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Grape Consumption Linked To Better Health
2013-08-05 05:28:06

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you eat grapes regularly, chances are you are healthier than people who don't. A new observational study, published in the Journal of Food Science, showed an association between grape consumption - including fresh grapes, raisins and 100 percent grape juice - and healthier dietary patterns and nutrient intakes. By analyzing the diets of more than 221,800 children and adults using data from the 2003-2008 National Health and Nutrition...

2013-07-12 23:25:09

Florida Dairy Farmers offers some tips for you to hit the road with healthy snack-packing. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The hustle and bustle of summertime travel can be chaotic, with families often placing healthy eating practices on the back burner. Whether it’s a day trip to enjoy a regional destination, or an extended vacation, it’s important to maintain a healthy eating regimen when hitting the road. If your family is still on-the-go this summer, Florida Dairy Farmers offers...

2013-05-30 08:26:40

Pro Athlete Camps Include Rob Gronkowski, Justin Tuck, Patrick Willis, AJ Green and Evan Turner ALLENDALE, N.J., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Promotion In Motion, Inc., the makers of Welch's® Fruit Snacks, announced a partnership with ProCamps Worldwide as an Event Partner to provide its fruit snacks to campers and attendees in over 80 ProCamps around the nation during the summer of 2013. This marks the 2(nd )year Welch's® Fruit Snacks has partnered with ProCamps to...

2013-05-29 23:14:31

Brothers-All-Natural just released their Fuji Apple & Cinnamon Fruit Crisps and a New Mixed Fruit Variety in a larger, 1oz. sized bag Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 If you are a fan of freeze-dried fruit, then you won´t want to miss out on the newest addition to the Brothers-All-Natural line of freeze-dried Fruit Crisps. The new, larger, 1oz packages yield eight full servings of fruit in the Mixed Fruit blend, and six full servings of fruit in the Apple Cinnamon flavor. In...

2013-04-23 12:33:59

FRESNO, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you heard through the grapevine? National Raisin Day is just around the corner on April 30! As a delicious and naturally sweet addition to favorite recipes and snacks, California Raisins are an all-time classic in lunch boxes, gym bags and grocery carts across the nation. Here are 10 of our favorite reasons to love this all-natural, dried-by-the-sun, small - but mighty - fruit. (Photo:...

2013-03-11 16:23:07

Ways to Reduce Sugar Without Losing Appeal WHITE MARSH, Md., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This month, TIC Gums popular on line video series "Does This Have Gum In It" examines the role of sugar in shaping granola bars and other formed cereal bars, and, what can be done to reduce the amounts of sugar in products like these without sacrificing appeal. Nutrition labels and ways to reduce sugar have been in the news a great deal lately. The video demonstrates how food gums and...

2013-03-11 12:25:04

YUBA CITY, Calif., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, The New England Journal of Medicine published a major study (www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1200303) strengthening claims that the so-called Mediterranean diet can decrease the risk of heart attacks and strokes and reduce the risk of dying from these diseases. This diet, first popularized in the U.S. by Oldways Preservation and Trust, a non-profit food and nutrition education organization, in the early 1990s, includes plenty...

2013-03-09 23:01:09

Goji berries are renowned for their beneficial properties, vitamin A and anti-aging benefits and easy to grow plants for home gardens. McMinnville, TN (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 Greenwood Nursery has expanded its selection to include the much sought-after Big Lifeberry Goji Berry Plant, which is now available in quart containers that are available to ship across the nation. "We're excited to add Big Lifeberry goji plants to our selection, as we've received a number of requests from customers...

2013-03-08 12:23:42

Spider-Man and Avengers Characters - Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, and Captain America - Join Forces in New Lineup Featuring Five New Flavors, Larger Resealable Bags ANAHEIM, Calif., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER / BOOTH 2272 -- Funky Monkey(®) Snacks, the Fruit That Crunches(®), today announced at Natural Foods Expo West 2013 that it has joined forces with Marvel for a Super Heroic new line of kid-friendly freeze-dried fruit snacks. The powerful lineup,...

2013-02-13 16:25:15

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From the vine to the oven, California raisins are the star of the ultimate baking competition that is looking to recognize professional and up-and-coming bakers across the country. The California Raisin Marketing Board's (CRMB) sixth annual America's Best Raisin Bread Contest is now accepting entries, and all industry professionals and student bakers are encouraged to enter their most "raisin-spirational" masterpieces in one or all of the three...