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Plan B: Before you surrender to scurvy, Constance Brown-Riggs, RD would like to reassure you: You’re probably doing better than you think. “People get scared because they don’t realize how small one serving is,” she says (for example, a medium apple, ½ cup cooked vegetables, one cup greens, six ounces of juice). Make every little bit count – add lettuce and tomato to your sandwich and fresh fruit to your yogurt.
If you’re still shy of at least six servings, use favorite foods to sneak in more. Think pizza, pasta, and smoothies.