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Pre-cut Fruits and Veggies

prewashed and precut!
Does preparing vegetables and fruits eat up your precious time so much that you avoid them altogether? We have the solution for you! Your local IGA offers a wide variety of washed and pre-cut fruits and vegetables ready for you to enjoy immediately!

Pre-cut fruits

Feature fruits and vegetables prominently at every meal. Here are a few tips to increase
the amount you consume at breakfast:

  • Replace jam with real fruit like bananas, strawberries, etc.
  • Add fruit to yogurt, cereal, oatmeal, etc.
  • Make smoothies by combining fresh fruit with fruit juice and yogurt.

Cut Vegetables

Simplify your life with pre-cut vegetables!

Does preparing vegetables eat up your precious time so much that you avoid them altogether? We have the solution for you! Your local IGA offers a wide variety of washed and pre-cut vegetables ready for you to enjoy immediately! Look for them in the produce section.

Why eat fruits and vegetables?

There are plenty of reasons for giving fruits and vegetables a starring role on your menu:

  • Flavourful, refreshing and colourful
  • Rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants
  • Low in calories (helps with weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight)
  • Source of fibre (promotes intestinal health and helps control blood cholesterol)

Fruits and vegetables at a glance

  • Nearly 50% of Canadians do not consume the recommended daily minimum of five servings of fruits and vegetables.
  • According to the World Cancer Research Fund, consuming at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily may help reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease by 20 to 30%.
  • Multivitamins don't compensate for a diet low in fruits and vegetables. Vitamin supplements can complete but do not replace a balanced diet.