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Eat your vegetables … Mom was right!

The vibrant colours of fruits and vegetables are not only nice to look at, they tell us how to help maintain health. Each is made up of a unique combination of nutrients, vitamins and minerals.

Fruits and vegetables are often divided into six colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue/purple and white and each provides health benefits. Below is an overview.

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  • Red Fruits & Vegetables Include:  Beets, Cherries, Cranberries, Pink grapefruit, pomegranates, radishes, red onions, rhubarb, strawberries, tomatoes and watermelon
  • Green Fruits & Vegetables Include: Artichokes, Asparagus, Avocados, Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, Celery, Cucumbers, Green Apples, Green beans, Cabbage, Green grapes, Green onion, Green peppers, Honeydew, Kiwi, Leafy greens, Leeks, Limes, Peas, Spinich, and Zucchini
  • Blue and Purple Fruits & Vegetables Include: Black currants, Blackberries, Blueberries, Plums, Eggplant, Elderberries, Grapes, Prunes, Purple cabbage, and Raisins.
  • Yellow and Orange Fruits & Vegetables Include: Apricots, Butternut squash, Cantaloupe, Carrots,  Grapefruit, Lemon, Mangoes, Nectarines, Oranges, Papayas, Peaches, Pineapples, Pumpkin, Rutabagas, Sweet corn, Sweet potatoes, Tangerines, Yellow apples, Pears, Yellow peppers
  • White Fruits & Vegetables Include: Bananas, Cauliflower, Dates, Garlic, Ginger,  Mushrooms, Onions, Potatoes, Shallots, Turnips, White Corn, and White peaches.


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THE GREAT ESCAPER

Today’s Inspiration – “The spirit that epitomises the Second World War generation” –  Bernard Jordon

Bernard Jordan, a WWII Royal Navy veteran, who wanted to “honour his mates” at D-Day commemorations in France.  The only problem – he was in a care home in England.  So he put on his medals (under his overcoat) and told staff that he was going for a walk.  Instead he took a train to the coast and then a cross-channel ferry to France.  Police were searching for the 89 year old when a younger veteran called them to say that he had met Bernard on the crossing to France, and assured them that his “new mates” would take care of him.  Bernard became an instant hero (he was returned to England on a Royal Navy ship)  and within days received thousands of cards and greetings from well wishers around the country.

 

 

 


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Globe Walk Double Header – April 12th 1:00-3:30 pm

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“COUNTRY HEAT”

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A PRESENTATION ON “BRAIN HEALTH”Heart & Brain

We walked in February and did yoga in March.  In April please join us for  something a little different but a lot of fun – “Country Heat”.  FIM Coordinator Kimberly Willison will lead us in the newest dance craze – choreographed for older adults!  She will also give a presentation on “Brain Health. 

BECAUSE…

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SNACKS, BEVERAGES & GREAT CONVERSATION WILL FOLLOW

50/50 DRAW 

CELEBRATION LUNCHEON (May 10th) TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT

   Louise Street Community Church (3042 Louise St., Saskatoon) 

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“BRAIN HEALTH” – An exciting addition to the April “Let’s Dance” event!

Globe Walk will host a presentation on “Brain Health” in addition to “Let’s Dance” at our April event.  Physical health and exercise, diet and nutrition, cognitive activity, and social engagement can help keep your body and brain healthy.  Globe Walkers are already committed to physical activity.  Take this opportunity to find out more about brain health.  Space is limited so please call Beth at the SCOA office (306 652-0027) if you plan to attend.

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WORKING TOGETHER