While there are many controversial topics in the field of nutrition, there is one upon which experts agree. Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Studies show that eating more fruits and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of death from all causes, especially heart disease. Given that heart disease is the number 1 cause of death in the United States and the world, this is particularly significant. Despite this, the United States Centers for Disease Control recently estimated that only 12% of Americans meet their daily fruit, and 9% meet their daily vegetable requirement….