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Tips for Keeping the Vegetables Fresh for Much Longer

Vegetables

Tips for Keeping the Vegetables Fresh for Much Longer

Tips for Keeping the Vegetables Fresh for Much Longer

One of the most frustrating things ever is when vegetables go bad before you can get to eat them. We live such fast paced, hectic lives, visiting the supermarket daily for fresh produce is just not on the cards, so we buy extra and then it spoils! This article was designed with the frustrated in mind and the tips provided here will help you optimize the shelf life of your vegetables.

Storing vegetables will require a certain amount of time and patience so read on to find out what you need to do to get the best out of your veggies. You can not only extend shelf life but also preserve ...

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Properly Canning Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

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Properly Canning Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

Properly Canning Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

One of the best ways to include fruits and vegetables in your food storage is to can it yourself. By canning it yourself you can minimize the number of preservatives used and you can maximize the number of nutrients that are preserved.

Some nutrients are lost through the heating process, but canning is still one of the best ways to preserve most of the nutrients. Not only is home canned food better for you because of these things, but it can be cheaper then buying at your local store.

There are many things that you can do to make sure that your jars seal properly and that the food turns out deliciousl...

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Train Your Kids to Eat Healthy

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Train Your Kids to Eat Healthy

Train Your Kids to Eat Healthy

Training your kids to eat healthy is indeed a challenge for most parents, as they are often influenced by TV commercials about fast foods and other influences that may become more appealing to them.

Putting more vegetables and fruits in their diet will truly make a difference in their growth and in their eating habits. Training them to eat healthy at an early age will also lead them to lesser health problems in their adulthood.

If you want to start with healthy foods for kids, you can select vegetables and add them into their everyday diet. You can also serve them in variety of ways to make them appealing...

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Healthy Natural Food Is Best For Everyone

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Healthy Natural Food Is Best For Everyone

Healthy Natural Food Is Best For Everyone

Everyone has access to healthy natural food but so many choose unhealthy alternatives. This is so ridiculous because healthy food is better in so many ways. It is more filling, sustaining, tastier, and better for your health.

Healthy food is readily available. Never before has there been such a choice. We are no longer limited by seasonal or geographical availability. You can have any type of fruit or vegetable anytime you choose.

Always buy fresh fruit and vegetables. Don’t buy food if it is wilted, bruised or discoloured. Some foods can make you unwell if they have deteriorated badly...

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5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

Men and women need to be aware of health issues related to their genders. Males must be particularly aware of the potential of  getting hit with these issues as they get older if they don’t follow the right health path in their youth.

1. Heart disease: Heart problems are the biggest health issues affecting American male population. Most of these problems can be avoided by changing the lifestyle and giving up bad habits. Smoking is the first bad habit that you need to give up to avoid this killer disease...

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Benefits Of Fresh Tasty Fruits

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Benefits Of Fresh Tasty Fruits

Benefits Of Fresh Tasty Fruits

During summer season the scorching heat makes us feel uncomfortable. Everyone wants to get rid of the prickling heat which is not only disturbing but makes one thirsty and lethargic. To get cool air, we employ many alternative devices like fans, air conditioners, coolers, refrigerators etc.  They help us to a great extent to make us feel better. One does not like to eat much during summer and it is advisable also to take more liquids and less solid during this season. Mouth watering fruits like strawberry, mango, melon, water melon etc. are some of the fruits available during summers.

Since fruits can be a healthier choice so w...

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Eat Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Or Take a Pill

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Eat Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Or Take a Pill

Eat Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Or Take a Pill

The question is to eat fresh fruit and vegetables or take a pill to get our vitamins. I remember when my kids were small, the doctor recommended I give my kids vitamin pills. In those days, there were nicely colored pills shaped and flavored like different fruits and vegetables. I’m sure they are still available today. The point is, you should be able to get all of the nutrients you need from the food you eat. Why does one have to take little chew-able pills full of artificial flavors and colors, in addition to loads of sugar or artificial sweeteners to get our vitamins and minerals?

It’s well known...

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Organic Vegetables-Critical Things You Need to Know

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Organic Vegetables-Critical Things You Need to Know

Organic Vegetables-Critical Things You Need to Know

Organic vegetables-critical things you need to know about their benefits and cost.There is a big difference when we say we eat organic vegetables and conventionally grown vegetables. The term organic when used to describe fruits and vegetables connote something that is not altered from its natural state by pesticides and preservatives. While it may be difficult to distinguish organic vegetables from conventional ones, there are strict government guidelines set by the US Department of Agriculture. Fruits and vegetables can only be labeled organic if they met these standards...

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