Pomegranate Performance Plus

POMEGRANATES // may improve exercise performance Pomegranates are rich in dietary nitrates, which have been shown to improve exercise performance. In a study of 19 athletes running on a treadmill, 1 gram of pomegranate extract 30 minutes before exercise significantly enhanced blood flow. This led to a delay in the onset of fatigue and an […]

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Everyday I’m Brusslin’

BRUSSELS SPROUTS // vitamin c packed Vitamin C is essential for normal growth and development. The nutrient keeps your immune system strong and helps maintain the health of your skin, teeth and gums. Vitamin C protects your cells from damage as well, which can reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer. A 1/2 cup […]

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If Looks Could Kale

KALE // packed with vitamin c Vitamin C is an important nutrient. It is a water-soluble antioxidant that serves many vital functions in the body’s cells. For example, it is necessary to synthesize collagen, the most abundant structural protein in the body. Kale is much higher in vitamin c than most other vegetables, containing about […]

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Berry Awesome

RASPBERRIES // work like magic on your wrinkles Raspberries can actually be used as a natural face mask. They also protect the skin against the sun’s rays. The antioxidant powers of vitamin C effectively reduce the age spots and discoloration. By filling in minor wrinkles, raspberries can help you restore your youthful appearance. Raspberries can […]

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Mango Madness

MANGOES // cure anemia + help in pregnancy Mangoes are rich in iron, which makes them beneficial for people suffering from anemia. A regular, moderate intake of mangoes can help eliminate anemia by increasing the red blood cell count in the body. Mangoes are also very beneficial for pregnant women, since the iron requirements during […]

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You GUAC My World

AVOCADOS // people who eat them tend to be healthier One study looked at the dietary habits and health of people who eat avocados. They analyzed data from 17,567 participants in the NHANES survey in the U.S. Avocado consumers were found to be much healthier than people who didn’t eat avocados. They had much higher […]

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Double Date

DATES // your perfect energy booster   Dates are high in natural sugars like glucose, fructose and sucrose. Therefore, they are a perfect snack for an immediate burst of energy. Many people around the world use dates for a quick afternoon snack when they are feeling lethargic or sluggish. Since I don’t consume any form […]

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