Remember the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away?” Well, like many sayings, this one happens to be mostly true. We are, in fact, very, very good for you. Researchers have said we may reduce the risk of colon, prostate, and lung cancer. We’re a rich source of antioxidant compounds. We may also help combat heart disease, promote weight loss, and our fiber can assist in controlling cholesterol.
These days most people’s minds do not wander to greatness when they think of the onion. Ah, but that was not always the case. There have been many times through the course of time that we have been viewed as a very important vegetable indeed.
I am a cheerful member of the cucumber family, one that includes such relatives as the watermelon, and various kinds of squash. Although people usually think of us as vegetables, we’re actually fruit—a creeping vine.
Hello – Sherry Strawberry here. I’m happy to introduce you to my family – we’re probably the world’s favorite berry, so we’re worth getting to know!
I may be a little strange looking to some with my knobby arms and legs but don’t let that fool you. Looks aren’t everything, remember don’t judge a book by its cover! You are going to be very surprised to find out how healthy I am for you and then you may look at me in a different light. I am so good for you I’m not even sure where to start.