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...

The Power Food this week is Pears! Pears can be eaten fresh, baked, and cooked in a variety of meals. They 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...

The Power Food this week is Watermelon! The watermelon can be classed as both a fruit and a vegetable. They can be a fruit because it grows from a seed, has a sweet refreshing flavor, and is loosely considered a type of melon. It is a...

Power Food this week is the Tomato! We all can recognize a tomato, they are those giant red berries that your mom uses to make spaghetti sauce. Slice them for sandwiches, toss them in salads, cook them into sauces or squeeze them for juice. Tomatoes...

Kids are natural runners, but whether they're accompanying you on a run or participating in a school program, they require special care at every step of their development. When children become involved in running it not only keeps them physically fit and healthy, it also provides...

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...