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"Let's Be Fruitful!" Feature: The Red Grapefruit

Hello!  I really wasn’t planning on this post, until I saw such fresh-looking beauties today at the local market.  So I thought I would share with you a short post of mine [that I did earlier this fall for another site] to simply review some of this fruit's wonderful attributes...  Attributes known (per available research) to help protect cells from ongoing assault & damage that could otherwise foster disease & illness, including: cancer, cardiovascular disease, macular degeneration, & infection!

Value of the Red Ruby -- Red Grapefruit!
The Red Grapefruit is admired for its:
Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Pectin/Soluble Fiber;Low-Glycemic Index Rating;Lycopene (a carotenoid) + other powerful Phytochemicals;Reported supply of little to no traces of pesticides, per the EWG.--Peak grapefruit season relates to where it’s grown, but generally from late fall through spring in the USA [Texas/Florida, then Arizona/California]; available at peak from outside of US during other months.…

A Fruitful New Way Begins

Today is our very first “Let’s Be Fruitful” feature!   How fitting, then, to begin with…… The North American Cranberry – just in time for Thanksgiving, of course – But it’s really a fruit to be grateful for all year long!  Check out these 5 fruitful reasons why.

1.)  Nutritious:  Vitamin C, Potassium, Manganese, Fiber, and more; Rich in Phytochemicals, particularly from the Flavanol family [such as Quercetin, Proanthocyanidins (PACs) & other Polyphenols].
2.)  Unique:  The Cranberry’s proanthocyanidins (PACs) are “A-type” [rather than B-type present in most other fruits], which are credited for giving the cranberry its special anti-adhesion properties, known to be of benefit to the Urinary Tract system (anti-infection).
3.)  Multi-Talented:  These unique PAC compounds are now believed to benefit other areas throughout the body, including the:
● Cardiovascular system (due to anti-atherosclerosis properties),
● Gastrointestinal system (potentially anti-ulcer / ant…

Let's Be Fruitful!

New page created today on The Way to Nourish for Life [called "Let's Be Fruitful"]  to focus on the riches of a fruit-filled diet,  as well as a Spirit-filled life!   So how fitting, therefore, to begin with the words of Mother Teresa...