Posts Tagged antioxidant

Benefits of Avocado

Though they aren’t sweet, avocados are actually fruit, and they have unheralded health benefits. Avocados provide heart-healthy folate; vitamins E, C, and B6; potassium; and soluble fiber. Their fat is mostly monounsaturated, the kind that’s hear.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 08.3.12 | No Comments

Amazing Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Have a sweet tooth? Nibble a sweet potato! Think about this. One-half cup of sweet potatoes delivers more beta carotene (antioxidant) than 12 cups of broccoli. Sweet potatoes also supply vitamin E, another antioxidant, and potassium, too. Raw swee.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 05.25.12 | No Comments

Love Eating Spicy Foods?

Mild to hot, chili peppers are in high demand—and give food more than flavor. Flavorwise, chiles’ hot substance, capsaicin, stimulates pain receptors in your mouth. The more capsaicin, the hotter the chile. From mildest to hottest: anaheim pepper.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 04.13.12 | No Comments

Why Eat Potatoes?

Did you know that potatoes come in many different colors: red, blue, purple, and yellow? And nearly everyone loves them! Celebrate America’s favorite vegetable during National Potato Lovers' Month. It’s well worth celebrating. For 100 calories.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 02.14.12 | No Comments

Hollywood’s Newest Star . . . the Goji Berry

Hollywood has at last made a true discovery. Apparently, many superstars have heard about this ancient Tibetan berry that is one of the most nutritionally dense foods on Earth and has a sweet mild cherry– cranberry flavor. Goji berries.. Read More

Health | 08.1.08 | Comments Off on Hollywood’s Newest Star . . . the Goji Berry