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Should I Wash Fresh Fruits and Vegetables?

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Should I Wash Fresh Fruits and Vegetables?

People often wonder what they should wash their fruits and vegetables with before consuming them. Some people only rinse them haphazardly, and some people neglect to wash them at all. Yes, you absolutely do need to wash them! We all want to enjoy summer and fall's bounty, but must do so safely. It is unwise to take a chance and consume the pesticide residue and all the bacteria groups present on unwashed fruits and vegetables.1 Now we have COVID-19 added to the mix, which makes washing fresh produce even more crucial. People do get ill every year from food-borne bacteria...

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Should I Take Vitamin / Mineral Supplements? 7 Things to Consider

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Should I Take Vitamin / Mineral Supplements?  7 Things to Consider

Should you take vitamin / mineral supplements? Do we really need to supplement our diets? Can’t we get all our necessary nutrition from food? Is your head spinning with information about the pros and cons of taking vitamin / mineral supplements? If so, you are certainly not alone. We are inundated with information and junk science at every turn of the road these days about which vitamins to take, as well as what kind of vitamin supplements to take. All of this noisy, conflicting information is enough to drive one to junk food! Many people have started supplement regimens only...

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