Food on the Beach

It’s summer time, and the livin’ is easy: sunshine, neon drinks, and trips to the beach, right?

No? Why not? Is it… is it something you ate? Shocking! Fret not, good people. No need to be bashful. You can cultivate a svelte beach bod simply by identifying what’s good to eat. Fortunately, Yahoo! brings us the 6 worst swimsuit foods and the top 8 summer foods; this knowledge makes the identification much easier, and the prospects of barbecues, beach parties, and cookouts more palatable. Did you know that one of the six WORST summer food categories is cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts? But we’ve been touting fresh fruits and veggies all month long! What does this mean?

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Men's Health

June is National Men’s Health Month. According their official website, the purpose of the month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. As everyone is well aware, June is also National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month. Do the two correlate? Of course they do! According to this WebMD article, men whose diets are high in nutrients found in vegetables—like vitamin C, beta-carotene, and potassium—are less likely to develop benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or enlarged prostate.

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Tomatoes Dangereux

It’s SUPPOSED to be National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month… but the tomato is not cooperating. What gives, tomato? Something about salmonella? What’s with the suddenly hazardous behavior? Are you having problems at home? The tomato used to be delicious, all-purpose: sandwiches, burgers, pasta, pizza, salad, salsa, pico, chili, bisque… can we not even eat it anymore? Can we possibly exist without it? Is the tomato a thing of the past, like dinosaurs or VHS or the show Unsolved Mysteries?

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Best Grocery Foods

Diving right into Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month? Experiencing nothing but success?

Or…

Are you experiencing some slight difficulties breaking your traditional grocery habits of fruit juices or frozen veggies or even worse… no fruit or vegetable product at all?

If these symptoms sound familiar, you’re in luck. Men’s Health has recently released the 125 Healthiest Supermarket Foods in America. Because 125 is an awful lot of items, and because we here at Wellness360 wouldn’t be able to sleep at night if we didn’t make sure that each Williams-Pyro employee made the healthiest grocery choices, we will take it upon ourselves to highlight the most important fruit-and-vegetable-related choices, plus a few sound, select options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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June: National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month

Popeye believed it. Idaho believes it. California believes it. Some snake in Eden believed half of it. Now the government believes it too: fruit and vegetables matter! Its many branches provide plenty of succulent info about the importance of fruits and veggies in our everyday lives, from official lists of fruits and vegetables that make up groups in the food pyramid to the fruit and vegetable of the month.

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