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Seasonal foods for weight loss

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The best weight loss programs educate you about various factor that affect what you see on the scale. Seasonal foods should be one of them.

That’s why you will receive from time to time ideas about what you can do with seasonal foods to keep your diet interesting. But the emphasis here is on “what is in season.” Fall is here and the hard-shell squash season has just  begun.

Today, I highlight butternut squash. Butternut squashes are high in the carotenoids lutein and zanxanthin, which are an important ingredient for preventing degenerative macular disease. And, they are high in vitamin A ad E as well.  One cup of butternut squash has only 82 calories.

But what to do with this knobby gourd? Read More→

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