Food Comparison

July 2001 Issue

Foraging for Fruit? ENs Guide to Fresh Picks

The warm days of summer bring the opportunity to savor all sorts of fresh fruit. With few calories and almost no fat, fresh fruits are virtual nutrition cocktails brimming with vitamins, phytonutrients and fiber. While all fruits are nutritious, some are standouts. Tropical fruits like guava, kiwifruit and papaya boast sky-high levels of vitamin C and carotenoids, antioxidants that may halt or prevent free radical damage that could lead to heart disease, cancer and other chronic conditions. Deep-colored apricots, cantaloupe

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