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Cattle are what they eat. The forage — grasses and other plants — beef cattle eat affects the nutrition and tastiness of the meat.
The focus of nutrition for good health is quietly shifting to include consumption of food ingredients specifically designed to nourish the non-human cells that comprise 80 percent of the cells in the typical person.
MINNEAPOLIS, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo, July 18-20 in Chicago, Cargill will demonstrate how food manufacturers can take products that support good digestive health beyond the yogurt case.
The plant that gave the world tequila contains a substance that seems ideal for use in a new genre of processed foods -- so-called "functional foods" -- with health benefits over and above serving as a source of nutrients.
Rich Collins was 18 when he tried to grow endive in a closet at his family's home, beginning his quest to perfect the odd technique that produces the blanched, bullet-shaped vegetable.
Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...