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Walnuts

Signified by its wrinkly, brain-like appearance, the walnut is not a ground nut, but a tree nut from any tree of the Juglans genus. Raw walnuts contain 15 times more antioxidant properties than vitamin E Read More

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Blueberries

July is National Blueberry Month, so what better time to focus on a berry with one of the highest antioxidant capacities—if not the highest—among all fruit? Native to North America, the blueberry’s antioxidant properties support Read More

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Zucchini

Though it is treated like a vegetable, zucchini is actually the fruit of the zucchini flower. Ripe in late summer, zucchinis are notoriously prolific. When shopping for them, look for smaller, younger zucchini, typically less Read More

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Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes have long been a very tasty November staple, but did you know they are a superfood? One of nature’s best sources of beta-carotene, a single cup provides 438 percent of our daily vitamin Read More

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Oranges

Despite its leathery skin, an orange is actually a type of berry, which helps explain its juicy sweetness and long list of health-promoting nutrients. A medium orange contains 62 calories, 3 grams of fiber, and Read More

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Figs

If your only culinary encounters with this fruit occur when it’s squished inside a Newton, you’re missing out on a healthful treat. Tasty whether fresh, dried, poached, baked, or grilled, figs have a higher percentage Read More

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Beets

They may not be as refined as radicchio or as elegant as asparagus, but beets have an earthy appeal all their own. Sweet and full in flavor—not to mention easy to add to any meal—this Read More

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Acorn Squash

Luminous golden-orange flesh, nutty flavor, and manageable size make acorn squash a perennial winter favorite. Actually a fruit thanks to its seeds, this gourd delivers magnesium, vitamins C and B6, and blood pressure–lowering potassium with Read More

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Chicory

Most commonly eaten in a mixed-green salad, chicory is a bitter-tasting green that is divided into three varieties: radicchio, sugarloaf, and Belgian endive. The Radicchio variety has variegated red and green leaves and is commonly Read More

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