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Avoiding fussy eating by children with three R's

Birmingham - A new study purports to tell parents how easy it is to avoid fussy eating habits with their children. This takes the form of three apparently easy steps, according to a research article.

Listeria monocytogenes contamination of salad now less common

Refrigerated foods, like salads, are at risk from Listeria monocytogenes contamination. While the bacterium remains a risk, a new survey suggests that antibiotic resistant strains are less common.

Op-Ed: Benefits of slow juice diets

London Colney - Juicing has become one of 2014's health trends. A new survey of consumer behaviors outlines some of the top juicing tips.

Op-Ed: 'Beef with Meat' speaks of a 'Raw' movement going on for 20 years Special

Austin - This reporter stumbled across a book that debut in 2013 called, "My Beef with Meat - The healthiest argument for eating a plant-strong diet, by firefighter Rip Esselstyn.

Op-Ed: Zombie bees terrorize Bushwick

Brooklyn - Near Roberta’s in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the bees, like the freaks, come out at night. Earlier today the whole neighborhood was abuzz with talk of swarming bees near Roberta’s Pizza at 261 Moore St.

Which food is best for you? Watercress tops the list

There are many so-termed "superfoods." A new report suggests that the king of them all is watercress. This is based on it containing most of the key nutrients and being low in calories.

Kangaroos have ‘green’ farts

Sydney - This is green as in environmentally friendly, rather than any pretense to color. Microbes in a Kangaroos' digestive tract produce less of a potent greenhouse gas than do those of other grass munching animals, like cows.

FDA recalls parsley over Salmonella risk

Roth Farms Inc. of Belle Glade, Fla. is recalling its “bunched Curly Parsley” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

A 'Mrs.' pageant where wedding rings are optional

Pageants have always been a part of American culture from the "Miss America" beauty pageant to the Dade City, Florida's "Miss Kumquat" festival pageant. Rural America features a pageant for just about every fruit, nut, and vegetable festival in the USA.

Storing fruit & vegetables differently may boost health benefits

It may seem a little strange, but storing fruit and vegetables differently could help to boost their health benefits in relation to chemical like antioxidants.

Polk's Plus market continues a family tradition spanning decades Special

Pooler - For generations the Polk family has provided customers in the Savannah area with the freshest farm grown products around, and Hezekiah Polk's daughter, Becky, and her sons are continuing that tradition with their market in Pooler.

Video: Meet Ron Finley — a guerrilla gardener in South Central LA

Los Angeles - Ron Finley is an artist and a designer, based in South Central LA. He is also a guerrilla gardener, planting food in vacant lots, traffic medians and along curbs in the area.

Greek farmers give away 55 tons of free fruit & vegetables

Athens - On Wednesday farmers in Greece, while protesting high production costs, gave away tons of free fruit and vegetables to needy Greek people outside the Agriculture Ministry in Athens.

The changing Japanese diet: more meat, less veg

Tokyo - The Japanese government is concerned about the diet of the typical citizen. The average volume of vegetables, fruit and seafood that Japanese adults eat every day has fallen during the past ten years leading to concerns about health and nutrition.

Scientists engineer ‘healthy’ potatoes for the U.S.

Potatoes with much higher levels of carotenoids have been created through U.S. Department of Agriculture studies. Carotenoids are powerful antioxidants that can help prevent some forms of cancer and heart disease.

Eat The Big Apple — Literally Special

New York - New York City is one of the most densely populated places in the world, but it also has a vibrant food production scene. Author Robin Shulman profiles it, and the people behind it, in her new book.

Could Elmo encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables?

Fort Worth - Could a cartoon character like Sesame Street's Elmo make children healthier? A new report suggests that cartoon stickers could encourage children, who usually avoid healthy items, to eat fruits and vegetables.

Op-Ed: Eco-economy — A few budget-saving tips

Times are hard worldwide at the moment and money is short. The following are a few tips on how to save money, while also helping the environment.

British Asparagus Festival cancelled due to a lack of asparagus

The annual British Asparagus Festival has been cancelled due to a lack of the principal vegetable. Poor weather in the UK has led to an insufficient quantity of asparagus being available.

