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2013-10-18 23:03:13

Fall is underway which means a new crop of superfoods are in too. Medical weight loss expert Dr. Aazami shares the best seasonal fruits and veggies for a healthy fall. (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 101 Medical Weight Loss is helping people navigate the fall produce section with the best fall superfood tips aimed to prepare the immune system for the upcoming seasonal cold and flu season. Those who frequent the grocer’s produce section may have noticed a change recently. Summer’s flowering...

2012-04-06 05:24:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to a new study, eating cruciferous vegetables, such as greens, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, improved the survival ratings of Chinese women diagnosed with breast cancer. Sarah J. Nechuta, M.P.H., Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn, and her colleagues investigated the role of cruciferous vegetables in breast cancer survival in the Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study, a prospective study of 4,886 Chinese...

2011-11-13 08:00:00

The Vegetable Cultivation Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 248 resources to its Cabbage category. Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits and within this discipline, Olericulture.org provides a wide range of resources related to traditional temperate and oftentimes indigenous, tropical vegetable crops. (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 The Vegetable Cultivation Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 248 resources to its Cabbage category....

2011-11-06 08:00:00

The Horticulture Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 273 resources to its Brussels Sprout category. Brussels sprout are the small leafy green heads developing from the nodes of a long, thick stalk of this wild cabbage cultivar. (PRWEB) November 06, 2011 Olericulture.org provides a wide range of resources related to the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables. Within this scientific discipline the site focuses on traditional temperate and oftentimes...

2011-09-16 05:29:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Out of the way, cheese! Broccoli and spice are the new duo! According to a new study, teaming fresh broccoli with a spicy food that contains the enzyme myrosinase significantly enhances each food's individual cancer-fighting power and ensures that absorption takes place in the upper part of the digestive system where you'll get the maximum health benefit. "To get this effect, spice up your broccoli with broccoli sprouts, mustard, horseradish, or wasabi. The spicier,...

2011-09-13 11:44:16

Teaming fresh broccoli with a spicy food that contains the enzyme myrosinase significantly enhances each food's individual cancer-fighting power and ensures that absorption takes place in the upper part of the digestive system where you'll get the maximum health benefit, suggests a new University of Illinois study. "To get this effect, spice up your broccoli with broccoli sprouts, mustard, horseradish, or wasabi. The spicier, the better; that means it's being effective," said Elizabeth...

2008-06-24 02:30:28

Cruciferous vegetables -- broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, bok choy and kale -- may reduce bladder cancer risk, U.S. researchers said. Susan McCann of Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., found people who consume at least three or more servings of cruciferous vegetables a month had about a 40 percent reduction in risk of bladder cancer. The finding is remarkable, considering just three servings a month can help keep a bladder free of cancer, McCann said in a...

2005-08-03 14:28:30

By Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating broccoli may help prevent or slow the spread of bladder cancer, according to preliminary study findings. Working in the laboratory, U.S. researchers found that certain compounds in broccoli appear to interfere with bladder cancer cells -- especially aggressive cells that tend to spread quickly around the body. "Preliminary evidence suggests that these compounds may have some biological activity in slowing the growth of bladder cancer...


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2009-04-28 15:35:18

Brassica oleracea is indigenous to the coastal areas of southern and western Europe and is often referred to as Wild Mustard. It is tolerant of salt and lime in the soil of its native lands. The plant grows tall and blooms biennially. Large sturdy leaves act as water storage. Once the plant is two years old a tall stem measuring 3 - 7 feet in height grows bearing a cluster of yellow flowers. This plant is flush with nutrients like vitamin C. Cultivars of this plant are categorized into...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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