Tag: heart health

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.  …

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 …

Leafy Greens for Stronger Muscles

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition has found that eating one cup of leafy green vegetables every day can boost your muscle function.  The research followed 3759 Australians …

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 …

Why Whole Grains?

You’ve probably heard many times that whole grains are much better for you than refined ones, but it’s important to understand why.  Whole grains are the complete package of …

Cruciferous SuperVeggies!

While it’s important to eat a wide variety of vegetables, make sure you include cruciferous veggies as often as possible in your diet.  These are plants belonging to the …

Plants for Fiber and Disease Prevention

The connection between eating a plant-based diet and better health has been well documented, as well as the connection between fiber consumption and health.  Connect the dots by remembering …

Superfood! Garlic

To improve your chances of avoiding or surviving Covid-19, it’s important to strengthen your immune system as well as reducing or eliminating any pre-existing conditions you may have.  One …

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