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Young women who eat lots of veggies are healthier 20 years later

Young women who eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables show significantly lower rates of hardening in the arteries 20 years later, said US research out Friday. However, men did not appear to benefit the way women did, raising questions about why a heart healthy diet may benefit one…

Flashback: Watch Edward R. Murrow’s ‘Harvest of Shame’

The people who harvest our fruits and vegetables are, today, among the country’s most marginalized. They earn well below the poverty line and spend a substantial portion of the year unemployed. They do not have the right to overtime pay or to collective…  …

Fruit, veggie lovers not immune to weight gain

Researchers found that of nearly 374,000 adults in 10 European countries, who were followed for five years, those who ate the most fruits and vegetables were no less likely to gain weight once other factors — like calorie intake and exercise habits — were taken into account. The results, reported…

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