Who doesn’t like raspberries? They taste great, and they are beautiful in color.
Cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of death in women worldwide. According to the American Cancer Society, about 13,240 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed in 2018. And about 4,170 women are predicted to die from cervical cancer this year. Many cases of cervical cancer occur in women younger than 50.
Cranberries are native to North America. They were reportedly called “crane berries” by pilgrims because of the cranberry flower’s resemblance to the head and bill of a crane. Pilgrims and other early settlers ate cranberries to help fight off scurvy. Native Americans are reported to have used cranberries for a variety of reasons, including for wound medicine and dye.
Mondays can be tough. And maybe you need to recover from a weekend of overindulging. So make today a #Meatless Monday, because if you go meatless every Monday for a year (52 days total), you may reduce your risk for certain diseases including cancer, heart disease and more.
Did you know that strawberries actually aren’t berries? Well, not technically. According to Stanford Magazine, true berries are “simple fruits that stem from one flower with one ovary with several seeds.” Strawberries, on the other hand, are derived from a single flower with more than one ovary, which makes them “aggregate fruits.”
It’s blueberry season! And if the taste alone wasn’t incentive enough to go get yourself a carton, new research shows that blueberries may be quite the superfood for your brain and memory. Two new studies show that eating blueberries may improve thinking and memory skills in older adults with memory issues.
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