Daily Challenge Sunday Apr. 15, 2012

Healthy Behaviors
Healthy Behaviors


Healthy Behaviors is about lifestyle habits, namely healthy eating and physical activity, which have proven connections to lifelong health and disease prevention.

Everyday Well-Being

Reach for a red fruit or vegetable.

How to do it

Today, red means "go!" Eat a red fruit or vegetable, from a simple red apple to tasty red peppers, beets, radishes, red cabbage, strawberries, cherries, or watermelon. Add cranberries to a salad, tote grape tomatoes as a snack, or even choose a more exotic alternative, such as a pomegranate or blood orange.

Why it matters

Red produce is packed with health-promoting antioxidants and beneficial nutrients such as lycopene, which can help prevent cancer, and resveratrol, which helps the heart.

Fun fact

Red peppers aren't vegetables. Botanically speaking, they're a fruit, because they contain seeds.


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