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Posted on: February 8, 2017

[ARCHIVED] A Health eTip from St. Charles County Public Health

Choose Red Fruit

Through regular postings of articles, videos and other contributions to our Health eTips blog, we'll illustrate the roles the public health system plays in improving the lives of people and pets throughout St. Charles County.


Red fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants, vitamins, fiber and other nutrients that have been shown to promote heart health, improve memory and reduce the risk of some cancers. Lean red meat, pink salmon and red beans are high in protein, which helps to build strong bones and muscles, repair damaged tissues and improve your immune system. In this blog, we outline the nutritional benefits of eating RED FOODS with your Valentine.

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