Whats for Dinner? Your Heart Is Asking for Vegetables

Antioxidants and nutrients in veggies help maintain cardiovascular health.

You may not remember eating strained peas, but it was probably one of the first foods your mother gave you. Most babies grow up eating vegetables at lunch and dinner, yet as adults, they shun the entire food group-potatoes excepted. When does our mindset change? "Veggies are just as important for adults as they are for children," says Cleveland Clinic dietitian Melissa Ohlson, MS, RD, LD.
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