Powerhouse Fruit & Vegetables

Top 40 Powerhouse Fruit and Vegetables

These nutrient dense fruit and vegetables provide 10% or more of the daily value of seventeen nutrients such as: potassium, fiber, protein, calcium, iron, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, zinc, and vitamins A, B6, B12, C, D, E, and K.  These nutrients reduce the risk of chronic disease.  Cook some up or eat raw today! (most …

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Best Immune System Foods

Top 10 Foods That Naturally Boost Your Immune System

October 19th, 2015, by Carol Young [repost source: top10grocerysecrets.com] There are many important lifestyle changes that you can make to improve your immune system’s ability to fight viruses and infectious diseases like measles. You have probably heard most of this advice many times over: Do n’t smoke, exercise regularly, only drink alcohol in moderation, get …

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Winter Gardening Tips: Best Winter Crops and Cold-Hardy Varieties

Don’t limit your harvests to summer! No matter your region, you can grow cold-hardy winter crops that have proved they can take biting temps. Just follow these winter gardening tips from one of the foremost four-season gardeners in the country. This article by Barbara Damrosch is absolutely amazing.  Barbara and her husband Eliot Coleman are …

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8 Snow-Hardy Vegetables You (Really) Can Grow During Winter

Written by: Kristen Duever Do you ever feel like having some garden fresh vegetables, but then realize it is November? It may cheer you to know there are some vegetables that can survive winter’s grasp. You can’t just leave the crops open to the elements, however, and you do need to plan and understand a …

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