Blueberries…. our second favorite berry (#1 is strawberries). These little gems not only taste good but they do the body good as well. They are action-packed with antioxidants, keeping your DNA cellular components in tact. When consuming blueberries it’s best to eat them raw. Cooked blueberries lose some of the natural flavor and nutrient content.
The majority of U.S. children, including preschoolers, consume caffeine, although intake is on the decline, according to a recent report from the Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC and published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
The food that makes us all think of Bugs Bunny. The sugary, delicious and crunchy snack and side item that can be enjoyed year round. Carrots are commly known for their nutrients that assist with eye eyesight. Most of us are used to seeing only orange carrots, but they come in a variety of colors, as shown above.
Zucchini is a staple backyard garden vegetable. Mostly know as the counterpart of yellow squash, this little veggie packs a lot of nutrients for low calories. Although the name of this staple food is summer squash, it can be enjoyed year round in the U.S.
As most of us walk through the grocery section, you notice all the brightly colored fruit sand veggies that intrigue to them…. by the time you look in the potato area, the rough exterior doesn’t excite you as the vibrant colors from the others…
Don’t be fooled. One of the greatest “super” foods is in the pile of rough looking produce… The sweet potato. These potatoes are not the same as yams and although most of us are familiar with the deep, bright orange colored flesh, they can sometimes be purple.
The body’s boat shaped friend comes packaged in a pretty yellow wrap year round, allowing for an anytime staple food product. As a healthy food, bananas aren’t just healthy for adults but are healthy for infants, toddlers, adults, and even….. pets. Most sports enthusiasts know the potassium-power associated with bananas and the other health benefits of consuming this wonderful fruit.