Eat More Vegetables and Fruit

Dive into the first Healthy Habits challenge: add at least 3 servings of vegetables and fruit to your daily diet. Find recipes, nutrition tips, and coaching advice to help reach your goals.

Where's the Fruit in Fruit Products?

Fruit is so tasty and has such a nutrition halo that it ends up in a lot of processed foods. But those foods may not contain a lot of fruit.

Fruit-Flavored Toaster Pastry
Photo: Randy Mayor

Fruit-Flavored Toaster Pastry

The package may claim "baked with real fruit," but fruit is less than 2 percent of the pastry's weight. And, of the 205 calories, only 4 of them might come from, say, dried apples. (Apples certainly don't deliver the trans fat.) Sadly, the pastry does not contain the nearly 4g fiber you'd find in 1/2 cup of dried apples.

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