Archive for April 2018

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. Cinco de Mayo 2018 occurs on Saturday, May 5. A relatively minor holiday in Mexico, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has…

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Item of the Week: APPLES

You’ve heard, “An apple a day will keep the doctor away.” While it will certainly take more than a daily apple to keep you healthy, it is a step in the right direction. Apples are delicious, easy to carry for snacking, low in calories, a natural mouth freshener, and they are still very inexpensive. Read…

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Item of the Week: CABBAGE

Cabbage has a round shape and is composed of superimposed leaf layers. It is a member of the food family traditionally known as cruciferous vegetables and is very closely related to kale, broccoli, collards and Brussels sprouts. All cruciferous vegetables provide integrated nourishment across a wide variety of nutritional categories and provide broad support across…

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Item of the Week: TROPICAL FRUITS

Tropical fruits have remarkably great qualities, you can always eat them unprocessed and without any added sugars. Being an important source of carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals and fibers, tropical fruits grow on plants of all habitats. These fruits are a primary source of nutrition and a delicious component of healthy, balanced diet. Across the world, there…

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