Dr. Jo Robinson

Vegetable vitality

Nov 2, 2014
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You are probably aware of the health benefits of vegetables, but you may not know that their nutritional content can range widely depending on a variety of conditions.  The type, shape, storage, and preparation of vegetables can all influence the amount of antioxidants and other nutrients that you get out of them.

This week on “Take Care,” Jo Robinson talks about some of the healthiest vegetables and how to get the most nutritional value from them.  Robinson is a health writer and investigative journalist.  Her most recent book is “Eating on the Wild Side:  The Missing Link to Optimum Health.”

Picking the right fruits

Aug 10, 2014
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One of the perks of summer in New York state is the ability to purchase local fruit.  While every kind of fruit is healthier than most other foods, choosing certain kinds of fruit and preparing them the correct way can significantly increase their nutritional benefits.

This week on “Take Care,” Dr. Jo Robinson discusses which fruits are the healthiest and how to select and store them.  Robinson is a health writer and investigative journalist.  Her most recent book is “Eating on the Wild Side:  The Missing Link to Optimum Health.”

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