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    Mayo Clinic Minute: The 411 on frozen fruits and vegetables

a plastic bag with frozen vegetables spilling out, carrots, peas, broccoliThe U.S. government's dietary guidelines say to fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. Increasing the variety of produce in your diet can make it easier to hit that goal. However, that can mean fruits and vegetables sometimes go bad before you get to them.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Angie Murad, a dietitian with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, heads to the store to show you the benefits of keeping some of your produce on ice. Jeff Olsen reports.

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