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I also dropped about three pounds this month, which is awesome since I haven't been able to work out. I have found that the extra fruits and veggies in my diet give me an added boost that I wasn't getting with other "fillers." It's also helped me to mix up my usual diet so that I'm not eating the same items over and over again. And I think I've gotten better at cutting up mango...although it's still a lost art on me!
I'm definitely going to continue to have as many servings of fruits and veggies in my diet as possible. And once I get the okay to head back to the gym, I'm curious to see how that natural fuel kicks up my workouts.
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"It's not about how to achieve your dreams. It's about how to lead your life. If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself. The dreams will come to you." -- Randy Pausch
The June challenge of eating 7-9 servings of fruits and veggies is almost over ( ), but I wanted to take a second and reflect on how we all did in the challenge and see if it made any positive effects on your weight, health or wellness?
I, for one, actually dropped a couple pounds in June and found that I had a lot of energy. It was pretty easy to get my servings in and some days I even got 10+ servings in. I tried different veggies and fruits than I would normally buy (mango and broccoli slaw!) and really liked the variety. I'm so used to eating fruits and veggies at all of my meals and snacks that I plan to keep it up well after June.
What about you? How did the fruit and veggie June Challenge help you and your goals?
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