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Tag: Vegetables

University of California: Healthy (Nutrient) Wealthy and Wise: Diet for Healthy Aging – Research on Aging

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans emphasize eating more foods from plants, such as vegetables and beans, whole grains, and nuts. Learn more about health benefits of choosing a diet heavy in fruits and vegetables from Katherine Richman, MD, Medical Director of Thornton Radiology and Clinical Professor of Radiology at the UC San Diego School of …

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SciShow: Why Tomatoes Are Fruits, and Strawberries Aren’t Berries

Have you ever wondered what defines a fruit or a vegetable? Scishow got the answer. Did you know that bananas are berries, but strawberries aren’t? A lot of thought goes into classifying fruits and vegetables, and it all has to do with anatomy.