Watermelon

Wondrous Watermelon: Why This Summertime Favorite Is a Health Boon

Red, juicy watermelon is a summertime favorite—and a nutritional powerhouse! For starters, watermelon is high in lycopene. This carotenoid helps protect against heart disease, UV-induced skin and eye damage, and prostate and other types of cancer. Watermelon is also a good source of potassium and vitamins…

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Smart Summertime Grilling

…you have a healthy grilling recipe you’d like to share? You May Also Be Interested In: * Your Summer To-Do List for Better Health * Wondrous Watermelon: Why This Summertime Favorite Is a Health Boon

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Is Organic Worth the Cost?

…the least chemical residue are onions, corn, pineapples, avocados, asparagus, sweet peas, mangoes, eggplant, domestic cantaloupe, kiwi, cabbage, watermelon, sweet potatoes, grapefruit, and mushrooms. The bottom line is don’t let the high cost of organic food stop you from loading up on produce. No…

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Glycemic Index vs. Glycemic Load

…spaghetti contains 38 g, giving them GLs of 2 and 16, respectively. Therefore, they have dramatically different effects on blood sugar. Carrots, watermelon, pineapple, and other fruits with a high GI that were once thought to be inappropriate for people with diabetes turn out to be acceptable, while…

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