Tag: antioxidants

Immune Boosting Bell Peppers

As fall arrives and we begin to spend more time indoors, it becomes even more important for us to strengthen our immune systems.  Not only are we getting less …

Pear Up!

As the summer comes to an end, pears become more plentiful and there are a lot of reasons to eat them. They’re a great source of flavonoids, specifically flavonols.  …

Anti-Cancer Eating

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, but research has shown that a large percentage of cancers are preventable and caused by environment and …

Superfood! Tomatoes

The tomato is a fruit that acts like a vegetable and is packed with nutrients and health benefits.  It is versatile and can be eaten raw or cooked, offering …

Have a Mango!

There is a bounty of fruits available in summer, including mangos which are at their peak from May through September.  In addition to being delicious, they are also highly …

Eating for Allergy Relief

AAA-CHOO!!  If that’s how you sound around this time of year when flowers are blooming and pollen is abundant, there are some foods you can eat that may help …

Onions? Yes, Please!

Besides adding great flavor to your food, onions offer serious health benefits.  They are full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber; they are also one of the best sources of …

Foods for Energy

There are several factors that affect your energy level throughout the day.  These include a lack of sleep, lack of exercise, and stress.  One of the most important is …

Drink to Your Health!

What you drink throughout the day is just as important as what you eat and will affect your health either positively or negatively.  If you’re drinking soda, sports drinks, …

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