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Partitioning vegetables can increase consumption

August 30, 2019

Not eating your fruits and vegetables can have serious health consequences, from obesity to macular degeneration. And many…
Vegetable-rich Wahls diet lowers fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients by raising good cholesterol

August 19, 2019

Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) — or good cholesterol — may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis…
No need to baby your corn to get miniature ears

July 30, 2019

If you grow corn in your home garden, then you might want to harvest fresh “baby” corn ears…
With bitter foods, what you eat determines what you like to eat

July 25, 2019

Introducing plant-based foods to a diet is a common-sense approach to healthy eating, but many people don’t like…
Researchers Find Specialty Eggplant Varieties Grow Well in High Tunnels

July 23, 2019

Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have found that eggplant…
Tracing the roots: Mapping a vegetable family tree for better food

July 10, 2019

Human genetic testing has evolved over the recent decades, allowing people to find their ancestors and even determine…
New parents spend more on fruits and vegetables

July 9, 2019

New parents spend more money on fresh fruits and vegetables than before having children, according to a new…
Healthy living made appetizing

June 13, 2019

“Eat your vegetables!” We’ve all heard this gospel of health and we all know the benefits of a…
One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to food, finds new research

June 11, 2019

Findings presented at the American Society of Nutrition and the American Diabetes Association conferences demonstrate how one-size-fits-all dietary…
Trial gardens show vegetables can be grown without irrigation

June 10, 2019

Growing vegetables without irrigation may sound farfetched, but two Willamette Valley trials proved crops can be grown in…
Greens and Genes

May 20, 2019

Compound found in cruciferous vegetables that reawakens potent tumor suppressor. Your mother was right: Broccoli is good for…
No risk of adverse health effects from pesticides in Danish food

May 10, 2019

Pesticide residues in food on the Danish market do not pose a risk of adverse health effects, according…
Fruits and vegetables improve your mental well-being

February 8, 2019

You need healthy food for your body, but you also need healthy food for your mind. Scientists from…
New Meta-Analysis Confirms the Positive Effects of a Healthy Diet on Depressive Symptoms

February 5, 2019

Whereas none of the countless individual studies conducted on the interactions between diet and depression in the past…
Green leafy vegetables may prevent liver steatosis

December 19, 2018

A larger portion of green leafy vegetables in the diet may reduce the risk of developing liver steatosis,…
Researchers discover genes that give vegetables their shape

November 14, 2018

From elongated oblongs to near-perfect spheres, vegetables come in almost every size and shape. But what differentiates a…
Pilot Project Will Use Campus Wastewater to Grow Vegetables

November 5, 2018

Even if you do your best to eat local, chances are most of the fruits and vegetables you…
Balanced plant-based diets improve our health and the health of the planet

October 15, 2018

Well-balanced and predominantly plant-based diets can lead to improved nutrient levels, reduce premature deaths from chronic diseases by…
Complex Factors Can Drive the Emergence and Evolution of Plant Pathogens

October 4, 2018

For many of us, bumper crops of zucchinis and cucumbers conjure up the sweltering days of summer, while…
Shaping the future of organic vegetable farming

August 23, 2018

The University of Liverpool is part of a new multidisciplinary project aiming to improve the competitiveness of three…
50 million tonnes of fruit and vegetables wasted in Europe every year just because they look ugly

August 22, 2018

You know that humanity is not technically lacking food and yet we have hunger. You also know that…
Vegetables could hold the key to stronger buildings and bridges

June 18, 2018

It is well known that vegetables are good for people but they could also be the key to…
Get a leg up by learning which vegetable varieties do best

June 14, 2018

A new publication on some the best vegetable varieties for western Oregon gardens has been released by Oregon…
Toys motivate children to eat a healthier diet

June 4, 2018

Most children in the U.S. do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, some eating less than one serving…
Broccoli in space: How probiotics could help grow veggies in microgravity

May 31, 2018

Astronauts at the International Space Station are spending more time away from Earth, but they still need their…
Voucher scheme shown to improve poor families’ diet

May 29, 2018

The UK Healthy Start Scheme, which sees 450,000 families receive vouchers worth £3.10 per week per child, has…
New Squash, Melon, and Pumpkin Seeds Developed at UNH Now Available

May 10, 2018

Gardeners preparing to plant their fruits and vegetables have a number of new summer squash, melon and pumpkins…
Diets Rich in Fresh Fruits and Vegetables help Repair Lungs of Ex-Smokers

December 26, 2017

A new study conducted as part of the Ageing Lungs in European Cohorts project, led by Imperial College…
Evolutionary stepping stone to beet-red beets

October 10, 2017

The color red is splashed across gardens, forests and farms, attracting pollinators with bright hues, signaling ripe fruit…
Further evidence that fats and oils help to unlock full nutritional benefits of veggies

October 10, 2017

The song says a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but an Iowa State University scientist…
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