June Food of the month: Mangoes!
Mangoes are extremely rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Fiber. All these benefits equate to a healthy immune system, good vision and eye sight. The Vitamin C in Mangoes keeps your skin looking great by assisting in hydration and helps tissues to heal effectively if injured. It’s rich fiber content promotes a healthy digestive system and it’s Folate content is vital for healthy cell reproduction for development. This fruit is a power house and packs all of these benefits into a 1 cup serving of sliced pieces. Be sure to get a piece of the Mango action this summer while it last! This fruit’s peak season is in June and July so don’t waste any time.
July Food of the month: Avocados
If you’ve spent any time in southern California you’ve probably seen avocados on almost everything. Avocado toast, avocado smoothies, even avocado pizza! But did you know that this trendy food is actually a superfood? Avocados are a surefire way to give your body a boost of much needed vitamins, fiber, and healthy fats. A recent study showed that one avocado a day can help lower bad cholesterol! So, next time you see an avocado option consider taking it. It will benefit your heart, your mind, and your future.