One of the enduring myths surrounding carrots is whether they can give you night vision. While the answer, sadly, remains no, there is a fascinating World War II story about its origins - and a grain of truth to the tale.
Horticulture therapy, or plant therapy, has been widely accepted since the 1940s. Promoting calmness and relaxation, spending time and caring for nature, as well as growing your own food, are a few of the benefits that people can gain from plant therapy at home.
A recent study had been the first to conclude that a plant-based diet without completely eliminating meat and dairy products can still be beneficial. Moreover, there are seven diets that can help lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of hypertension.
Taking care of one's cardiovascular health today will lower the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases in the future. This is the focus of a study that has been published in the journal JAMA Network Open.
As Catholics around the world steer clear from the butcher aisles today, and every other Friday for the remainder of Lent, they’ll be pleased to know that a panel of experts are in support of their new dietary habits. In fact, they’re proposing that all Americans opt for more fruits and vegetables, rather than slowly killing themselves with poor food choices rich in cholesterol and fat.
The next time you want to be sure your child eats his veggies, take them outside to play first. A new research study has found that serving lunch soon after recess leads kids to eat more fruits and vegetables.