“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is great advice, since there are serious nutritional benefits to eating apples. But the saying ends before it mentions what else to eat. To learn which other fruits (and vegetables) you should be eating every day, we spoke to Dr....
In the summer months, I’d argue that there is no tastier fruit than a peach at its peak. What’s better than standing over your sink eating a peach with the juices dripping down your arm as you try to savor every last bite?One of my favorite ways to...
It’s no secret that eating the recommended daily quota of veggies is an important part of a balanced diet, yet only 1 in 10 American adults are pulling it off, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Depending on age and gender, guidelines recommend that adults...
It’s no secret that the American diet is filled with way too much added sugar, and it’s not doing us any favors. It’s linked to high rates of weight gain and obesity, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other chronic illnesses. According to the Food and Drug Administration,...
Growing up in Texas among a large Asian American community, I remember many family friends with extensive backyard gardens that produced fruit and vegetables like choy sum and tatsoi. Even after I moved away, my parents would tell me about so-and-so stopping over with sweet potato leaves from...
When you’re on keto, is it a good idea for your family to eat the same way?The popularity of the ketogenic diet is undeniable, and with that popularity comes Instagram accounts, blogs and recipes dedicated to the keto lifestyle, which is based on a very low- or no-carb...
As we dry off our tears that summer is ending, let’s send it off with one last hurrah. It will be another 10 months until we can get our hands on the year’s greatest produce, so really soak it up.My favorite way to send off summer is by...
Over the past week, Popeyes has trended on Twitter globally, welcomed expansive crowds and sold out of just about every new chicken sandwich it has. But why is this particular sandwich such a big deal?The viral success is unprecedented for America’s 19th largest fast-food chain, and it’s in...
Growing wild in the fields of the Wabanaki and Penobscot tribal nations in Washington County, Maine, wild blueberries have become synonymous with the state. And these small berries represent not only a symbol of Maine’s identity, but also larger metaphors of identity and changing populations in the United...
The American public has already been fed an overwhelming amount of agendas, policies and back and forth among presidential candidates ahead of the 2020 election, which we’ll remind you is still not happening for more than a year.For their part, the candidates already have been fed an overwhelming...