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Healthy to a “T”: Can a Pear a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

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Yes! Although apples get a lot of attention for their health benefits, pears pack a punch when it comes to healthful foods. Pears are one of the highest fiber filled fruits, providing six grams per medium-sized fruit, helping you meet over 20% daily requirement of fiber. A diet high in fiber has many health benefits, including reducing cholesterol levels, preventing colon cancer, and reducing constipation to name just a few. Pears also contain a fair amount of vitamins C, K, B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), and B6 (pyridoxine) and minerals calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese; all important in supporting your immune system and preventing disease.

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Healthy To A "T": Cucumber Health Benefits!

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Possible Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is well known to reduce the risk of many health conditions including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and overall mortality. Below are the specific benefits of consuming the refreshing, crisp cucumber.

Hydration – Since the cucumber is made up of 96% water and full of electrolytes, it is a perfect food… CLICK TO DOWNLOAD!

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (English Version) & (Spanish Version)

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (English Version)

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In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

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