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Healthy Aging
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Reach for the Blues for Healthy Aging

Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain health-promoting phytochemicals, which are being studied for their anti-aging benefits. It's believed that eating produce that is blue or purple in color can help maintain urinary tract health, lower the risk of some cancers and help with memory function.

In Season
June
July
August
September

Blackberry

High in fiber and folate, blackberries are also a good source of vitamin C and contain small amounts of iron, calcium and vitamin E.

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July
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September
October

Blueberry

Blueberries can help reduce the risk of urinary tract infection, and their high antioxidant level helps reduce the buildup of bad cholesterol.

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In Season
August
September
October

Eggplant

With only 25 calories per serving, healthy eggplant also contains dietary fiber, vitamin C, iron and potassium.

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Trivia:

Originally an Oriental ornamental plant, eggplant got its name from yellow and white fruited varieties with egg-sized fruits. |In India and Medieval Europe, eggplant was credited with remarkable properties as a love potion. By the 16th Century, northern Europeans were calling eggplants, "mad apples" in the belief that consumption would cause insanity.|Eggplant were brought to America by Spaniards as "berengenas," meaning apples of love.|Ladies in the high society of China once made black dye from dark eggplant skins and used it to stain their teeth to a black lustre, a fashionable cosmetic use.
In Season
January

Beauty Grape

Free of fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, purple grapes are a healthy source of vitamin C, and are high in antioxidants!

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For a delicious summertime treat, spread individual grapes on a pan and freeze. Transfer to a freezer box to have available for kids to eat as a frosty snack ~ like little popsicles.|Grapes are great to pack in lunch boxes. Grapes satisfy your child's sweet tooth without added sugar or fat, and they are an excellent way to get more fruit in a youngster's diet.|The frosty look on grape varieties is called bloom and is a natural protection produced by grapes.| There are seedless varieties of grapes in all colors - green, red and black - available throughout the year.
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June
July
August
September
October

Black Beauty Plum

High in vitamin C, plums contain some potassium, as well as riboflavin and other B vitamins.

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Although plums are native to Asia, Europe and America, most U. S. production is in the Japanese varieties which are red and yellow (European varieties are blue and purple). | The difference between plums and prunes is small. Plums are clingstone (the pit does not separate easily from the flesh) and prunes are freestone. While there are at least 125 prune varieties, most (except for Italian prunes) are grown for drying.
In Season
November
December

Red Potato

Purple potatoes contain the antioxidant glutathione and all of the nutrients of other potatoes. And did you know that one serving provides 45% RDI of vitamin C, 21% RDI of potassium and 3 grams of fiber?

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Prune

Very high in antioxidants and a good source of vitamin A, dried plums and raisins also contain vitamin E, potassium, iron and B vitamins, as well as magnesium and phosphorous.

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Raisin

Very high in antioxidants and a good source of vitamin A, dried plums and raisins also contain vitamin E, potassium, iron and B vitamins, as well as magnesium and phosphorous.

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