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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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Sweet Potatoes

Good Body Benefits: Like carrots, their orange color is a sign of beta-carotene – an antioxidant that builds up the cells in your body to help them fend off diseases.

How to Prepare: Roast peeled, chopped chunks in the oven at 375 F for 35 minutes (done when the inside is softened). Before roasting, toss in a bit of olive oil for a crispier exterior. Akua Woolbright, Ph.D., head of health/wellness at Whole Foods Market in Detroit, says to then dust them with sea salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.

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