THE LONG DARK AGES FOR SALAD

May is National Salad Month in the United States. It’s great that we can celebrate the rise in popularity of these delicious creations. Almost everyone today recognizes the health benefits of salads made with fresh greens and other veggies. But for nearly two millennia that wasn’t the case at all. In fact, the prevailing wisdom…

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…

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…