Tag Archives: Dad

June 16

Celebrate Dad with Health-Protective Tomatoes!

By Sharon Palmer, The Plant-Powered Dietitian™ The weather is warming up and Father’s Day is just around the corner—both serve as a perfect excuse to throw a family BBQ, potluck, or picnic. And no summertime picnic or BBQ would be the same without the use of tomato products. Whether it’s chips and salsa, smoky baked beans, […]

June 16

This Is What You Should Give Dad For Father’s Day!

by Corinne Dobbas, RD We all want our Dads to be healthy. Part of this healthy living equation is protecting him from prostate cancer. And you know what an awesome prostate protector is? If you guessed tomatoes, you’re dead on. Really, it’s the antioxidant lycopene, especially found in cooked tomato products, that’s associated with a […]

June 12

Slash Prostate Risk at Your Father’s Day BBQ

According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2013, 239 000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States. Fortunately, scientists, researchers, and health professionals are becoming savvy about ways to prevent conditions that threaten the healthy men in our lives. Eating a diet full of anti-inflammatory foods, such as tomato products, is […]

June 16

Surprising Ways Men Like to Eat Tomatoes and why they’re good for them

  by Corinne Dobbas, RD With Father’s Day right around the corner, we’re reminded of just how special the husbands, fathers, and grandfathers are in our lives. They’ve made us laugh so hard we cried; cooked us tongue-tantalizing meals; shown us a thing or two in regards to home improvement; dazzled us with random surprising […]

June 01

A Hearty, Healthy Barbeque for Dad this Father’s Day

By Sharon Palmer, RD With Father’s Day this month and summer not far behind, it’s the perfect time to bust out the barbeque. Nothing appeals to a man’s taste buds more than the classic, smoky flavors of a barbeque inspired meal. An additional bonus is that many barbeque inspired recipes use tomato products, giving you […]

June 16

Give Him the Best Gift for Father’s Day—Good Health!

by Sharon Palmer, RD Wondering what to give the man in your life for Father’s Day?  Why not give him the gift of good health!  Include more tomato products in his diet this year for heart health, as well as prostate cancer prevention. Heart Health: Tomatoes have an arsenal of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that […]