An Apple a Day View More

An apple a day is supposed to keep the doctor away by reducing the risk of developing cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease.   But it’s time to add to that list, because in addition to being rich in important antioxidant polyphenols, flavonoids, and fiber, it turns out that the non-digestible compounds in… Continue Reading

Consuming moderate amounts of chocolate on a regular basis is associated with a lower risk for heart failure, according to a study published in Circulation: Heart Failure, a journal of the American Heart Association.   Clinical and observational studies have demonstrated chocolate consumption and lower blood pressure (both systolic and diastolic) and an inverse relationship… Continue Reading

Strawberries View More

(Fragaria virginiana and Fragaria chillioensis)   Strawberries are the most popular type of berry fruit in the world.  Strawberries are identified by their rich, red color and heart shape.  While also known for their high seed content (each berry contains on average 200 seeds), strawberries are unique in that they are the only fruit with… Continue Reading