Sunday, September 28, 2008

Fruits and Vegetables: A picture of health

There is hardly any input by me in this post. The picture (click for enlarged view) is from Wikimedia Commons and the text material is mostly based on the website of the Harvard School of Public Health, which publishes articles to provide ‘timely information on diet and nutrition for clinicians, allied health professionals, and the public.’

Eating sufficient quantities of vegetables and fruits every day can reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. It can also provide protection against cancer and promote gastrointestinal health and better vision. The relevant article can be accessed at:

A widely prevalent myth is that health food is bland and tasteless. This is blown in the article ‘Recipes The Bottom Line’. It starts with the statement ‘Healthy eating can be as delicious as it is nutritious—a feast for the senses as well as good for the body’.

You can read it at:

Another write up titled ‘Knowledge for Healthy Eating’ provides tips for healthy eating. It can be accessed at:

There is much more useful information on related sites of the Harvard School of Public Health.

Healthy eating, happy living.

Also see:

Photos: Vegetables for Onam

Kerala food: Peechappam, a forgotten item?

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