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Did You Know..? Food Facts

Avocados are the only fruit or vegetable, which are truly high in fat. On a positive note, they have no cholesterol and avocado oil is a natural source of amino acid, proteins, vitamins A, D, E, and potassium.

Mushrooms are brimming with protein, B vitamins (riboflavin, niacin and pantothenic acid), and minerals (selenium, potassium, and copper). They are also low in calories and may contain antibacterial substances.

Panthenol (PAN-thuh-naul) is a penetrating moisturizer. It is absorbed into the skin and hair and is converted into pantothenic acid, a B complex vitamin, which assists in the moisturizing of skin and hair.

Corn is America’s number one field crop. It is also a major component in many food items like cereals, peanut butter, snack foods and soft drinks.

Lycopene (LIE-koh-peen) is the carotenoid that makes the tomato red and is a powerful antioxidant. It is an exceptional scavenger that reduces damage to the skin caused by free radicals. It is also known to help increase skin elasticity.

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