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Health Tip: Get More Veggies Into Your Diet

Health Tip: Get More Veggies Into Your Diet

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Here are some ways to add them to snacks and meals

Everyone knows it’s important to eat a lot of vegetables. But how can you eat more of these healthy foods without upsetting your routine?

The American Dietetic Association offers these suggestions:

  Top your favorite pizza with zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach, green peppers or broccoli.
  Lunch on a whole-wheat wrap filled with roasted vegetables.
  Instead of chips, dip crunchy veggies into some low-fat salad dressing.
  Throw some veggie kabobs on the grill.
  Top salads with extra veggies, such as carrots or grape tomatoes.
  Keep a stash of pre-cut veggies on hand for snacks and meals.