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Health Benefits of Cantaloupe

At first the health benefits of cantaloupe may not seem as many as with other fruits. Coming in at a low 54 calories per cup, it provides 78% of vitamin C. Cantaloupes are “in-season” June – August. Cantaloupes are members of the cucurbit family of plants (Cucurbitaceae). The cucurbit family of plants includes cucumbers, pumpkins, […]

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Health Benefits of Peaches

It’s peach season in Texas which runs from middle May to early August (depending on the type of peach) and peaks during July and August. Texans are well aware of the many health benefits of peaches. Texas peach-lovers travel from out-of-state and all over the huge state of Texas just to pick, buy and enjoy […]

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