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2011-06-21 12:42:40

Compounds in blueberries might turn out to have a powerful effect on formation of strong, healthy bones, if results from studies with laboratory rats turn out to hold true for humans.

2011-06-21 06:12:00

International Conference to Feature Latest International Research on Berries and Human Health Four Seasons Hotel, West Lake Village, California June 27-29, 2011 WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Berry Crops Initiative today announced the 4th Biennial Berry Health Benefits Symposium that will highlight international research that builds on the growing body of scientific knowledge that demonstrates the profound effect that berries have on human...

2011-06-07 22:18:11

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded studies of mammary gland development in laboratory rats fed blueberries or other foods of interest may aid breast cancer research.

2011-05-31 21:17:58

Laboratory hamsters that were fed rations spiked with blueberry peels and other blueberry-juice-processing leftovers had better cholesterol health than hamsters whose rations weren't enhanced with blueberries.

2011-05-05 22:06:15

Familiar blueberries and their lesser-known wild relatives are safeguarded by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and curators at America's official blueberry genebank.

2011-04-27 15:10:09

The first analysis of the healthful antioxidant content of blueberries that grow wild in Mexico, Central and South America concludes that some of these fruits have even more healthful antioxidants than the blueberries — already renowned as "super fruits" — sold throughout the United States.

2011-04-25 07:35:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Blueberry Pie Day is celebrated annually on April 28th, and Driscoll's, grower of only the finest berries, is making sure pie lovers have access to everything they need to make this day memorable.

2011-04-11 15:32:31

The benefits of blueberry consumption have been demonstrated in several nutrition studies, more specifically the cardio-protective benefits derived from their high polyphenol content.

2011-04-02 00:00:27

The Pink Lemonade Blueberry bush yields a delicious variety of sweet blueberry that has a unique pink color from which it gets its name--as well as its delicious flavor.

2011-03-03 14:06:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every school day in nearly 84,000 schools, breakfast is served to more than 11 million children, and fruit is an increasingly important part of the menu.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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