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2009-06-26 00:30:57

People who eat soy products have better lung function and are less likely to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Australian researchers said. Dr. Fumi Hirayama and Andy Lee from Curtin University of Technology in Australia worked with a team of respiratory physicians to poll 300 patients with COPD from six Japanese hospitals and 340 age-matched control subjects from the same areas as the patients about their soy intake. Soy consumption was found to be positively correlated with...

2009-06-09 11:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, children in the Chicago area have a hands-on opportunity to learn more about soybeans in a new exhibit at the Farm-in-the-Zoo Presented by John Deere. Entitled "Soybeans: Growing Food, Growing World," the 15-foot exhibit was unveiled to key officials during a ribbon cutting at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago today. As part of the festivities, Colleen Callahan, an award-winning broadcast journalist who specializes in Agriculture, served as emcee and...

2009-05-11 07:40:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first movie about kimchi, "Kimchikhan," is currently in production. From Los Angeles to Victorville, new kimchi steaks, kimchi chicken quesadilla, kimchi pasta, kimchi ice cream, kimchi tacos, among other dishes, were created without the use of sugars, standard salts and butter. Instead, they were made with natural ingredients like kimchi and its sauce as a base to develop the sixth taste bud. A unique hybrid of documentary and informative...

2009-03-06 11:55:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY), makers of a nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage called kefir, announced today expanded distribution of its La Fruta(TM) Drinkable Yogurt to about 150 "supercenter" stores in California. These stores, such as Super A, generate about $750,000 a week in revenue. Additionally, Lifeway also began shipments this week to the "99 Cents Only" chain, which operates about 100 stores in the region. Julie...

2009-02-27 16:25:26

Russia's top doctor has recommended an anti-crisis diet for the economic recession that costs only $77 per month for one adult. The Federal Consumer Protection Service, headed by Dr. Gennady Onishchenko, created a report that recommands people drop kolbasa and soft drinks in favor of cost-effective healthy foods including kefir and cabbage, the Moscow Times reported Friday. The aim is so that people don't panic and know that in any situation there is a way out, including in nutrition, a...

2009-02-20 07:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique hybrid of documentary and informative travel excursion, Kimchikhan aims to reveal the healthiest and tastiest cooking secrets in the search for the 6th taste bud! A fascinating story of health and the quest for longevity, the story transports us on an eye-opening trip to South Korea in hopes to change the basis of the food essentials we consume everyday. In the United States, the food the average American consumes is fast and satisfying to...

2009-02-09 07:45:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY), makers of a nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage called Kefir, today announced the acquisition of Fresh Made Dairy, its top competitor in the Kefir market with a #2 overall market share. The acquisition strengthens Lifeway's presence in the rapidly growing market for probiotic dairy products. Fresh Made had 2008 total sales of approximately $10 million and 2007 total sales of approximately $8,500,000....

2008-12-05 13:56:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY), makers of a nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage called kefir, announced today new distribution of its 12 pack "club pack" to the Northeast Costco region that operates about 70 stores. This is in addition to the expansion of the Costco Midwest region from 20 stores to 49 stores. The shipments will begin in the third week of December 2008 and consumers can expect to find the product in stores after...

2008-11-14 09:00:22

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., , makers of a nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage called kefir, announced today for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008, sales increased 15% to approximately $11,240,000 from $9,817,000 during the same period a year ago. This increase in sales was driven by another strong sales increase of Lifeway's kefir and ProBugs(R). Third quarter 2008 gross profit increased 30% to $3,537,122 from $2,720,659 during the...

2008-10-09 09:00:34

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., , makers of a nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage called Kefir, announced today for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008, total consolidated sales increased 15% to approximately $11,270,000 from $9,817,000 during the same period a year ago. Key quarterly highlights: -- Sales via Costco, other new retail channels adding to growth. -- Strong initial sales of Kefir Wellness Snack Bars now available in...


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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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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.