Ideas For Eating More Fruits and Vegetables

 Here are some ideas from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to enjoy more fruits and vegetables in your daily diet. 

  1. Use vegetables as pizza toppings. Consider broccoli, spinach, green peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms and zucchini.
  2. Start your day with a breakfast smoothie made with low-fat milk, frozen strawberries & a banana.
  3. For lunch try a veggie wrap with roasted vegetables & low-fat cheese rolled in a whole-wheat tortilla.
  4. Spruce up your salad by adding baby carrots, grape tomatoes, spinach leaves and/or mandarin oranges.
  5. Add beans and salsa or broccoli and low-fat cheese to a baked potato.
  6. Looking for mid-afternoon snack?  Keep cut vegetables such as peppers 9red, green, or yellow), broccoli or cauliflower florets, carrots, celery sticks, snap peas or whole radishes handy
  7. For a satisfying dessert slice a banana lengthwise and top with a scoop of low-fat frozen yogurt.  Sprinkle with a tablespoon of chopped nuts.
  8. urn any omelet into a hearty meal by adding broccoli, squash, carrots, peppers, tomatoes or onions.  Add some low-fat sharp cheddar cheese for an additional burst of flavor.  

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East Hill Family Medical, Inc. (East Hill) is located at 144 Genesee Street in the City of Auburn, New York. East Hill is licensed by the State of New York as a diagnostic and treatment center. East Hill was incorporated in 1971. At that time, its corporate name was Cayuga County Family Planning Center, Inc. Over the past forty years, East Hill has evolved into one of the larger non hospital-based primary care facilities in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York and in 1994, it changed its name to East Hill to reflect its service location and broader mission as evidenced by its long history of providing primary care medical services to low-income, medically underserved individuals and families. East Hill continues to serve its original function and is the most widely recognized family planning service provider in a four county area (Cayuga, Wayne, Ontario, and Seneca). In 2008 East Hill was designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike and expanded its scope of services to behavioral health.