Posts Tagged ‘Vegetables’

Will I Lose Weight if I Become a Vegetarian?

Is being a vegetarian a good way to lose weight? My vegetarian friends say they didn’t really experience any weight loss when they stopped eating meat. A vegetarian diet is not a weight-loss diet but rather a lifestyle choice. You might follow a vegetarian diet for cultural, religious or ethical reasons, or because eliminating or […]

Eat Your Fruits & Veggies

Not getting the message Over the last several years, the U.S. Department of Health has recommended eating at least five portions of fruits and vegetables a day. Yet, only one in seven achieve this quota. In fact, one-third of American adults eat only two servings of fruits and vegetables a day and are four times […]

Color Your World: Best Fruit & Veggie Picks

Researchers have proven decisively that fruits and vegetables contain unique substances: antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals that protect us from disease and promote good health. Because most fruits and vegetables are virtually fat free, they are the perfect food for those trying to lose weight. Also, people who eat plenty of fruits and vegetables maintain […]