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Celebrate American Heart Month By Eating Red

Don't Just Wear Red, Eat It Too!

Discover the power of eating heart-healthy red foods during the first-ever National Eat Red Week, Feb. 4-10, 2008 in support of Heart Health Month.

Why? Well, studies from the University of Michigan suggest that the pigments that produce the red color in many fruits and vegetables like fresh cherries and tomatoes, are actually powerful disease-fighting antioxidants that may help reduce inflammation associated with atherosclerosis — hardening of the arteries — and reduce certain risk factors for heart disease.

To learn more and to donate $1 to the American Heart Rate Association by simply clicking a button (no cost to you) visit Choosecherries.com.

Have you eaten any red foods today? I am curious so tell me in the comments section below.

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Spectra Spectra 9 years
I eat tomatoes every day and I eat strawberries and raspberries almost every day. I wish I could eat cherries every day, but they are not in season and are really expensive most of the time.
guinnevere guinnevere 9 years
i try to eat local, in season foods, and cherries are definitely NOT in season right now. maybe blood oranges...
AMP AMP 9 years
Not yet today, but I have tomatoes every day. Yesterday I had strawberries and tomatoes. I love cherries, but can't say that I have those too often. I bought a big bad of red delicious apples yesterday too mmmmmmmmmm, i love apples.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Strawberries :) Had some yesterday! And I have a red apple for lunch today :)
gumdrops334 gumdrops334 9 years
I like cherries too. For some reason strawberries are too tart for me (unless they're the chocolate-covered kind haha)
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Yum, I love cherries oh and strawberries. :)
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