Monday, May 13, 2013

Did You Know?

Mangoes contain enzymes that help improve digestion. In
countries where it's grown, mango is often used to tenderize
meat because its powerful enzymes help break down proteins.
Kiwifruits are nutritional stars. Ounce for ounce, one kiwi has
more vitamin C than an orange and more potassium than a
banana. The fruit also provides folate, vitamin E, and fiber,
and has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Many people who are lactose intolerant can tolerate up to
12 grams of lactose- the amount in a cup of milk- with few
or no symptoms. Lactose-free or lactose-reduced dairy
products can provide important nutrients such as calcium,
vitamin D, potassium, and other bone builders. Eating dairy
products with other foods may also eliminate lactose-related
-Natural Choices Magazine, May 2013