June is also National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month. Fresh fruits and vegetables are key to having a healthy, sustainable diet and contribute to overall health. Eating healthy can help prevent many chronic conditions including cancer. Canned fruits and vegetables sometimes have hidden ingredients such as sodium and added sugars, so it is best to start fresh. Add a little color into your diet and check out the sites below for information on why fruits and vegetables are so important as well as a few recipes.