Tagged as Fruits

How many colors do you eat each day? A well-balanced diet that includes a variety of fruits and vegetables is essential to a long, healthy life. But it's complicated to keep track of how often we eat broccoli. One way to eat better is to try to eat the rainbow every day. (And we don't mean Skittles!) The broader the array of colors we eat, the more varied the nutrients. Need some help adding more color...
You want to stock your pantry with healthy foods, but what you see isn’t always what you get. Some of those “healthy” fruits and vegetables you want in your diet are riddled with dangerous pesticides. Should you go organic? Or should you consider skipping these “dirty dozen” fruits and vegetables? - Each year, a “dirty dozen” list of fruits and vegetables reveals those that test the highest for pesticides....
According to the World Health Organization, we should be eating "a minimum of 400g  of fruit and vegetables per day." Although this, unfortunately, excludes starchy vegetables like potatoes and sweet potatoes, it is still a great health goal. Since most of us do not weigh our food for every meal, this recommendation can be hard to follow. All Those Fruits and Veggies Seem Hard to Swallow - As a result,...
We all know that plenty of fresh -fruit and vegetables in our diet- is healthy for us long term as the nutrients and vitamins they provide are essential for our bodies and we tend to feel better when eating such a diet as well. However, not all fruit and vegetables are the same, with pressure to produce volumes, -many non-organic farmers use pesticides- of all kinds to keep their crops healthy and...