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Taste the Rainbow!

Do you get at least 5-a-day?

No—I’m not talking about Skittles or anything else having to do with Red 40, Yellow 5, or Blue 10.

I’m talking about nature’s candy.  You know…Fruits and vegetables?  While you just might be one of the healthy few that nosh on produce in abundance, the vast majority of Americans are not getting nearly enough.  Quite often, fruits and veggies never even make it into the cart (except maybe in the form of frozen French fries or ketchup) and if they do, those poor nutritional gems are relegated to the back of the fridge where they are soon forgotten and sentenced to wither and wilt behind the pickles.

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