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By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Asparagus is: Low in calories, only 20 per 5.3 oz. serving, less than 4 calories per spear. Contains no fat or cholesterol. Very low in sodium. A good source of potassium. A source of fiber (3 grams per 5.3 oz. serving). An excellent source of folacin. Asparagus and Crab Salad This salad makes a delicious […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

One large stalk of cooked broccoli contains: 25 calories; 15 mg Sodium; 2 g Fiber; 3 g Protein; 50 mg Calcium; 220 mg Potassium; 90 mg Vitamin C; 2500 IU of Vitamin A; 1/2 mg Iron. Since many people eat more than 1 stalk at a time, broccoli is a mother lode of nutrition! One […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Pumpkin Nutrition The bright orange color of pumpkin is a dead giveaway that pumpkin is loaded with an important antioxidant, beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is one of the plant carotenoids converted to vitamin A in the body. Current research indicates that a diet rich in foods containing beta-carotene may reduce the risk of developing certain types of […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Happy Halloween! Nutritional Value of Pumpkin The bright orange color of pumpkin is a dead giveaway that pumpkin is loaded with an important antioxidant, beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is one of the plant carotenoids converted to vitamin A in the body. Current research indicates that a diet rich in foods containing beta-carotene may reduce the risk of […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Red cabbage is delicious, nutritious, and low in calories. Now don’t get your nose in a pickle. Just add some red wine vinaigrette and eat it raw like a salad or saute it for an easy flavorful side dish. Red Cabbage Plays a role in reducing the risk of breast cancer. Plays a role in […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

SWEET POTATOES If you were to design the world’s most perfect food, what would you put in it? In addition to great taste, you’d be sure it contained a powerhouse of nutrients, good source of dietary fiber, fat and cholesterol free, low sodium, and easy to prepare. It’s the sweet potato! They are a first-rate […]