All articles related to "vegetables and fruit":

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…

An apple a day can keep the pounds away

Eating plenty of certain fruits and vegetables could do more than just keep the doctor away. A new Harvard Chan study has shown that increasing one’s intake of foods such as apples, blueberries, and bell peppers can also…