Category Archives: Vegetables

Vitamin C Loss In vegetables

It is a commonly held belief that citrus fruit is the best source of vitamin C amongst foods. However, while citrus fruit does contain high amounts of the vitamin, other foods with a lower vitamin C content can make up … Continue reading

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Which Foods Are Associated with Mood Disorders?

Researchers have investigated the effects of food and drink of mood disorders such as anxiety and depression. For example, it has been shown that the Mediterranean diet is associated with a lower risk of anxiety and depression. Of the foods … Continue reading

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Are Fruit and Vegetables Protective of Mood Disorders?

Fruit and vegetable intake is associated with a number of positive health effects. One aspect of the health promoting effects of fruit and vegetables may be a beneficial effect on mental health. For example, one study showed that 5 servings … Continue reading

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Multicoloured Fruits and Vegetables

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Can Vegetables Make You Fat?

Vegetables are an excellent source of nutrients and current recommendations are to consume more vegetables. Fruit is also a very good source of nutrients, and recommendations are to consume more fruit also. However, fruit and vegetables differ in one important … Continue reading

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Top Three Foods That Won’t Make You Fat: Vegetables, Dairy and Protein

Many foods are fattening and can cause considerable weight gain in those that regularly consume them. The antidote to this weight gain, is to eat foods that prevent weight gain. Vegetables have been shown to have a number of beneficial … Continue reading

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Vegetables Versus Fruit: Which is Healthier

It is well evidenced that fruit and vegetables have important health effects in humans. In particular, increasing the intake of fruit and vegetables is associated with protection from a number of lifestyle diseases. Fruit and vegetables are a very good … Continue reading

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The Top Five Healthy Food Groups

Evidence suggests that the foods we eat impact our health. There are a number of groups of foods that have been researched for their health effects and eating more of these foods can significantly improve health and quality of life. … Continue reading

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Vegetables: High Quality Low Value Foods

Food prices are generally low if the food is bought as ingredients and time is spent preparing the food. High food prices tend to be represented mainly by pre-prepared and niche luxury foods. Vegetables are particularly cheap in many countries, … Continue reading

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Vegetable Proteins: Caveat Emptor

Vegetables protein powders have become popular in recent times. A large number of protein powders made from oats, peas and other vegetables have been formulated and marketed. Generally these are useful to the vegetarian or vegan as they provide a … Continue reading

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