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FUN APPLE FACTS...
Apples are a member of the rose family.
Apples are FAT, SODIUM & CHOLESTEROL FREE
A medium sized apple is only about 80 calories
Apples give off natural gasses that will speed up the ripening of   PEACHES, PLUMS, BANANAS & KIWIS
The only apple native to North America is the crab apple
25% of an apples' volume is air--this is why apples float.

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DID YOU KNOW?
Raspberries are not just limited to the color red, but also come in black, orange, yellow and white. Raspberries are an excellent source of fiber, manganese, vitamin C, flavonoids, and ellagic acid.   They are also a source of vitamin B2 and B6 as well as other B vitamins such as folic acid, niacin, and pantothenic acid.  A single serving,  ¾ cup,  of raspberries is a meager 53 calories!  Great over cereal, in yogurt or in a smoothie!

Goji berries contain more beta carotene than carrots and the highest concentration of vision-saving 'zeaxanthin' of any natural superfood or herbal product on the market.  These superstar berries include 19 amino acids, 21 trace minerals, B-vitamins and potent antioxidants.  Goji berries boost the immune system, support the liver, brain and heart!

Pineapples were named for their resemblance of a large green pinecone, and a flavor profile, which is often compared to a mixture of apples, strawberries, and peaches.  Today, the United States is one of the world's leading suppliers of pineapples, even though they are only grown in Hawaii.
NUTRITIONAL FOOD FACTS...
Pineapple is an excellent source of Vitamin C & Manganese.
It also provides vitamins B1 & B6, Copper, Magnesium & dietary fiber.
Just 1 cup of pineapple supplies 73.1% of the daily value of Manganese.
2/3 cup of pineapple has only about 45 calories.

Eggplants are a member of the nightshade family with potatoes and tomatoes. Although commonly thought of in a deep purple shade, eggplants also come in lavender, jade green, orange and light blue.  Eggplant is a great source of dietary fiber. It is also provides copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, niacin, and folic acid.

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