Fruits & Veggies

Citrus Boosts Your Health

Citrus Boosts Your Health

Hippocrates’ counsel, “Let food be your medicine,” offers much wisdom to us today. Besides providing a liberal supply of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber, what other medicinal value do citrus fruits offer? Cancer Fighters Regular consumption of citrus fruits reduces...

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Berries as Disease Fighters

Berries as Disease Fighters

If you have or (are at risk for developing) diabetes, hypertension, cancer, or dementia, frequent consumption of berries will improve your health. Here’s why. Cardiovascular Protection Harvard researchers followed 100,000 young and middle-aged women for 20 years and...

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Health Benefits of Red Foods

Health Benefits of Red Foods

Could eating more red foods prolong your longevity? They could if you regularly consume plant foods of these brilliant colors. Red fruits such as strawberries, raspberries, cherries, and pomegranates contain the cancer-fighting phytochemical known as ellagic acid....

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Health Benefits of Green Foods

Health Benefits of Green Foods

Because green foods are so nutrient-dense and phytochemical rich, they provide us with many benefits if we consume them frequently. Because of their high magnesium content and low glycemic index, green leafy vegetables are valuable for people with diabetes,...

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Berries Help Diabetes and Atherosclerosis

Berries Help Diabetes and Atherosclerosis

Frequent consumption of berries will improve your health if you have diabetes or atherosclerosis, as well as decrease your risk for developing these illnesses. Here’s why. Cardiovascular Protection Harvard researchers followed 100,000 young and middle-aged women for...

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