10 great salads for lovers of fresh vegetables and greens

Let’s talk about salads, the indispensable item of every table and every meal, boasting various herbs and vegetables. They have a special place in almost all culinary cultures. Although usually prepared with raw products, salads served with cooked ingredients are also popular. Usually, they also contain sauces prepared with oil, vinegar, lemon and similar ingredients, … Read more

New game that gets kids excited about fruits and vegetables

Teach Your Monster: Adventurous Eating is released worldwide on January 9, 2023 The developers behind the BAFTA nominated phonics game, Teach Your Monster To Read have launched a brand-new game aiming to get kids excited about fruit and vegetables. Teach Your Monster: Adventurous Eating encourages 3 to 6 year olds to try a rainbow of … Read more

Why Green Juice Isn’t as Healthy as You Think

If eating more greens is one of your New Year’s resolutions, make sure they are whole veggies, not green juices. While many people are dusting off their juicers to prepare for the post-holiday “detox,” nutritionists warn that drinking green juices instead of other foods may lead to nutritional deficiencies, energy imbalances and more. According to … Read more

How a new app could help people eat more fruits and vegetables

Share on PinterestBased on the UK’s 5-a-day recommendation, the new SMART 5-A-DAY app helps people increase their fruit and vegetable intake. Nadine Greeff/Stocksy Researchers recently released the new “SMART 5-A-DAY” food tracking app to help people increase their intake of fruits and vegetables. A pilot study of the app found that it may lead to … Read more

Could the adoption of a Mediterranean diet improve pregnancy outcomes?

In a recent study published in JAMA Network Openresearchers explored the correlation between a Mediterranean diet pattern and adverse pregnancy outcomes (APOs). Study: Association of a Mediterranean Diet Pattern With Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Among US Women. Image Credit: Marian Weyo/Shutterstock Background APOs are primary risk factors for maternal morbidity and mortality, highlighting the need for … Read more

New app help users reach the recommended target of eating five portions of fruits and vegetables a day

A new app has been developed to help people reach the recommended target of eating five portions of fruits and vegetables a day. It tells users whether they are eating the right portion sizes, as well as the right foods, to meet the recommended guidelines from Health Authorities in the UK. Previous studies from Bournemouth … Read more

Improve memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study says

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, may slow your rate of memory loss, a new study finds. The cognitive … Read more

Kearney’s Grace Fellowship Church completes a year-round greenhouse

“Time” reports that NASA’s Artemis program aims to return American astronauts to the moon and establish permanent lunar bases. This means they must use the moon’s soil, referred to as regolith, as a medium to grow crops in lunar greenhouses. With NASA prepping themselves to go back to the moon for longer excursions, it became … Read more

Green Crops Might Offer a Practical Substitute for Capturing and Supplying Nitrogen for the Production of Vegetables

Green crops may offer a practical substitute for capturing and supplying nitrogen for vegetable production when fertilizer prices rise. In the Tasman region, research is being conducted to estimate the nitrogen collected from green crops and determine the profitability for growers. The nine-month study, one of 12 projects nationally to evaluate novel ideas, is funded … Read more

Fruit Nerd Thanh Truong on frozen, fresh or canned vegetables: Which are most nutritious?

When it comes to fresh, frozen or canned vegetables, do you have an idea about which contains the most nutrition? Most people might be inclined to say fresh. But did you know there is little difference in nutritional value between fresh, frozen and canned produce? That’s according to our resident Fruit Nerd, Thanh Truong. Thanh … Read more