Stock a Healthy Snack Cupboard
Whether you eat at midnight or in the middle of the day, a snack can be just the thing to tide you over until the next meal. But to make sure those between-meal snack attacks are as healthy as possible, consider keeping a supply of snack-friendly fruits and vegetables on hand.
According to the Harvard School of Public Health, making vegetables and fruits a regular part of your diet can help ward off heart problems, control blood pressure, prevent some types of cancer, help keep your intestines healthy and protect your eyes as well.
Fill your cupboard with canned fruits and vegetables.
Did you know that canned fruits and vegetables pack the same nutrients as their fresh and frozen counterparts? In some cases, such as tomatoes and peaches, studies show canned contains more antioxidants, like lycopene and beta carotene, than fresh. Canned produce allows you to enjoy nutritious fruits and vegetables all year round.
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