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Inhibiting Effects of Fruits and Vegetables on Cancer and Heart Disease

Inhibiting Effects of Fruits and Vegetables on Cancer and Heart Disease

Aim The purpose of this report is to analyze the role of fruits and vegetables in the prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Introduction Recent studies have indicated a strong relationship between fruit and vegetable consumptions and reduced risk of certain cancers and cardiovascular disease. A diet high in vegetables and fruits is believed to be associated with reducing the risk of cancer of the mouth, oesophagus, stomach, lung, colon, rectum and some other cancers. However there is no specific reason or evidence to clarify the mechanism […]

Fruits and Vegetables and Phytochemicals

Fruits and Vegetables and Phytochemicals

I'm willing to bet you probably haven't heard the word 'phytochemicals' before. But you've been eating them your whole life and they are vitally important to your life and well-being. They are one of the keys to real health. So, what are they? Phytochemicals are biologically active substances in food. They have health enhancing abilities and possibly curative abilities. They number in the hundreds in most plant foods. They are found in fruits, vegetables, legumes and grains. Phytochemicals work together with nutrients to promote health and prevent […]

Juicing Tips for Better Health

Juicing Tips for Better Health

If better health is at the forefront of your mind, then you may want to consider juicing as an addition to your daily mealtime regimen. Juicing can be a way to get more fruits and vegetables into your body without having to spend time cooking them in the kitchen. People become juicers for many reasons. Some like to use a juicing fast to cleanse their system and launch a better health diet. Others use juicing as a way to shed pounds. Many people just use juicers to […]

The Benefits of Buying At Farmer's Markets

The Benefits of Buying At Farmer's Markets

As consumers, we rarely get a chance to meet the people who are responsible for producing our foods. Farmer's markets are a great way for food producers and food consumers to meet each other. Apart from the obvious benefits of being able to buy fresh produce, farmer's markets offer a number of other benefits as well. Here are just a few of them. 1. Many fruits and vegetables are seasonal, and you will find a wide range of them available in these markets. You are most likely […]

Fruit Crate Labels – A Blend of History and Art

Fruit Crate Labels – A Blend of History and Art

In the 1880s the advent of the Southern Pacific and other railroads gave farmers the opportunity to ship their produce to distant markets. The produce was packed in wooden crates and a method was needed to identify the type of fruit or vegetable as well as the producer. Paper crate labels, glued to the end of each crate solved this problem. As markets grew, producers soon realized that wholesalers would bid on large batches of produce, almost sight unseen. In addition to providing identifying information, crate labels […]