A healthy diet includes nutrient-rich food from all the food groups — especially fruits and vegetables. To get the vitamins, minerals and fiber you need, the American Heart Association recommends cutting back on beverages and foods with added sugars. For women, it recommends limiting added sugar to no more than 100 calories, or about 6 teaspoons, per day. For men, it recommends no more than 150 calories, or about 9 teaspoons, each day.
Here's how fruits and vegetables sold by area bicycle vendors stack up against processed snacks.