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Heart Health Benefits of Consuming Leafy Greens

By Michelle Routhenstein, MS RD CDE CDN,  Cardiology Dietitian, and owner of     Leafy green vegetables provide an …

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Why Lettuce and Leafy Greens are Good for Us

We spend a lot of time on the website and in our social media channels sharing information about nutrition …

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What Will California Rains Mean for Lettuce Lovers?

Yes, California finally got some rain!  A lot of rain. While this was devastating to many Californians, there is also …

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The History of Salads and Why You Should Eat One Today!

It’s January and that means people are giving healthy eating another shot – at least for a while.  Naturally, that …

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Why is my Lettuce so Expensive?

You’ve probably noticed lately that lettuce prices have been sky high! It’s even possible, you’ve been asked to pay extra …

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Thanksgiving Update: Lettuce Farmers Hard at Work to Prevent Outbreaks

As we prepare for this year’s Thanksgiving holiday, lettuce and leafy greens farmers remember well the tremendous impacts of a …

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CRISPR Plant Breeding Technology May Help Save Lettuce as Climate Warms

Although not yet available in the market, lettuce created from what is known as CRISPR plant breeding techniques may be …

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Tracing the Source of an Outbreak is Tough

In August 2022, fast food chain Wendy’s was at the center of something none of us wants to experience —  …

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How to Make Eating More Dark Leafy Greens a Habit that Sticks!

By Elaine Magee, MPH, RD (@therecipedoctor and author of 25 books)

If someone were to ask me what’s one of the best food habits they could make…I would encourage them to …

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