Showing posts with tag: vegetables

Sweet Potato
15 NOVEMBER 2014

Secret of the Sweet Potato

Just How Good is this Thanksgiving Favorite? For many people, the belief that if it tastes good it can’t be good for you runs rampant. We know better, though, because with just a little research it is easy to find flavor-friendly food choices that give you all the vitamins you need and none of the […]

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Vegetarian Awareness Month
1 OCTOBER 2014

Rising Popularity of Vegetarian Eating

Reasons to Celebrate Vegetarian Awareness Month Even for Non-Vegetarians Taste! Vegetarian meals are delicious, fast and easy. Meatless food is far from boring; experimenting with antioxidant-rich herbs, spices and sauces for flavor can be fun for chefs and families alike. Meatless Monday has gained national and worldwide attention.  Gaining knowledge about meatless meals can help […]

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Healthy Fruits and Vegetables
3 SEPTEMBER 2013

Healthy Fruits and Vegetables

Family Traditions – Eating Healthy Fruits and Vegetables Parents have a life long impact on the eating habits of the family. Having grown up the daughter of a former farmer, meal time included generous helpings of fruits and vegetables…most of which were recognizable. Whole artichokes, rutabaga, turnips and eggplant are just some of the vegetables […]

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Lots of Broccoli
17 JANUARY 2013

Think Broccoli for Vitamin D Nutrition

Broccoli is a Key Vegetable for Attaining a Balanced Diet Understanding the diet and nutrition benefits of specific vegetables is important for your health. Broccoli stands out as one that is on the top tier of the nutrient rich options, specifically vitamin D. Vitamin D supplementing is one way to lower cholesterol levels. Adding broccoli, […]

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