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April 9, 2014

Jonathan Tobin: Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Jessica Ivins: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Kim Giles: Asking for help is not weakness

Kathy Kristof and Barbara Hoch Marcus: 7 Great Growth Israeli Stocks

Matthew Mientka: How Beans, Peas, And Chickpeas Cleanse Bad Cholesterol and Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

April 8, 2014

Lori Nawyn: At Your Wit's End and Back: Finding Peace

Susan B. Garland and Rachel L. Sheedy: Strategies Married Couples Can Use to Boost Benefits

David Muhlbaum: Smart Tax Deductions Non-Itemizers Can Claim

Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E : Before You Lose Your Mental Edge

Dana Dovey: Coffee Drinkers Rejoice! Your Cup Of Joe Can Prevent Death From Liver Disease

Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

April 4, 2014

Rabbi David Gutterman: The Word for Nothing Means Everything

Charles Krauthammer: Kerry's folly, Chapter 3

Amy Peterson: A life of love: How to build lasting relationships with your children

John Ericson: Older Women: Save Your Heart, Prevent Stroke Don't Drink Diet

John Ericson: Why 50 million Americans will still have spring allergies after taking meds

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

Sarah Boesveld: Teacher keeps promise to mail thousands of former students letters written by their past selves

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson Anyone can make a salad, you say. But can they make a great salad? (SECRETS, TESTED TECHNIQUES + 4 RECIPES, INCLUDING DRESSINGS)

April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

Dan Barry: Should South Carolina Jews be forced to maintain this chimney built by Germans serving the Nazis?

Mayra Bitsko: Save me! An alien took over my child's personality

Frank Clayton: Get happy: 20 scientifically proven happiness activities

Susan Scutti: It's Genetic! Obesity and the 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Lecia Bushak: Why Hand Sanitizer May Actually Harm Your Health

Stacy Rapacon: Great Funds You Can Own for $500 or Less

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Ways to Save on Home Decor

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review Feb. 20, 2008 / 14 Adar I 5768

Cruciferous veggies

By Gwen Schoen

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Cruciferous vegetables are the ones most people either hate or love. But you should develop a love relationship with them because they have many health benefits. Here's a quiz to find out how much you know about cruciferous vegetables.

1. Cruciferous vegetables got their name because their flowers resemble a cross.

True or false?

2. Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower are all cruciferous vegetables.

True or false?

3. Cruciferous vegetables are rich sources of flavonoids, beta-carotene and lutein.

True or false?

4. All cruciferous vegetables are powerful antioxidants which reverse high blood pressure and hardening of the arteries.

True or false?

5. One cup of broccoli supplies over 205 percent of an adult daily requirement of vitamin C.

True or false?

6. One cup of steamed broccoli supplies over 150 percent of an adult daily requirement of vitamin A.

True or false?

7. Studies show that women who ate the most flavonoids had a 38 percent reduction in coronary heart disease mortality.

True or false?

8. While cruciferous vegetables are loaded with flavonoids and antioxidants, they have no impact on glycemic control.

True or false?

9. A diet that consistently is high in cruciferous vegetables can lower LDL (bad) cholesterol.

True or false?

Source: "WomenHeart's All Heart Family Cookbook; Featuring the 40 Foods Proven to Promote Heart Health," by Kathy Kastan and Suzanne Banfield



Answers: 1)True; 2)True; 3)True; 4)True; 5)True; 6)True; 7)True; 8)False; 9)True.

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Previously:

Chocolate truths
How what you eat impacts how you feel
What fingernails reveal about your overall health
Health busters that aren't
High-protein diets
Peanut butter
Dietary calcium
Carbs

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