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2014-07-08 23:05:21

While soccer players are warming up on the pitch, soccer announcers are prepping their vocal chords by munching on apples. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 They were thrilled by Team USA’s a-peel-ing performance in the FIFA World Cup, then shaken to the core by the team’s heartbreaking round of 16 loss. But now, U.S. Apple Association has found a bite of solace by learning savvy soccer announcers have been fueled by apples throughout the celebrated tournament to prepare for their...

2014-05-14 23:05:10

USApple compiles list of top ways apples and apple products provide a daily dose of disease prevention. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Apples routinely top grocery lists for a variety of tasty reasons. Beyond the plethora of varieties and apple products to be enjoyed, apples pack a nutritious punch, providing a daily dose of health benefits. “American consumers can be confident when eating or serving apples—whether organic or conventional—that they are enjoying a safe, nutritious,...

2014-02-24 23:02:53

USApple Shares Research on the Health Benefits of an Apple (or Two) a Day During American Heart Health Month Vienna, VA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 An apple (or two) a day keeps not only the doctor – but the cardiologist – away. USApple is reminding people that eating apples can be one of the most convenient and accessible ways to fight many of the factors that contribute to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. Here are four reasons why:...

2013-09-19 23:02:42

America’s first grocery store is ready for apple season. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Many wait eagerly for apple season. This is the time of year when the best and tastiest apples are at an apple-lover’s fingertips. King Kullen, Long Island’s own grocery store, is excited that it is now apple season. This time of year, King Kullen typically carries over 12 different varieties of apples, with the most popular being Honeycrisp and Gala varieties. The New York apple...

2011-07-13 13:28:04

Orchard growers have started finding that some of the most commonly used fungicides are no longer effective at controlling apple scab, according to a Purdue University study. Janna Beckerman, an associate professor of botany and plant pathology, said that extensive, long-term use of four popular fungicides has led to resistances in apples in Indiana and Michigan, the focus of her study. "The fungicides that are regularly used to control scab have started to fail," said Beckerman, whose...

2011-02-28 18:47:00

WENATCHEE, Wash., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Each March, the American Dietetic Association (ADA) focuses attention on returning to the basics of healthy eating. But basic isn't always fun and therefore effective especially for kids who are always looking for something new and different. That is where a Grapple fits the bill. Take a sweet, crunchy Washington apple and combine it with the aromatic smell of concord grapes and you get a Grapple. This year's National Nutrition Month theme...

2011-01-27 15:03:00

WENATCHEE, Wash., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- February is American Heart Month, and there is no time like the present to get kids involved in making healthy choices. Start with the best, take a snack created by Mother Nature and enhanced to appeal to kids and you have Grapple brand apples. Imagine the sweet distinctive flavor of Concord grapes combined with the crispness of a fresh, juicy Washington apple and you have the ultimate healthy snack kids love. Recently in Virginia, the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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