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2013-08-20 23:28:55

The abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs can be overwhelming in late summer. Carol Fenster— author of 10 gluten-free cookbooks and President/Founder of Savory Palate, LLC— offers practical tips to make the most of summer’s bounty by eating some and then preserving the rest for delicious dining throughout the year. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The abundance of locally-grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs can be overwhelming in late summer. Carol Fenster, author of 10...

2013-08-13 23:04:32

Brothers International Food Corporation, a leading provider of freeze-dried fruit snacks, launches a new line of freeze-dried fruits and vegetables designed for easy food storage and convenience. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Brothers-All-Natural Fruit Crisps have been a popular healthy snack among children and adults for several years. They are available in eleven fruit varieties with the choice of various Disney packaging for the little ones. Each snack-sized pouch is packaged...

2013-08-08 23:23:33

Gluten-free cooking expert, Carol Fenster, author of 10 gluten-free cookbooks—including 1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes and the President/Founder of Savory Palate, LLC—offers tips for getting kids to eat more vegetables. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 “Many families are trying to eat more vegetables these days,” says Carol Fenster, author of 1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes. “But getting the kids to eat their vegetables can be challenging, so here are some tips to make vegetables more...

2013-07-18 23:20:36

Despite many false claims that fruit can “make you fat,” nutritionists continue to defend the nutritional quality of this diverse food group. Thomas Hoey comments on the ongoing misguided reputation that continues to impact the produce industry. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 While the “green movement” and other fresh food trends have gained the attention of many Americans in recent years, produce industry maven Thomas Hoey notes that many continue to hold a negative...

2013-07-17 23:03:41

A recent study helps provide additional evidence as to why it is important for individuals to maintain a healthy diet of fruits and vegetables—they may prevent early death. Fruit industry professional Thomas Hoey Jr. discusses this important find. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 As the owner of Long Island Banana Corp., Thomas Hoey Jr. is committed to encouraging individuals to consumer more produce—not just to boost business, but to help promote health as well. While the health...

2013-07-12 23:25:09

Florida Dairy Farmers offers some tips for you to hit the road with healthy snack-packing. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The hustle and bustle of summertime travel can be chaotic, with families often placing healthy eating practices on the back burner. Whether it’s a day trip to enjoy a regional destination, or an extended vacation, it’s important to maintain a healthy eating regimen when hitting the road. If your family is still on-the-go this summer, Florida Dairy Farmers offers...

Kids More Inclined To Eat Veggies When Dip Is Included
2013-07-09 13:05:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's been well documented before that vegetables are good for adults and children alike. The low calories, fiber and nutrients found in these natural foods are not only critical to a healthy lifestyle, they're also a major factor in reducing obesity. As any parent can attest, however, the difficulty is getting children to try new foods, especially if the parents aren't keen on eating these foods themselves. A new study from Penn...


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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.