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Would ALL of the following foods be a good source of fruits

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Would ALL of the following foods be a good source of fruits and vegetables?

beans (such as pinto beans, ranch style beans, baked beans, and such)
mashed potatoes
Campbell's Soup (Vegetable Beef Soup)
V-8 Juice
Orange Juice
Green Giant TV dinners
Green Giant canned foods

Thank you for your question,

In healthy planning of diet more stress should be given in taking fruits & vegetables, as you are thinking.

These are good.

But more stress needs to be given to whole fruit than juice or canned ones.

Those provide fibers, often have less calories & can be taken in plenty.

They are also good sources of vitamins & minerals.

A simple way to see whether you are taking enough fruits & vegetables is included in this link.

You can use those links for planning your diet.

This link is also good for food planning.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Best wishes.
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