For the Love of Food: Fruity Fun!

Mango, starfruit & a mystery fruit take the stage today!

by Jen Davis – March 3, 2016

Welcome to another edition of For the Love of Food, featuring Registered Dietitian, Jen Davis RD, LDN. Today’s topic: fruit!

Fruit contains vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals! It tastes good, but also is FUN to eat. Check out how much is recommended at choosemyplate.gov and what counts as a serving of fruit. And yes, juice counts but it must be 100%. The American Academy of Pediatrics has specific recommended limits.

Watch today’s video feature to learn some a fun and easy way to eat mango, how to eat a starfruit, and what makes our special “mystery fruit” so special. What’s the mystery fruit? You’ll have to watch to find out!

Resources:
Understanding Food by Amy Brown

Fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org

Nourishinteractive.com

https://wicworks.fns.usda.gov

Mayoclinic.org – Katherine Zeratsky, RD,LD

www.med.umich.edu

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