Tag: fruits and vegetables

Study Shows School Gardens Help to Prevent Nutritional Deficiencies in Children

By Phillip Schneider It’s no secret that kids in America don’t eat as many vegetables as they should. As non-processed fruit and vegetable intake have been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity, and hypertension in adulthood, the importance of childhood vegetable consumption is becoming…

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Prescription Broccoli In A Pill Seen as a Future Diabetes Treatment

By Alex Pietrowski The life-changing disease Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise worldwide, and especially alarming is the fact that rates are on the rise among children and teenagers, potentially condemning them to a lifetime of dependence on pills, shots, blood-sugar testing, and doctor’s visits. There are…

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