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April 19, 2013

By Julie Butterfield

April 15, 2013

Spring marks the beginning of strawberry season (yay!). Strawberries are not only delicious and versatile in many different types of recipes, but are the top-ranked fruit on Dr. Fuhrman’s ANDI (Aggregate Nutrient Density Index) list (1) for their levels of antioxidants and...

April 1, 2013

Collard greens are yet another green leafy, cruciferous vegetable that are incredibly nutritious and share the top spot on Dr. Fuhrman’s ANDI (Aggregate Nutrient Density Index) list with kale and mustard greens (1).

March 25, 2013

Flaxseeds play an important role in healthy, plant-based diets because of their unique nutritional properties. Specifically, flaxseeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, lignans, and fiber, and appear on Dr. Fuhrman’s ANDI list (Aggregate Nutrient Density Index) (1). While...

March 18, 2013

Watercress is a semi-aquatic plant that ranks at the top of Dr. Fuhrman’s ANDI list (Aggregate Nutrient Density Index) along with kale, collard greens, and mustard greens (1). Watercress is yet another cruciferous vegetable containing the phytochemical known as isothiocyanates...

March 11, 2013

For this week’s Food of the Week Feature, we’ve selected bok choy, also known as Chinese cabbage. This vegetable is part of the cruciferous family which as been studied for its role in cancer prevention (1). Because of its high level of nutrition, bok choy is in the top 10...

March 7, 2013

Get your tickets now! Dr. Joel Fuhrman, research director for the Nutritional Research Project, will be at a special fundraising event on June 3, 2013, in Clarksville, MD, at the Great Sage restaurant. This event is in support of the...

March 4, 2013

Lentils are in the legume family and they are delicious and nutritious. There are numerous studies on the health aspects of consuming beans including the reduced risk of developing cardiovascular disease, some cancers and diabetes, and the research shows that Americans could...

February 23, 2013

The Nutritional Research Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of a new feature, Food of the Week, where we will be highlighting the benefits of the most nutritious, health-promoting foods, plus including recipes and other interesting and fun facts.

February 7, 2013

Chocolate and cherries seem to make the perfect Valentine’s Day ingredients for a healthy and delicious dessert for your loved ones. We’ve rounded up two delectable recipes including these gluten-free Chocolate Cherry Banana Muffins and our frozen Chocolate Cherry Bomb.

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