Small But Potent – Berries

From golden to ruby red to purple and blue, berries are nothing short of edible art! But their true beauty lies within: these little gems are packed with antioxidants and vitamins, that are good for you, head to toe.

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You Say Tomato, I Ask “What Type?”

Smaller than a grape or larger than a grapefruit, these fruits (not vegetables) are yellow, red, purple, or green – and anywhere in between! Slice them, dice them, eat them fresh, can or pickle them! Solanum lycopersicum might be their scientific name but Variety is their middle name.

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Berry – With A Hint Of Chocolate (Açaí)

A dark and exotic berry surrounded by controversy, the acai berry took over the U.S.’s health scene several years ago, touting its “superfood” powers. But how much of it is myth and how much is reality? Who exactly is this mysterious berry — and what can it do for your health?

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Spring Has Sprung… A Spring Allium

What better way to spring your taste buds into action than a nice, fresh and green spring onion, garlic or leek? This youthful trio from the Allium family can put a spring in your step by fending off germs from the inside out. So, unless you’re a vampire, on a date, or a vampire on a date, sink your teeth into some Allium health!

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Why Green Tea Should Be Your Cup of Tea

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Legend says tea was invented accidentally by the Chinese Emperor Shen Nong in 2737 B.C. Emperor Shen Nong was a scholar and herbalist, as well as a creative scientist and patron of the arts. Among other things, the emperor believed that drinking boiled water contributed to good health. By his decree, his subjects and servants had to boil their water before drinking it as a hygiene precaution.

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