US NEWS: Sneaky Ways to Get More Veggies Every Day, 11/12/2014

November 12, 2014

US News: Sneaky Ways to Get More Veggies Every Day

Do you eat enough vegetables every day? Most Americans are not consuming enough veggies, so they aren’t getting as many vitamins and nutrients into their bodies. There are plenty of ways to sneak in more vegetables into your lifestyle. Try some of these tips:

In the Morning…
Fold veggies into eggs by chopping and sautéing some onions, green peppers and mushrooms (or whatever you like), then adding eggs and making it a scramble.

For Lunch…
Add puree to anything with …

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US NEWS: What Science Says about the Veggies You’re Avoiding, 11/5/2014

November 05, 2014

US News: What Science Says about the Veggies You’re Avoiding

The Benefits to Eating Potatoes

Potatoes offer a lot of health benefits that many people aren’t aware of. They come in dozens of varieties, and though all have vitamins, minerals, and fiber, each has a unique nutritional profile.

Red and purple potatoes: These colorful spuds are antioxidant-rich and have been found to help lower blood pressure. They’re great in healthy potato salads or mashed.

Russet potatoes: These classic potatoes are filled with potassium, which is important for healthy cell function, and …

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MAYO CLINIC: Farmers market: A healthy way to buy local, 9/5/2014

September 05, 2014

Farmers market: A healthy way to buy local

Rather than heading to the grocery store this summer, head to your local farmers market instead. According to a national survey of chefs, farmers markets are a major trend for 2014. Shopping at a farmers market has many benefits, including supporting the local economy, providing an opportunity to refresh your healthy eating habits, and offering a wide variety of healthy food to choose from. Fruits, vegetables, and most other products found at farmers markets are homegrown and free …

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