Did you know that strawberries actually aren’t berries? Well, not technically. According to Stanford Magazine, true berries are “simple fruits that stem from one flower with one ovary with several seeds.” Strawberries, on the other hand, are derived from a single flower with more than one ovary, which makes them “aggregate fruits.”
It’s Monday, and if you want to take an extra step in being proactive about your health, make today a #MeatlessMonday. If you go meatless every Monday for a year (52 days total), you may reduce your risk of certain diseases including cancer, heart disease and more.
It may be nearly impossible to find someone who can resist the taste of grapes. These juicy, little clusters make the perfect snack and are so versatile. They are used for juices, fruits salads, wines and much more.
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, so let’s take a closer look and see what we can do to be proactive about this skin condition that affects about 7.5 million people in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).
It’s #MeatlessMonday, so let’s be meat free today. Did you know that if you go meatless every Monday for a year (52 days total), you may reduce your risk for certain diseases including cancer, heart disease and more?
Summer is coming to a close soon. Why not end it the right way with a delicious, hydrating fruit like the cantaloupe? This sweet melon is almost like the honey dew melon – except for the flesh inside is orange and not green. Incredibly popular in the U.S., it would be no surprise if the cantaloupe landed on your top list of favorite fruits!
We sometimes feel pressured to lose weight, so we can look a certain way. But my opinion is that we need to focus less on losing weight and more on losing fat!
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor Sam Shepard recently died at the age of 73. He died of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig’s disease.
I recently came across the phrase “Meatless Monday” and wondered what it was about. So I decided to do some research.
As a child, I was always told I needed calcium for strong bones. So, I drank lots of milk and made sure to eat foods rich in this mineral. As an adult, I took calcium supplements. I figured I was doing what I was supposed to be doing from a nutritional standpoint in order to protect my bones.
Sweet potatoes, not to be confused with yams, have been cultivated for thousands of years. These root vegetables are believed to have originated in Central and South America. North Carolina, which is now the largest producer of sweet potatoes in the United States, claims the sweet potato as their state vegetable.
Senator John McCain’s recent announcement of surgery to remove a cancerous brain tumor and appearance on television with his scars still very visible while on the floor of the U.S. Senate, have renewed interest and concern about tumors, especially regarding brain cancer.