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We know apples are good for us, and apples are especially good for diabetics . The main reason apples are good for type 2 diabetics is because of their soluble fiber content.
Growth in China's imports of fruit and vegetables is spurring demand for seaborne transport in refrigerated containers, a business benefiting from the rise of an affluent middle class, open trade policies and the advancement of cold treatment technology. Traditionally a net exporter of fruit and vegetables, mainland fruit imports are up 26 per cent over the past five years to US$4 billion last year, with exotic fruit such as longan and durian, as well as grapes, showing the biggest increases, according to the International Trade Centre.
Most say the picking is behind schedule by 10 days to two weeks, the Wisconsin State Journal reports. And they expect to get less fruit than last year because the hard winter, a cool summer and lots of rain hurt growing conditions.
DRAGON fruit is known for its many health benefits, but few people know that this crop can also help mitigate climate change by turning the underutilized and idle areas to productive farms. Burgos, named after martyred priest Jose Burgos of the famous Gomburza, is the last town in the northwest corner of Ilocos Norte.
Retired engineer John Mead hated to see fallen apples wasted and so set about making a press to benefit a whole village with their juice. Mr Mead, 77, of The Street, All Cannings said: "This summer I decided to make a press so everyone could juice the fruit."
Carl Willis and Marjorie Brooks work their roadside garden stand Friday. "I think it's best to do the kind of work you like," Willis said.
Jeff Burkhart mixes a drink in a shaker on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 in Novato, Calif.
Snacks are sneaking into our diets more than ever before: The average American consumes a quarter of their daily calories from snacks, so it's important to make smart choices. While many snacks are packaged to look healthy, it's easy to be fooled.
The menu is a mouthwatering eco-friendly mix of vegetarian and meat-loving options with a bit of a twist. Vanilla risotto, for instance, with plum compote and toasted pistachios or the always tempting Wolfe lentils with crisp potato hash, organic pork and fennel sausages, mushroom, poached egg and hollandaise .
Sydney's gardens will be flowery and colourful affairs this spring, trending away from green-on-green designs and a laissez-faire approach, green-thumbed experts say. And those with vegetable patches should start thinking about planting tomatoes, with a host of juicy varieties on sale for the first time.
Dust off the portable grills, break out the lawn chairs, hit the grocery store and reserve your spot in the parking lot. Football season is here and tailgating is a tradition shared by sports fans all over the world.
Quince is a Persian fruit that is thought by some to be the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. From the outside, it looks like a combination of an apple and a lemon.
Lunch: sloppy joe on bun, sweet potato fries, green beans, fresh orange, milk; and in addition for FHS students: fruit choice and tomatoes. Tuesday - breakfast at FMS and FHS: assorted cereals, egg and cheese omelet on bagel, orange juice, milk.
Cinder, the bear cub who was badly burned in the Carlton Complex Fire, is moving well now on her bandaged paws after a month of treatment at a California wildlife rehabilitation center.
Fall is here, and that means plenty of area apples are ripe for the picking. Here are 16 tasty recipes you can use to prepare your harvest .
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:47 am
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