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Nuts Cut Risk Of Cancer And Cardiac Death
2013-11-21 13:40:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The old adage, “you are what you eat,” may not hold true for people who eat nuts, as a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that regularly eating walnuts or cashews can cut a person’s risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and other causes. “There’s a general perception that if you eat more nuts you’re going to get fat. Our results show the opposite,” study author Dr. Ying Bao of Brigham and...

2013-11-20 08:25:06

ESPN Radio's "Mike and Mike in the Morning" Weigh in on Their Favorite Snacking Tips and Tricks to Fight Game-Time Hunger MODESTO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While they do not always agree on the day's top sports news, co-hosts Mike Greenberg and former NFL player Mike Golic agree that smart snacking is crucial to power through hunger during game day gatherings. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/LA20517) Setting aside their differing opinions,...

2013-10-25 23:22:26

The latest flavor in the YummyHealth line of snack swaps is savory, sweet and lives up to its name. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Where do you go from chocolate? Peanut butter of course. Following the successful launch of YummyHealth’s chocolate YummySnack Bar it was a natural to follow with the launch of the YummyHealth YummySnack Bar Peanut Butter Blast bar. Now the Chocolate Blast-flavored YummySnack Bar, made from wholesome real-food ingredients like cocoa, almond...

2013-10-23 23:33:02

Sublime Beauty® launches its new Daily Body Oil this week. It is a blend of five beneficial oils with amazing qualities for the skin and well-being. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The skin is the largest organ of the body, and forms an important barrier of protection. Caring for the skin with pure ingredients can benefit not only well-being but the look and quality of the skin. "We are big fans of Dry Skin Brushing, which helps to eliminate toxins and dead cells...

Snacking On Almonds Helps Body Weight
2013-10-09 07:53:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An estimated 97% of Americans consume at least one snack per day, making snacking nearly universal. A new study led by Purdue University researchers found that individuals who ate 1.5 ounces of dry-roasted, lightly salted almonds daily experienced decreased appetite and improved levels of dietary vitamin E and monounsaturated (“good”) fat intake. The findings, published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, also showed that...

2013-08-06 08:26:31

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A sold out crowd of almond growers participated in the Center for Irrigation Technology's AgWaterEnergy Center workshop on "Water Use Efficiency for Almonds" held at Fresno State on July 23, 2013. The workshop, funded by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, highlighted the use of real-time monitoring technologies to help growers better manage their water and energy use. PureSense's Chief Agronomist, David Jamison, presented...

2013-06-18 12:31:54

TURLOCK, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Doors to Blue Diamond's Turlock Plant opened today as California dignitaries and guests became the first to tour a facility deemed to be the largest single almond investment since 1910 when the cooperative organized the industry and created the most recognized almond brand. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090608/SF29633LOGO) According to Mark Jansen, Blue Diamond President and CEO, "the new Turlock Plant supports the significant...

2013-05-28 08:24:50

Author of a New Book and Trainer on ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Shares How to Power Up Your Moves and Your Snacks MODESTO, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer approaching quickly, now is the perfect time to focus more on fitness. Celebrity trainer Chris Powell wants to share his tips on how to get healthy and stay healthy all year long. Along with a new season of the hit ABC show "Extreme Weight Loss" tonight, Powell has released a new book, "Choose More, Lose More for...

2013-04-02 23:02:29

Almond Cosmetics has launched a high quality, luxurious lip gloss line. The product is paraben-free and animal cruelty-free, and has been recognized by PETA. Smithtown, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Almond Cosmetics has launched a brand new, high-quality lip gloss line. Keeping quality and social responsibility in sight, this product was developed paraben-free, mineral based, and animal cruelty-free. Almond Cosmetics is, makeup artist, Jennifer Membreno´s very own 10-shade, luxurious lip...

Why Biodiversity Is Important For Pollination Services In California Almond: Studies
2013-01-14 09:06:28

Pensoft Publishers Agricultural demand for pollination is growing more quickly than the supply of honey bees, the dominant species managed for crop pollination. Increasing the efficiency of pollination represents a way of increasing crop yield without any increase in agricultural intensity or area. A study recently published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (9 Jan 2013) 1, shows that the pollination effectiveness of honey bees in California almond orchards was...