Fruits and Veggies – More Matters Month
September 1 – September 30 CDT
Fruits and Veggies – More Matters Month is observed during the month of September. Fruits and Veggies – More Matters Month reminds us all to engage in healthy eating and encourages communities, organizations, families, and individuals to get involved.
Fruits and Veggies – More Matters Month is a time to remember that eating fruits and vegetables has many health benefits. People who eat a healthy, balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help lower their risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. Healthy eating can also help prevent obesity and high blood pressure. However, many people don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables.