Whole states of food

Whole Fruits & VeggiesEating fruits and veggies in their whole state, rather than mashed, pureed, juiced, etc., generally lessens their impact on blood sugar. And fresh produce has a bigger nutritional punch of antioxidants and vitamins than fruits and veggies shipped long distances or processed. If it's farmer’s market season, it's prime time for fresh, local produce bursting with flavor at bargain prices. Today, stop by your roadside stand and pick up some low-carb favorites for dinner.

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Last Modified Date: November 28, 2012

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