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Eat a rainbow every day – Fruits and vegetables are nature’s rainbow of nutrients. Instead of worrying about which food has what vitamin or mineral, just pick a colorful variety. Every fruit and vegetable, even a dab of salsa or ketchup on your lunch contributes to your overall nutrient intake daily.   … Read More

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These red berries are powerful antioxidants that prevent bacteria from adhering to membranes such as the urinary tract, mouth and stomach where they could promote infection. All forms of cranberries provide health benefits and cooking does not alter the anti-adhesion properties. It is estimated that the anti-adhesion effect begins about 2 hours after eating cranberries … Read More

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Pomegranate caution. Antioxidant-rich pomegranate juice can interfere with blood pressure medications, antidepressants, AIDS drugs, and some narcotic pain relievers. If you take medication and drink pomegranate juice regularly, check with your doctor or pharmacist. … Read More

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 As fruit ripens and changes color, powerful, health promoting antioxidants are formed. Eating sweet, ripe fruit supports your immune system and protects your health. … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Crunch Pak is a leading producer of cleaned, sliced, fresh apples. We highlighted this brand last summer. … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Fruit Bliss is a Brooklyn-based company that offers soft dried fruits for healthy snacking. The flavors – figs, apricots, plums, fruit medley and mini apricots – are preservative free, all natural and slightly rehydrated to give them a soft, moist mouth feel. It is recommended that the package be refrigerated after opening. The higher moisture content could allow mold to form if stored in the kitchen cabinet. … Read More

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Sweet and healthy – As fruit ripens and changes color, powerful, health promoting antioxidants are formed. Eating sweet, ripe fruit supports your immune system and protects your health. … Read More

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Cantaloupe rinds can carry bacteria that cause a foodborne disease that can causes fever, diarrhea, nausea and stomachache. To reduce your risk: • Purchase melons that are not bruised • Refrigerate melons until ready to eat • Wash melons with cool tap water • Wash your hands and utensils after handling melons … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. We prefer to use fresh lemons and limes whenever possible but sometimes find we need a dash of lemon to add to a recipe with no fresh lemons in the kitchen. We’ve never been crazy about bottled lemon or lime juice. So we were pleasantly surprised to try Volcano Lemon Burst. Made by Dream Foods, both the Volcano Lemon Burst and the Volcano Lime Burst come in 6.7 oz fruit-shaped, plastic squeeze bottles. … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Many restaurant chains have extended their customer base by producing foods for the retail market. Jamba Juice has released frozen All Natural Smoothies mixers in the Jamba brand’s most popular flavors: Razzamatazz, Mango-a-go-go, and … Read More

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