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October 27, 2016

 

Why do bananas get those ugly brown spots?

When Good Bananas Go Bad

Have you ever wonder why bananas seem to go bad so quickly?

December 3, 2013

 

Yums from a Community Supported Agriculture box.

Matters of Taste

Bred to be tastier, modern produce has lost much of its healthy green goodness.

July 5, 2013

 

Do you eat peppers for their antioxidant benefits?

Are All Antioxidants The Same?

I've heard a lot about how antioxidants can help prevent disease. Does that mean that I should eat as much antioxidant rich foods as possible?

February 14, 2013

 

Make sure to snack and eat food that is nutritious so that you feel fuller, longer.

Why Am I Still Hungry?

You've just snacked on rice cakes. Why are you still hungry?

October 6, 2009

 

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?

January 2, 2006

 

Seed Swallower

Mmm, there's nothing like a fresh slice of watermelon until, oops, you just swallowed a seed!

March 31, 2005

 

Food of Many Colors

Variety in color stimulates our appetites. The more colors thrown together, the more we eat. Learn more 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?

March 19, 2004

 

Good News: Hot Chocolate Is Good for Your Heart!

Good news: Hot chocolate is good for your heart! Learn about all the beverages that help prevent cancer and heart disease, on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Cooked Tomatoes are Better than Raw Ones?

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.

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