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grid of fruits and vegetablesEat fruits and vegetables to benefit from their disease-fighting chemicals and phytochemicals, advises Human Resources.

A colourful plate is a healthy one: wellness tip

Incorporating a variety of colourful fruits and vegetables into your meals ensures that you obtain micronutrients needed for optimal health, advises Human Resources in a message sent Monday to UWindsor faculty and staff.

It shares suggestions for adding more fruits and vegetables into your day:

  • Add bananas or berries to cereal for extra flavour.
  • Add mushrooms, onions, or peppers to a breakfast omelette.
  • Put vegetables such as cucumber, tomato, or avocado on a sandwich and apple chunks, grapes, or raisins in tuna or chicken salad.
  • Keep raw veggie sticks such as bell peppers, celery, and carrots in the fridge for easy snacks. 

Find more information about the health benefits of fruits and vegetables on the Human Resources Workplace Wellness website.