When we think of winter eating, we often think of warm roasts, stews, and other satisfying comfort foods. And what ingredients do many of these dishes share? Root vegetables. Readily available all winter, they are often staples of hearty winter cooking. They also happen to be jam-packed with healthy nutrients
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Colorful Plate Nutrition: For Best Health, Eat Powerhouse Purple Foods, Lycopene-Rich Reds, and All The Colors of the Rainbow
We all know we should eat more fruits and vegetables, but how colorful is your plate? The brightest and most colorful choices are some of the healthiest: They usually contain the most antioxidants, and are rich in vitamins and minerals that help your body function properly.
Among the dangers of hypertension are heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and eye problems. Research also shows that there is a link between hypertension and an increased risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.