06/18/2013 08:24 am ET Updated Aug 18, 2013

7 Superfoods for Summer

If you haven't been to your local farmer's market lately to see what's in season, now's the time. Warm-weather fruits, including luscious berries and sweet cherries, are cropping up all over the country.

Eating a plant-centric diet rich in fruits and vegetables is considered the best way to reduce risk for chronic diseases, achieve and maintain a healthy weight and live a longer, healthier life. Despite this, according to the Produce for Better Health Foundation, just 1 percent of adults meet the daily recommended servings of fruits and veggies. When it comes to fruit, only two in 10 meet the recommendations of at least two servings a day.

That's just, well, dismal!

With juicy, sweet fruit in season, here are seven perfect picks that taste as great as they are for your health.

Seven Superfoods For Summer

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