Latest Vegetable Stories

2013-05-29 23:03:36

Stay healthy with nutritious, prediabetes-friendly barbecue tips. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Nothing says “summertime” like an outdoor barbecue! When the sun is out and the grill is fired up, it´s time to indulge in backyard lounging with good friends and fantastic food. Still, it´s important to stay healthy with a nutritious diet and regular exercise (it´ll help you look and feel better in a bikini or swim trunks in the coming months!). Good...

Potatoes Give The Most Bang For Your Nutritional Buck
2013-05-25 05:22:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When it comes to produce, potatoes are actually one of the best nutritional values on the market, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal PLOS ONE. Dr. Adam Drewnowski, Director of the Nutritional Sciences Program at the University of Washington, and colleagues reported their findings after creating an “affordability index” of 98 different vegetables and five vegetable subgroups,...

2013-05-22 23:28:41

Heading into summer, now is the perfect time to get with a plan for better nutrition--from farmers' markets overflowing with whole foods to weather perfect for outdoor exercise. The nutrition specialists at Brilliant Nutrition highlight 5 spring nutrition opportunities not to miss. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Spring is the perfect time to get with a plan for better nutrition--from farmers' markets filled with whole foods to weather perfect for outdoor exercise. To help...

2013-05-20 23:24:36

Adding more vegetables to meals is one of the simplest things that can be done to drastically improve health. Flax Seasoning discusses how eating more vegetables can improve health and provides some simple ways to add more vegetables to each meal. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Adding more vegetables to meals is one of the simplest things that can be done to drastically improve health. Vegetables have been shown to help decrease chances of acquiring heart disease, diabetes, and...

Nutritional Value Of White Vegetables
2013-05-15 15:17:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Forgoing those boring looking veggies for ones that have a little more color isn't necessarily the best way to great nutrition, according to a new study. Researchers wrote in the journal Advances in Nutrition that potatoes and other white vegetables are just as important to good nutrition as colorful ones. "It's recommended that the variety of fruits and vegetables consumed daily should include dark green and orange vegetables, but...

2013-05-14 23:35:05

“The Miracle of Vegetables” includes improved immunity, libido, and long life. Bahrain (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Internationally renowned nutritionist Dr. Bahram Tadayyon, the author of The Miracle of Fruits, extols the benefits of a diet rich in vegetables in enhancing one´s health, citing numerous benefits including resistance to many diseases, increased immunity and libido. His new book, The Miracle of Vegetables, is intended to enlighten readers of all ages on the value of...

2013-05-13 23:02:51

LA's Farm to Table Home Delivery Service invites LA residents to submit quick and easy family-friendly food tips and recipes using seasonal organic fruits and veggies, for the chance to win a free Box delivery. This week also sees the launch of a new affordably priced CSA-Style Local Produce box, as well as a new Family Box with mealplan and recipes, including the necessary local ingredients to cook 3 meals (using local grassfed meats and farm fresh veggies), along with a seasonal fruit...

2013-05-07 23:02:02

Gardening expert Melinda Myers provides six strategies Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Increasing a garden´s productivity even when space, time and energy are limited is easier than you think says gardening expert Melinda Myers. Myers recommends the following planting, maintenance and harvesting techniques for effectively creating a more bountiful harvest this season. Maximize planting space with wider rows. Leave just enough room for plants to reach their maximum size. Make wide...

Latest Vegetable Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'