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Beets – betalains are the crimson-colored pigments with anti-oxidant, cancer-fighting activity and heart health benefits.
Butternut Squash – the orange flesh provides beta-carotene along with alpha-carotene and lutein, anti-oxidants associated with vision and skin health.
Brussels Sprouts this cabbage family vegetable contains glucosinolates, compounds that the body uses for cancer-fighting activity.
Mustard Greens – a cruciferous family leafy green rich in sulforaphane, which may enhance the effects of vitamins C, E and A to protect skin and provide cancer-fighting activity.
Onions – contain quercetin, a flavonoid providing antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties.
Pumpkin – rich in vitamins and carotenoids, and containing seeds rich in magnesium, this seasonal favorite provides multiple potential health benefits.
To schedule an individualized nutrition counseling appointment, please call 201-634-5371.
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