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National Nutrition Month

Nutrition on the Run – March is National Nutrition Month

We know that adults should be eating a minimum of five fresh fruits and vegetables each day. Seven is better and nine is divine! Think about this. At mealtime, half of your plate should be filled with fresh fruits and vegetables while one quarter should be reserved for a healthy starch that’s rich in complex carbohydrates, natural fiber and protein.

So, what should be on the quarter of your plate that’s left? Lean protein from sources such as fish, poultry, eggs, beef or dried beans. Remember, just eight fresh strawberries supply your calcium needs for one day. You can easily meet this nutritional requirement on the run. How great is that?

Click here for some inspirational healthy recipes featuring Florida winter strawberries!

By | 2016-10-19T11:05:24-04:00 February 15th, 2011|Featured Post, Sue's Corner|1 Comment

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Sue Harrell, known affectionately as Strawberry Sue, is FSGA’s director of marketing, seasoned strawberry grower and the voice of the blog. We invite you to visit often. Sue will keep you informed and inspired. You’ll find helpful strawberry-related links, year-round news from the fields, special events and easy to prepare strawberry dishes.