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How to Boost DNA Repair with Produce

How to Boost DNA Repair with Produce

Every hour, there are 800 incidents of DNA damage in our bodies. Which foods help us patch back up: apples, broccoli, celery, choy sum, lemons, lettuce, oranges, persimmons, or strawberries? Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2019/01/31/how-to-boost-dna-repair-with-produce/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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How to Pick Fresh, Ripe Fruits and Vegetables Every Single Time

How to Pick Fresh, Ripe Fruits and Vegetables Every Single Time

Most of us know the feeling of buying fruits or vegetables only to find out that they’re either already spoiled on the inside or so under-ripe that they need to be left out for days before eating. If only there were a way to know, in the shop, which fruit and veg is ready to go, and which pieces are […]

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Antioxidants Reduce Risk for All-Cause Mortality

Antioxidants Reduce Risk for All-Cause Mortality

Antioxidants from fruits and vegetables lower the risk for premature death, according to a review published in Advances in Nutrition. Researchers reviewed 41 studies that compared mortality with dietary patterns, including antioxidant consumption rates. Results showed higher concentrations of antioxidants, including vitamin C, lycopene, beta-carotene, and selenium, were associated with lower risk for all-cause mortality, compared to lower concentrations of […]

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Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit Bursts with Juicy Tropical Flavor

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit Bursts with Juicy Tropical Flavor

Zespri SunGold—a natural cross between gold varieties of kiwifruit—is one of the fastest growing new fruits globally. Sweeter than a green kiwifruit, the SunGold variety tastes like a cross between a mango and a strawberry and has a smooth, hairless skin with a juicy, yellow flesh. SunGold’s appeal is also its nutrition benefits: one serving has three times more vitamin […]

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Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fruit?

Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fruit?

We all know fruit is healthy, but can you have too much of a good thing? (Fruit-lovers: it’s good news!) More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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The Company Behind the Jackfruit Food Craze

The Company Behind the Jackfruit Food Craze

Jackfruit has exploded on top trend lists,  and Chicago-based Upton’s Naturals, an independently owned natural foods company run by 20-year vegans Dan Staackmann and Nicole Sopko was the first to bring pre-seasoned and ready-to-eat jackfruit to the U.S. market.  The company has been paving the way in this new category of whole-food meat alternatives and inspiring one of the most […]

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Go Bananas Over Bananas

Go Bananas Over Bananas

It’s no surprise that bananas are a fruit favorite around the world, packed with nutrients and antioxidants, rich in fiber and low in fat, they are little powerhouses of good nutrition. In our never-ending quest to stay healthy without sacrificing our taste buds, bananas are a clear go-to and they are quite versatile. Dr. Christopher Calapai D.O. a highly accredited New York City anti-aging and stem cell […]

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Prunes for Osteoporosis

Prunes for Osteoporosis

Vegetables and fruit, such as dried plums, may help build stronger bones. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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America’s Top 10 Favorite Fruits

America’s Top 10 Favorite Fruits

Ranker, the leading destination for crowdsourced rankings and opinions, released the results of its public poll to determine the public’s favorite fruit. The poll drew over 45,000 votes with strawberry taking the #1 spot overall. Grape, watermelon, banana and orange rounded out the Top 5. With strawberry season at its peak, it is no surprise that people would have the […]

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Why Eating a Variety of Fruits and Vegetables is Important

Why Eating a Variety of Fruits and Vegetables is Important

Dietary diversity is important because each plant family has a unique combination of phytonutrients that may bind to specific proteins within our body. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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