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Kyrgyz Onion Species Discovered After Going Unnoticed For A 100 Years
2013-04-02 12:58:10

Pensoft Publishers Situated at the foothills of the Western Tian-Shan, Kyrgyzstan is home to a diverse range of vascular plants, many of which are endemic and can only be found in very narrowly circumscribed areas. Such is the case for the onion species Allium spathulatum that had long remained undetected in spite of living within the famous Sary-Chelek Nature Reserve. Even in close proximity to the headquarters it remained unnoticed until it was finally described in 1998. The species...

2013-02-14 23:02:57

Young Guns Produce, Inc., one of the largest suppliers of Hatch Green Chile, has expanded and updated its onion packing facility under the brand of Billy the Kid in Deming, New Mexico. (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Young Guns Produce, Inc., one of the largest suppliers of authentic Hatch green chile, has expanded and updated its onion packing facility under the brand of Billy the Kid in Deming, New Mexico. “This new venture was first thought of because we felt the need to modernize our...

2013-01-08 05:01:55

This week, Everyday Vitamin, a natural products company and online retailer of branded vitamins and dietary supplements, announced that Nature Made´s Odor Control Garlic (1250 mg) dietary supplement made its way onto shelves and their online inventory. Nature Made´s Odor Control Garlic is said to help maintain normal blood cholesterol levels already within normal range. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 “We´re excited about carrying this quality garlic...

2012-08-05 23:01:58

Natural Health Sherpa reviews studies on the health benefits of garlic and publishes its findings. (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 Natural Health Sherpa publishes an article that confirms that garlic can help prevent heart attacks and stroke. “Research has shown that garlic has a myriad of cardiovascular benefits. Specifically, it reduces cholesterol levels and helps reduce blood clots,” according to Natural Health Sherpa. A laboratory study published in the Journal of Nutrition showed...

2012-06-01 23:00:58

Distributed by Standard Process Inc., Garlic Forte provides therapeutic effects on key body systems. PALMYRA, Wis. (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Garlic gives a distinctive, flavor-packed boost to any culinary dish. It is also one of the oldest known medicinal plants, revered for its therapeutic effects on key body systems, including the gastrointestinal, respiratory, immune and cardiovascular systems. To ensure it is providing the highest quality herbal supplements, MediHerb has improved its Garlic...

2012-03-13 14:40:00

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Produce, one of California's premier grower-shipper-processors of yellow, red, white and sweet onions will not shed a tear about its decision to go solar with Cenergy Power on its processing/cold storage and packing facilities. The 428.40 kilowatt (kW) solar system will pay for itself in less than 4 years, offset approximately 97% of Varsity's utility bills and reduce the plant's carbon footprint by over 1,000,000 lbs. of CO2 per...

2012-02-06 14:44:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RealTime Marketing Group is proud to announce the addition of Delray Beach's Annual Garlic Fest to their list of outstanding clientele in the South Florida area. Garlic Fest, the premier food and entertainment event in South Florida, has been called "The Best Stinkin' Party in Town" for the past thirteen years, and with good reason! Garlic Fest was founded by a group of locals hoping to raise funds for non-profit organizations...

2011-12-04 08:00:00

As reported by Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, a new study has found that a component of garlic oil may help release protective compounds to the heart after a heart attack, during cardiac surgery, or as a treatment for heart failure. This study was recently reported by Doctors Health Press, a publisher of various natural health newsletters books and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2011 As reported by Doctors Health...

2011-07-28 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, JULY 29: GARLIC FESTIVAL Profile America -- Friday, July 29th. Legend has it that garlic will ward off vampires. More realistically, there's some evidence that garlic can help avoid mosquito bites and even lower cholesterol levels. And America's chefs couldn't do without it. Thousands...

2010-09-29 14:17:08

Garlic has "significant" potential for preventing cardiomyopathy, a form of heart disease that is a leading cause of death in people with diabetes, scientists have concluded in a new study. Their report, which also explains why people with diabetes are at high risk for diabetic cardiomyopathy, appears in ACS' bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Wei-Wen Kuo and colleagues note that people with diabetes have at least twice the risk of death from heart disease as others, with...


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2009-04-17 14:37:21

The Death Camas or Meadow Death Camas (Zigadenus venenosus) is a species of flowering plant that occurs in some regions of western North America. It can often be confused with the edible onion of the genus Allium. They are found in dry meadows and on dry hillsides as well as sagebrush slopes and mountain forests. The plant is up to 27.55 inches tall with long, grass-like leaves. The bulbs are oval and look like onions. The flowers are cream colored or white and grow in pointed clusters....

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