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Nonalcoholic Berry Wine Could Be Good For Diabetics
2012-08-21 10:31:02

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “You are what you eat.” This quote has long highlighted the intersection between food and health for the body. Interestingly enough, a team of investigators from the University of Illinois (U of I) recently discovered compounds in Illinois blueberry and blackberry wines that stop enzymes that target carbohydrate absorption and assimilation. They believe that the tasty drink from berry wine could be a possible drug for...

Berries May Help Keep Your Brain Sharp
2012-04-27 05:10:50

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Called the “candy of nature,” fruits like blueberries and strawberries are delicious and sweet when they are in season. It´s probably best to take advantage of them when they are in season, as a new study reported in the medical journal Annals of Neurology found that eating blueberries and strawberries seems to help decrease cognitive decline in older adults. The results of the project imply that cognitive aging could be pushed back almost 2.5...

2012-04-26 23:02:18

Featuring a Variety of Mixed Berries, California Giant Berry Farms Selects Eight Delicious and Fresh Winning Recipes in Multiple Categories from Customer Contest Watsonville, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 California Giant Berry Farms just completed a very successful consumer berry campaign and is now sharing the very fruitful results. In partnership with Chef´n, a kitchen accessory brand, the “Sweet Taste of Spring” consumer campaign was built around a recipe contest that...

2012-04-17 23:01:39

TheDailyRadish offers vegetarians the latest news and tips. In their latest blog post, Jenny Sangler announces a number of fruits that are believed to make people smarter. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 TheDailyRadish.com is one of the world´s most visited Vegetarian blogs. Offering daily tips and news to those enjoying a diet without meat, information can be read directly from their blog, or via a daily digest email. Today, Jenny Sangler at TheDailyRadish.com published their...

2012-03-08 01:07:13

Strong scientific evidence exists that eating blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and other berry fruits has beneficial effects on the brain and may help prevent age-related memory loss and other changes, scientists report. Their new article on the value of eating berry fruits appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. In the article, Barbara Shukitt-Hale, Ph.D., and Marshall G. Miller point out that longer lifespans are raising concerns about the human toll and health...

2011-12-30 08:05:00

Chilean Blueberry Committee and top nutritionists cite research showing a nutrient-packed breakfast is an ideal launch to a new day, a new year, a new you. Sonoma, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Think super-duos: Fred and Ginger. Sand and surf. Ebony and ivory. Now add a new one: oatmeal and summer-fresh blueberries from Chile, the super-food combination that the Chilean Blueberry Committee, along with expert nutritionists, say packs the flavor and nutrition punch to help anyone fulfill their...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

The study showed that blueberries may have the potential to reduce a variety of risk factors for metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. Phytochemicals â” a type of naturally-occurring antioxidants â” are thought to be responsible for the health benefits of blueberries as reported by diabeticlive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Blueberry Consumption Associated with Reduced Risk of Metabolic Syndrome: Fruits have long been recommended as...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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