Salad of papaya and raspberries

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Try New Phytonutrients
Many Americans get their beneficial phytonutrient intake from just a few fruits and vegetables. Although some is definitely better than none when it comes to these health-promoting plant compounds, variety is also good. Today, challenge yourself to go for more densely nutritious substitutes. Some examples:
  • Raspberries instead of strawberries
  • Kale instead of spinach
  • Sweet potatoes instead of carrots
  • Papaya instead of oranges
  • Watercress instead of mustard