Tag Archives: Superfood

Dr. Fogarty, a nutrition and exercise expert from the UK, talks to Spinaca on the science behind how eating a vegetable-heavy 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 often talk about the importance of ‘The Rainbow Diet’ in maintaining health and fighting free-radicals. What is it and why is it so

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

If you’ve set foot in a grocery store or juice bar in the last decade, you’re aware that kale is having something of an extended moment in the spotlight. A relative of cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts, this hearty veggie is the all-star of leafy greens.

But, is kale healthy? As you’ll soon find out, there’s a reason they call it a superfood…

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Sure, they’re delicious pickled, pureed into soups, and sliced over salads, but what about beet health benefits? Did you know beets also pack a powerhouse of nutrients for brain and body performance? Athletes swear by the root vegetable’s ability to increase blood flow, enhance tolerance of intense exercise and sharpen their brains’ cognitive function. So, what is the almighty beet’s healthy secret? Turns out there are a few.

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