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Off the charts for vitamin B12
You'd think their briny sweetness would be all the reason we need to celebrate mussels, as well as other seafood that's low on the food chain, like oysters and clams. Well, there's more. Mussels are off the charts for vitamin B12, and high in iron, protein, even vitamin C.
Suggested recipe: Saffron Steamed Mussels
Extra dollars pay off nutritionally
Make it sustainable-meat Sundays
Grass-fed meat may take a bigger bite out of your wallet than the usual grain-fed supermarket choice, but the extra dollars pay off nutritionally with meat that is lower in fat, and--thanks to the animals' pasture-based diet--higher in omega-3s and a group of fatty acids that can actually lower your cholesterol. Farmers' markets and some supermarkets sell grass-fed beef and sometimes bison, lamb, and even goat.
Suggested Recipe: Mini Lamb Meatballs with Cilantro-Mint Chutney
A grassroots movement
Try meatless Mondays
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