Oranges, lemons and limes. These are citrus fruits we associate with being cleansing, invigorating and refreshing. Grapefruits are part of the citrus family too, and this versatile fruit is something you may want to put at the top of your grocery list.
The kiwifruit, also known as the Chinese gooseberry, is native to China and is the national fruit of this country. Kiwis are also very popular in New Zealand, where they reportedly have been grown for about 100 years. They were first harvested in California in the 1970s.
She’s young, beautiful and her career is on fire as a singer and dancer who performs around the world, so Selena Gomez’s millions of fans were shocked when she cancelled a world tour in 2016 and revealed to the world that she had been battling lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease.
We are in the thick of summer, and today is National Hot Dog Day! What better excuse to fire up the barbeque and enjoy one of the most classic American treats?
I’m all ears when it comes to the gorgeous Salma Hayek giving beauty advice. The ageless 50-year-old actress, who was born in Mexico, recently launched a line of smoothies that are not only meant for drinking but also for use as face masks. Hayek was inspired to create this line of edible smoothies by her grandmother, who would crush up papaya and apply it to her face as a mask.
Whenever the word parsley comes to mind, I usually think of decorations for my dinner table at Christmas or Thanksgiving time. I don’t recall ever eating it, so I decided to do some research to see if it was worth the effort to start eating this plant.
Mangoes (along with bananas) are one of the most widely consumed fruits worldwide. A common nickname for this stone fruit, native to South Asia, is “The King of Fruits.” In India, a basket of mangoes is considered a gesture of friendship.
Since the election, there’s some evidence that many Americans have experienced an increase in fear and anxiety. Two-thirds of adults say they’re stressed about the future of the United States, according to a report from The New England Journal of Medicine.
Your favorite summertime fruit may not even really be a fruit! Many sources report that watermelon is really a vegetable that is part of the cucumber family. Fruit or vegetable, watermelon is a delicious and popular food around the world. There are more than 1,000 varieties of watermelon grown worldwide, and watermelon is grown in more than 90 countries worldwide.
Both fruits and vegetables are critical for a healthy life. But sometimes I think we over-emphasize vegetables at the expense of fruits.
I will always have fond memories of my visit to Thailand. It is a beautiful country with delicious food. But what stood out to me the most was my daily supply of sapodilla at my hotel.
Maybe you know of a friend or family member who complains of sore or stiff joints from osteoarthritis. After all, one in five adults in the United States reportedly is having doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Though osteoarthritis is usually seen in older people, 27 million people age 25 and older also have the condition. The good news is that there may be a way to lower the risk of developing knee osteoarthritis, and surprisingly it involves your fiber intake.
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