Archive for June 2018

16 SUPER HEALTHY FRUITS & VEGETABLES

While all fruits and vegetables offer a number of health benefits, those that rank high provide a denser amount of nutrients for fewer calories. In terms of health benefits, most of these foods will be very effective in countering oxidative stress and chronic inflammation since these are primary risk factors for many types of cancer.…

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Item of the Week: PLUMS & PRUNES

There are few fruits that come in such a panorama of colors as the juicy sweet tasting plum. The plum season extends from May through October with the Japanese varieties first on the market from May and peaking in August followed by the European varieties in the fall. Read more.

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Item of the Week: CORN

Corn or maize is a grain plant that originated in southern Mexico. The kernels or seeds of corn hold the majority of its nutrients and are the most commonly consumed parts. They come in multiple colors, depending on where the corn is grown and what species or variety they happen to be. Another genetic variant,…

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Item of the Week: White Peaches & Nectarines

White peaches and nectarines have several characteristics that set them apart from their yellow counterparts. They have a delicate white flesh and an incredibly sweet taste due to their low acid levels. Acid is what gives yellow peaches and nectarines their slightly tangy flavor. As yellow varieties ripen, some of this acid dissipates, leaving a…

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Item of the Week: WATERMELON

Watermelon is mostly eaten in summer to prevent the sun heat having thirst quenching properties. It is rich in antioxidant lycopene and Vitamin A. It is a delicious fruit with plenty of water percentage in it which protects from summer temperatures. It has outer covering of green or yellow color which is a bit thick…

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