Gardening / Growing Your Own Food Directory
Many have recently turned to gardening in order to eat healthy foods for less money. Gardening is not only a great source of exercise and promotes emotional well-being, it is also a great way to include more vegetables and fruits in your diet. Growing things like leafy greens, tomatoes, herbs, and fruits can be a wonderful experience. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to begin gardening, what fruits and vegetables are good to grow yourself, and much more.
Can You Garden if You Have Allergies?
Everyone loves a beautiful garden. But no one likes itchy eyes and a runny nose. The good news is that with a few simple fixes, people with allergies can dig in the dirt without those annoying allergy symptoms.
Get Fit in the Garden
Bruce Van Horn says most of us don't do enough for ourselves. To practice what he preaches, the New York yoga instructor spends a good part of every day in his garden. The benefits? "It not only saves me money, but it gets me moving," says Van Horn.
Gardening For Health
Trying your hand at gardening may be a best-kept secret to getting and staying in shape.
Should You Sprout Your Grains, Nuts, and Legumes?
Learn about the health benefits of sprouting food and how to avoid food safety risks.
WebMD Town Hall: What's in the White House Garden?
First lady Michelle Obama tells the audience what is grown in the White House garden, and how they turn the garden's bounty into state dinners or gifts to dignitaries.
Going Organic and Effects of Toxins
Is going organic worth the price? Studies are trying to find a definitive answer.