All articles related to "vegetables and fruit":

Vegan diet can benefit both health and the environment

There is strong evidence that a plant-based diet is the optimal diet for living a long and healthy life, according to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health nutrition expert Walter Willett. In a January 7, 2019 interview…

Fruit, veggie consumption may lessen memory loss in men

Eating lots of leafy greens, orange and red vegetables, berries and orange juice may help men stave off cognitive decline, according to a study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Researchers analyzed 20 years’ worth of data…

Apples

Does eating an apple every day really keep the doctor away? Apples are certainly popular—ranking among the top three fruits produced around the world. They are easy to store and transport, and as a result, are typically available…

Bananas

There’s a bit of confusion surrounding bananas. Some people consider this iconic golden fruit a healthy choice while others avoid it, after seeing it on Internet lists of “5 Worst Foods.” Unfavorable claims suggest that bananas cause weight…

Kale

Who knew a vegetable could be so cool? Although kale has early roots in Greek and Roman culture, it remained a relatively minor commercial crop in the U.S. until recent years. This leafy green reached celebrity status around…

When should you consider buying organic?

When buying vegetables and fruits, it can be challenging to know when it’s worth spending more for organic products over conventionally produced options that generally have more chemicals. Scientists have linked pesticides in foods to fertility issues and…

Winter Squash

Pumpkins may attract much attention as an official sign of cooler weather, but they are just one of dozens of seasonal squash varieties in the Cucurbitaceae (gourd) family. "Winter" squashes are uniquely beautiful with ribbed or bumpy skins,…