Fruits and Veggies Fight Air Pollution - Better Nutrition

Fruits and Veggies Fight Air Pollution


Tiny particles in air pollution are bad for the heart, but eating lots of fruits and veggies has a therapeutic effect, according to a Harvard School of Public Health study. For 11 years, researchers tracked 573 elderly men and measured their heart rate variability, which is a predictor of heart attacks and death from heart malfunctions. Men who ate the most veggies and fruit had the least reaction to pollution.



These simple, to-go frittata muffins include leeks, mushrooms, asparagus, and tomatoes.

Veggies for Breakfast

Having trouble packing enough vegetables into your diet? These simple, make-ahead recipes can help you meet a third of your daily requirement before you even leave the house.