All articles related to "vegetables and fruit":

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are typically recognized by their copper-colored skin and vibrant orange flesh, though the hundreds of varieties grown worldwide display colors such as white, cream, yellow, reddish-purple, and deep purple. Although they are often found on holiday…

Pesticides in produce linked with reduced fertility in women

Eating fruits and vegetables with high amounts of pesticide residue—such as strawberries, spinach, peppers, or grapes—may reduce women’s chances of conceiving and bearing children, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The…

Community-wide effort to fight childhood obesity shows promise

For immediate release: June 27, 2017 Key Takeaways:  After a two-year comprehensive effort to reduce childhood obesity in two low-income communities in Massachusetts, the prevalence of obesity decreased among some schoolchildren; some students drank less sugar-sweetened beverages and…

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are named after Brussels, Belgium, where it is believed they were first widely cultivated in the 16th century. Sometimes called mini cabbages, they have appeared on “most hated vegetable” lists due to their potentially bitter flavors…

Enjoy fall vegetables, but skip the white potatoes

When choosing fall vegetables to bake, roast, or add to dishes, carrots, Brussel sprouts, parsnips, and most others —except for white potatoes — are a good choice, Vasanti Malik, a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health research…