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Kids Will Eat Treats Even Though They Are Not Hungry

Kids Will Eat Treats Even Though They Are Not Hungry

Provided by Queensland University of Technology Even though they are not hungry, children as young as three will find high-energy treats too tempting to refuse, new QUT research has found. In a study of three and four year olds, 100 per...

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2014-10-22 23:02:51

Local Catch on Tap for Four-course Sustainable Seafood Dinner Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Local oysters are back in season and on the menu for the first South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch dinner at Fleet Landing Restaurant. Executive Chef Drew Hedlund’s four-course dinner, with wine pairings, kicks-off with some delectable Lady’s Island Oysters. The dinner, which is the first in the Good Catch dinner series, is taking place Monday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. Offerings include:...

2014-10-22 23:02:11

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources welcomes Standard Process to the Green Tier program (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary Cathy Stepp and other DNR officials visited Standard Process Inc. yesterday to recognize the supplement manufacturer as a new member of the state’s Green Tier program. The Green Tier program recognizes companies that distinguish themselves as environmental innovators and demonstrate a strong environmental...

2014-10-22 16:28:09

Common injuries according to orthopaedic surgeons ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ghosts and goblins may not be the only things that are out to get you this Halloween. So, whether you're planning to hang spooky decorations from your front porch, carve pumpkins with the family or roam around your neighborhood to trick-or-treat with the kids, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) urge you and...

2014-10-22 16:28:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As fall arrives, so do drives in the country and drinking fresh-squeezed juices and cider. Unfortunately, serious outbreaks of foodborne illness, also called food poisoning, have been traced to drinking fruit and vegetable juices and cider that have not been processed to kill harmful bacteria. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reminds consumers to read the label carefully on juice or cider products they...

2014-10-22 12:32:10

Gourmet variety is the newest to come from the Maine-based tomato farm MADISON, Maine, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Backyard Farms, the largest grower of year-round tomatoes in New England, announced the addition of the Somerset Pink to its family of tomatoes. A rare breed that requires great care to grow and is a favorite among tomato connoisseurs for its incredible taste, the Somerset Pink is a full-flavored beefsteak tomato that is known for its delicate balance of sweetness and...

2014-10-22 12:23:11

LAVAZZA AND SLOW FOOD SIDE WITH THE EARTH DEFENDERS: AFRICA, DEFENDING THE LAND, FOOD AND TRADITION IN 12 FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEVE MCCURRY TURIN, Italy, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2015 Lavazza Calendar - produced in collaboration with Slow Food, featuring photographs by Steve McCurry and creative direction by Armando Testa - is a photographic journey through the stories of everyday heroism of the Earth Defenders. From Nadia, the proud argan oil paladine in Morocco, to...

2014-10-22 08:35:14

Local CITGO Marketer Hosts Fifth Annual Pop-Tarts® Fundraiser to Benefit Local Food Pantries and Charities HOMER, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Folk Oil Company and 31 PS Food Mart locations in Toledo, Ohio and across south-central Michigan have teamed up for the fifth annual PS Food Mart Kellogg's Pop-Tarts® fundraiser to support local food pantries, after school lunch programs and churches. Between now and Nov. 2, customers can visit their...

2014-10-22 08:32:05

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A New Food and Beverage Company, IMAGINE THAT, has set out to unleash health to the masses, launching a line of shelf stable beverages that provide the fundamental goodness of whole fruits and vegetables. Each single-serve beverage provides a whole day's worth of vegetables or fruits. From spinach and kale to whole strawberries and blueberries, the beverages provide natural nutrition delivery without fortification. Simple, easy-to-understand...

2014-10-22 08:26:54

Minnesotan's artwork is displayed at flagship bakery in Commerce Hill BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bruegger's Bagels has selected the original artwork of Taia Morley of Stillwater, Minnesota, as the winner of its $10,000 Artist Challenge. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153523 As part of the 2014 opening celebration for its new prototype and flagship Commerce Hill bakery in Woodbury, Minnesota, Bruegger's Bagels issued a $10,000 Artist Challenge....

2014-10-21 23:08:23

Safeway Stores Now Offering Angelic Bakehouse® Sprouted Whole Grain Hotdog and Hamburger Buns. CUDAHY, WI (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Angelic Bakehouse, a leading producer of sprouted whole grain breads, premium wraps and pizza crusts, is excited to announce it has secured distribution with Safeway stores through UNFI. Starting October 2014, 1,256 Safeway locations–including Pack’n Save, Pavillions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, and Vons–are carrying Angelic Bakehouse® Sprouted Grain...


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

Lacaune
2014-10-14 11:06:32

The Lacaune is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Lacaune region near southern France, from which it was named. Although it is now used for milk production, it once only produced 18.4 gallons during the human milking period each year. The French government established a strict selective breeding program that included rigorous breeding and meticulous record keeping, as well as increased knowledge about the care of the breed and cooperation of farmers across the area. This...

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...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.