Is popcorn more healthy than fruit?

Scranton - Some new research suggests that popcorn may be healthier than fruit or vegetables, at least in terms of the levels of antioxidants.

Video of McDonald's washing vegetables in machine faked

McDonald's has now stated that the YouTube video showing a branch of McDonald's in Saudi Arabia preferring to clean their vegetables in an automatic washing machine is reportedly staged.

Study: For kids, a spoonful of 'dip' makes bitter veggies go down

A common inherited sensitivity to bitterness is one reason kids balk at eating broccoli and other highly nutritious vegetables, a Temple University researcher and her collaborating team suggested.

Why Americans need to eat more fruits and vegetables

Americans don't eat enough fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables have vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber. So why don't we eat more of them?

State Street's 'Pacquiao Produce' to hit food stores in October

Fresh vegetables bearing the name of popular Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao will soon be available in food stores and supermarkets in October, according to its trade mark owner, State Street.

Woman faces jail time for planting vegetable garden in front yard

Oak Park - When Julie Bass planted a vegetable garden in her front yard, the last thing she expected was to be visited by city enforcement officers, ticketed for a code violation, charged with a misdemeanor, and facing jail time for refusing to remove the plants.

Vegetables in the diet have epigenetic effect to fight cancer

Scientists say compounds in vegetables can prevent and even reverse cancer, in what they call an 'epigenetics' diet. The researchers say the diet is easily attainable and can prevent aging related diseases and lead to healthier lives.

Study: Fruits and vegetables may help prevent lung cancer

Studies show that some vegetables and fruits may help prevent lung cancer in smokers and non-smokers. The researchers discovered that smokers with a fruit and veggie diet had a 27 percent decreased risk for developing lung cancer.

Op-Ed: The decline of organic food encourages rise of grow your own

With the cost of fresh, organic food rising, the consumer is trying to find an alternative and many are turning to old fashioned grow-you-own vegetables.

Festival of flowers and fresh produce at Arkansas farmers market Special

Bentonville, AR - Crowds braved temperatures hovering around 90 degrees by 11:00 a.m. to enjoy the flavors, flowers, and fitness tips available at the Bentonville Farmers Market on Saturday.

Guelph man draws international attention for upside-down tomatoes Special

Guelph - Nestled in a neighbourhood where the first Canadian Prime Minister, John A. MacDonald, once owned land lies a not-so-secret urban back-yard paradise where upside-down tomatoes grow.
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My garden 6/2/12
My garden 6/2/12
In my backyard garden you will find red potatos  tomatos  lettuce  cabbage  green beans  corn  onion...
In my backyard garden you will find red potatos, tomatos, lettuce, cabbage, green beans, corn, onions, squash, cucumbers, pumpkins, watermelons, pepperplants, marigolds and scattered sunflower seeds for the birds.
Winter supply of lovely colored jars of summer fruits and vegetables
Winter supply of lovely colored jars of summer fruits and vegetables
A bunch of romaine lettuce
A bunch of romaine lettuce
Jeremy Keith
Biswarup Ganguly
A view of shiitake mushrooms growing from the ground
A view of shiitake mushrooms growing from the ground
A gypsy woman requests help to sell her vegetables when her streetside marketplace was closed
A gypsy woman requests help to sell her vegetables when her streetside marketplace was closed
Burger King
Home grown vegetables.
Home grown vegetables.
Organic  or biological  zucchinis (courgettes  kolokithia)
Organic, or biological, zucchinis (courgettes, kolokithia)
Roasted onions  garlic and mushrooms.
Roasted onions, garlic and mushrooms.
Healthy seaweed salad
Healthy seaweed salad
A healthy vegetable stir fry
A healthy vegetable stir fry
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A prize-winning vegetable display.
A prize-winning vegetable display.
One of several vegetable displays.
One of several vegetable displays.
The open-air gypsy market for fresh vegetables
The open-air gypsy market for fresh vegetables
A vegetable market
A vegetable market