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.
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!
I recently came across the phrase “Meatless Monday” and wondered what it was about. So I decided to do some research.
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.
I will be the first to admit that I love food. But usually I take the time to find healthy foods to eat, because then I can generally eat as much as I need without feeling guilty.
The persimmon has many nicknames: “The Apple of the Orient,” “The Fruit of the Gods,” “Jove’s Fire,” “Nature’s Candy,” and more. This fruit originally comes from China, but there are other varieties, including the Japanese, American, Indian and the black persimmon.
Iron, chromium, copper, zinc, iodine, manganese, magnesium, selenium— are we talking about science class or my dinner?
Watercress is an aquatic plant with succulent leaves. It is native to Europe and Asia and is among one of the oldest known leaf vegetables consumed by humans. Traditional English tea sandwiches usually have watercress, and in Britain watercress was often referred to as “poor man’s bread.” It was inexpensive to eat plain watercress between two pieces of bread.
Most of us know what sleep deprivation feels like, and it is not pleasant. If we do not get enough healthy sleep (some children need 10 hours nightly, while most adults need at least seven), we may be left feeling irritable and disoriented. It can also be dangerous to be sleep deprived.
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.