VIEWPOINT: HEALTHY AND WISE
- DAILY GUIDE. Gratzer, Fiona // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);7/24/2006, Vol. 58 Issue 30, p127
The article presents several healthy food choices that would boost one's energy. Fiber is an essential cancer fighter, and our bodies need it for a healthy digestive system. Blueberries and strawberries are high in antioxidants, which may reduce the risk of diseases including heart disease and...
- Garden-Variety Beauty. Foltz-Gray, Dorothy // Health (Time Inc. Health);Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p40
Suggests the use of fruits and plants for beauty care. Effects of strawberries on the skin; Use of sunflower petals in baths; Skin care brought by antioxidant lycopenes found in tomatoes.
- Strong and Sweet. Exel, Stephen // Better Homes & Gardens;Aug2007, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p216
The article discusses the health benefits berries. Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries have high levels of antioxidants, which help prevent strokes, heart disease, many types of cancer and age-related illnesses. They are available fresh, frozen, canned, dried or as a juice....
- Jazz Berries. Kirby, Jane // Real Simple;May2001, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p77
Berries are popping up in supermarkets and in gnarly backyard brambles, on farm stands and restaurant tables. One overall piece of advice when berry shopping: Turn the container over and look for stains or smashed berries. This indicates squishy, sometimes moldy fruit that won't last long. A...
- Summer Foods That Make You Sexier. Molvar, Kari // Cosmopolitan;Aug2009, Vol. 247 Issue 2, p93
The article reports on the beauty benefits of summer fruits. Blueberries contain vitamin E which acts as reinforcement for skin's natural barrier and helps moisturize skin. Strawberries contain vitamin C which aids in the production of collagen which keeps skin firm. Peaches contain vitamin A...
- THE BEST POWER COMBO FOR YOUR BELLY. Gelman, Lauren // Prevention;Jul2010, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p16
The article reports on the findings of a 2010 study by Swedish researchers on the intestinal health benefits of blueberries.
- FOOD news. // Health & Fitness Magazine;Apr2013, p31
This section offers nutrition news in Great Britain as of April 2013. Blueberries and strawberries reduce the risk of heart attack based on a study by the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. A study from the "British Journal of Nutrition" found that increasing intake of omega-3 fatty...
- BERRY GOOD. // Muscle & Performance;Jun2013, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p14
The article discusses a research study by the University of East Anglia in England and the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts which found a 32% reduction in heart attack risks among women who ate three or more servings of strawberries and blueberries per week.
- Berry by Berry. Reich, Lee // Horticulture;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p24
Provides information on berries in the U.S. Description of musk strawberries; Taste of juneberries; Abundance of blueberries in July.