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Blood oranges are great to reduce cholesterol levels, and to promote digestion. Fiber is found in blood oranges which encourages good bacteria in your gut. 🌟 Blood oranges can be consumed in many different ways! Be sure to add them to your diet to promote digestion, and to support your gut health and immune function.
Seasonal produce is when there's plentiful, they taste the best, and cost the least! Use these monthly produce lists to save some money, and try out new produce 😋 #JanuaryProduce ____________ Follow @dherbs for health tips, facts, and join over thousands who have done the #FullBodyCleanse!⠀
Did you know that squash is a fruit?! Winter squashes include Acorn Squash, Delicata Squash, Buttercup Squash Varieties, Heirloom Winter Squash, Butternut Squash, Hubbard Squash, and Spaghetti Squash. So be sure to get your hands on these enriched fruits this season! #DecemberProduce
#Onions are excellent sources of prebiotics, which are compounds that feed probiotics, the microorganisms in your gut. Several studies found that the prebiotic fiber in onions is more beneficial the the fiber found in certain fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. #NovemberProduce
#Halloween festivities include pumpkin carving, but most people don’t realize that pumpkins are good for so more than being hollowed out and carved to impress trick-or-treaters. They actually have tons of health benefits and most people avoid eating fresh pumpkins. The big carving pumpkins aren’t really meant for eating, but you always save their seeds and roast them for a healthy snack. #SeasonalProduce
Sweet Potatoes are high in #fiber and #antioxidants, which protect your body from free radical damage and promote a #healthygut and #healthybrain. Just one sweet potato gives you 400% of the vitamin A you need each day, resulting in keeping your eyes and immune system #healthy! #SeptemberProduce
Spinach belongs to the same family as beets, quinoa, and chard. #Spinach exhibits powerful anti-cancer properties from the many carotenoids. Spinach also contains epoxyxanthophylls, which work to protect men against aggressive prostate cancer. They also help to reduce excessive #inflammation! #SeptemberProduce
Pomegranates are one of fall’s best and most flavorful produce items, the pomegranate exhibits numerous health benefits! According to several studies, the antioxidants in pomegranates help the body fight back against numerous viruses. Pomegranates are also rich sources of vitamin C, which boosts antibody production in immunity development.
Dragon fruit comes from a variety of cactus species and has a striking appearance, sweet taste, and unique texture. It's naturally rich in various antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, dragon fruit makes a great addition to your diet. It may help to support immune function, improve iron levels, and promote gut health.
#Mangos are an excellent source of vitamin C, which is an essential vitamin for immune health. In addition to boosting immune function, vitamin C also works to promote collagen production, which can improve skin elasticity and appearance. Mangos also contain dietary fiber, which helps you feel full for longer! 🥭
The kiwi is one of the most nutritious fruits out there. In fact, one cup of kiwi provides nearly 275% of the recommended daily intake (RDI) of vitamin C. The phytonutrients and other minerals all contribute to the following health benefits: • Healthier Skin • Better Vision • Improved Digestion • Anti-Cancer Properties • Improved Cardiovascular Health #summerproduce
Butternut squash is a good source of fiber. Foods high in dietary fiber can help keep your weight loss and lower your cancer risk! You can roast it, bake it, sauté it, blend it, boil it, stir-fry it, shred it, or even add it to salads. No matter which way you eat it, you’re guaranteed to reap its awesome health benefits.
Watermelons may not get as much attention as other fruits when it comes to health benefits, but these refreshing summer melons are not to be neglected. While people are aware of the fact that watermelons help to keep you hydrated, not many know about the other impressive benefits.
Blueberries are known to be filled with antioxidants and their ability to help prevent cognitive decline. Did you know that roughly 14% of blueberries are carbs and the rest water! To incorporate blueberries into your day-to-day click article for Dherbs Blueberry Peach Smoothie
Kiwi fruit is one of the best sources of vitamin C, with one kiwi offering 71% of the recommended daily intake. One small study found that kiwi may contribute to a better night’s sleep. Eating kiwi fruit helps to increase serotonin, which may benefit people who have sleep disturbances. 😴