The Prescription Every Child Needs

When you think of prescriptions, you most likely think of necessary drugs a doctor gives you for a certain condition or illness. But what if you were given a prescription of healthy foods by your doctor for certain conditions?

It’s Not for Everyone, but Star Fruit May be the Star of Fruits

I grew up eating tons of tropical fruits, like ackee, guinep, guava and dragon fruit. But I don’t recall ever trying star fruit. So I decided to learn more about this fruit which is now in season but can be obtained year round.

Let’s Get to the Root of Why Jicama is So Good

Many people love savory, salty foods like French fries. But we all know this is not the healthiest way to eat potatoes. One great alternative to standard fries is making oven-baked sweet potato fries at home. But if you want to get more adventurous in the kitchen, perhaps you should consider making jicama fries.

A Healthier Pasta Option May Start With Zucchini

“Today, more than 160,000 fast- food restaurants feed more than 50 million Americans each and every day, generating sales of more than $110 billion dollars annually,” according to one source.

Why We Are Fired Up About Dragon Fruit

Do you ever wonder why sugary, processed candies usually try to imitate natural fruit flavors?

Listen Up Fellas! Your Prostate Wants More Fruits & Veggies

Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men!

Hydrate with Honeydew

The honeydew melon sure looks a lot like a cantaloupe. And this is probably because both melons belong to the Cucumis melo plant family, along with watermelon.

Cracking The Health Benefits of Eggplants

In order to shed her baby weight, iconic singer Mariah Carey followed a “Purple Diet.” This diet only includes “lilac produce” such as grapes, certain berries, purple carrots, plums and eggplant.

We May Have Uncovered Why Jamaicans Are So Fast. Ackee!

You may not have ever heard of the ackee fruit, the national fruit of Jamaica. Ackee and saltfish is a traditional Jamaican dish and is actually a staple breakfast meal.

Follow This Passion to Better Health

Passion fruit! Just the name of this fruit makes it enticing to eat.

Apricots Are Great but Avoid the Pitfalls

Last year, a 67-year-old man poisoned himself by eating apricot kernels (the seeds of this fruit). He was in remission for prostate cancer but otherwise appeared healthy.

Start Seeing Red When It Comes To Raspberries

Who doesn’t like raspberries? They taste great, and they are beautiful in color.

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