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2012-02-01 09:37:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy habits such as eating well, being physically active, and maintaining a healthy weight are key strategies for managing cardiovascular disease - the number one cause of death in the U.S.(1) In honor of American Heart Month, Kellogg's® is making it easier for shoppers to find its great tasting, fiber-rich heart-healthy cereal options with a new front-of-pack label. The "Kellogg's Heart Healthy Selection (TM)" logo will...

2012-01-30 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Teens are not consuming enough whole grain foods, according to a recent study from the University of Minnesota at St. Paul and featured in the January issue of Food Nutrition & Science. The study, that analyzed adolescents aged 12 to 19 years old in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES, 1999-2004), found that less than one third consumed more than .5 whole grain ounce equivalents per day....

2012-01-27 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, JANUARY 28: OATMEAL MONTH Profile America -- Saturday, January 28th. Foods come and go in popularity but one seems to stay high on the list when it comes to breakfast -- oatmeal, especially in cold weather. In fact, this is Oatmeal Month, set aside to recognize the long-term...

2012-01-04 07:30:00

DES MOINES, Iowa and MALIBU, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont and NexSteppe have entered into a collaboration to develop advanced feedstocks for biofuels, biopower and biobased products. The collaboration will focus on the development of new sweet sorghum and high biomass sorghum hybrids which will create additional feedstock options for these rapidly evolving industries. Under the agreement, DuPont has made an equity investment in NexSteppe, and through its Pioneer Hi-Bred...

2011-12-20 18:20:26

Festive cookies, served at year-end holiday gatherings, may in the future be made with a larger proportion of whole-grain flour instead of familiar, highly refined white flour. That's a goal of ongoing studies by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Wooster, Ohio. A study by scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Soft Wheat Quality Research Unit in Wooster was published earlier this year in Crop Science. The research may help plant breeders zero in on...

2011-12-13 07:30:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The terms whole grains and fiber cause a "whole lot" of confusion and can add up to a "whole lot" of calories for consumers looking to increase the fiber in their diets. According to a three-part series examining fiber in Nutrition Today, consumers who eat more whole-grain foods to up their fiber intake could increase their calories by more than 1,200 per day unless they carefully read the Nutrition Facts label and choose...

2011-10-28 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Oatmeal Day is Saturday, October 29th and Quaker Oats is celebrating with the first-ever Quaker Oats-Mobile tour, an on-the-go food truck created to deliver a delicious super grain breakfast of Instant Quaker Oatmeal for free throughout Chicago. Quaker Coach and celebrity fitness expert Bob Harper will ride shotgun as he helps dish out one of his favorite breakfasts to consumers and shares tips on how get National Oatmeal Day - and every...

2011-10-24 11:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif. and MONTERREY, Mexico, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), a privately held company developing and applying genomic-driven commercial solutions to a variety of markets including biofuels, biochemicals, and new bio-based food products, and Plenus, S.A. de C.V., a Mexico based investing and management company with extensive experience in a variety of business areas including agribusiness, have announced the formation of a new company, Agradis. The...

2011-10-11 07:00:00

LEUVEN, Belgium, October 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FUGEIA NV today announced that it has won EU Novel Food approval for its Brana Vita[TM] product. Brana Vita[TM] is a food ingredient product rich in arabinoxylan oligosaccharides (AXOS), soluble fibers derived from the cell walls of wheat bran. The AXOS in Brana Vita[TM] are very potent prebiotics, stimulating the growth of beneficial colon bacteria such as bifidobacteria, and moreover they exert strong antioxidant activity due...

2011-09-27 14:31:43

Texas AgriLife Research discovery announced A sorghum hybrid that does not flower and accumulates as much as three times the amount of stem and leaf matter may help the bioenergy industry, according to a study appearing today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. A team at Texas AgriLife Research has discovered a gene that regulates sorghum flowering, according to the proceedings. "For energy crops, we want to prevent plants from flowering so they accumulate as much...