Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

We’ve heard the adages growing up, and we even tell them to our own children: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” “Spinach will make you strong.” “Carrots are good for your eyes.” At the time, we may not have had reasons to back these statements, but research is now showing why specific fruits and vegetables should be consumed.

Onions are believed to be beneficial for heart health and protection against prostate cancer and gastric ulcers.

Consumption of fruits and vegetables has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. Substantial evidence backs up these benefits, which are reflected i…

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr