We all know that we need to eat plenty of fruit and vegetables to stay healthy. Although most types of frozen, canned and dried produce count towards your daily total, nothing beats the taste of fresh, seasonal fruit and veggies.
What’s On Our Veggies?
But have you wondered about how those lovely tomatoes, salad leaves and bell peppers are produced? If you buy organic or grow your own, then you can skip this. However, if – like so many of us – you tend to grab what’s on offer or looks great in the store display or farmer’s market, then read on.
Did you know that much of the deliciously tempting produce on offer is …
What are Super Foods and What is so Super about Them?
We hear so much these days about the so-called super foods, but I wanted to know what criteria are used to determine whether a food qualifies as super.
Here is what I learned. As with most topics of discussion, there are many variables. The first one being subjectivity. Being subjective usually translates to “in my opinion.” While many experts agree which foods qualify as super foods, many do not. It is subjective. There used to be about five to ten foods on the super list, but in my research, I have discovered lists of ten, twenty, and even as many as a hundred foods …