- January 1st, 2012
A simple and effective way to improve the appearance and quality of your skin may be in your backyard garden. The unlikely food—a tomato.
- December 1st, 2009
Chemical warfare isn’t always a bad thing: Fruits and vegetables use their phytochemicals for protection as they grow, and once inside us, these same compounds have potent antioxidant and anticancer properties, says Michael Seidman, MD, director of wellness at the Henry Ford Health System’s Center for Integrative Medicine in Detroit.By Matthew Kadey, RD
- June 1st, 2003
A couple of years ago, for the first time in memory, I decided not to grow my own tomatoes but to let my father do it instead. He was sick with emphysema, too weak to do much of anything except gaze at the TV or out the patio door at the garden he used to love to tend. Between the door and the garden was a bright porch, which I lined with seedling tomatoes in terra-cotta pots.The secret to squeezing the most out of this potent disease-fighter? It's in the sauce.By Nina Martin