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Fruits and Veggies: More Matters

fruits and vegetables

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:

Communities, health professionals, businesses, and families can work together to encourage people to eat more fruits and vegetables.

Make a difference: Spread the word about tips for healthy eating and encourage communities, organizations, families, and individuals to get involved.

How can Fruits and Vegetables – More Matters Month make a difference?

We can use this month to raise awareness about the importance of getting enough fruits and vegetables.

Here are just a few ideas:

  • Spread the word about programs that support local Houston agriculture.
  • Encourage families and coworkers to make small changes, like keeping fresh fruit or carrot sticks within easy reach.
  • Motivate local restaurants, stores, and other businesses to provide quality foods made with fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Eat more fruits and vegetables when you are on a budget.
fruits and vegetables more matters

Winter

Apples

Avocado

Bananas

Beets

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage

Carrots

Celery

Grapefruit

Kale

Leeks

Lemons

Onions

Oranges

Parsnips

Pears

Pineapple

Potatoes

Pumpkins

Rutabagas

Sweet Potatoes and Yams

Turnips

Winter Squash

Spring

Apples

Apricots

Asparagus

Avocado

Bananas

Broccoli

Cabbage

Carrots

Celery

Collard Greens

Garlic

Greens (cooking)

Lettuce

Mushrooms

Onions

Peas

Pineapple

Radishes

Rhubarb

Spinach

Strawberries

Swiss Chard

Turnips

Summer

Apples

Apricots

Avocado

Bananas

Beets

Bell Peppers

Blackberries

Blueberries

Carrots

Cantaloupe/ Muskmelons

Celery

Cherries

Collard Greens

Corn

Cucumbers

Eggplant

Garlic

Green Beans

Honeydew Melon

Kiwifruit

Lima Beans

Mangos

Nectarines

Okra

Peaches

Plums

Raspberries

Strawberries

Summer Squash & Zucchini

Tomatillos

Tomatoes

Watermelon

Fall

Apples

Bananas

Beets

Bell Peppers

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage

Carrots

Cauliflower

Celery

Collard Greens

Cranberries

Garlic

Ginger

Grapes

Greens (cooking)

Green Beans

Kale

Lettuce

Mangos

Mushrooms

Onions

Parsnips

Peas

Pears

Pineapple

Potatoes

Pumpkins

Radishes

Raspberries

Rutabagas

Spinach

Sweet Potatoes and Yams

Swiss Chard

Turnips

Winter Squash

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