Eureka! Vegetables' nutritional properties vary according to their light cycle. They are most healthful when exposed to light after being stored in the dark.
Bred to be tastier, modern produce has lost much of its healthy green goodness.
All that spinach Popeye gulped didn’t just help his muscles bulge, it’s likely that it gave him razor-sharp vision too. Spinach, alongside other green, leafy vegetables, contributes to the protection of the macula, a part of your eye that allows you to focus on fine details. Learn more on this Moment of Science.