Some gourds are edible, while some are poisonous. Washingtonian magazine lists eight edible gourd varieties, including the Cinderella pumpkin, the long neck pumpkin, the Australian blue pumpkin, the carnival squash and t... More »

There are numerous types of gourds, some of which are edible. Zucchini and squash are two common gourds that are grown primarily for food. A few gourds sold for ornamental purposes are edible when young, but not after th... More »

Pumpkins are classified as a fruit of the Cucurbitaceae family, which also includes squash, gourds and melons. All varieties of pumpkin are further defined as being part of the Cucurbita genus, with the C. pepo species b... More »

Types of gourds include banana, canteen, basketball, cannonball, kettle and sennari gourds. Other types of gourds include bushel, bottle, penguin, egg, Italian snake, dipper, speckled swan and maranka gourds. A gourd is ... More »

Some gourds are edible, and some varieties are simply ornamental. Ornamental gourds are not poisonous, but they contain very little flesh and often taste bland or bitter, making them hard to eat. More »

Researchers at Kansas State University have found that eating too many antioxidant-rich foods, such as blueberries, causes stress on the body. Antioxidants are usually beneficial because they stabilize free radicals, whi... More »

Acai berries, apples, bananas, grapefruit and blueberries are some of the top healthiest fruits to eat, according to Other foods on the list of superfruits include cantaloupe, cherries, citrus fruits, cranber... More »