Jalapenos!! Jalapeno peppers contain capsaicin, a powerful active component of chili peppers that is used in a variety of beneficial ways. Capsaicin has been tested, in both the chili powder and the purified active form extracted from peppers, and shown that it may inhibit the growth of foodborne bacteria. Capsaicin is also believed to contribute…

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Tangelos Tangelos are rich in dietary fiber and a variety of essential vitamins and minerals. A cross between a grapefruit and a tangerine, tangelos contain a high concentration of the same flavonoid compounds present in other members of the citrus fruit family, including oranges. A diet with a high intake of the nutrients and compounds…

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Red Norland Potatoes Potatoes are considered to be a great source of carbohydrates. If cooked/ prepared properly, potatoes are a healthful food that contain an excellent source of potassium, vitamin B6, copper, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, dietary fiber, and vitamin C. It has all to do with how much resistant starch they contain. If you bake…

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Artichokes! Artichokes are a good source of antioxidants as well as Vitamin C. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrient Database, artichoke provides 15 percent of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C. Not only is Artichoke a great source of Vitamin C but based on the ORAC system, it is considered to have…

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