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5 Fruits and Veggies for Fresh Summer Skin

Mangoes: Per the National Mango Board, this tropical fruit contains more than 20 varieties of vitamins and minerals. Mangoes have a fruit acid enzyme profile and contain Beta-C and vitamin A derivatives that activate cell regeneration.

Try this: Mango Banana Soup with Cardamom

Mushrooms: Mushrooms are one of the only food sources for vitamin D, contain antioxidants, and have anti-inflammatory properties. All of this helps the skin remain strong and youthful, as inflammation plays a role in aging and may increase risk for some skin cancers.

Try this: Spring Greens-Stuffed Mushrooms

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3:07AM PDT on Mar 13, 2013

Thanks!

1:47AM PDT on Aug 31, 2011

Thanks for the informative article and the links to the recipes.

9:50PM PDT on Jun 30, 2011

It is always good to know these things.

8:04PM PDT on Jun 28, 2011

Thank you for this article, very good!

7:51PM PDT on Jun 26, 2011

WOW, everything i eat now and then, better than rarely, but not as common as weekly or daily

5:01AM PDT on Jun 25, 2011

thank you

4:40AM PDT on Jun 23, 2011

Sweet potatoes are not available in Poland and mangoes are extremely expensive.

11:12AM PDT on Jun 22, 2011

Thankyou!

9:11AM PDT on Jun 22, 2011

Interesting article. Thanks for sharing.

6:53AM PDT on Jun 21, 2011

This is a great article! Too bad mangos are impractical here in New England. I only buy them if the local co-op is discounting them because they are going bad. Otherwise I feel too guilty as they travel far to get here.
Everything else I can get locally and love to eat. Now I am looking forward to blueberry season with even greater anticipation!!

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