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2010-11-01 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Starfruit Cafe, home of healthy frozen treats made from Lifeway Kefir, is partnering with Andrea Metcalf, NBC Chicago's fitness expert and author of Naked Fitness: The Proven 28-Day Weight Loss Program for a Slimmer, Fitter, Pain-Free Body, to host the Naked Fitness Lifestyle Makeover--Shape Up Chicago Walk in Chicago on November 2. Starfruit Cafe will lend its great tasting healthy, natural and organic dairy treats to the event, which will focus on...

2010-09-23 15:15:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifeway Foods (Nasdaq: LWAY), the leading U.S. supplier of healthy Kefir beverages, today announced the acquisition of assets of New Jersey-based Fruit Juice, Inc., creator of the first organic fruit and vegetable juice beverages designed for children. The transaction builds on Lifeway's successful entry into the children's market with its ProBugs(TM) line of children's organic kefir, opens potential new distribution channels for existing...

2010-09-21 05:05:00

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Valley Organics(TM) is the first line of lactose free yogurts and kefirs to be available nationwide, making it possible for millions of lactose intolerant Americans to enjoy the great taste and health benefits of real dairy without tummy troubles. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2010-09-16 18:00:00

TURLOCK, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheese lovers know the dilemma all too well - is it possible to cut back on their intake of fat, salt and cholesterol without giving up one of life's great pleasures - rich, creamy, delicious cheese? Karoun Dairies (www.karouncheese.com), America's leading producer of Mediterranean handmade cheeses and natural yogurts, invites consumers to explore a lighter and delicious Labne. "Over the past several years there has been a great deal of interest...

2010-06-15 11:00:00

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peanuts, cracker jacks and frozen kefir: a combination that wins big at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. In fact, a frozen treat after the game is such a hit that Starfruit Cafe, a subsidiary of Lifeway Foods that offers frozen kefir, custom parfaits and low-fat smoothies, is prominently featured in the Wrigley Field locker room and soon-to-be in the press room. "Frozen treats have been a part of the national pastime since it started,...

2010-06-01 14:35:00

CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Kefir, the nutritious probiotic beverage made by Lifeway Foods, is ready for its closeup in the new 'Sex and the City 2' movie. A bottle of Lifeway Kefir can be seen in the kitchen of the fictional character Miranda Hobbes in one scene in the movie, reflecting the appeal of the product to health- and body-conscious women like those depicted in the Emmy award-winning 'Sex and the City' television series and its two spinoff feature films....

2010-04-09 13:48:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, makers of the nutritious probiotic beverage Kefir, has been called the "best dairy-based smoothie" in a blind taste-test performed by the May 2010 issue of Consumer Reports, a large monthly magazine that publishes reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services. The article says Lifeway Kefir is "thick and yogurtlike, with a mild, fresh-tasting strawberry flavor." Consumer Reports also mentions the health...

2010-03-01 14:28:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chicagoland hockey fans are in for a real treat this Saturday when 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist and Chicago hockey star Brent Seabrook stops by the Lincoln Park Starfruit Cafe to visit with fans, sign autographs and show off his medal. The meet and greet runs 4-6 p.m. on Saturday, March 6 at the Starfruit Cafe location on 2142 N. Halstead Street in Lincoln Park. Everyone who stops in will receive a free sample of frozen Kefir and can...

2010-02-25 08:40:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- People may avoid milk and other dairy products due to concerns about lactose intolerance, but eliminating these nutrient-rich foods may not only be unnecessary to manage the condition - it could impact diet and health, concludes a panel of experts assembled by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH Consensus Development Conference on Lactose Intolerance and Health was convened to examine the latest research on lactose intolerance, strategies...

2010-01-25 04:20:00

Taste for Culture Still Growing SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 25 /PR Newswire/ -- Americans are eating more yogurt than ever before, and Dairy Council of California advises that consumers can benefit from even more culture. Yogurt was named the food trend of the decade by Harry Balzer, Vice President with the market research firm NPD Group. "It's very convenient. It's very individualized ..." said Balzer of yogurt in a Jan. 1 interview with National Public Radio. "This is just for you. It's...


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Sea Pineapple, Halocynthia roretzi
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sea Pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi) is an edible species of tunicate. It is known as the Meongge in Korea and the Hoya or Maboya in Japan. This creature lives in shallow water, usually attached to rocks and artificial substrate. It is adapted to cold water temperatures between 36 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but prefer temperatures close to 54 degrees F. This creature is known for both its peculiar appearance, described by journalist Nick Tosches as “something that could exist only in...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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