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Must-haves from the produce aisle

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Add cranberries to salads, muffins and chutneys, but avoid sugary juices and sauces.

Don't leave the grocery store without fall favorites like apples, cranberries, and butternut squash.

Cooler weather outside may make you yearn for heartier fare at mealtime, but it's important not to skimp on fruits and vegetables. For suggestions on the must-have produce available right now, we turned to registered dietitian Stacey Nelson from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital. Here are her top five picks.

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