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.
Variety in color stimulates our appetites. The more colors thrown together, the more we eat. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Without insects, you’d eliminate certain kinds of fruits and vegetables, and that might make it difficult to put together a picnic lunch. And of course, you’d also miss out on insect products like honey or silk.
It’s commonly said that cooked fruits and vegetables are not as good for you as raw ones. Is this statement true? Find out on today’s Moment of Science.