Weight Management

Nutritional Pearls: Evidence For 5 a Day

  •  AUTHOR:

    Timothy S. Harlan, MD


    Your patient is a 22-year-old woman living alone for the first time after she recently graduated from college. She wants to know what foods should be on her grocery shopping list. She asks you for some suggestions for healthy snacks and how many fruits and vegetables she really needs to eat each day. 

    How would you advise your patient?

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