After the Blueberries

Summer is gone and so are the healthy fruits and veggies of the season. What do we eat now?

If there is one food I would recommend that my patients eat every day, it is blueberries. Not only do blueberries taste great, but they have well-documented antioxidant powers, which is probably why they seem to help ward off Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. I also encourage people to eat vine-ripened tomatoes and citrus fruits, because they have been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancers of the prostate and colon.

The only problem with these health-promoting summer fruits and vegetables is that when summer is over, many grocery stores either stop carrying them or start overcharging for...