Tag Archives: fruits and vegetables

Honey Improves Immunity and Relieves Anxiety

April McCarthy preventdisease.com For ages, the anti-bacterial properties of honey have been revered and so it is little wonder that it has been used for medicinal purposes all over the world. If you have a sweet tooth but shrink at … Continue reading

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Study: Healthy Eating Can Cost Less

Sam Hananel The Ledger WASHINGTON | Is it really more expensive to eat healthy? An Agriculture Department study released Wednesday found that most fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods cost less than foods high in fat, sugar and salt. That … Continue reading

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Beta-Carotene: Why Most of Your Vitamins Should Come From Food, Not Supplements

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease One mantra we often hear from the natural health industry is “take your supplements.” While a high quality supplement may provide you with some vitamins and minerals that you may be deficient in, it will never … Continue reading

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10 Fruits and Veggies You Don’t Have To Buy Organic

April McCarthy Prevent Disease We’re only a few months away from enjoying seasonal varieties of organic fruits and veggies our local farmers have to offer. Many of us who tend to be obsessed with health often overlook the fact that … Continue reading

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Popcorn: The Snack With Even Higher Antioxidants Levels Than Fruits and Vegetables

Science Daily Popcorn’s reputation as a snack food that’s actually good for health popped up a few notches as scientists recently reported that it contains more of the healthful antioxidant substances called “polyphenols” than fruits and vegetables. They spoke at … Continue reading

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Berries may prevent age related memory loss

Press TV A new study conducted by at Tufts University researchers has found that regular consumption of berries may boost brain function and prevent age related memory loss. Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables has always been tied to healthier … Continue reading

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Will You Eat More Fruits and Vegetables? Maybe If They’re Tucked Into Doritos

Source: BNet Makers of processed food are having understandable trouble with the government’s recent recommendation that half of our plates — or, more appropriately, our takeout bags, pizza boxes, sandwich wrappers and microwave trays — should consist of fruits and … Continue reading

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A Comparative Study of Allowable Pesticide Residue Levels on Produce in the United States

Source: Globalization & Health Background The U.S. imports a substantial and increasing portion of its fruits and vegetables. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently inspects less than one percent of import shipments. While countries exporting to the U.S. are … Continue reading

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Dude, That Isn’t Wax On Your Apple!

Source: Reality Blog Fancy yourself a vegetarian or vegan? Think that the label that says “organically grown” has anything to do with the packaging, storage, and transport of that product to stores? What if I told you that cow, pig, … Continue reading

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