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C & D Fruit and Vegetable Company products are a delicious addition to your healthy lifestyle. We’re proud to offer a complete Marketplace of southern produce and strawberries.

The National Cancer Institute reports that eating at least five servings of fruits and vegetables every day can help reduce the incidents of cancer. Yet, only one out of every ten people actually follow these guidelines. Berries as part of a daily diet are a delicious way to get antioxidants, phytochemicals, and other important vitamins and nutrients for the whole family.

An easy and delicious way to reach your “5 A Day” for better health as recommended by the Produce for Better Health Foundation and the USDA. Top cereal or waffles with fresh berries, or blend them into your smoothie, and you are well on your way to reaching the recommended five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables per day. A handful of fresh berries are the perfect snack. Just rinse and pop them in your mouth for a burst of flavor and nutrition.

A variety of different types of berries in your daily diet can help provide the essential nutrients you need to keep healthy. Berries have disease-fighting antioxidants, fiber and vitamin C, are fat free and low in calories.

Fresh berries of all kinds are:

The following facts might surprise you.

Read on to learn—vegetable amounts you need to eat each day, how to help kids learn to like veggies, why variety is important, and how eating an adequate amount of vegetables can help with weight loss.