Gardening: Get Started Now

Gardening: Get Started Now It’s never too late to take up gardening. Not only will you reap the benefits of having fresh vegetables on your plate or colorful flowers and ornamental plants decorating your yard, but you may be prolonging your life. Studies show that older adults can get as much physical activity planting seeds, … Continue reading “Gardening: Get Started Now”

Spinach That Can Send Emails to Warn Us About Climate Change

Spinach That Can Send Emails to Warn Us About Climate Change Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are proving that spinach plants are more than just a good source of nutrients and something that gives salads a vibrant color. It may seem hard to believe, but the MIT researchers have discovered how to … Continue reading “Spinach That Can Send Emails to Warn Us About Climate Change”

Gardening: Start gardening in the winter for spring

Gardening: Start gardening in the winter for spring During the winter months, avid gardeners start counting down the days until they can begin their spring planting. It’s disappointing for some when fall comes because that means putting the yard to bed for the winter, hanging up the gardening tools, and closing the shed door. But, … Continue reading “Gardening: Start gardening in the winter for spring”

Healthy Dinner Foods

Healthy Dinner Foods Knowing what to cook for dinner is a dilemma for those wanting to eat healthy foods but aren’t sure exactly which ones are the healthiest. By and large, it’s sometimes more convenient to order fast (and familiar) food from a nearby restaurant. Finding healthy foods, however, is not as difficult as it … Continue reading “Healthy Dinner Foods”

Vegetables That Are Healthier For You Cooked Than Raw

Vegetables That Are Healthier For You Cooked Than Raw It’s no secret that vegetables have the word “healthy” stamped all over them when it comes to choosing foods that are good for the body. But, the debate continues over whether raw vegetables are healthier than cooked vegetables. Previously published studies have shown that essential nutrients … Continue reading “Vegetables That Are Healthier For You Cooked Than Raw”

Gardening NOV 2020: Regrowing Vegetables From Table Leftovers

Regrowing Vegetables From Table Leftovers The next time you cut the root end of a bunch of celery or remove sprouts from a white potato, don’t throw these pieces away. You can turn those scraps into more food. With COVID-19 causing us to stay at home more often and with some vegetables in short supply … Continue reading “Gardening NOV 2020: Regrowing Vegetables From Table Leftovers”