to traditional sports nutrition in order to provide adequate energy for exercise and maintain a healthy immune system. 

Did you know?

The best way to reduce your risk of disease is to eat a healthy diet. Almost every day, another research study  or news story touts the importance of our dietary choices − especially the benefits of eating more fruits and vegetables.


The message is clear: we need more fruits and vegetables and other whole food-based nutrition in our diets every day. It's the one thing everyone agrees we can do to improve our health and reduce our risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, and cancer.