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Robert Jackson, Amazing Athletes Potomac Coast, VA Robert was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and athletics have always played a pivotal role in his life. Throughout his formative years, he excelled in football, baseball, track, and basketball. After graduating high school, he decided joined the United...

Start your week with this week's Power Food, Broccoli! Thomas Jefferson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, was a fan of broccoli, importing the seeds from Italy to plant at Monticello. He recorded planting the vegetable there as early as May of...

This week’s Power Food is Apples! Most apples are still picked by hand during autumn. A bushel of apples weighs 42 pounds and will yield 20-24 quarts of applesauce. Eating an apple can help cleanse your teeth and is said to be able to whiten your teeth. Apples are...

Sherry Price, Amazing Athletes North OC, CA Sherry was born and raised in Orange County and resides in Cypress, California. She grew up playing multiple sports including softball, basketball, and volleyball. In high school, Sherry was a four-year varsity volleyball player and received many awards including...

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. 85% of globally produced oranges are converted...

Our Power Food this week is Eggplants! The name "eggplant" originates from the 18th century when farmers with small, white fruit, shaped like hen's egg were popular. Eggplants belong to the nightshade family of vegetables, which also includes tomatoes, bell peppers, and potatoes. Some varieties...