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By admin on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

The season for the sweetest best quality watermelon is summer What are the benefits? Watermelon is a great source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A. High vitamin C intake can reduce severity of osteoarthritis and asthma attacks. A cup of watermelon provides 24.3% of the daily value for Vitamin C. Pink watermelon also contains lycopene […]

By admin on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

What are their benefits? Peaches are good sources of potassium, vitamin C, carotenes, lycopene and lutein. Lycopene and lutein are especially beneficial in the prevention of heart disease, skin degeneration, and cancer. They also contain calcium, unlike most fruits and are low in carbs. How should I pick my peaches? A red blush on the […]

By admin on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Now that summer is right around the corner and fruits and vegetables are abundant, I thought it was time to start my Fruit & Vegetable of the Month again.  Since strawberries are so readily available at this time and not expensive, So, here is the low down: 1 cup of Strawberries has 49 calories. Strawberries […]

By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Apricots are those beautifully orange colored fruits that are one of the first signs of summer. They are in season in the US form May through August. Their flavor can be described as almost musky, with a faint tartness that lies somewhere between a peach and a plum. One apricot has 16 calories and is […]

By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

STRAWBERRIES The United States is the top strawberry producing country in the world, followed by Spain. The typical modern strawberry is a hybrid from both North and South America. Strawberries are are low in calories and high in Vitamins & Minerals. Serving Size: 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries (166 grams) Calories 50 Protein 1 gram […]