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Did you know……. Mangos, apricots and peaches – contain high levels of beta-carotene which helps to reduce risk of cancer and heart disease and maintenance of good vision
Did you know……. Grapes and grape juice are rich sources of resveratrol, another phytochemical from the phenol family that has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
It is a good rule of thumb to eat until you are 80% full and satisfied versus 110% full and stuffed. Pay attention to your fullness factor. When you are satisfied, leave the rest. Throw the rest away or put … Continue reading
Did you know……. Acorn squash is a very good source of potassium, fiber an beta carotene
Did you know……. All fruits, vegetables and other plant foods such as grains and beans contain cancer fighting properties.
We may not make a conscious decision about the amount we eat but we always make a choice. The majority of the time we choose how much we will eat before we take the first bite. We choose our plate … Continue reading
Did you know……. All berries are excellent sources of nutrients, but strawberries, blueberries and raspberries in particular, are rich in a disease fighting chemicals.
Did you know……. Brussels sprouts, bok Choy, and cabbage help regulate systems in the body that defend against cancer.
Kathy is currently the Director of the Department of Nutrition, at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. She is registered, licensed and holds a Master’s Degree in Adult Education. Kathy has practiced in the field of dietetics for approximately … Continue reading