5 Fall Superfoods

Depending on where you live, summer may already have come and gone… along with beautiful summer produce like tomatoes, strawberries and peaches (some of my favorites), but there are still plenty of delicious fruits and vegetables ready for harvest now.

These foods are at their peak nutritional content during the fall, so it would be a great idea to add these to your diet.

Dark orange vegetables: Foods like sweet potatoes, butternut squash and pumpkin, are rich in potassium, calcium, vitamin C and antioxidants.

Cruciferous vegetables: Foods like turnips, collards, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, kale, cabbage and broccoli have cancer-fighting ingredients called “indole alkaloids.” These veggies are also abundant in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber.  Continue reading “5 Fall Superfoods”

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October 2013