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In this blog series, we ask Dr. Fogarty, a nutrition and exercise expert from the UK, to weigh in on the science behind how eating a vegetable-based rainbow diet  can help you live a longer, healthier life.

Mark Fogarty earned a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry at the University of Ulster in the United Kingdom where he has been researching, publishing and lecturing on natural nutritional intervention in the context of exercise stress for over a decade.

Spinaca Farms: You’ve mentioned before you do a lot of work with watercress and athletic performance. Why? What makes watercress

We’ve been talking over the last year about the health benefits of eating vegetables in their many different forms, whether fresh, juiced, blended or, of course, as powders.

On a personal level, I’m a great lover of veg, and not just because I work in agriculture. My mantra at home―the one that makes my kids roll their eyes―is “Gotta have a veg!” At my house, we eat a veggie with every meal because, if I’m promoting the value of vegetables in my profession, I think it’s important to practice what I preach in my personal life and my diet,

In this blog series, we ask Dr. Fogarty, a nutrition and exercise expert from the UK, to weigh in on how eating vegetables affect our health and athletic performance.

Mark Fogarty earned a PhD in Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry at the University of Ulster in the United Kingdom where he has been researching, publishing and lecturing on natural nutritional intervention in the context of exercise stress  for over a decade.

Spinaca Farms: In one of your published research papers, you write “..there is a need to ascertain an antioxidant vitamin-rich vegetable that has the potential to counteract

Visit any health food store and scan the labels on different meal replacement drinks. The majority of those ingredients? They hail from China, Egypt, and India, countries that historically lack transparency with truth in ingredients.

For instance, think back to the pet food scandal of 2007, in which the kidney failure of many animals led U.S. authorities to recall hundreds of pet products made in China for containing compounds that falsify the volume and/or concentration of protein content (eg melamine, cyanuric acid, ammeline and ammelide). Likewise, the USDA detained vegetable proteins from China to prevent their

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