Eating Done Right: Carrots – Food of the Week

 I grew up on a small, 100-acre farm in Iowa. To make ends meet for our family of seven, my father sometimes worked in nearby Illinois as a tool and die maker. He’d commute to his job on Sunday night and return the following weekend. In the summertime when school was out, my younger sister and I would sometimes travel with my father to his urban home to escape hot and boring days on the farm. (We could also escape …

Quick Myth of the Day: Carrots are Good for Your Eyes

While grandma may have told you, “Eat carrots! They’re good for your eyes!” as a child, this isn’t actually the case, says the American Dietetic Association. In other words, carrots won’t necessarily improve your vision,