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  • Lunch Today: Sweet Potato Cakes

    Sweet Potato PancakesThese delicious easy to make patties are chock full of vitamin C, beta carotene and fiber, perfect for when you feel like something hearty and nourishing. They can be served as......

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  • Snack Today: Butternut Squash Lentil Dip

    lentilsAnother butternut squash recipe? Yup. Lately I have been getting one a week in my organic bin, so I need to find creative ways to use it. Made with butternut squash, pumpkin......

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  • Orange Is the New Pink for Breast Cancer Prevention

    orange-is-new-pinkDaily Beta-Carotene Intake Reduces Breast Cancer Risk by 19% Want to reduce your risk of breast cancer? Walk past the pink balloons, wrist bands, and packaged treats at the grocery store......

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  • Antioxidant Power of Carotenoids

    Found in many yellow, orange and red fruits and veggies, carotenoids are a class of compounds related to vitamin A. The carotenes include beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein and zeaxanthin. Beta-carotene, often used in place of vitamin A for supplementation, is converted......

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