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November Food of the Month – Apples & Squash

November’s Food of the Month:

APPLES & SQUASHCold red Apple on a tree

  • Apples are loaded with pectin, a soluble fiber that is known to reduce cholesterol in the blood vessel walls. This will help to maintain cardiovascular health.Image of red and green apples and yellow, orange and butternut squashes.
  • Having an apple for breakfast reduces the chance of Type-2 diabetes by 29% as found in a recent study.
  • Apples are enriched with anti-inflammatory, anti-mutagenic, anti-proliferative qualities and flavonoids.
  • Squash can help boost your immune system; Vitamin C is one of the strongest anti-oxidants
  • The nutritional content of squash makes it beneficial for digestion, healthy skin and hair.
  • Squash is a good source of fiber, potassium and other key nutrients.Filed of big orange and smaller white pumpkins
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