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2009-05-14 10:50:00

After heavy promotion on Oprah Winfrey's Web site, sales in the U.S. of acai, a purple Amazon berry promoted as a "superfood," are skyrocketing and simultaneously depriving Brazilian jungle dwellers of a protein-rich nutrient they've relied on for generations, Bloomberg reported.Oscar Nogueira, who specializes in the fruit at Embrapa, Brazil's agricultural research company, said U.S. consumers are turning a typical poor people's food into something like a delicacy.SPINS, a Schaumburg,...

2009-04-23 14:33:00

RezActiv(TM) is the newest addition to the Company's line of health and beauty strategic partnerships MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and BOULDER, Colo., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AdEx Media, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADXM), a leading pay-for-performance online lead generation and marketing platform services company, today announced the addition of RezActiv(TM) dietary supplement to its health and beauty product strategic partnerships. RezActiv(TM) was formulated by nutritionists and...

2009-04-01 06:16:00

Save Tomorrow One Cocktail at a Time with VeeV NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- VeeV, The World's First Acai Spirit(TM), is honoring Earth Day on April 22 by launching the nationwide Treetini initiative, whereby for every VeeV Treetini cocktail ordered in the month of April, a new tree will be planted in monsoon-ravaged Tamil Nadu, India. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/NY92085 ) Available in leading bars and hotels nationwide, you can enjoy one of VeeV's Treetini...

2009-03-30 12:37:00

Sayan(TM) Chaga Super Antioxidant Beverage Goes Calorie Free LOS ANGELES, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sayan Health, the manufacturer of the super antioxidant beverage Sayan Chaga, is pleased to announce the launch of a calorie-free version of its health drink. To celebrate its expansion into the calorie-free market, Sayan Health will also unveil a new bottle and label design in May that will showcase what sets the beverage apart from the pack. Although zero-calorie drinks have been around for...

2009-03-27 05:00:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sambazon, the pioneer and global market leader in acai, with certified organic food and beverage products sold in 10,000 retailers nationwide from Whole Foods to Publix, Kroger and Safeway, announces factual acai nutrition information in light of current false claims by acai scam campaigns and consumer watchdog organizations alike. Acai, an Amazon palm berry historically consumed by locals for centuries, is a highly nutritious fruit...

2009-02-18 08:26:00

Acai Alive(TM) is the newest addition to the Company's line of health and beauty products MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AdEx Media, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADXM), a leading performance-driven online marketing, distribution, and consumer products company, today announced the addition of Acai Alive(TM), a dietary supplement, to its line of health and beauty products. Acai Alive(TM) was formulated by nutritionists and natural supplement experts...

2009-02-17 08:15:00

Loaded with Fiber, Vitamins and Anti-Oxidants, 'The Fruit That Crunches!(R)' Celebrates American Heart Month as the Delicious, Wholesome Snack Alternative FISHERS, Ind., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- February is American Heart Month -- the time to draw attention to new and better ways to reduce the nation's leading cause of death. And with Americans continually on the go, finding convenient solutions for heart-healthy nutrition is more important than ever before. Funky Monkey(TM) Snacks...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

Healthy, Balanced Living Made Easy and Delicious with New Yoplait Yo-Plus Blueberry Acai Yogurt with Live and Active Probiotic Cultures MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Probiotics, a hot food trend for 2009, joins forces with the latest flavor craze in the launch of Yoplait's new Yo-Plus Blueberry Acai [asa'i] yogurt with live and active probiotic cultures. According to a recent Yo-Plus survey*, nearly two-thirds of women are familiar with probiotics, a strong indication that this health...

2009-01-06 08:15:00

FISHERS, Ind., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As nearly every nutritionist and diet expert agrees, the key to losing weight is to consume fewer calories and increase one's daily intake of fruits and vegetables. All well and good. But how to fit more fruit and vegetables into a busy lifestyle? And what's the answer when those midday snack cravings arrive? Funky Monkey(TM) Snacks is at the forefront of the trend toward complete, wholesome, yet go-anywhere snacks. Its unique...

2009-01-02 16:12:25

As the economy continues to struggle, a U.S. doctor says parents can still provide healthy food options on a budget. Dr. Rober Murray of the Center for Healthy Weight at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus says nutrient-dense foods -- such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains -- are often more costly than less healthful options, but there are ways to save without compromising on nutrition. He suggests to: -- Don't assume fresh is best. In recent years preservation and freezing...