"If you thought getting five servings of fruits and vegetables a day was tough, get ready for nine! That's the latest recommendation from the new dietary guidelines released by the departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services. Nine servings translate to about 2 cups of fruit and 2 1/2 cups of vegetables every day.
We all know fruits and vegetables are good for us, but how do we go about getting nine servings every day? Most of us had a hard time working in five.
And what about people who don't even like veggies? . . . "
Three pages of tips that you might find helpful:Take the Fruit & Veggie Challenge
" Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."