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Are Your Clients Getting the Nutrition They Need?

Posted: October 25, 2010

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Be sneaky. Adding finely grated carrots or zucchini to pasta sauce, meat loaf, chili or a stew is a simple way to get an extra serving of vegetables.

Try something new. It’s easy to get tired of apples, bananas, and grapes. Try a kiwi, mango, fresh pineapple, or some of the more exotic choices now found in many grocery stores.

Be a big dipper. Try dipping vegetables into hummus or another spread. Slather peanut butter on a banana or slices of apple.

This updated Special Health Report also covers these topics:

  • Vitamins and minerals: The basics
  • Making sense of scientific studies
  • Should you take a vitamin or mineral supplement?
  • Beyond vitamins: Fish oils and phytochemicals
  • Does your diet deliver the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients you need?

Vitamins and Minerals is available for $18 from Harvard Health Publications, the publishing division of Harvard Medical School. Order it online at www.health.harvard.edu/VM or by calling 877–649–9457.