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Almonds Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease: Study
2014-06-30 03:14:29

Aston University Scientists have found that eating almonds in your diet can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy. Research found that they significantly increase the amount of antioxidants in the blood stream, reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow. These findings add weight to the theory that Mediterranean diets with lots of nuts have big health benefits. The study was led by Professor Helen Griffiths, Professor in Biomedical Sciences and Executive...

2014-06-25 08:30:04

ATLIT, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, Soccer Fans Can Enjoy Salted Nuts without Guilt New market research conducted by TNS for the Israel Society of Hypertension shows that 62% of consumers who watch TV eat savory snacks, while 50% eat a variety of salted nuts. During football games like world soccer championship, sodium consumption typically increases dramatically. Salt of the Earth created a low-sodium salt designed to reduce sodium up to...

2014-06-17 08:26:01

Awards highlight standout food and beverage products for flavor, nutrition and innovation in the natural, organic and healthy living marketplace BOULDER, Colo., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delicious Living magazine, a trusted health and wellness resource for more than 25 years, announces the winners of its second annual Best Bite Awards. These awards feature the top natural, organic and healthy living packaged food and beverage products now available on store shelves. Logo -...

2014-04-04 12:26:00

NEW YORK, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, one of the 25 largest independent public relations firms in the U.S., today announced the addition of DF MAVENS (www.dfmavens.com) to its diverse roster of food and consumer packaged goods clients. DF MAVENS is a new and delicious dairy-free ice cream created by Malcolm Stogo, one of the world's leading ice cream experts. A dairy-free dessert unlike any other, DF MAVENS products provide a treat that everyone can enjoy -...

2014-04-03 08:29:35

Sweeney and team offer fun and useful lifestyle, nutrition and fitness tips for a healthy and happy spring and summer. MODESTO, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As springtime finally brings a welcome thaw across the country, it's a great time to spring clean your snacking routine and power up your fitness regime. The California Almonds' Life Squad is ready to help break the boredom and make the most of warmer weather. This group of lifestyle experts led by actress and author Alison...

2014-03-08 23:00:52

Newcomer to the Natural Snack Category Embraces Philosophy of Bringing Goodness Full Circle With High-Quality Products Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 KARMA™, a new company that is passionate about healthy living and is committed to bringing great tasting, high quality, and natural nut products to the world, has just introduced a trio of new cashew products, including their signature Wrapped Cashews™ as well as Roasted Cashews and Raw Jumbo Cashews. The company’s Wrapped Cashew...

2014-02-19 16:21:27

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Westlands Water District approved measures to expand a loan program for its growers to install real-time soil moisture monitors in another effort to help their farmers be even more efficient with their water. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130617/SF33240LOGO) "Westlands is a great partner in agriculture and they are always focused upon helping their growers utilize some of the best products on the market," said PureSense...

2014-02-04 16:23:36

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Fresno State's Center for Irrigation Technology (CIT) have completed two years of field studies which found higher water use efficiency and crop productivity when real-time irrigation management technology was used. The kind of technology used in this research, in this case PureSense's IMField technology, can help growers produce more crop for the amount of water and energy used. (Logo:...

2014-01-28 08:34:31

Connect with California Almonds on Instagram Every Day in February for a Chance to Win An Almond "Life Hack Pack" MODESTO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate National Almond Day (February 16) by exploring the seemingly endless versatility of this crunchy, heart-smart snack[i]. Here's your party favor: Follow California Almonds on Instagram for a new almond "Life Hack" every day in February, and be the first to "Like" each tip for a chance to win one of 28 prize packages that...

2014-01-08 08:30:05

MODESTO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Happy New Year! How are those resolutions sticking? Whether your 2014 goal is to get back on a healthier lifestyle track after a decadent holiday binge, or if you are simply looking to make smarter snacking choices, keep in mind that the simplest solution is the one with crunch power: almonds help give you the nutrition and power you need for a successful year ahead. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140108/LA42344-a) (Photo:...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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