fruits and vegetables

  1. Food & Recipes

    Bloggers dish on their favorite farmers market finds

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    You know your local farmers market will be packed with fresh fruits and veggies. These bloggers all found something different, and...
  2. Diet

    8 Reasons to love a plate of colorful veggies

    Don't let your tableware serve as the only pop of color when dinner rolls around. The vibrant colors of fresh fruits and vegetables...
  3. Organic and Natural

    Eating organic on a budget

    Going organic doesn't mean you have to break the bank. While organic food can be more expensive, with careful planning and knowing...
  4. Organic and Natural

    6 Ways to get fresh produce

    Tired of wilted greens and brown bananas? Want fruits that taste like they are freshly picked or vegetables that were just taken off...
  5. Healthy Recipes

    Easy ways to sneak fruit and vegetables into your diet

    We all know that we're supposed to eat more fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet, but getting them all in each day isn't...
  6. Diet

    Fall fruits and veggies that fight cancer

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    Some of our favorite fruits and vegetables (think apples and pumpkins) reach their nutritional peak in the fall — and can help...
  7. Health & Wellness

    Study: Fruits and veggies may prevent dementia

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    A study indicates that polyphenols could be key to reducing the likelihood of dementia.
  8. Cooking & Entertaining

    Your late May freezing and preserving guide

    By the end of May, the land has reawakened and local farms are once again producing a wealth of fresh fruits and vegetables....
  9. Healthy Recipes

    Juice cleanse: Pros, cons and 5 healthy recipes

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    Juice fasts or juice cleanses are a popular fad for many, including celebrities. Are they really healthy and is one right for you?...
  10. Diet

    Healthy diet trick: Keep your food fresher longer

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    One of the biggest barriers to eating fresh fruits and vegetables is that we throw out almost half of the food we buy.
  11. Cooking & Entertaining

    In a pickle: How to prevent fruits and veggies from rotting

    There are few things worse than stocking up on fruits and veggies only to have them spoil before you can enjoy them. Start making...
  12. Healthy Recipes

    Beyond the garden

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    They may not be growing in your garden or found in the local produce aisle, but these uncommon fruits and veggies are well worth...
  13. Diet

    5 Reasons you need to eat more fiber

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    Fiber is more than just a diet buzzword, it is a crucial nutrient that your body needs to ward off chronic illnesses and achieve...
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    Grocery store tips for healthy eating

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    Healthy eating begins with smart choices at the grocery store. Though it's tempting to buy convenient, processed foods, they aren't...
  15. Cooking & Entertaining

    Cooking 101: Fresh fruit & vegetable exposé

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    Spring has sprung… finally! Time to put away those recipes for hearty soups and stews and focus on the fresh fruits and veggies of...
  16. Healthy Recipes

    Produce power! What to buy and what to avoid

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    All fruits and vegetables found in the produce aisle are not created equal, especially when it comes to choosing the healthiest and...
  17. Healthy Recipes

    Easy, healthy vegetarian dinners

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    Raising your family on a plant-based diet will not only boost their health, but it can even ensure you all live longer. Vegetarian...
  18. Food & Recipes

    Spring fruits and vegetables

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    Spring is the perfect time to dig into a healthier diet featuring the season’s delicious and nutritious bounty of fresh fruits and...
  19. Healthy Recipes

    Foods that fight pain

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    The meaning of comfort food for the 50 million Americans suffering from chronic pain is food that can ease the daily aching. Charles...
  20. Diet

    Losing weight with the new Dietary Guidelines

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    Over time, the Food Guide Pyramid has evolved, and on January 31, 2011, the USDA declared the new nutritional laws of the land. With...