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Fruits and Vegetables to Eat During the Winter Months

Your guide to great produce for the season – and preparation tips to please kids

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Mushrooms

Good Body Benefits: Mushrooms have long been considered a medicine. They contain a treasure trove of nutrients, including selenium. Haven't heard of it? Selenium boosts your body's immune system and is thought to protect its cells from certain chronic diseases.

How to Prepare: "You really can't disguise mushrooms in dishes," Loving points out. "They are what they are." His suggestion is to introduce kids to mushrooms by using them as a topping on pizza. You might also think about stirring them into quiches, scrambled eggs and pasta dishes like lasagna.

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