The World's Healthiest Foods The George Mateljan Foundation, a non-profit foundation with no commercial interests or advertising, is a new force for change to help make a healthier you and a healthier world. en-us PHP/5.6.36 Copyright 2002-2008 The George Mateljan Foundation, All Rights Reserved Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000 Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000 The World's Healthiest Foods Food of the Week: Spinach Spinach is generally regarded as being native to the Middle East and appears to have been cultivated there for well over a thousand years. Trading between the Middle East and Asia is believed to have been responsible for the migration of spinach to ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000,2019-06-16:HealthyFood.tname=foodspice&dbid=43 Recipe of the Week: 1-Minute "Quick Boiled" Spinach This way of preparing Spinach has the best flavor because it helps remove some of the acids found in Spinach and brings out its sweetness. Make sure thewater is at a rapid boil before adding Spinach. Taken from page 417 of the 2nd Edition of the ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000,2019-06-16:HealthyFood.tname=recipe&dbid=101 Best sources of Magnesium Magnesium is a key mineral in human metabolism, and found in small to medium amounts in many of the World's Healthiest Foods. Vegetables (especially green leafy ones), nuts and seeds, and legumes are your best HealthyFood sources for magnesium. We like ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000,2019-06-16:HealthyFood.tname=nutrient&dbid=75 From the kitchen: Tips for Preparing Spinach Spinach should be washed very well since the leaves and stems tend to collect sand and soil. Before washing, trim off the roots and separate the leaves. Place the spinach in a large bowl of tepid water and swish the leaves around with your hands as ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000,2019-06-16:HealthyFood.tname=whfkitqa&dbid=89 Why the Healthiest Way of Eating Is Also the World's Safest Way of Eating If you are wondering why so many foods that are finding their way into the food safety spotlight--including tomatoes, peppers, salads, almonds, spinach, fish, shellfish and others--are also foods that we feature among the World's Healthiest Foods, ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000,2019-06-16:HealthyFood.tname=george&dbid=231 Is it possible to eat too many vegetables? A sound dietary principle to follow is "Moderation in all things, except vegetables!" Most foods that are considered vegetables are extremely nutrient dense, providing lots of nutrients in a relatively small number of calories, so there is no need ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000,2019-06-16:HealthyFood.tname=george&dbid=19 I've heard a lot about eating a "colorful diet." Should I pick fruits and vegetables based on color to help me get more benefits from these foods? Color shouldn't be the only factor when picking fruits and vegetables - but it also shouldn't be ignored. In this article, we will tell you when to rely on color and when to rely on other features of fruits and vegetables. You'll learn the basis of ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000,2019-06-16:HealthyFood.tname=george&dbid=404 Does chlorophyll provide health benefits? In one word, "yes." Even though we would describe the health research on dietary chlorophyll to be in its early stages, studies have repeatedly shown health benefits from consumption of this phytonutrient.Chlorophyll has been shown to have ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000,2019-06-16:HealthyFood.tname=george&dbid=432 Can you tell me about oxalates, including the foods that contain them and how are they related to nutrition and health? IntroductionWhile many people think about oxalates as some rare and undesirable component of food, oxalates are naturally-occurring substances found in a wide variety of foods and they play a supportive role in the metabolism of many plants and ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000,2019-06-16:HealthyFood.tname=george&dbid=48 How Much of a Problem is Iron in a Vegetarian Diet? Based on our review of the research, we do not believe that vegetarians typically have problems in getting the iron that they need. In large scale studies like the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), over three-fourths of ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:32 +0000,2019-06-16:HealthyFood.tname=george&dbid=369