Tag: fruits

Healthy Eating

Nutrition Nugget: To Meat or Not To Meat I spoke at a Wellness gathering this past Friday evening. For the second time this year my presentation was interrupted by a person calling out, “Is this about being vegan?” My reply, “No, it is not.” Just as I was about to resume the discussion, the second […]

Improve Bone Health / Avoid Broken Bones

Nutrition Nugget – Milk & The Modern Myth In a nation where it seems that every disease known to (wo)mankind is on the rise, it causes pause to think most Americans are not aware of what has been done to our food supply. It is time to discard old nutritional belief systems and dedicate our health […]

Farmer’s Market Etiquette

Now that the dust has settled from the holidays, it’s time to get back to routines–both old and a few new. We moved just before Christmas and, among other things, our new location puts us within 5 minutes of a local Farmer’s Market–possibly the best in town–so one of my new habits, this year, is […]

West Side Market

Image by mralan via Flickr Over the weekend, my aunt and uncle came to visit so we decided to take a trip up to the West Side Market in Cleveland. This market is a very cool place to go because not only do you get a wonderful selection of food, but for a very reasonable […]

Cleveland Farmers Market

I am home from college for the weekend and my family and I decided to make a trip up to the Cleveland Farmers Market. I love the market, and there are always lots of fruits and vegetables for good prices. I know it is a farther drive from our house than a regular grocery store, […]

No Thumping Allowed: How to Choose a Melon

Calling all fruit and vegetable shoppers. How many times have you seen people thumping their way through the produce section? Sometimes I wish I could videotape it and put it to music. Fruit shoppers have a tendency to get creative when discerning ripe from unripe fruit, thumping their way through a process that is more […]

Food Trivia Questions: Fruits,Veggies, Nuts

Test your fruit and veggie IQ. Here are some absurd questions about those good things we’re supposed to eat every day. Respond by commenting and I will post the answers by Sunday evening. Let’s see how smart you all are. Which vegetable has three time as much vitamin C as an orange  and twice as […]