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2013-09-19 23:26:08

Route One Pumpkins has been selected among other leading local craftspeople to exhibit our soap and skin care products at this year's world famous pumpkin festival. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 From October 19-20, you can find handcrafted, traditional soap and skin care products from Route One Pumpkins at the 43rd annual Pumpkin Festival in Half Moon Bay. The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates a bountiful fall harvest and autumn splendor with a special display of...

2013-09-17 23:31:20

Brieftons is a manufacturer of kitchen tools and gadgets that has gained a reputation for creating innovative products that deliver real results. In keeping with its dedication to this, the company is launching its newest product, the Brieftons spiral slicer, at a special launch price of just $19.95, ten dollars off and a 33% discount from the normal retail price. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 In an age where the majority of us are trying to live a healthier lifestyle,...

2013-09-06 23:17:53

Route One Pumpkins has just launched a new website designed to educate and inspire customers on the benefits of natural products and local, sustainable business. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Route One Pumpkins, Half Moon Bay, CA, has just launched a new website. Working with accomplished photographer and friend, Erin Wilkinson, CEO Sandra Klein sought to integrate the local images that inspire the products into the website, to inspire and educate. Says Klein,...

2013-06-06 23:30:50

Kathie's Kitchen SuperSeedz recently exhibited at the Winter Fancy Food Show and The Natural Product Expo West in California. North Haven, CT (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Kathie Pelliccio could not have imagined that her pursuit of finding the perfect crunchy and nutritional topping for her salads would set forth a direction in helping her create a thriving million dollar company. Welcome to Kathie´s Kitchen, a maker of specialty Premium Roasted Shelled Pumpkin Seeds that come in eight...

2013-06-06 23:03:27

Taste the snack that is taking America by storm. North Haven, CT (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Kathie´s Kitchen announced today that they will be introducing show attendees to America´s tastiest new healthy snack at this summer´s Fancy Food Show in New York City from June 30 — July 2, 2013. Come meet Kathie Pelliccio; entrepreneur, mother, grandmother and founder of Kathie´s Kitchen and taste what all the excitement is about! Kathie´s Kitchen produces a full line of...

2013-05-30 23:26:21

Route One Pumpkins launches hand-crafted soap line, using locally sourced pumpkin seed oils in combination with other nourishing organic oils, botanicals and essential oils. These soaps are made in Half Moon Bay and packaged in locally sourced 100% recycled boxes from a solar-powered plant, for a guilt-free indulgence. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 In a world where it is often surprisingly cheaper to import materials ranging from foods to packaging from overseas, Route One...

Bitter Melon Juice Prevents Pancreatic Cancer In Mice
2013-03-13 08:20:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the University of Colorado Cancer Center reveals that bitter melon juice restricts the ability of pancreatic cancer cells to metabolize glucose, thus cutting the cells' energy source and eventually killing them. The findings of the study were published in the journal Carcinogenesis. “Three years ago researchers showed the effect of bitter melon extract on breast cancer cells only in a Petri dish. This study...

Information About Cucurbitaceae Brought Up To Date With New Checklist
2013-03-11 13:02:36

Pensoft Publishers In 2010, it was shown that melons and cucumbers can be traced back to India. Because of the importance of the region for an understanding of Cucurbitaceae evolution and diversity, a new checklist of the Cucurbitaceae of India was produced to update the information on that family. The study was published in the open access journal PhytoKeys. Vegetables are essential components of a healthy daily diet, not just in India but around the globe. Compared to grains and...


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Tubular Sea Cucumber, Holothuria tubulosa
2013-01-28 12:53:49

Image Caption: Holothuria tubulosa. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia  (CC BY-SA 3.0) The tubular sea cucumber (Holothuria tubulosa), commonly known as the cotton-spinner, is the type species of its genus, Holothuria. It can be found in eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean, with a range that extends as far as the Bay of Biscay to the north, in the Mediterranean Sea. It prefers a habitat within temperate areas and is found at depths of up to 330 feet below sea level, along the sandy floor or in...

Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber, Holothuria mexicana
2013-01-28 09:53:01

Image Caption: Holothuria mexicana. Credit: Daniel Hershman / Wikipedia  (CC BY 2.0) The donkey dung sea cucumber (Holothuria mexicana) can be found in areas of the Caribbean, with a range that stretches into southern waters of Brazil. It prefers to reside in shallow waters between depths of about seven feet and sixty-six feet, in clear sandy areas located in mangroves, seagrass beds, and offshore reefs. This species can reach an average length of twenty inches. It dorsal skin is brown...

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2012-06-18 06:03:49

Symbol: CILAL Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I VI    I Synonyms:   CICI2 Citrullus citrullus (L.) Karst.     CICOL2 Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. var. lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai   watermelon   CIVU3 Citrullus vulgaris Schrad.     COCI2 Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze     CUCI Cucubertia citrullus L.  ...

2012-06-18 06:03:50

Symbol: CILAC Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I PR    I Synonyms:   CIVUC2 Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. var. citroides L.H. Bailey Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, NV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-18 06:03:51

Symbol: CILAC2 Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Violales Family   Cucurbitaceae...

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