Nutritious foods support a strong immune system, which can help individuals avoid a number of illnesses. The colors of fruits and vegetables often indicate which nutrients are within them. For example, the bright orange color of fruits like peaches and apricots advertises that they are sources beta-carotene, an important antioxidant.


Apricot Peach Smoothie

Smoothies and frozen drinks can complement healthy eating plans, as they involve whipping up a few ingredients for something refreshing and filling. Smoothies are a favorite of adults and kids alike. This recipe for an “Apricot Peach Smoothie” from “Super Smoothies” (Crestline) by Ellen Brown is supercharged with beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and vitamin E. It’s a perfect smoothie for summertime.

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