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Rock the Bell…Peppers That Is!

Bell peppers come in a rainbow of colors. From yellow, to green, to red, orange and even black. They are delicious and powerfully nutritious. Sliced and served along other vegetables, they make for tasty crudités or low calorie snacks. 414 more words

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You've Got Kale

Mr. Gardener has been harvesting vegetable seeds for several years.  Last year, after coddling a couple of Dinosaur kale plants past their eating prime, he had enough seed to last a lifetime and, happily used a few to grow several plants.   686 more words

Phytochemicals

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Some foods are currently being studied for their potential benefits in cancer prevention.  The reason is that these foods are rich in certain single nutrients (vitamin C, E, folate and selenium) as well as photochemicals (plant chemicals) that include: carotenoids, indoles, phenols, and others.  72 more words

General

To Yolk or Not to Yolk? That is the question

Yolk. Should we eat it or shouldn’t we? Just before the turn of the millennium, yolk received a lot of scrutiny from critics as they believed it raised cholesterol. 410 more words

Nutrition

The Tantalizing Tasty Tomato

Born and raised in the city of Los Angeles, many would assume that I know nothing, nada, zilch, nil… about farming. But au contraire, mes amis. 819 more words

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Betalains: The body armor

Like carotenoids and porphyrins pigments, betalains too is a signalling molecule in nature. These powerful nutrients, help support the body’s ability to fight inflammation at the cellular level. 530 more words

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