Research has shown that vegetables are very rich in essential vitamins, fiber, minerals, carbohydrates, and phytochemicals which can have a profound effect on the bodies development as well as many health benefits to older individuals. Eating a daily diet rich in a variety of fruits and vegetables can greatly reduce the risk of serious illnesses and help the body to fight off infections. Those who live very active and stressful lives can benefit from a daily diet of fruits and vegetables which has been known to lower blood pressure which can lead to stroke or heart disease. A Harvard research study has shown that 5 servings a day of fruits and vegetables can greatly reduce the risk of having a stroke by 30%. Foods like broccoli, green leafy vegetables (spinach), and citrus fruits and juice seem to provide the greatest benefits.

      The American Heart Association advices that an individual should consume at least 20 to 30 grams of fiber from fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. This can greatly reduce the chances of corpulance, high blood pressure, and other factors that could lead to heart disease. It is recommended to consume 5 to 9 portions of fresh fruits and vegetables a day. At S-G-S Produce we realize and support good nutrition for all of California and its communities.

      Please be advised that neither S-G-S Produce nor its employees are Health Care Consultants or members of the Medical Community. All Information found within the S-G-S Produce website is for educational or advertising purposes only and is not meant in any part to be medical advice to our clientel or the community in general. If you need nutritional or diet consultation please seek the guidance of a trained medical physician.