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Broccoli used to be a polarizing vegetable. You either loved it or loathed it. Fortunately, more people seem to be in the love broccoli camp, and what’s not to love? This green beauty from the cruciferous cabbage family is chock full of nutrients from beta-carotene to vitamin K. Research...
 
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Grapes are one of those fruits that most people only think of for snacking or serving as an appetizer with a plate of cheese and crackers. But these crisp, juicy jewels have so much more potential! Grapes are a source of pectin, a type of fiber that helps reduce...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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Besides the holiday season, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Fall fruit is arriving by the barrelful, and it’s time to enjoy the bounty. Apples and pears both boast fiber, flavor, and phytochemicals in addition to being delicious. A previous study also found that eating an apple or pear a day was associated ... Fall for fall fruit!
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There are several beautiful varieties of winter squash, but don’t let the name fool you. “Winter” squash is available year-round and is a seriously versatile vegetable. Squash provides a hefty dose of cancer-fighting beta-carotene as well as potassium, fiber and vitamin C. It’s also low in calories. A 1-cup serving of butternut squash has just ... Squashed
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Cabbage is one of the least expensive, most versatile vegetables around. With so many varieties to choose from, you’ll have multiple ways to enjoy this cancer-fighting hero. Since cabbage is often harvested in late summer/fall, it’s a great time of year to try a few new dishes. Here are...