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Whole Grain Food Guidelines Fail To Promote Foods That Are Healthier For Consumers
2013-01-11 10:32:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For some time now many foods have been marketed as having ℠whole grains,´ offering consumers healthier eating options. But a new study from researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found that many of these foods classified as having ℠whole grains´ are misleading and may not be any healthier for consumers than brands without whole grains. The HSPH study also found that current standards for...

Study Explores Cancer-Fighting Effects Of Rice Bran
2012-12-06 12:37:37

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is the saying that “you are what you eat,” and it rings particularly true for a recent study done by researchers at the University of Colorado (CU) Cancer Center. Scientists from the center recently conducted clinical trials that demonstrated certain properties in rice bran that can help prevent cancer. Along with those findings, the team of investigators is also currently completing a clinical...

Sorghum Candidate For Southern Bioenergy Crop
2012-09-17 12:43:34

Sweet sorghum is primarily grown in the United States as a source of sugar for syrup and molasses. But the sturdy grass has other attributes that could make it uniquely suited to production as a bioenergy crop, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies suggest. Sorghum is an ideal candidate because of its drought tolerance, adaptability to diverse growing conditions, low nitrogen fertilizer requirements, and high biomass (plant material) content, according to molecular biologist Scott...


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  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.