Articles relating to 'fruits and vegetables'

Alert: 12 contaminated foods you need to know about

CONTAMINATED, DIET, FOOD, FRUITS AND VEGETABLESSummer is the perfect time to switch to sandals, unwind on a deck and indulge in those cooling, tasty treats. But did you know that it’s also the right time to think seriously about what you eat and drink?

That’s because the latest data by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture … Read More

Could Plants Make The Difference Between Harmless vs. Deadly Cancer Tumors?

78652569“Eat your fruits and vegetables” is one of the most common phrases associated with healthy eating – and with good reason. A diet rich in vegetables and fruits can help prevent heart disease, control blood pressure, and keep your digestive system in proper working order. Now, science is revealing yet another miraculous benefit of a plant-rich diet – … Read More

Scientists Discover that Living Longer May Be Simpler Than You Think

86806376According to U.S newspaper reports, the number of centenarians in the country – people who have made it to 100 years old –  is just over 70 thousand. How do they do it? Well, some people like to think it is all about advancements in medical technology, while others believe it has more to do with better lifestyle … Read More

The Best Anti-Aging Foods in Your Diets

156893804In the mid 90’s scientists in both England and the United States publicly declared that obesity accelerates aging. Being overweight though is not the only factor that can impact longevity. Some nutritional scientists believe all of us; no matter what our current weight, can live longer, if only we adjusted our diets.

Research shows that poor diets can … Read More

Drinking Your Fruit – What is Most Popular?

105864719The more depressing part of the year is definitely upon us, and going outside, never mind to an outdoor market for fresh produce has officially become the bottom of your list of priorities. This cold weather might have you in hibernation mode, and you may have also noticed that two things have suffered, your diets, and your intake … Read More

What Gender Means for Eating Your Veggies

135489663We all know that leading a healthy lifestyle is key to decreasing the risk of developing various types of medical conditions.  Eating fruits and vegetables, which are natural food items rich in vitamins and minerals, serve as the strongest factor in preventing disease.  The current recommended daily diet of two cups of fruits is thus beneficial to an … Read More

Sweet Potato – The New Food for Longevity

feel youngerConsuming lots of fruits and vegetables in our diets is important for good health and we shouldn’t overlook the sweet potato.   Many fruits and vegetables are known as “super foods”.  Super foods have a significantly higher nutritional value than most foods and provide various health benefits.  Sweet potatoes are a fantastic super food, not only providing sweetness into … Read More

Best Breakfast Ideas That Don’t Include Junk Food

Breakfast has always been called “the most important meal of the day” and for good reason. There is a mountain of scientific evidence pointing to the benefits of a good morning meal.

When you start your day out with a good, healthy breakfast research shows that you are providing your body with much needed energy. Your metabolism will … Read More

Feel Less Full After a Big Meal

Whether it is Christmas, Thanksgiving or some other special occasion, we are all guilty of over-indulging in a tasty meal from time to time. It can become rather uncomfortable when we have a big meal though. Bloating, fatigue, cramps, nausea, indigestion, and acid reflux are all associated with diets that involve large amounts of food in one … Read More

Should You Juice Your Vegetables?

Mom always says “eat your vegetables”…we have plenty to choose from, both domestic and imported. Still, many North Americans aren’t eating a lot of veggies. For many people, the juice bar craze of recent years has been a substitute.

Make Sure to Eat These Healthy Foods

To call vegetables a healthy food is a bit of an understatement. … Read More

Healthy Foods for Fall

dietsThe fall season brings bright beautiful reds, oranges and yellows to the trees but also to our diets in the form of colourful fruits and vegetables.  If you’re looking for healthy food options this fall, seasonal fruits and vegetables are some of the healthiest foods that you should add to your plate.

Diets that are rich in fruits Read More

Cherries in Your Diets for Good Health

dietsAmong the fruits and vegetables available in local groceries, cherries are considered as a common component in making pies and jams.  Eating fresh cherries as part of our daily diets may facilitate in achieving good health, especially when one looks into the nutritional value of this fruit.  Cherries are rich in dietary fiber and may help in the … Read More

Renaming Vegetables? Why This Could Happen

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By the same theory it seems to work on your kids and grandkids, it very well could work for adults too. In the day and age of catchy ad campaigns and constant changes in technology, it’s no doubt that in order to stay on the cutting edge, you need to have an open mind. But as a new … Read More

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