Fruits and Vegetables

Eat the Rainbow
You might have heard food experts give the advice that we should eat the rainbow – meaning that there should eat a variety of foods. Here are the five colors that should be on your plate and why.
5 Healthy Food Choices for Spring
When trying to make substantial changes in your life, dieting plays a huge role in that process. Eating fresh foods can make a positive impact on your physical and mental health. Here are the top 5 foods to eat this spring.
Reduce Pesticide in Produce
Pesticides in our fruits and vegetables are not anything new, but can we do to avoid them if possible? Thankfully the EPA established the Food Quality Protection Act in 1996 which limits the amount and strength of the pesticides allowed on US farms. But pesticides in our food are still very muc…
Storing Fruits and Veggies
Americans spend about $4000 dollars on food each year for a family of four. A big percentage of that is fresh fruit and vegetables, which tend to be more expensive than canned or frozen versions and are certainly more expensive than junk food. Unfortunately we throw out about 470 pounds of…
Eat the Rainbow
You might have heard food experts give the advice that we should eat the rainbow – meaning that there should be a variety of colors on your plate.  A colorful plate means a different types of nutrients and a more balanced diet.  What are the five colors that should alw…