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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...

2011-09-21 07:00:00

Carol Fenster, author of 10 cookbooks, offers whole grain cooking tips at the 10th Annual Harvest Fest of the Holy Cross Abbey Winery in Canon City, Colorado on September 24-25, 2011. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 Carol Fenster is the featured cookbook author at the 10th annual Harvest Festival at the Holy Cross Abbey Winery in Canon City, CO, the largest winery on Coloradoâs Front Range. On September 24-25, the festival, in its 10th year, celebrates wines made from...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

Americans Look To Food To Improve Health 2011 IFIC Functional Foods Survey Looks at Awareness & Consumption of Food For Health Benefits New research from the International Food Information Council shows that Americans cite cardiovascular disease (46 percent), weight (32 percent) and cancer (22 percent) as their top health concerns. Along with these issues that can affect us as we age, almost one in five Americans (19 percent) cite healthy aging as a top health concern. Washington, DC...

2011-06-28 20:47:51

Oat is the sixth most important cereal in the world. Traditionally it has been used for feed, but it's importance as a food crop is steadily growing due to it's unique health beneficial properties. Unfortunately, oat cannot be grown as a winter crop in Sweden. To remedy this, researchers at the University of Gothenburg are now in the process to develop new, more cold-tolerant winter oat varieties. The health benefits of oats are well documented in the scientific literature and oat is one of...

2011-06-27 07:26:00

(Ivanhoe Newsire) --- Breakfast replenishes blood sugar levels that are normally low after a night's sleep. But what you eat is just as important as breaking the fast.  "Skipping breakfast throws off the normal circadian rhythm of fasting and feeding. Breakfast is the worst time to skip a meal," Dr. David Ludwig, a nutrition expert at Harvard-affiliated Children's Hospital Boston, was quoted as saying. Carbohydrates in your breakfast should include fiber and if you're after protein, make...

2011-06-03 10:00:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta in North America today announced an agreement with Golden Acres Genetics, Ltd., Waco, Tex., to transfer all existing Syngenta sorghum seed inventory to Golden Acres effective as of June 3, 2011. The agreement covers all Syngenta sorghum hybrids, including forage, grain and sudangrass products. "We're pleased that Golden Acres is acquiring Syngenta's sorghum inventory and will continue to provide farmers with high-quality hybrid...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

PETALUMA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- May is national Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and for those living with this condition, the market can be a daunting place with hours spent reading labels to avoid gluten. Gluten is an ingredient commonly found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye. The folks at Barbara's Bakery believe that those living with Celiac disease should have the freedom to choose delicious and nutritious cereals to kick start the day. Barbara's now offers three...

2011-04-26 10:03:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its 25-year commitment to real food, Kashi, the premier natural food and lifestyle company, today announced the recent launch of the Kashi Ingredient Decoder(TM)--the latest tool to join the company's continuously expanding and valuable resource portfolio created to support real food enjoyment and education, as well as inspire natural, healthy living. Designed to help people better understand what they are putting into their...


Word of the Day
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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