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10 good luck foods for a new year

Jan. 13, 2011, 3:52 p.m.
Pomegranate

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Pomegranate

Pomegranates represent good luck in Turkey for many reasons: Their red color, which represents the human heart, denotes life and fertility; their medicinal properties represent health; and their abundant, round seeds represent prosperity—all things everyone hopes for in any fresh start.