Fruits and Vegetables in Grocery Store are Still Alive

by Kathy Jones on  June 22, 2013 at 11:27 PM General Health News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
A new study published in the journal Current Biology suggests that the fruits and vegetables that we buy in the grocery store are still alive and the way we store them could influence their nutritional value and our health.
 Fruits and Vegetables in Grocery Store are Still Alive
Fruits and Vegetables in Grocery Store are Still Alive
Advertisement

"Vegetables and fruits, even after harvest, can respond to light signals and consequently change their biology in ways that may affect health value and insect resistance," says Janet Braam of Rice University. "Perhaps we should be storing our vegetables and fruits under light-dark cycles and timing when to cook and eat them to enhance their health value."

Advertisement


Source: Eurekalert
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

Related Links

More News on:

Mediterranean Diet Why Do We Eat - Nutrition Facts Diet Lifestyle and Heart Disease The Acid-Alkaline balance, Diet and Health Acid Base Dietary Balance and its Influence on Our Health and Wellbeing Nails - Health and Disease Fruits to Help Lower Blood Pressure Health benefits of bananas Fiber Up Your Meals Sugar: Time to Look beyond Its Sweetness 
Advertisement

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive