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10 Fruits and Vegetables to Try Right Now

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10 Fruits and Vegetables to Try Right Now

It’s harvest season and across the country supermarkets, farmers markets, and roadside stands are stuffed with peak-season produce. That’s one of the reasons it makes sense that September has been designated “Fruits & Veggies More Matters Month”

The piles of juicy apples and fresh-picked butternut squash are seductive, but “More Matters Month” is also a great time to branch out and try fruits and vegetables that might not be as familiar. Who knows? You might find a new veggie to fall in love with or a new fruit BFF.

Here are ten of the more unusual f+v available in stores this season.

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Eat Veggies, Be Happy

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Eat Veggies, Be Happy

How do you feel after eating a sun-warmed peach plucked ripe from a tree? What is your mental state like when you dig into the season’s first asparagus, grilled and drizzled with olive oil?

We all know that eating more fruits and vegetables can bring us more physical health.  Those who eat more fruits and vegetables have reduced rates of heart disease, as well as lower BMIs. And each daily serving you eat can help prevent an early death.

What is less well-known is that eating fruits and vegetables can actually make you happier.

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