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X-Ray Vision Carrots Get Children To Choose Healthier Eating
2012-09-17 09:12:59

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is a common fact that many kids cringe at the thought of eating veggies, such as broccoli and carrots. But what if these vegetables had exciting new names, like “Power Punch Broccoli” and “X-ray Vision Carrots?” Previous studies have revealed that people go for descriptive dishes over plain-old foods, but can children be influenced to eat their vegetables using this technique? To try and answer this...

2012-04-30 16:01:19

New study shows that proximity and visibility of healthy foods affects their intake among college students College students wishing to eat healthier may want to invest in a clear fruit bowl says a recent article published in Environment and Behavior (published by SAGE). The new study found that when fruits and vegetables are within arm's reach, students are more likely to eat them. Furthermore, making fruit and vegetables more visible increases the intake of fruit, but the same does not...

2012-04-26 13:59:09

A plant disease normally found in subarctic climates has been identified for the first time in the UK in buttercups as far south as Herefordshire. Sclerotinia subarctica, a fungus known to affect both crops and wild plants, has also been found in carrots and meadow buttercups in Perthshire by plant scientists at the Warwick Crop Centre in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick. It is closely related to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum which commonly causes disease in crop...

2011-11-20 08:00:00

The Vegetable Production Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 318 resources to its Carrot category. Carrots (Daucus carota, Apiaceae) differ in the color of their taproot ranging from yellow (European type) to purple (Asiatic type). (PRWEB) November 20, 2011 Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables. Within this discipline, Olericulture.org provides a wide range of resources related to traditional temperate and oftentimes indigenous, tropical...

2011-08-08 08:58:00

BOSTON, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrot Medical, a leading manufacturer of integrated medical imaging display and communication systems, has announced results for Q2 2011. During the year, Carrot Medical achieved significant growth in sales and an expansion of sales channels. Concluding the first half of 2011 with record second quarter sales, Carrot surpassed its revenue mark for the full year in FY 2010. The company is now well positioned for the third straight year of triple digit...

2011-06-23 08:11:00

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., June 23 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolthouse Farms, the California-based health and wellness company, announced today that the American Heart Association has certified its 100% Carrot Juice, Baby Carrots and Cello Carrots. Now these products may display the heart-check mark on each label. The heart-check mark indicates products that meet the nutritional standards the American Heart Association sets for foods and beverages. The American Heart Association's heart-check mark...

2011-04-01 09:51:00

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolthouse Farms' baby carrots are now the official snack of the Easter Bunny, it was announced today. The company has partnered with Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Hop, the new comedy from the creators of Despicable Me and the director of Alvin and the Chipmunks, which opened in theatres nationwide today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/NY75730 ) Blending state of the art animation with live...

2011-02-03 09:30:00

BOSTON, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrot Medical, a leading designer of integrated medical imaging display systems, has announced results for 2010. During the year, Carrot Medical achieved significant growth in sales, an expansion of sales channels and secured additional private financing. Carrot Medical, recognized as a market leader, is the manufacturer of C-View, an Information Technology solution that integrates medical images and other visual data onto a single,...


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Biennial Plant
2013-04-27 07:50:37

Biennial plants have a two year life cycle; roots, stems and leaves in the first year with flowers following the next year after a cold winter dormant period. Biennials will produce seed and fruit before dying. There are not as many biennial plants as there are perennials or annuals. Biennial plants, when exposed to extreme climate conditions, may have a shortened life cycle of a few months especially if the plants were exposed to colder than normal temperatures. Most biennials can be...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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