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James Wittenborn "Jamie" Johnson (born 1979) is an American film director , heir , and socialite . He is a documentary filmmaker, and one of the great-great-grandsons of Robert Wood Johnson I (co-founder of Johnson & Johnson ). [ edit ] Early life Johnson's father is James Loring Johnson, [ 1 ] who reads and paints landscapes. His mother is Gretchen Wittenborn Johnson. He is a graduate of the Pingry School , a preparatory school located in Martinsville, New Jersey . [ 2 ] He attended New York University , where he majored in American history.
Salmon What's New and Beneficial about Salmon With so much focus on the amazing omega-3 benefits of salmon, other unique health benefits from salmon may have been inadvertently overlooked. One fascinating new area of health benefits involves the protein and amino acid content of salmon.
Swiss chard What's New and Beneficial About Swiss Chard We've become accustomed to thinking about vegetables as great sources of phytonutrients. Indeed they are! But we don't always appreciate how unique each vegetable can be in terms of its phytonutrient content.
Sweet potatoes What's New and Beneficial about Sweet Potatoes Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes may be one of nature's unsurpassed sources of beta-carotene.
Spinach What's New and Beneficial About Spinach Bright, vibrant-looking spinach leaves are not only more appealing to the eye but more nourishing as well. Recent research has shown that spinach leaves that look fully alive and vital have greater concentrations of vitamin C than spinach leaves that are pale in color. The study authors suggest that the greater supply of vitamin C helps protect all of the oxygen-sensitive phytonutrients in the spinach leaves and makes them looking vibrant and alive.
Squash, winter What's New and Beneficial about Winter Squash Although winter squash has long been recognized as an important food source of carotenoids, only recently have research studies documented just how fantastic winter squash can be when it comes to these key antioxidants. For some groups of study participants, winter squash turns out to be the primary food source of alpha-carotene and beta-carotene in the entire diet!
Squash, summer The delicate flavor, soft shell and creamy white flesh of summer squash is a perfect addition to any summer meal. While especially plentiful in the U.S. marketplace during the summer months, summer squash is actually available through the year. Summer squashes, members of the Cucurbitaceae family and relatives of both the melon and the cucumber, come in many different varieties.
Romaine lettuce Not all lettuce is created equal, but if you start your meal with a salad made of romaine lettuce you will be sure to add not only a variety of textures and flavors to your meal but an enormous amount of nutritional value. Most of the domestic U.S. harvest of romaine lettuce and other salad greens comes from California and is available throughout the year. Lettuce is synonymous with salads as they are predominantly made from crispy green lettuce leaves. Most varieties of lettuce exude small amounts of a white, milky liquid when their leaves are broken. This "milk" gives lettuce its slightly bitter flavor and its scientific name, Lactuca sativa derived from the Latin word for milk.
Potatoes An Important Message About Potatoes We have placed nightshade vegetables (such as potatoes) on our " 10 Most Controversial WHFoods List ." This list was created to let you know that even though some foods (like potatoes) can make an outstanding contribution to your meal plan, they are definitely not for everyone. Nightshade vegetables can be difficult to find in high-quality form; can be more commonly associated with adverse reactions than other foods; and can present more challenges to our food supply in terms of sustainability. More details about our 10 Most Controversial WHFoods can be found here .
Onions What's New and Beneficial About Onions The flavonoids in onion tend to be more concentrated in the outer layers of the flesh.
Mustard greens What's New and Beneficial About Mustard Greens The cholesterol-lowering ability of steamed mustard greens is second only to steamed collard greens and steamed kale in a recent study of cruciferous vegetables and their ability to bind bile acids in the digestive tract. When bile acid binding takes place, it is easier for the bile acids to be excreted from the body. Since bile acids are made from cholesterol, the net impact of this bile acid binding is a lowering of the body's cholesterol level.
Kale What's New and Beneficial About Kale Kale can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will cook it by steaming.
Green beans What's New and Beneficial about Green Beans Because of their rich green color, we don't always think about green beans as providing us with important amounts of colorful pigments like carotenoids. But they do!
Fennel Fennel is crunchy and slightly sweet, adding a refreshing contribution to the ever popular Mediterranean cuisine. Most often associated with Italian cooking, be sure to add this to your selection of fresh vegetables from the autumn through early spring when it is readily available and at its best. Fennel is composed of a white or pale green bulb from which closely superimposed stalks are arranged. The stalks are topped with feathery green leaves near which flowers grow and produce fennel seeds.
Eggplant An Important Message About Eggplant We have placed nightshade vegetables (such as eggplant) on our " 10 Most Controversial WHFoods List ." This list was created to let you know that even though some foods (like eggplant) can make an outstanding contribution to your meal plan, they are definitely not for everyone. Nightshade vegetables can be difficult to find in high-quality form; can be more commonly associated with adverse reactions than other foods; and can present more challenges to our food supply in terms of sustainability. More details about our 10 Most Controversial WHFoods can be found here .