September is “Fruits and Veggies Matter” month

September 27, 2007

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have joined forces with other public and private groups to raise the nation’s awareness of the health benefits of fruits and vegetable consumption.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have joined forces with other public and private groups to raise the nation’s awareness of the health benefits of fruits and vegetable consumption. The CDC's Web site offers a section for health care professionals‚ tips for adding more fruits and vegetables into the diet‚ as well as a listing of different fruits and vegetables for each month. An image‚ description‚ nutritional information‚ and a recipe are given for the featured produce. To visit the Web site‚ point your browser to www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov.