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Bustle featured College of Health Professions Director of Nutrition and Dietetics Christen Cupples Cooper in "The Science Behind Your Favorite Winter Foods"

10/29/2020

Bustle featured College of Health Professions Director of Nutrition and Dietetics Christen Cupples Cooper in "The Science Behind Your Favorite Winter Foods"

Sweet Potato

Nutritionist Christen Cupples Cooper, R.D.N., tells Bustle that this root veggie is packed with vitamin A, protein, iron and calcium, and fiber. The combination of nutrients supports the body's immune defense, which is particularly helpful during the winter months.

Beets

Filled with potassium, iron, manganese, magnesium, vitamin B6, and folate, they're great for brain function, digestion, and circulation — all things that can slow down in the winter. Cooper adds that studies suggest they also reduce inflammation

Read the full Bustle article.