An heirloom tomato will not only taste unlike any modern tomato you’ve eaten — it will have a corresponding nutritional profile. An heirloom vegetable is a time capsule bearing forward the nutritional robustness and innocence of our agricultural past.
In a recent poll of active duty military, more than half of those surveyed said they believed plant-based foods provide more energy than their animal-derived counterparts. Congress has formally ordered the Defense Logistics Agency to look into a vegan option for its field rations.
You leave a plant by the window, and the next day its leafy little tendrils are reaching through the venetian blinds, grasping for sunlight with what looks like theatrical desperation. How? HOW?! Easy there, Plant-Panic-Person®. We figured it out. Well, science figured it out. We're just passing the news along.
Goji berries have been the real thing for twenty centuries—but who's counting? In this modern investigative age of clinical research, lab coats, and endless footnotes you have to squint to see (he confessed), the pharmacological workings of the Goji berry are well-documented. And then there's the story of Li Ching-Yuen...
As kale’s ticker-tape parade nears its end, the briefly-beloved leaf prepares to trudge sadly back to its old job as the inedible garnish used to liven-up the crushed ice in Pizza Hut’s® salad bar. Poor kale. Yes, it remains a superfood.
Your liver is your main ally against toxins causing havoc in the closed system of your physiology. Yeah — it's a filter. Just ... look at the size of it! (ahem) Treat it with kindness. Plants — and a four-syllable trace element — can help.