Fruits and Vegetables Prevent Childhood Obesity
02 June 2009
One of the reasons today's children are battling obesity is that they aren't eating enough fruits and vegetables. Vegetables are important sources of many nutrients, including potassium, dietary fiber, folate (folic acid), vitamin A, vitamin E and vitamin C, while fruits contribute potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C and folate (folic acid). And most fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium, and calories and are cholesterol-free.