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Juicing is a cool and convenient way to get your 5-a-day in just one glass. Juicing largely preserves the vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant content of the produce you pick for your concoction.…

Entertaining friends and family this summer? You’ll definitely be the host with the most by following these tips for healthy entertaining:

•For appetizers, serve mixed nuts, raw…
Category: Fruit, Nutrition, Produce

Despite the widely-held belief that watermelon is just water and sugar, watermelon is actually a great source of nutrition. Watermelon provides vitamins A and C, minerals like potassium, the…

Water, water, everywhere, and more we all should drink! Water comprises 60%-70% of the human body and is vital for many different functions, including acid-base balance, waste removal, regulating…

Category: Nutrition

Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are the edible seeds of a pumpkin. Unlike the hard white seeds you see when you carve a pumpkin, most store-bought pumpkin seeds do not have a shell and are…

Thinking about going vegetarian or vegan but worried that you’ll be left longing for a good burger? Fear not! With all of the delicious and nutritious veggie burger options available, you’ll never…

Category: Nutrition

 

The açaí berry is the inch-long, reddish-purple fruit of the açaí palm tree, which is native to Central…

Category: Nutrition

Legumes such as beans and peas are packed with protein and fiber, and are high in vitamins and minerals that support heart health. Add beans to soups, stews, and casseroles, or enjoy them on their…

Category: Beans, Protein, Vitamins

Did you know that frozen fruits and vegetables are just as nutritious and delicious as fresh fruits and vegetables, sometimes even more so? Produce destined for the freezer case is picked at the…

Category: Frozen Food, Fruit, Produce

Canned salmon and tuna are tasty and convenient sources of premium protein and brain-boosting omega-3 fats. Choosing brands that are dolphin-safe and use only sustainable fishing practices is a…

Category: Fish, Nutrition, Protein

Cabbage is a colorful, cruciferous, cancer-fighter that can also protect against heart disease. Fermented cabbage dishes like sauerkraut and kimchi contain probiotics to support digestive and…

Category: Nutrition, Vitamins

Honey adds a fruity and floral finesse to tea and toast, but it has also been used as a medicine since ancient times. Honey has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, and certain…

Eggs are an excellent source of high-quality protein, vitamins, minerals, and the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. These carotenoids may reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration, the…

Category: Nutrition, Protein