Jazzy and Vito find out how powerful antioxidant-rich foods are for good health with an experiment Pops helps them do.
Eating the Rainbow
Cardi drinks a bottle of 100% pomegranate juice which is advertised as being full of antioxidants. Cardi happens to glance at the nutrition label and sees that it contains 40 grams of carbohydrates, 34 grams of it from sugar. Cardi thinks about her mom’s diabetes eating plan that limits carbohydrates to 45–60 grams per meal. Cardi wonders if she should cut down on juice and drink something else.
Alive and Well
Sam tells Miss Georgia about a wellness program at his son’s new job. Sam and Miss Georgia wonder how they could help create a wellness program at the community center. They think creating a survey for the community would help them understand what a wellness program could look like.
Cardi cuts her finger chopping vegetables. The next day it is red, swollen, and sore. Pops a comments on how inflammation is the body’s way of healing an injury. They discuss inflammation as the cause of many chronic diseases like asthma and rheumatoid arthritis.