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6 in-season fruit & vegetable winners

9 monthes ago   |   By Nutrition Action

'Tis the season! Holiday foods aren't exactly paragons of healthy eating. Sigh.
But these fruits and veggies that show up for the fall and winter season are winners. Here's why...and how to enjoy them. Each recipe serves 4.
Sweet potatoes
It's hard to find a food with more beta-carotene and potassium.
Tip: In the mood for a potato? Think orange. Even without the skin, sweets have twice the fiber of white potatoes.
Simple Mashed Sweets
Using a fork, pierce the skin of 2 or 3 sweet potatoes or yams in a few places. Microwave (or bake in a 375°F oven for 45-60 minutes) until very tender...
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