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What Happens to Your Body When You Don't Eat Fruits & Veggies

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Perri O. Blumberg of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 16: A bowl of cereal for breakfast, a turkey sandwich and chips for lunch, some pasta or chicken and rice for dinner… that's the norm for many Americans. That's especially the case during coronavirus when we're relying on pantry staples like proteins, packaged foods, and grains to fill your meals—and only view fruits and veggies as optional toppings or sides—you're doing your body a scary disservice.Despite the expert recommendation that half of your plate should have fruits and veggies, a lot of people not only fall short of the recommended amount. In fact, they aren't remotely close to getting enough. That's a big problem for your body.Not only are fruits and vegetables delicious, but countless studies concur that eating the rainbow of veggies and fruits can help you lose weight, stay healthier, and fight off disease. Read on to find out what happens to your body when you're not loading up on ROYGBIV-infused wholesome goodness. And once your motivation has kicked in to hit the produce aisle, consider reaching for these 20 Fruits and Veggies That Fill You Up!

What Happens to Your Body When You Don't Eat Fruits & Veggies

A bowl of cereal for breakfast, a turkey sandwich and chips for lunch, some pasta or chicken and rice for dinner… that's the norm for many. That's especially the case during coronavirus when we're relying on pantry staples like proteins, packaged foods, and grains to fill your meals—and only view fruits and veggies as optional toppings or sides—you're doing your body a scary disservice.

Despite the expert recommendation that half of your plate should have fruits and veggies, a lot of people not only fall short of the recommended amount. In fact, they aren't remotely close to getting enough. That's a big problem for your body.

Not only are fruits and vegetables delicious, but countless studies concur that eating the rainbow of veggies and fruits can help you lose weight, stay healthier, and fight off disease. Read on to find out what happens to your body when you're not loading up on ROYGBIV-infused wholesome goodness. And once your motivation has kicked in to hit the produce aisle, consider reaching for these 20 Fruits and Veggies That Fill You Up!

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