Health Tip: Feeding Your Body Essential Nutrients

(HealthDay News) -- Your body needs certain vitamins and minerals to be healthy and function well. Is your body getting what it needs?

The American Academy of Family Physicians offers these suggestions:

  • Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables each day.

  • Focus on eating whole grains.

  • Incorporate beans and peas, as well as nuts and seeds into your meals.

  • Choose lean meats and eat more fish.

  • Opt for low-fat and fat-free dairy products.