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The top 10 healthiest fruits and vegetables to add to your diet, according to nutritionists

The healthiest fruits include blueberries, bananas, avocados, and citrus fruits. The healthiest vegetables include kale, spinach, carrots, and sweet potatoes. Fruits and vegetables are healthy because they’re rich in vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice. Fruits and vegetables are typically low in calories and […]
The top 10 healthiest fruits and vegetables to add to your diet, according to nutritionists
Lifestyle

The best fruits for diabetics — and how much you should eat

Yes, diabetics can eat fruit, but it’s important to pay careful attention to your fruit intake. Even though fruit is a carbohydrate high in sugar, which can spike blood sugar, it also is high in fibre, which can help regulate blood sugar. Fresh fruit is better for diabetics than dried […]
The best fruits for diabetics — and how much you should eat
Tech

Steve Jobs had an extreme diet that included fasting for days and eating the same vegetables over and over again — here’s what Apple’s visionary cofounder liked to eat

Apple cofounder Steve Jobs had some peculiar eating habits. From an early age, Jobs would only eat fruits and vegetables, and fasted for several days at a time. When Jobs discovered he had pancreatic cancer, he went against doctors’ wishes and tried healing himself by pursuing an extreme vegetarian diet. […]
Steve Jobs had an extreme diet that included fasting for days and eating the same vegetables over and over again — here’s what Apple’s visionary cofounder liked to eat
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These melons can sell for as much as $22,500 each in Japan

Japan often treats fruit as luxury items given as gifts and melons are among the most expensive. Yubari King melons are the most famous, two of which set a record price in 2019 when they were auctioned for $US45,000. Crown melons, grown in the Shizuoka prefecture, can cost around $US200 […]
These melons can sell for as much as $22,500 each in Japan
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Starting your day with a smoothie might not be as healthy as you think

Smoothies have all the sugar and calories without all the fibre of whole fruits. Fibre helps with satiety, which is important for weight management as well as the prevention of some chronic diseases. If a smoothie is the only way you’re going to get fruits and vegetables into your diet, […]
Starting your day with a smoothie might not be as healthy as you think
Lifestyle

How to store 7 different fruits to make them last longer

When your favourite fruits are in season, it’s hard not to buy them all up at once. But if you’re not storing the fruits properly, you might check back a few days later to find them spoiled. With just some small adjustments, you can ensure that your fruits remain at […]
How to store 7 different fruits to make them last longer
Lifestyle

14 vegetables that are actually fruits

Think you can tell a fruit from a vegetable? Think again. In the world of food, there are many plants most people consider vegetables that are actually fruits, botanically speaking. The most famous example is probably the tomato. Its status as a fruit or a vegetable was so contentious that […]
14 vegetables that are actually fruits