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Black raspberries considered best antioxidant fruit

As far as healthy foods go, berries top the list. They contain potent antioxidants, which decrease or reverse the effects of free radicals – natural byproducts of energy production that can play havoc on the body and that are closely linked with heart disease, cancer, arthritis, stroke or respiratory diseases.

Unsurprisingly, the benefits of berries are extoled in one study after another. It is usually the exotic Goji, Acerola or Acai berries that make the headlines as superfoods. But for the health-savvy consumer, the native homegrown species could be even more alluring. >> Learn More…

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Southwest Ag Conference

January 5-6, 2016
Location: Ridgetown, Ont. >> More Info

Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Annual Meeting

January 12, 2016
Location: Crowne Plaza, Niagara Falls, Ont. >> More Info