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Seven-a-Day Fruit and Veg 'Saves Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vegetables, eat, 7 portions, health, wellness, live younger )

- 142 days ago -
Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day is healthier than the five currently recommended and would prolong lives, researchers say.
More Veg, Please! Is Britain Falling Out of Love With the 'Big Meat' Diet?
Health & Wellness  (tags: More, vegetables, Great Britain, low meat, you gov, eating, health, wellness )

- 286 days ago -
It seems the tide is turning on Britain's meat-hungry habits. According to a major new survey, we're more aware than ever of the social and environmental benefits of a low-meat diet - and it's changing the way we shop, cook and eat.
Stop Farming Near Leaking Nuclear Plant - ForceChange - Please Sign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Stop, farming, nuclear, Japan, vegetables, health, wellness )

- 311 days ago -
Goal: Stop popular company from growing vegetables in an area exposed to dangerous nuclear chemicals.
Vegetable Smoothie Recipes
Health & Wellness  (tags: detox, Vegetables, family )

- 533 days ago -
While not thought of often when thinking of smoothies, vegetable smoothies can be extremely healthy and low in sugar. We are always looking for a good vegetable smoothie recipes.
How Broccoli Fights Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Broccoli, Cancer, health, vegetables, cauliflower, food )

- 1260 days ago -
When your mom told you to eat your broccoli, she may have been giving you good advice on how to avoid cancer.Researchers already knew that a chemical found in broccoli, cauliflower, and related vegetables, called isothiocyanate, appeared to stop the growt
No Green Thumb? Try Growing These Three Easy Vegetables
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vegetables, planet, food, crops )

- 1272 days ago -
So you say you don't have a green thumb. You kill every plant you try to grow, including the so-called "unkillable" plants that everyone else on the planet seems to have no problem with. Or you're really busy, and you don't think you have the time to grow
Could Eating Carrots Help You Grow More Beautiful?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Carrot, Vegetables, Health, Skin Care, Research )

- 1321 days ago -
If ever we needed an excuse to eat more healthily, then this could be it. For scientists say those who eat fruit and vegetables such as carrots and plums are considered more attractive.
Fruits Cut Lung Cancer Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, Lung cancer, fruits, vegetables )

- 1341 days ago -
Eating five portions of fruit and vegetables per day is one of the means that experts most frequently recommend for preventing cancer.
The Electric Potato: How Zapping a Spud 'Could Make It a Healthy Food'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vegetables, electric shock, health, science, research )

- 1460 days ago -
Giving the vegetable an electric shock makes it more nutritious, they found. The electricity tricked potatoes into producing a rush of antioxidants credited with keeping the body and brain healthy, a conference heard last night.
What's Fresh: Trying to Save Money? 15 Foods You Don't Need to Buy Organic
Health & Wellness  (tags: organic, fruit, vegetables, health foods, pesticides, contaminants, chemicals, farming, produce )

- 1616 days ago -
Environmental Working Group (EWG, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization) has identified 15 fruits and vegetables that are least likely to be contaminated with pesticide residues.
Why Haven't Fruit & Vegetable Eaters Been Told About This Toxic Waste Overload?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food, nutrition, fruits, vegetables, organic )

- 1678 days ago -
The U.S. government is encouraging farmers to spread a chalky waste from coal-fired power plants on their fields to loosen and fertilize soil. Dr. Mercola's comments round out the story.
Throw Another Portobello on the Barbie!
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, barbecues, grilling, vegetables, fruit, grilling fruits and vegetables )

- 1875 days ago -
Ditch the burgers, dogs and chicken this grilling season (if you haven't already), and make room for the veggies! Veggies and fruit are a delicious alternative to the usual barbecue fare. Portobello burger, anyone?
An Apple a Day...
Health & Wellness  (tags: fruit, vegetables, nutrition, vitamins, health )

- 2250 days ago -
..along with carrots, cherries, broccoli, etc. This piece examines some of the specific benefits of produce & explains why getting nutrients from fruits & vegetables is better for us than taking supplements.
U.K. Government Moves to Hide GM Crop Trials From Public
Health & Wellness  (tags: GM, Genetic Engineering, crops, vegetables, agriculture, farming )

- 2367 days ago -
Genetically modified crops may be grown in hidden locations in Britain amid fears that anti-GM campaigners are winning the battle over the controversial technology, the Guardian has learned.
Foods That Cure Asthma And Allergies
Health & Wellness  (tags: asthma, vegetables, allergies )

- 2509 days ago -
Outbreaks of asthma and allergies have increased considerably since the early 1980s. Asthma statistics outline a jump of 74% for children between the ages of 5-14 years and 160% for children under four years old........

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