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08/26/2013, By: Lucky Supermarkets

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Discover what the season has in store for you with our Peak Season Picks.

 

We want to give you the tools you need to enjoy produce at its prime. From selecting fruits and vegetables at their ripest, to keeping them tasty at home, we’ve got all your fresh facts in one place.

 

Pears

Full of fiber and a good source of vitamin C, nutrition is packed into pears at only 100 calories per serving.

 

Asparagus

This pick is rich in folic acid, which is helpful for heart health. It's also high in potassium, iron, calcium and protein.

 

Avocados

As a member of the fruit family, avocados provide monounsaturated fats, which help lower blood pressure.

 

Strawberries

Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, strawberries are considered a super food.

 

Artichokes

Artichokes provide essential fiber and help lower cholesterol.

 

Corn

Vitamin C, fiber and folic acid can all be found in this pick.

 

Berries

Proof that good things come in small packages; berries have more antioxidants than any other fresh fruit or vegetable.

 

Grapes

One cup of grapes provides a quarter of the daily-recommended values of vitamin C and K.

 

Cantaloupe

As a melon that belongs to the cucumber family, cantaloupes are low in calories and full of vitamin A.

 

Nectarines

Naturally fat free, nectarines are a good source of Vitamin A and potassium.

 

Watermelon

This melon contains the highest concentrations of lycopene of any fruit or veggie.

 

Peaches

A rich source of lycopene and lutein, peaches help to significantly decrease heart disease.

 

Knowledge about produce is important, but preparation is what really makes the freshness shine, so check out our Pinterest boards for delicious recipes.

Last Updated Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:55 PM.