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This week’s Power Food is Oranges! The word “Orange” was first used for the color and not for the fruit. Oranges can be consumed raw, in the form of juices, marmalade or as a part of various desserts. Juicy and sweet and renowned for its concentration...

It seems like everybody just loves Strawberries and summertime is the perfect time to enjoy a bowl of these fresh ripe berries. The Power Food this week is Strawberries! Strawberries are the only fruit that wears their seeds on the outside. The average berry is adorned with...

The Power Food this week is the Carrot! Carrots are a root vegetable with the most commonly eaten part being the taproot. Unbelievably, carrots have one of the highest natural sugar content than almost all vegetables. This is why they make a wonderfully nutritious snack when...

This week’s power food is Green Bell Pepper! A green pepper is a highly nutritious vegetable. This bell-shaped vegetable with a green, glossy exterior adds a dash of color to any dish. It is also referred to as a bell pepper. It has a tangy...

Power Food this week is the delicious Tomato! Slice them for sandwiches, toss them in salads, cook them into sauces or squeeze them for juice. Tomatoes are delicious and good for us, packed with vitamins A and C, calcium, potassium, and lycopene. Tomatoes are the fruit...

When your toddler turns into Speedy Gonzalez, he's flexing his muscles -- literally. "Running falls under the developmental domain of gross motor," says Sara Hamel, M.D., a behavioral and developmental pediatrician at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. This type of development is a huge leap...

This week’s Power Food is Oranges! Oranges are round citrus fruits with finely-textured skins that are, of course, orange in color just like their pulpy flesh; the skin can vary in thickness from very thin to very thick. Oranges usually range from approximately two to three...

Our Power Food this week is Eggplants! Eggplant is a Heart Hero because it helps you feel full and helps your body remove junk from your liver to keep your heart healthy. The name “eggplant” originates from the 18th century when farmers with small, white...