Fruits and Veggies Matter

Fruits and vegetables are great sources of many vitamins, minerals and other natural substances that may help protect you from chronic diseases.

Almost Everyone Needs to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
A growing body of research shows that fruits and vegetables are critical to promoting good health. To get the amount that’s recommended, most people need to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables they currently eat every day.

Fruits and Vegetables Can Protect Your Health
Fruits and vegetables contain essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber that may help protect you from chronic diseases. Compared with people who consume a diet …

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Veggies

The system works!  It side-steps the problem of kids filling up on the pasta before they get to the peas because it rewards them for eating their veggies first.

Scientists have finally confirmed what parents have long known: REWARDS WORK.

Yup. Find the right reward and you can get your kids to do pretty much anything.

Even gobble up the greens before they pound down the pasta.

You don’t even have to resort to ice cream, cake or the other tried-and-true yummy rewards. Kids will eat their veggies in order to earn . . . stars? Yes, stars!

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An Anticancer Diet

Benefits from an anticancer diet are immediate. Within months, we can see our blood sugar go down, our waist thinning and our blood pressure improve.

Diet is one of the major risk factors for cancer in Western societies. But it’s not just about what we eat too much of. It’s also about the foods we should learn to add to our table every day.

In his $40M laboratory at the University of Montreal, Dr. Richard Beliveau used to test new drugs that may help treat cancer. One day, tugged by children with leukemia who stopped him in the corridor of …

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Why Pills Can't Replace Fruits and Vegetables

The benefits of eating fruits and vegetables come from a combination of compounds working together. Vitamin and mineral supplements aren’t a substitute for a healthy diet.

‘There is no way that taking a pill can replace eating fruits and vegetables,’ writes Prof Walter Willett Chairman, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health in Eat Drink and Be Healthy. ‘So far, no one has found a magic bullet that works against heart disease, cancer and a host of other chronic diseases as well as fruits and vegetables seem to do. In theory, one could cram all the good …

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