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Granny Smith Apples Benefit Gut Bacteria

Granny Smith Apples Benefit Gut Bacteria

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With apple-picking season coming upon us, it may be difficult in the coming weeks to choose from the many varieties: Fuji, Red Delicious, Gala, McIntosh...the list goes on. New research...

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2014-09-30 12:27:24

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The states with the highest proportion of hungry and poor people are in the South, according to a Bread for the World analysis of the latest U.S. Census data. Several states in the region account for large portions of the more than 49 million Americans who were at risk of hunger and 45 million Americans who lived in poverty last year. The states with the highest percentage of food insecurity, or hunger, are Arkansas (21.2...

2014-09-30 12:21:52

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iGPS Logistics and Nestle Waters' North America (NWNA) have announced an agreement to introduce iGPS pallets as the shipping platform for Poland Spring® brand natural spring water to customers throughout the North East. Today's announcement aligns with the NWNA commitment to continuous improvement and to develop new efficiencies within their supply chain that can also be shared with their customers. "Testing of the pallet and service...

2014-09-30 08:41:47

National Pork Board Introduces Healthy and Easy-To-Prepare Latin-Inspired Recipes DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creating juicy and delicious recipes has always been one of Celebrity Chef Lorena Garcia's specialties in the kitchen. Throw in Chef Garcia's passion for cooking pork-inspired recipes with a unique Latin touch, and you have guilt-free and flavor-filled dishes that consumers can enjoy in any setting. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2014-09-30 08:34:15

"Whole Algae" IMMUNUM(TM) PRO Considered the Most Efficacious Form of Beta Glucan for Immune Support ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International announced today that it will market and formulate a proprietary, new form of beta glucan for the human health market. Called IMMUNUM(TM) PRO, the new ingredient is a harvested Euglena algae that delivers >65% 1,3 beta glucan by weight - the highest level of beta glucan provided from any natural source without...

2014-09-30 08:34:04

Non-vegetarians urged to try meatless eating during Vegetarian Awareness month for a chance to win cash prizes DOLGEVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vegetarians and interested individuals from around the globe will be joining with the North American Vegetarian Society on October 1st, 2014, for the annual celebration of World Vegetarian Day. Since its inception in 1977, the event has commemorated the health-supporting and life affirming benefits of vegetarianism. World Vegetarian...

2014-09-30 00:20:12

MOSCOW, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The motorcade of the Asian-European Tour that left China for France braved rough weather and reached the Asian-European border at Ekaterinburg in Russia after completing a 10,000-kilometer long journey in the world's largest country by size. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/148883 After crossing the Chinese border in Manzhouli, Inner Mongolia, on September 5, the envoys? safeguarded by a fleet of GAC MOTOR GS5 sport-utility vehicles...

2014-09-29 23:12:02

Pirate Jonny's expands its Hot sauces with introduction of new Piri Piri Sauce at open house while supporting local Charity, the Scarlett Fortuna. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Pirate Jonny's Caribbean BBQ Rubs, Seasonings & Sauces started with BBQ rubs and seasonings in 2010, submitted its Caribbean BBQ Rub to the National BBQ Association, won a National Award & furthers its line to BBQ Sauces and now Hot Sauces. Since Jonathan Toner, founder of Pirate...

2014-09-29 23:11:50

On September 24, The Original Soupman announced the recall of certain lots of its “Lobster Bisque” due to allergy alert. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Lobster Bisque. On September 24, The Original Soupman announced the...

2014-09-29 23:07:11

Top10inaction reveals special Halloween series, including tips and food recipes, for haunted house and pumpkin patch lovers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 For those who are going to celebrate Halloween this year (October 31 2014), early preparations should be underway by now. To make things easier, Top10InAction.com, a professional product reviewing website has revealed special Halloween series for haunted house and pumpkin patch lovers. The Halloween series is made of 7...

2014-09-29 23:05:47

The Europe Food & Beverage Sugars & its Substitutes market report defines and segments the market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue.http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-food-beverage-sugars-its-substitutes-8374227712.html (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Europe Food & Beverage Sugars & its Substitutes market report defines and segments the market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from around $2,327.4...


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Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Orang Pendek
2014-02-15 11:08:00

The Orang Pendek is an ape-like cryptid claimed to inhabit the mountain forests of Sumatra. It has been seen and documented by local tribes, villagers, scientists and travelers for over 100 years. Although sightings have been throughout Sumatra, recent reports occur within the borders of the Kerinci Seblat National Park in Central Sumatra. The park is just south of the equator in the Bukit Barisan mountain range featuring remote rainforests. There are no photographs of the Orang Pendek,...

Custurd Apple,  Annona squamosa
2014-02-15 09:31:56

Annona squamosa is a large shrub/small tree speices. The plant belongs to the Annonaceae family. A. squamosa is one of the most widely cultivated plants in the family. Annona squamosa plants may grow anywhere from 9 to 26 feet tall, its tree or shrub classification is dependent on the plants size in height. It has many branches that may be broad, open crown or spreading. The species produces an edible fruit that may be referred to as “sugar apple”. The plant is relatively easy to...

Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'