FRUITS & VEGETABLES

Fruits & Vegetables are the most often overlooked portion of our daily food intake. Learn how fruits and vegetables work and how to eat more of them everyday.
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Why do some fruits have starch?

If you can't get enough of starchy foods, you don't need to limit yourself to potatoes and squash. Fruits have starch, too! We'll tell you why, and also reveal the starchiest fruit of them all.

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  • 10 Ways to Cook a Sweet Potato

    10 Ways to Cook a Sweet Potato

    Sweet potatoes are one of the healthiest foods you can add to your diet. But, like anything, they can get boring if they're prepared the same way every time you eat them. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to spice them up. See more »

  • 10 Ways to Cook Kale

    10 Ways to Cook Kale

    Kale packs a nutritional wallop -- 1,300 percent of your daily vitamin K, for starters -- and is incredibly versatile and easy to cook. Here are 10 ways to cook kale. See more »

  • 5 Autumn Apples

    5 Autumn Apples

    If you love history, mystery and happy endings, you'll enjoy learning about autumn apples. One of the earliest cultivated fruits, the apple has come a long way from its crabapple-like ancestors. Most apples have long and respected pedigrees. See more »

  • Abridged History of Food: Who Invented Caesar Salad?

    Abridged History of Food: Who Invented Caesar Salad?

    Combining ingredients like eggs, Worcestershire sauce and maybe even anchovies seems like a dangerous tack to take when making a salad, but it's boldness that makes culinary history. Who invented the romaine-based delight that is a Caesar salad? See more »

  • Are we in a bananapocalypse?

    Are we in a bananapocalypse?

    If bananas are your favorite fruit, you may soon pick up a bunch that just seems ... different somehow. The culprit: a fungus that's killing the Cavendish. See more »

  • Cranberries 101

    Cranberries 101

    Rich in vitamin C and low in fat, cranberries have been used for centuries in everything from medicine to a dye for clothes and fabrics. But what are some of the myths surrounding this popular fruit? And what can you do with it today? See more »

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Indian Corn

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Indian Corn

    Steamy summer days and yellow ears of grilled corn are behind us. The produce aisle is stocked with red and blue Indian corn. Can you actually eat it? What's the story behind this strange starch? See more »

  • The Sweet Potato: 5 Ways to Spice up This Sweet Spud

    The Sweet Potato: 5 Ways to Spice up This Sweet Spud

    Sweet potatoes have been around a long, long time, but it seems like they're just now getting the fanfare they deserve. If you'd like to add this good-for-you vegetable to your diet, here are five ways to liven it up. See more »

  • What are goji berries?

    What are goji berries?

    Goji berries: cancer-fighting superfood or overhyped cure-all? Learn about goji berries - health benefits and why some people think goji berries can prevent cancer. See more »

  • What's the difference between a fruit and a vegetable?

    What's the difference between a fruit and a vegetable?

    Discerning between a fruit and a vegetable may seem simple: Fruits have seeds and vegetables don't. This works great if you're a botanist, but not so well if you're not. We'll finally tell you which category tomatoes fall into (or maybe we won't). See more »

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