When strongly craving a certain decadent snack or dish, we should not deprive ourselves, but indulge mindfully.
Apricots are currently in season and a delicious fruit indicating the start of summer. It’s dried and frozen forms are available all year long, but fresh apricots are available in North American only in the months of May-August.
Fruits contain the fruit sugar called fructose and certain fruits have higher amounts of fructose; however fruits provide many nutritional benefits that aid in overall health and weight management.
We all have childhood memories of biting into fresh, crisp slice of watermelon on a hot summer day, juices dripping down our chins and ruining the t-shirt Mom made us promise not to spill on. How come the watermelon seemed to be packed with infinitely more flavor in the summer than any other time of the year?