Peter Antonio sells tomatoes at the Morro Bay farmer’s market.
You don’t even need to think about what this year’s top New Year’s resolution is. Because it’s pretty much the same as it always is:
Lose weight. Get healthy.
Of course, we know why so many make the weight loss resolution: As a nation, we’re getting heavier. In 1990, according to the Centers for Disease Control, 56 percent of Americans qualified as obese or overweight. Today, 70 percent fall into that category.
So obviously not everyone is sticking to their resolution.
Luckily, your farmers’ markets can help. Because even if you exercise a lot, you’ll still need to eat well in order to be healthy.
For weight loss, some fruits and vegetables are better than others. But let’s start with the fruits: