Juice, Juice, and more Juice

Over the years, juicing has emerged as a popular health movement in the United States. Common reasons people juice are to: Lose weight Cleanse or detoxify the body Increase nutrient consumption from fruits and vegetables Increase energy levels Have clear, glowing skin Strengthen the immune system These alleged benefits of juicing have been widely covered […]

Walk Talk Nutrition talks fruits and vegetables

http://radionutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Eat-more-fruit-and-veg.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:59 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS What’s the surprise “vegetable” most associated with weight loss? The WalkTalkNutrition RD team agrees: it’s a good idea to eat more fruits and vegetables.  But are they all created equal?  A recent study suggests not. Researchers surveyed thousands of […]

Featured food: strawberries

Few foods scream “Spring!” like fresh strawberries.  Or at least that used to be the case.  Now we have strawberries 12 months of the year, if you can call them that.  Grocery store strawberries are typically very large, uniform, red and invariably quite tasteless.  But there they are.  People must be buying them, and they […]

Food of the Week: watermelon

Nothing says summer quite like watermelon, even though it increasingly turns up in grocery stores in spring.  It’s one fruit that (mostly) hasn’t been turned into a tasteless mushy mess by plant breeding (see: “delicious” apple).  Seedless watermelon seems to be the most popular, and lack of seeds certainly makes life easier, whether you’re packing […]

Which is better: fruit or vegetables?

http://radionutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Fruit-vs-Vegetables.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:48 — 2.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHonestly, sometimes I think I’ve had it with buying fresh fruit.  Based on the nasty, dried out and tasteless oranges I bought recently, I can’t even trust fruit that’s in season.  They look lovely on the outside, and don’t feel […]

5 dumbest diet mistakes: #3

The 5 Dumbest Diet Mistakes countdown continues with: #3: Underestimating the power of vegetables and fruit I’ve certainly written about this before, and it’s worth repeating.  Diet surveys show people are not eating nearly enough vegetables and fruit.  Strange but true: these days even vegans and vegetarians aren’t eating enough vegetables.  These foods are loaded […]

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