When most of us think of vegetables, we see visions of ruby red beets and vibrant carrots roasting in the oven, or forests of tree-like broccoli stalks waiting to be steamed or stir-fried. But, what about those feathery carrot tops or deep green beet or broccoli leaves?
Health experts like a good debate about food. When reviewing recommendations in the popular media, you may be hard pressed to find a consensus about the “best” diet.
Is there anything better than fresh tomatoes for a late summer meal? Flavor is just one of the 5 reasons to eat seasonally.
Gone are the days of boring steamed broccoli or boiled Brussels sprouts as the (let’s admit, somewhat punishing!) way to eat your vegetables.
Meat and dairy are two of the biggest dietary contributors to the environmental impact of an omnivore’s diet.
Protein is an essential macronutrient that helps our bodies build and maintain muscles, keeps hair, skin, and nails healthy, and shuttles nutrients to our cells.
Going vegetarian (or vegan) one, two or all meals per week is no longer just for your most on-the-fringe friends.
It has been well established that plant foods are part of a healthy diet.
When it comes to cancer, the stats are scary — one in two men and one in three women will get cancer sometime in their life. While that reality is daunting, don’t let it make you feel powerless.