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The Healthiest Farmers Market Food Picks

Tips on choosing the right fruits and vegetables at your local farmers market.
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Asparagus

If you find purple asparagus, buy it. It contains all the disease-busting compounds found in the green kind, plus certain anthocyanins that are potent cancer fighters.

Regardless of color, eyeball the shape: “Asparagus stalks tend to go crooked when they’re old—an indication that they’ve lost a lot of their nutrients,” Robinson says

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