What can you do to reduce food waste in your own home? Look for inventive ways to use food parts you would normally chunk. Let’s start with banana peels!
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We love bananas around here, but it turns out that banana farming could be harming crocodiles in Costa Rica.
Tossing too much of the gorgeous produce you’ve brought home from the farmer’s market? Here are five intriguing ideas for extending the freshness of your produce picks.
Bananas are one of the leading marketable fruits in the world, and you can be sure that big money is involved. The new film “Big Boys Gone Bananas!*”, by Swedish filmmaker Fredrik Gertten is the shocking story of how Dole tried to stop the documentary “Bananas!*” from airing. They failed.
A newly published 10-year study by Dutch researchers found that people who ate a lot of white-fleshed fruits and vegetables, like apples and pears, had a 52% lower risk of stroke.
I know a lot of you have strong feelings about genetically modified foods. If GM or hybrid bananas were the only ones available, would you eat them?
What’s the best fruit in the world, in your opinion? It is summertime in Poland and that means a ton of delicious fresh fruit,.. for a short time. I am so excited about fruit lately that I thought it would be interesting to find out from our readers (and authors) what you all think are […]
[social_buttons] This is the third in a series of posts talking about crop-by-crop reasons that pesticides are used. These are reasons that go beyond just protecting the yield of the crop and the inputs of land, water, fertilizer and labor that go into farming – reasons that pesticides are a key part of “sustainability.” On […]
Going to a body and nutrition expert with my husband is one of the best things we’ve done for ourselves. What was the key take away? Warning! Turn Alkaline! Turn Alkaline? Are we magicians? Well according to biochemists we are! You can change your body chemistry with what you eat! Chemicals have seeped into foods, […]
The foods we eat have a direct impact on our overall energy. Think about how you feel after having certain foods. A greasy fast food meal more than likely leaves you tired, sluggish, and possibly feeling guilty, while a meal full of complex carbohydrates, healthy protein and fats, and fresh fruits and vegetables leaves a […]
I’m here to promote better eating. Not perfect eating, just better eating. I try to buy as much locally-grown organic food as possible, but winter season is humbling. Months of cold gray skies and fewer and fewer local fruits and vegetables make those imported bananas look awfully good. While bananas will never be locally grown […]