Summer time choices present extra alternatives to incorporate vegetables and fruit into meals. (Picture courtesy of Kansas State College Analysis and Extension.)

If there’s ever a time to buck American’s tendency to fall brief on their consumption of vegetables and fruit, summer time is it.

“Summer time is the right time to think about new vegetables and fruit that we will incorporate into our meals,” stated Ashley Svaty, Ok-State Analysis and Extension’s Northwest Space Household and Shopper Sciences specialist.