Vegetables and fruits are an important part of a healthy diet, and variety is as important as quantity. This salad is an excellent way to get a variety of fruits and vegetables.
No single fruit or vegetable provides all of the nutrients you need to be healthy. Eat plenty every day. At least half of everything you eat should be fruits and vegetables.
In a wide range of studies, the higher the average daily intake of fruits and vegetables, the lower the chances of developing cardiovascular disease.
There are so many benefits to eating a variety of fruits and vegetables it would take a book. Some are lower blood pressure, reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke, preventing some types of cancer, and lowering risk of eye and digestive problems.
Increased consumption of tomato-based products (especially cooked tomato products) and other lycopene-containing foods may reduce the occurrence of prostate cancer.
Cucumbers as part of a well balanced diet, are full of fiber, add water and bulk to whatever you add them to, and are rich in Vitamin K, Vitamin C and Potassium.
Avocado is a health food. It contains more potassium than a banana, have plant compounds proven to prevent some cancers, contains healthy fats known to help you absorb nutrients better than other foods.