Tag Archives: Vegetables

Why green leafy vegetables can protect liver health

New research that features in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) discovers that a compound present in green leafy vegetables helps prevent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in mice. Green leafy vegetables, such as lettuce and spinach, contain high concentrations of nitrate, a compound that may keep fatty liver at bay. Nonalcoholic… Read More »

Is It Safer to Buy Packaged Fruits and Vegetables?

There’s this weird thing happening in supermarkets where the checkouts are eliminating plastic bags, but their produce sections are overflowing with disposable clamshell cases, Styrofoam trays, and cellophane. What gives? Bagged salad is one thing, but do you really need individually wrapped cucumbers and mesh safety nets for every pear? Advertisement – Continue Reading Below… Read More »