Eat the Rainbow Part Two: Awesome Orange and Mellow Yellow!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 31, 2018 12:00 pm

So, we know that greens are good for us and why; but what makes the sunny side of the fruit bowl so nutritious?  

How uplifting are these beautiful colors?
Sunny and Scrumptious!

So much of our favorite fresh, delicious produce comes in the glorious colors of the sunrise and sunset.  From the cheery, zingy looks of citrus and the warm hue of mango and peaches, to the rich autumnal glow of squash and bright buttery corn — it all looks and tastes great!  

What’s in Them?

So what exactly is packed into these brilliantly-colored foods that makes them so good for us?  

  • Lycopene
  • Flavonoids
  • Vitamin C

And here are just a few of the amazing benefits that they

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Eat the Rainbow Part I : Gorgeous Greens!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 29, 2018 7:00 am

 
Even if we struggle to stick to it all the time, most of us have a pretty good idea how to eat healthily.  Fruit, vegetables = good. Too much sugar, salt and fat = bad. Yep. We can remember that.  

Eating your greens really is good for you.
Green is Good!

But when you’re choosing what to buy at the grocery store, bear in mind that fresh produce in different colors doesn’t just look good in the fruit bowl – it’s great for your health as well!

We take a look at why we tell our kids to eat their greens and why our parents and their parents before them, told us the same thing!

Plant Power!  

Green is

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Detox Your Veggies!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On April 5, 2018 12:00 pm

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.

How clean are your vegetables?
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

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Tyent USA and Super Foods

Posted by: acray On July 1, 2014 7:40 pm

 

What are Super Foods and What is so Super about Them?

 

 

Shopping-cart-or-trolley-full-of-vegetables

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

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