Better heart health may start with a prescription for fruits, vegetables

10/18/2023 – When lower-income families receive vouchers for free or discounted produce, they tend to eat more

Have you eaten your recommended amount of fruits and vegetables today? Considering only about 1 in 10 American adults do so on a daily basis, it’s doubtful.

For those with lower incomes, it’s even less likely. The lack of nutrition from these foods has been linked to more than 300,000 annual deaths from heart disease and diabetes in the United States, Harvard Heart Health reported.


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