FALL in Love with this Season’s Best Superfoods: Five foods you should be eating now!

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The temperatures are beginning to drop, and cool-season crops are reaching their peak. Take advantage of this season’s superfoods with our five favorites and healthy ways to enjoy them. We bet you’ll fall in love!

1. Pumpkin:

Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte’s aren’t the only way to enjoy this festive fall favorite! A cup of cooked pumpkin serves up 200% of your recommended daily intake of Vitamin A, which aids in healthy vision. Pumpkin is also a great source of fiber, potassium, and the antioxidant beta-carotene, which may help in the prevention of cancer. Even the seeds are healthy; they are rich in plant-based chemicals called phytosterols, which have been shown in studies to reduce LDL (“bad”) cholesterol.

Break away from plain ole pumpkin pies and breads and check out this incredible recipe below for Southwestern Pumpkin Burgers:

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/southwestern_pumpkin_burgers.html

2. Acorn and Butternut Squash:

Acorn and butternut squash both peak during the fall season, and while they add flavor to lots of delicious dishes, they…

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