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October 6, 2009

 

A fridge stocked full of food.

Why We Refrigerate Fruits and Vegetables

Everyone knows you should put spinach and berries in the refrigerator, but how do cooler temperatures keep most fruits and vegetables from spoiling rapidly?

September 1, 2009

 

Assortment of raw vegetables

How To Easily Make Your Kids Eat Vegetables

Want to learn how to make your kids eat their vegetables? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 25, 2008

 

Potatoes at the Grocery

Potatoes For Health

Potatoes are a vegetable, but they're full of starch and carbohydrates, so they can't be good for you right?

November 27, 2007

 

Steamed carrots, cauliflower, and broccoli

Color Changing Veggies

Have you ever wondered why steamed vegetables turn an even brighter green initially, but then will turn this dull green if you cook them too long?

February 2, 2005

 

What’s for Lunch? Potassium

Need more potassium in your diet? Find out where to get it on this Moment of Science.

October 15, 2004

 

Baby Taste Preference

Want to know how to reduce pickiness in your child's diet? Find out on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Watering the Vegetables

Ever been inadvertently sprayed with water as you reached into the vegetable bin at the grocery store? What's the point of spraying fruits and vegetables?

May 24, 2004

 

broccoli sprouts in a community garden

Cancer-fighting Foods and Vegetables

What foods help fight cancer? Learn about cruciferous vegetables and how they not only help lower your risk of cancer, but slow the growth of existing tumors.

April 8, 2004

 

The Strength of Spinach?

Contrary to what you might think, Popeye the Sailorman had it all wrong. Learn about spinach on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

A possum sits perched in a tree and eats a cracker.

Playing Possum

Playing dead doesn't seem like much of a strategy, but it works for the opossum, commonly known as the possum.

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