Challenge Yourself: How to Choose Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

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Peggy has found that if she starts each morning with a serving of fruit, she stays on track and eats more fruits and veggies throughout the day.

The easiest way to follow her lead is to keep a small supply of fresh produce in your home–after all, you’re more likely to eat well if healthy food is readily available. But for that to happen, you’ll have to shop for it. And that can be tricky if you’re just starting to eat more fresh fruits and veggies.

Check out our guidelines for selecting fresh fruits and vegetables at the grocery store. The tips will help you choose the most flavorful produce that won’t go bad overnight.

What tips do you have for choosing produce? Share in the comments below.