Heading to the park for a picnic!

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It’s been rainy and humid these past few days in Boston, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not looking forward to spending at least a few afternoons in the sun before autumn sets in. I want to just grab a blanket, my mobile speakers, and some good food and head to the Boston Public Garden, to soak up the last bits of summer. The most refreshing food to bring to a summer picnic is fruit. My personal favorite is watermelon. Sweet, hydrating, and so easy to dress up, you get as much nutrients as you get joy eating it. It’s […]

Canned Fruit: How to get the most nutritious bang for your buck!

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Ww all know fruit is good for us. They are packed with essential vitamins and minerals like vitamins A and C, potassium, folate and magnesium. As well as antioxidants like beta carotene, resveratrol and lycopene. And dont forget the awesome that is fiber! All of these nutrients together promote total body health! As each color provides a different array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, it’s important to eat as many different colors as possible to get the best benefits. Heres a great chart to help show which fruits contain which nutrients: http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/key-nutrients-in-fruits-and-vegetables While fruit is essential to maintain our overall health, not all […]