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School Kids Eating More Fruits and Veggies

School Kids Eating More Fruits and Veggies

Students at elementary schools participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) ate 15 percent more fruits and...
5 Recipes to Escape the Pesto Doldrums

5 Recipes to Escape the Pesto Doldrums

It’s hard to believe that there was ever a time before pesto in the U.S., but it’s true. Prior to the 1980s culinary revolution...
Nestlé Wants to Patent Medicinal Uses of Nigella Sativa

Nestlé Wants to Patent Medicinal Uses of Nigella Sativa

A petition by the Sum of Us demands that Nestlé "stop trying to patent a natural cure." The natural cure is Nigella sativa, commonly...
The Goodness of Citrus Foods

The Goodness of Citrus Foods

Freshly squeezed citrus juices have been a staple of the morning breakfast routine for years. Long known to be a great source of vitamin...
Lawmakers Introduce GE Labeling Food Bill

Lawmakers Introduce GE Labeling Food Bill

A California ballot initiative that would have required genetically engineered (GE) foods to be labeled was narrowly defeated last November. Since then, a number...
5 Tricks to Fall in Love with Whole-Wheat Pasta

5 Tricks to Fall in Love with Whole-Wheat Pasta

If there is one thing we hear over and over again when considering a healthy diet, it’s “eat whole grains.” Selecting whole wheat, for...
Tropical Mangoes May Lower Blood Sugar

Tropical Mangoes May Lower Blood Sugar

It's a tropical delight, prized for its sweetness, flavor and versatility. And now, new research has indicated that eating mangoes could actually lower your...
B Vitamins Could Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

B Vitamins Could Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

With a variety of nutrients, B vitamins can be useful for all things related to mood, cognitive function, and even headaches and migraines. B...
Subway is Almost as Unhealthy as McDonald's

Subway is Almost as Unhealthy as McDonald's

There is a perception that Subway offers healthier fare than its fast food counterparts like McDonald's. That is not necessarily the case, as a...
Spirulina Can Help Manage Blood Sugar

Spirulina Can Help Manage Blood Sugar

In what's becoming one of the more well known superfoods, spirulina is a versatile food that can be used in your meals and snacks...