Food and Health

BANANAS

 

Benefits:
  • An excellent source of potassium and vitamin B6, as well as a source of folate and fiber.

 

BLACK BERRIES

 

Benefits:
  • Low in calories and high in fiber.
  • A good source of vitamin C and biofavonoids; also contain folate, iron, and calcium.
  • Caontain anthocyanins, biofalvonoids with numerous health benefits including lowering risk of cancer and heart disease. Also contain ellagic acid, which has anticancer properties.

Drawbacks:
  • Contain salicylates, which can cause a reaction in asprin-sensitive people.