Cancer Fact Friday

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Here’s a prevention fact from Dr. Oz:

Sweet Potatoes = Cancer Prevention
According to the experts, eating 1 cup of sweet potatoes a week could reduce your risk of lung, skin and prostrate cancers. Sweet potatoes contain lutein and carotenoids, molecules shown to starve cancer cells. Sweet potatoes are also loaded with alpha carotene. In studies, people with the highest levels of alpha carotene had almost a 40% decrease in risk of death. To achieve maximum health results, eat 1 cup of sweet potatoes a day.

I LOVE sweet potatoes. You can make them baked, boiled roasted you name it. I would have to say sweet potato fries are my favorite, baked with a little olive, rosemary, salt and pepper. Quick prep, quick clean up, awesome taste and they’re pretty too. Mmm mmmm good!!

What’s your favorite way to eat sweet potatoes?

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