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  • Fruit and vegetable pesticides may cause male infertility
    Fruit and vegetable pesticides slash sperm count in half
    Many factors can affect male and female fertility, any one of which may result in lack of conception. Now, a new study has reported that pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables may decrease a man’s sperm count by almost 50%. The findings...
  • Berries from Driscoll's
    The benefits of berries for your health
    Looking for a dessert option that’s not only sweet but good for you? Look no further than your local produce department – berries fit the bill!Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries are considered by many to be one of...
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables are not always the best
    Fresh fruits and vegetables are not always the best
    While most people think fresh fruit and vegetables are always better than frozen, that is not always the case, according to Joy Bauer, nutritionist. She says, "Fresh is not always the best," and she explains why.Contrary to what you...
  • Lemon tree
    Food Folklore: Lemons and other fruit superstitions
    Interested in superstitions about your favorite fruits? Wonder when it's a good time to plant watermelons or why not to eat the seeds? This article looks at several superstitions that concern our favorite fruits from lemons to strawberries....
  • 2014 PMA (Produce Marketing Association) Fresh Summit Conference and Expo
    2014 PMA (Produce Marketing Association) Fresh Summit Conference and Expo
    Did you ever wondered how your local markets find produce, vegetable-based products, and items like nuts, dried fruits, grains, etc. to put on their shelves? The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is a large part of this process. PMA is a trade...
  • Melt hearts and chocolate to create homemade special desserts
    Melt hearts and chocolate to create homemade special desserts
    Dark or milk chocolate melted has a way of melting the hearts of family members. The thought of dipping into the creamy candy can make just about anything taste extra special.Most people choose strawberries as their top choice for dipping into...
  • FreshPaper: New invention to make fruits and vegetables last four times longer
    FreshPaper: New invention to make fruits and vegetables last four times longer
    Don't you get tired of buying fruits and vegetables and before you can eat them, they have gone bad? Sometimes you buy fruits and vegetable and within a couple of days they have changed colors, spoiled or even rotted in your refrigerator.If...
  • Fruits are a good summer treat for your Pug.
    There are some fruits which are beneficial and good for your Pug.
    Summer is still here but coming to a close. Just a reminder to keep your pugs hydrated and cool during these hot and humid days. Some ways to help keep them cool is to give them some fresh fruit or even freeze the fruit in an ice cube. Some fruits...
  • Smoothie mania!
    Clean the fridge and stay cool with smoothies
    During the summer months, it's easy to be to overwhelmed by summer heat to want to cook. As a result, you may have a lot of fruits and vegetables on hand that you're not using. Enter the smoothie- the most delicious way to clean the fridge...
  • Red mellody
    Summer is the time to plant fruits and vegetables in your garden
    Summer is the season to plant fruits and vegetables and save money on your groceries. In your own backyard, you can grow fresh fruits and vegetables that the entire family will enjoy. You can either buy the fresh fruit or vegetable plants in a pot...
  • Pure Leaf fans can Share the Love of Leaves to help donate $150,000 to Wholesome Wave
    Pure Leaf™ partners with Gail Simmons to bring fresh produce to communities
    Pure Leaf™ Iced Tea, a product of The Pepsi Lipton Tea Partnership, proudly announced today it is continuing its partnership with Gail Simmons, TV personality and Special Projects Director at FOOD & WINE magazine, to support the campaign...
  • LA kids just say no to healthy foods
    LA kids just say no to healthy foods
    The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has become a national leader in offering healthy foods; however, a new UCLA study has found that the students are rejecting the healthy items on their plate. The results were published online on May...
  • Saturday Harvest
    Raised Urban Gardens
    City folk consider their garden to be the produce aisle at their local grocery store, or maybe the Farmer’s Market they visit on weekends. Country folk consider their garden to be their connection to nature that’s within walking...
  • Healthy Snack Ideas
    Fit Mommy: Heatlhy Snack Ideas
    It can be hard not to snack during the day. However, your snack choices can be just as healthy as your meal choices. Try not to grab for the big bag of doritos or that piece of chocolate when hunger stricks between meals. Instead grab for...
  • Most popular types of oranges: Which orange is your favorite?
    Most popular types of oranges: Which orange is your favorite?
    There are hundreds of varieties of oranges all over the world. They are a wonderful fruit to eat since our bodies can’t produce vitamin C on its own. In order to get your daily supply of sunshine you need to consume foods rich in vitamin C...
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