Despite vegetables' vital nutritional values, it’s a global phenomenon that they don’t go down with kids that smoothly. There are various physiological and physical tactics people use to help children overcome this negative association, such as hiding them in sauces or setting … [Read more...] about Encouraging kids to eat their veggies with 3D-printed food
Did you know any vegetable can be turned into pasta sauce?
We’ve all been there at the end of the week with too many fresh vegetables in our fridge and nothing to do with them. Instead of throwing them away, why not use them to make a delicious pasta sauce? In no time, just a few ingredients can make a tasty and beautiful pasta sauce … [Read more...] about Did you know any vegetable can be turned into pasta sauce?
Insects and lab-grown meat could reduce environmental impact by 80 percent
We at The Optimist Daily have written a lot before about the environmental benefits of lab-grown meat and insects as an alternative protein source, and the body of research for this cultural and scientific protein shift keeps growing. A new study published in Nature Food … [Read more...] about Insects and lab-grown meat could reduce environmental impact by 80 percent
6 ways to pack more leafy greens into your diet
We’ve all heard that green veggies - like kale, spinach, cabbage, or collard greens - are a must for our diets. These nutritional powerhouses are packed full of vitamin K, vitamin C, iron, calcium, magnesium, protein, fiber lutein, carotene, and more. This stellar health profile … [Read more...] about 6 ways to pack more leafy greens into your diet
How do you fix seasonal allergies? These 8 foods are a good start
Just like allergies keep coming back every year, The Optimist Daily comes back to write more on how you can handle them. There are a lot of tricks to getting ahead of your allergies or remedies for a stuffy nose, and you can even fight allergies as easily as settling in and … [Read more...] about How do you fix seasonal allergies? These 8 foods are a good start