Boost your Immune System with Broccoli

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Broccoli sprouts

Broccoli is one of the best vegetables you can eat to promote good health, and help prevent many often devastating health problems including hypertension, diabetes, cancer, osteoarthritis and allergies. And the good news for people who struggle to grow broccoli in their own kitchen gardens (because it does have a tendency to bolt before the ...

Three Vegetables that Fight Cancer

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Cancer is a killer, which is why it stands to reason we should be embracing every possible way to beat it. Millions of people die from cancer and cancer-related diseases every year; many more spend years fighting it. But the good news is that some vegetables can help you fight cancer and protect yourself from its ...

Trend-setting Vegetables

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Portobello mushroom stuffed with yellow onion, red pepper, spinach and cheese.

It’s not just fashion, hairstyles and interior design that have changing trends, even vegetables can be trend setters. The online Canadian foodie magazine, bon appétit traced vegetable trends over a period of more than four decades, and published there top ten list of trend-setting vegetables this week. Top Ten Trend-Setting Vegetables Avocado Pears were the greatest trend setters ...

The Life of a Vegetable Continues After Harvest

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Small red and large green cabbages

A recent scientific study published in Current Biology reveals that vegetables continue to “live” for some time after they have been harvested, showing that the life of a vegetable does not end when it is picked. Two of the benefits of this for cabbages and other brassicas are that: anti-cancer properties form after the brassica has been ...

Kale is Nutritious, Delicious and Easy to Grow

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kale

Currently regarded as one of the most healthy vegetables on Planet Earth, kale is packed full of nutrients, has incredible health benefits, and when well prepared, has a delicious flavour. It is easy to grow, needs minimal care, and will reward you with an awesome harvest for much longer than most of the other veggies ...

Romanesco: an Intriguing Vegetable

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Romanesco demands as much interest from photographers as it does from chefs. In fact there are some who say they use it as a centrepiece at dinner parties to generate conversation! This intriguing vegetable is brightly coloured, absolutely beautiful and even a little bizarre, with sculptured lime-green conical buds on its spiral head that look like ...

Improve Your Diet with Fruit and Vegetables and Lose Weight

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A large percentage of the world’s population is overweight or obese, leading to health problems that cost trillions of dollars every year. And one of the reasons for this is that people don’t eat healthy food – like fresh fruit and vegetables. Because of this Britain has launched a policy for reducing obesity and improving diet, and ...

Fresh Veggies Promise a Better Night’s Sleep

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American researchers have discovered that what we eat directly affects the way we sleep. Whilst those who know how important it is to eat fresh vegetables will also know that this isn’t rocket science, it’s a welcome declaration in a country where junk food has been the norm for so long. The study was carried out ...