Squash It!

There are many types of squash, all loaded with vitamins and nutrients, but the acorn squash takes the Number 1 spot.  It has higher amounts of folate, calcium, magnesium and potassium than the others.  It’s also low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium.  Fall is...

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Spinach: Making Popeye Proud

Popeye was a comic strip character created by E. C. Segar in 1919.  In 1933 Max and Dave Fleishcher’s Studio adapted Segar’s character into the Popeye The Sailor Series. Yes, the cartoonist got it right – spinach does build muscle and is a good source of plant-based omega-3s...

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Rock the Guac

The avocado tree is a native to South Central America and is considered a fruit.  It contains nearly 20 vitamins including Vitamins K, B6, E and C and also contains copper, folate, and potassium. But did you know the healthy fat in the avocado enhances the absorption...

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A Red Flag Can Save Your Life

One thing I feel very strongly about is Red Flags!  When it comes to our health, we cannot ignore Red Flags – they can literally be lifesavers. Breast cancer, colon cancer and prostate cancer are constantly in the limelight when it comes to health issues – as well they...

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