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Heart Health

9 Quick Fixes to Boost Your Fruit and Veggie Intake

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Eat on the go.


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Shop the produce shelf for ready-made salads.


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Top your pizza with extra chunks of tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, spinach leaves, and pineapple.


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Use strawberries, bananas, blueberries and other fruits to pancakes, waffles, and toast.


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Snack on raw baby carrots, pepper slices, cauliflower, broccoli, and celery.


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Keep one-serving size bags of dried fruit in your car or desk for a convenient and still healthy snack.


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Mix in frozen or fresh vegetables with your pasta and omelets.


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Boost nutritional value of soups and sauces by adding a kidney beans, green beans, corn, or peas.


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Enjoy a healthy, refreshing smoothie made with frozen fruit, yogurt, and ice.


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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

@lisanelsonrd

Lisa Nelson RD, a registered dietitian since 1999, provides step-by-step guidance to lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure, so you can live life and enjoy your family for years to come. Lisa's passion for health comes from her own family history of heart disease, so she doesn't dispense trendy treatments; Lisa practices what she teaches in her own daily life.  Because her own health is the foundation of her expertise, you can trust that Lisa will make it truly possible for you to see dramatic changes in your health, without unrealistic fads or impossibly difficult techniques.