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Health Benefits of Eggs, pasture-raised

Pasture-raised eggs are one of our 10 Most Controversial WHFoods . What makes eggs controversial is not the pasture-raised part—it’s the food itself. Eggs are controversial no matter which form of them you choose: pasture-raised, cage free, free-range, organic, non-organic, brown or white. Pasture-raised eggs are not a mandatory food in any... [More..]

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Health Benefits of Cow’s milk, grass-fed

Grass-fed cow’s milk is one of our “10 Most Controversial WHFoods List.” What makes cow’s milk controversial is not the grass-fed part—it’s the food itself. This food is controversial no matter which form of it you choose: grass-fed, non grass-fed, organic, non-organic, whole, 2%, or nonfat. Grass-fed cow’s milk... [More..]

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Health Benefits of Cheese, grass-fed

Grass-fed cheese is one of our “10 Most Controversial WHFoods List.” What makes cheese controversial is not the grass-fed part—it’s the food itself. This food is controversial no matter which form of it you choose: grass-fed, non grass-fed, organic, non-organic, reduced fat, or other forms. Grass-fed cheese is not a mandatory food... [More..]

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Health Benefits of Strawberries

In our Healthiest Way of Eating Plan, we encourage the consumption of 5-10 servings of fruits-plus-vegetables (combined) each day. We believe that the balance between fruits and vegetables can vary from day to day, depending upon personal health factors, personal taste preferences, and optimal combining of foods in recipes as well as meals. We recognize... [More..]

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Health Benefits of Raspberries

Nutrients inRaspberries1.00 cup (123.00 grams) Nutrient%Daily Value  vitamin C53.7%  manganese41%  fiber31.9%  vitamin K11.9%  magnesium6.7%  folate6.4%  omega-3 fats6.2%  copper5.5%  vitamin E5.3%  potassium5.3% Calories (63)3% This chart graphically details the %DV that a serving of Raspberries provides for each of the nutrients... [More..]

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Health Benefits of Raisins

You don’t have to be a backpacker or hiker to appreciate raisins as a convenient, high energy low fat snack; they are easy to pack, easy to eat and almost never go bad. Like other dried fruits, raisins are available throughout the year. Raisins are made by dehydrating grapes in a process using the heat of the sun or a mechanical process of oven... [More..]

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Health Benefits of Prunes

Sweet with a deep taste and a sticky chewy texture, prunes are not only fun to eat but they are also highly nutritious. As with other dried fruits, they are available year round. Prunes are actually the dried version of European plums and recently had its name officially changed to dried plum. Nutrients inPrunes0.25 cup (43.50 grams) Nutrient%Daily... [More..]

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Health Benefits of Plums

There are few fruits that come in such a panorama of colors as the juicy sweet tasting plum. The plum season extends from May through October with the Japanese varieties first on the market from May and peaking in August followed by the European varieties in the fall. Plums belong to the Prunus genus of plants and are relatives of the peach, nectarine... [More..]

Benefits of Pineapple

Health Benefits of Pineapple

Health Benefits of Pineapple Pineapples have exceptional juiciness and a vibrant tropical flavor that balances the tastes of sweet and tart. They are second only to bananas as America’s favorite tropical fruit. Although the season for pineapple runs from March through June, they are available year-round in local markets. Pineapples are a composite... [More..]

Health Benefits of Pears

Health Benefits of Pears

Health Benefits of Pears What’s New and Beneficial About Pears   For nutritional reasons, we’re often advised to consume the skins of fruits. However, it’s less often that research provides strong evidence in support of this advice. Recent studies have shown that the skin of pears contains at least three to four times as many... [More..]