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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...

Power Food this week is Grapes! Grapes can be consumed raw, in the form of sweet and salty salads and juices. They can be cooked and used for the production of various desserts. Dried grapes (better known as raisins) are especially popular during winter, when...

The Power Food this week is Pears! Pears can be eaten fresh, baked, and cooked in a variety of meals. Pears are considered by some to be hypoallergenic because a pear allergy is rare. For babies Pears are often recommended for weaning them towards solid foods  because...