Fitness Matters

Fall is a great time for fruits and vegetables in your diet as many are at their peak.  Many of these healthy choices are not only good for you but have been shown to help fight cancer.

  • Acai Berries
  • Blackberries & Raspberries
  • Chili Peppers
  • Citrus Fruits (oranges/lemons)
  • Kale and Other Greens
  • Mushrooms
  • Nuts
  • Onions
  • Papayas
  • Pomegranates
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries
  • Watermelon & Other Melons

What are your favorite cancer fighting veggies/fruits?  Comment below!

 

Source: American Institute for Cancer Research

 

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