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What Would It Take to Get People Eating Their Fruits and Veggies?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Eating more fruits and veggies is the most tried and true piece of nutrition advice ever to be given -- health experts agree on it, and it has been withstanding the test of time and further research for many decades.

Is There a Better Way to 5-a-Day?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Competition is usually healthy, but when it comes to salad competing against a hamburger with French fries, the competition makes the healthy choice ever so difficult.

Looking for Admiration? Serve Some Veggies!

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab has a new argument that can certainly appeal to moms, dads and any other food provider who wants to be a hero: Putting veggies on the plate gives the perception of a loving, capable cook.

What Does '5 Servings of Fruit and Veggies a Day' Really Mean?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 10.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

You have probably heard the advice to eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Most of us have but do you really know what that means?