Picking and storing fresh fruit and vegetables

We all know we should eat more fruits and vegetables to maintain good health. But do you know how to select the freshest produce when you’re shopping and how long to store it?

For example, when choosing carrots, choose well-shaped, smooth, firm carrots that are deep with color and fresh-looking green tops. To store properly, remove tops and store in plastic bag up to two weeks.

To eliminate the guessing game of knowing how to choose and properly store your fruits and vegetables, take a look at these suggestions from “Fruits and Veggies More Matters.”

Fruit Nutrition

Vegetable Nutrition

September is Fruit & Veggies More Matters Month. Take care of yourself and those you love by eating and preparing more fruits and vegetables. Also, did you know that you can reduce you and your family’s risk of many diseases simply by eating more fruits and vegetables? Talk about an easy way to be healthier! Enjoy more fruits and vegetables today.


Sources: Fruit and Veggies More Matters

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