Written by Maja Tyhurst
Part of National Nutrition Month 2013
|Picture by Maja Tyhurst|
- Pair bananas and pears with spinach, kale or arugula for a bright green smoothie. Dark green veggies are loaded with vitamin A, C, K, calcium, iron, and numerous phytochemicals that have anti-cancer properties
- Combine a variety of berries with avocado. Blueberries, for example, contain anthocyanin, an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties. Avocados contain monounsaturated fat which can help reduce the risk of diabetes and cancer.