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X1: Did You Know…….

Published by: Sarah

  • Feb
  • 15

… In a study of dark chocolate, volunteers ate 3.5 ounces of it every day for a week & their good (HDL) cholesterol increased by 9%?

… Canned tomatoes are more nutritious than fresh? They are rich in lycopene, a carotenoid associated with fighting cancer, cardiovascular disease & macular degeration.

… In ancient times a pound cake was made up of a pound each of flour, sugar, butter & eggs? Hense it’s name “pound cake.”

… Eating 5 kumquats will give you a good dose of vitamin C, carotine & lutein? Rub them first to release the essential oils & eat them whole, skin & all!

… Dark chocolate (more than 70% cacao) can lower bad cholesterol, decrease blood pressure & aid in weight loss?


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