Were You A Victim of BSA (Brussels Sprouts Abuse)?

Produce Buzz’ Fruit/Veggie of the Week: Brussels Sprouts Do you gag at the thought of eating Brussels Sprouts? Then you may have been a victim of BSA (Brussels Sprouts Abuse) when you were served them years ago. This week we highlight Brussels Sprouts on Produce Buzz. This time of year they are readily available and…

Are Green Acres in Store for the Future of American Farms?

In the last few decades much has been said about the decline of small farmers and the belief that big corporations are gobbling up all the farmland, has become common. But the American family farm is still thriving in our modern age of technology.

This May Be Your Most Important New Year’s Resolution

Produce Buzz kept on top of all the studies showing the benefits of fresh fruits and vegetables during 2017. It was amazing how much your health can be improved by eating more fruits and vegetables. Check this video out and make a New Year’s resolution to eat more fresh produce in 2018. It may be…

The Multi-Eyed, No Horn, Non Flying, Purple Cancer Eater

“When you eat from the rainbow…,” Vanamala says, “we are not providing just one compound, we are providing a wide variety of compounds, thousands of them, that work on multiple pathways and causes self destruction of cancer stem cells.”

How Many Veggies a Day to Keep the Grim Reaper Away?

Is it three, four, five or ten servings of fresh fruit and veggies a day to ensure a longer life? Researchers seem to conflict with their findings but when you actually add it up, it’s pretty much the same.

Something Ugly is Spreading in the Fruit and Veggie Kingdom

If you are a foodie and have your social media feeds set to get news about anything to do with fresh fruits and vegetables, you have probably witnessed some very ugly posts over the past couple of years. Gross, distorted and repulsive are some of the words used to describe the images that have spewed…

What’s the Definition of Healthy?

“…natural and fresh foods like salmon and avocados could not put “healthy” on their labels while some sugary cereals and puddings which contained no fat could.”

Want to Lose Weight and Feel Better? Then Ditch the Fad Diets

The secret to weight loss and healthy diet is that there is no secret. Your mother’s advice, “Eat Your Vegetables!” is still the predominant wisdom when it comes to eating right. There’s no magic weight-loss pill or new undiscovered combination of superfoods that will replace her emotional plea. The latest research continues to point out…

Are “Superfoods” Really Super?

If you want to get your daily does of unscientific diversity of opinion (and who doesn’t crave that on a regular basis?), type into a search engine the phrase “top ten superfoods.” And for real kicks, do the search in the engine’s images side of things. You will quickly get a visual of the ever-expanding…

How Does Your State Rank In Fresh Produce Consumption

Regardless of how high, it’s not good enough according to the CDC. Check Your State’s Ranking Here On a recent walk in my Southern California neighborhood, I noticed that the line to the In-and-Out Burger fast food franchise was, as usual, very long while a nearby restaurant touting fresh vegetables and salads was all but…