How to add more fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet

A quick critique of the American diet reveals stark excesses and shortcomings. We consume a lot of sugar, saturated fat and salt. Sugar causes atherosclerosis, saturated fats clog arteries, and salt can raise blood pressure.

Put these three together and it will be easy to see why heart disease is the number one killer in the United States of the year.

But what about COVID-19? Covid scared us last year and got all the attention, even though heart disease has caused twice as many deaths. Have you heard anything on the news about heart disease? of course not. Ho-hum, he doesn’t mention nearly 2,000 daily deaths from heart disease, and there’s no encouragement to turn the tide off by eating right, managing your weight and exercising.

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