Tag Archives | Vitamin C

Lemon & Honey Water

You are already drinking lemon water because you know it’s good for you, refreshing and calorie free. How about adding another element of nutrition and flavor to that hydrating elixir……HONEY! We know lemon is high in vitamin C and other vitamins and minerals. We know honey is antibacterial, antifungal and good for digestion among other […]

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Mangoes

These luscious fruits are native of India and Southeast Asia. It is called “the king of fruit” in some parts of the world because of it’s amazing nutritional value. These juicy, fleshy fruits are a bit higher in sugar than most fruits but when included in your diet in moderation they provide a whole host […]

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Oranges

Oranges fell off my radar screen when I gave up orange juice many years ago. Why? I don’t know. I remember as a teenager, I would cut up two oranges and eat them as my “infront of the tv” snack. That was a good habit for a teenager. I personally don’t drink orange juice as […]

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I LOVE POTATOES!

And rightfully so….. Potatoes are a superfood. Health benefits abound. All kinds of potatoes are equally nutritious, varying slightly in vitamin and mineral values. There are so many different potato types on the market today. There are russets great for baking, new potatoes great for boiling or oven roasting, yellow flesh potatoes, red skinned potatoes, […]

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PINEAPPLE Pointers

I just read a scary article on MERCOLA.COM. This is one of my “health” sites I subscribe to for leading edge health and wellness information. Today I read about “Pineapples” and was so shocked with what I read that I felt compelled to share it with my readers. Pineapples are a healthy, sweet and nutritious […]

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Camu Camu

Camu Camu is a funny name but not a funny food.    It is an orangey red tart tasting fruit about the same size as a lemon, primarily grown in Peru and Brazil. What does it have to offer?  How about extremely high amounts of Vitamin C…in fact more vitamin C than any other food. […]

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Radishes…a beauty food.

I love them.  They are crisp, a bit spicy, and highly nutritious. Radishes are a root vegetable similar to a carrot.   The veggie grows under the earth and absorbs most of it’s nutrients from the soil it is grown in.  My recommendation is to purchase organic radishes to ensure that the soil they have been […]

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