These fruits, vegetables, grains and nuts will have you and your family living healthy year round.
Left: Blueberries protect against heart and vascular disease. Right: Bananas contain generous amounts of potassium, which helps regulate kidney functions and blood pressure, among other important bodily functions.
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Carrots lower the risk of heart disease; squash is a great source of complex carbohydrates and carotenes; kale is a mineral powerhouse; and parsnips are are an excellent source of fiber.
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It is never too late to start eating healthy.
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Whole-wheat bread is a great addition to any health diet.