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4 Ways To Love Watermelon

Keeping It Fresh By August 3, 2016 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Today is National Watermelon Day, so celebrate by eating some watermelon! Watermelon is full of nutrients like vitamins A and C, B vitamins and potassium as well as lycopene, the antioxidant that gives fruits and veggies a distinctive red hue (like tomatoes). Lycopene is also known to reduce your blood pressure and risk of stroke. Plus it’s hydrating and low in sugar (per gram) compared to other fruits. So … now that you know how great it is, let’s get to eating it!watermelon

Slices or Cubes It

Watermelon cubes are one the easiest and most common ways to eat watermelon! Watch this video on an easy way to cut up watermelon. read more


Grilling This Weekend? Add Some Veggies and Fruit

Foodamentals By May 25, 2011 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Grilled Peaches As summer is approaching, it is time once again to get outdoors and enjoy the nice weather. For many that means barbequeing. At the end of last summer, I posted some tips for grilling veggies and fruits which are chock full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals and important to a healthy diet. I want to share them again with you today. Happy Grilling!

Zucchini, eggplant, asparagus, pineapple, peaches, even apples are all great vegetables and fruit to try on the grill.  read more