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Scott Tischler Conscience unveils the 5 healthiest vegetables just in time for beach season. Monroe Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 To grow up big and
No matter how much time you've spent training your brain to multitask by playing "Call of Duty," you're probably no better at talking on the phone while driving than anybody else.
According to a new study, eating cruciferous vegetables, such as greens, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, improved the survival ratings of Chinese women diagnosed with breast cancer.
The Vegetable Cultivation Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 248 resources to its Cabbage category.
The Horticulture Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 273 resources to its Brussels Sprout category.
Shoppers looking for heart-healthy vegetables are now able to choose a new variety of broccoli with increased levels of a key phytonutrient.
Over the years, there has been speculation that changes in the way vegetables are grown have decreased their nutritional value.
Research performed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and published recently in the journal Crop Science has demonstrated that mineral levels in new varieties of broccoli have not declined since 1975, and that the broccoli contains the same levels of calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, potassium and other minerals that have made the vegetable a healthy staple of American diets for decades.
New research has found that if you want some of the many health benefits associated with eating broccoli or other cruciferous vegetables, you need to eat the real thing – a key phytochemical in these vegetables is poorly absorbed and of far less value if taken as a supplement.
Out of the way, cheese! Broccoli and spice are the new duo!
Brassica oleracea is indigenous to the coastal areas of southern and western Europe and is often referred to as Wild Mustard. It is tolerant of salt and lime in the soil of its native lands. The plant grows tall and blooms biennially. Large sturdy leaves act as water storage. Once the plant is two years old a tall stem measuring 3 - 7 feet in height grows bearing a cluster of yellow flowers. This plant is flush with nutrients like vitamin C. Cultivars of this plant are categorized into...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.