Chocolate [facts]

Plain cocoa in moderation is the best choice for adding chocolate flavor to food. It is low in sugar and fat but offers potential health benefits. Cocoa appears to reduce risk factors for heart disease.

Welcome to Fruit & Stuff for Healthy Living!

I like to share information and ideas from my personal journey toward better health. I hope that the articles here will help you along the way to better health too. I can’t predict what will happen if you eat more fruit & stuff or give up animal foods, but I can tell you that some small changes have made a big difference in my health and, as a result, in my life. Giving up meat motivated me to eat more fruit and vegetables, but you don’t have to go all-out vegan or vegetarian to enjoy the benefits of eating more “fruit & stuff” now. Subscribe to this website and follow me on Facebook for updates when new articles are posted.

Mushroom [facts]

White mushrooms are rich in many bioactive compounds that may protect against cancer and heart disease, as well as help improve blood sugar control and gut health.

Passion Fruit [facts]

Passion fruit is rich in antioxidants and dietary fiber, which have been linked to a lower risk of conditions like heart disease and diabetes.

Guanábana (Soursop) [facts]

More studies are needed on this plant’s medicinal possibilities, but the delicious fruit is safe to eat, nutritious, and low in calories.

Vitamin B6 [nutrient]

Vitamin B6 is needed for metabolism of protein, fat, carbohydrates, and for the creation of red blood cells and neurotransmitters. .An adult needs between 1.3 and 17 milligrams per day. Most people get enough vitamin B6 from their diet, and toxicity from food sources is unlikely However, excessive doses (more than 100 mg) of manufactured supplements can cause nerve damage.

Mamey [facts]

Mamey enhances immune function, promotes regularity, prevents anemia, and supports heart and skin health.