Fruits and veggies are low in fat, calories, and sodium, have no cholesterol, and are high in fiber.
Fiber from fruits and vegetables helps fill you up so don’t feel like eating more, and it helps move the digestive process along. In addition, these foods are full of vitamins and minerals that provide your body with energy and resistance to diseases.
Most people eat too few fruits and veggies, both in quantity per day and in variety. The most consumed vegetables in America are potatoes, lettuce, and tomatoes. The people who eat the most fruits and veggies have the lowest risk for chronic diseases.