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2013-03-24 23:02:20

“The Passionate Vegetable” by chef and educator Suzanne Landry reveals the pure simplicity and bountiful flavor of fresh vegetables with recipes that are easy and delicious. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 From the first tender pea shoots in spring to the last brilliant orange pumpkins in autumn, vegetables are the cook´s harbinger of the changing seasons. Vegetables are often thought of as sides that complement a main dish of meat, fish or poultry. While this is a...

Plant-Based Mediterranean Diet Can Be Much Easier On The Wallet, Study Claims
2013-03-20 15:31:41

For even the casual reader of redOrbit.com, news of the benefits of adopting the so-called Mediterranean diet is nothing new. Most notably, our own Michael Harper has written some compelling articles on how this diet can lower your stroke risk and, in one very clever insurance scheme in South Africa, assist you in thinning your waistline while maintaining a plumped pocketbook. Additionally, the introduction of olive oil into your diet, it has been determined, aids you in feeling fuller...

2013-03-14 23:03:31

While Saint Patrick´s Day´s “go green” campaign typically conjures up images of parades inundated with green clad revelers guzzling green drinks, it´s also a great reminder that we should all try to incorporate more healthy, natural green foods into our everyday menus as part of a healthy lifestyle. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 While Saint Patrick´s Day´s “go green” campaign typically conjures up images of parades inundated with...

2013-03-03 23:00:53

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 strong children must eat all of their vegetables. Children begrudgingly finish eating all the vegetables on the plate in front of them. This may be because they want to grow up big and strong or maybe the fact that they were told that they would get no dessert unless they ate all their vegetables. Although Children need incentive to eat...

2013-02-28 23:00:27

There´s only one real way to celebrate a month designated as National Nutrition Month, and Mom´s Meals´ Registered Dietitian Elizabeth Elliott, says that cutting junk food should be at the top of our list. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 There´s only one real way to celebrate a month designated as National Nutrition Month, and Mom´s Meals´ Registered Dietitian Elizabeth Elliott, says that cutting junk food should be at the top of our list....

2013-02-19 23:00:51

It´s never too late to start a new habit — and now may be the time to do just that. February's American Health Month is a good wake up call for everyone. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 For those who have gotten that phone call in the middle of the night with news that a love one has died from an unexpected heart attack, you know it´s a moment you´ll never forget. Over two thousand Americans die each day from heart disease, making it one of the nation´s...

Skip The Pizza, Learn To Eat Healthier With Cooking Classes
2013-02-18 10:55:11

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Those dissatisfied with their diets of unhealthy food would do well to take a few cooking classes and learn to make their meals at home, suggests a new study from the University of Glasgow. More than just a fun activity for couples or fiercely independent singletons, these cooking classes have been proven to directly affect the lives of those who partake. A year after they took part in government-funded cooking classes, a...

2013-01-29 08:32:15

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland Bulb Farms recently announced a new addition to their online retail store: live fruit and vegetable plants produced by Chef Jeff. Only previously sold in stores, this marks the online debut of these naturally-grown, premium plants. Primarily specializing in the sale of bulbs and root stock, this also marks the introduction of live plants on the Holland Bulb Farms site. While still continuing to offer seeds and root stock, the people at Holland...

2013-01-25 23:01:35

Studies are clear that a higher fruit and vegetable intake leads to a longer life span. Now Prograde Nutrition makes it easier to get both with its new drink, Genesis. North Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Longevity is often portrayed as a mystical secret or an impossible goal, but to medical researchers, the key to extending the human lifespan has long been clear. Studies on older adults reveal that a higher intake of fruits and vegetables, along with regular exercise,...

Eating Fruits And Vegetables Improves Our Mind, Makes Us Happier
2013-01-24 09:21:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We all know that fruits and vegetables are an important part of our daily diet. Countless studies have shown that these edibles are necessary for maintaining good health throughout life. Some studies have even shown how fruits and vegetables can help us do remarkable things, such as quit smoking. Now, a new study has found that those sweet fruits and crunchy veggies can not only improve our body, but also improve our mind. A team...


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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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