New Year, New You
Here we are, the New Year again. If you started your healthy lifestyle with us last year, now is the time to assess your progress and assess how you are maintaining what you have achieved. Remember to visit Women Health and Family Tips for helpful information on nutrition, fitness and family. If you are new to our e-zine you will find helpful fitness tips, recipes, family tips and relevant upcoming events.
Cranberries - the "wonderberry"
Cranberries are not only good but they are good for you. They are filled with antioxidants, flavonaids and Vitamin C, which help to energize your immune system. Compared to other fruits, the cranberry has more natural occurring antioxidants per gram than any other fruit. It's important to remember a diet filled of fruit and vegetables and rich in fiber and antioxidants are recognized by the Center for Disease Controls as bring helpful in reducing the risk to chronic disease such as heart disease.
Cranberries contain proanthocyanidins, referred to as PACs. PACs help harmful bacteria from sticking to certain areas in the body such as the urinary tract, the mouth and the stomach. PACS are all natural components in cranberries.
You didn't know such a small fruit could pack such a big punch. That's the "wonderberry" for you. Get some today.
Heart HealthyFoods that are good for the heart:
- Green Leafty Vegetables
- Olive Oil
- Whole Grains