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2014-08-07 12:25:16

All in the August issue of Passport Magazine. NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- These days everyone seems to be obsessed with food! Whether traveling to far-off places, or just exploring the cities and towns where they live, the preoccupation with all things culinary has reached epic proportions. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140806/134188 In the premiere Culinary Issue of Passport Magazine, the editors and writers explore the wonderful universe of...

2014-08-07 04:21:44

All year round, pumpkin saves the day where other "super" foods fall short SOLON, Ohio, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy eating knows no season, and neither should the superfoods consumers rely on to maintain a nutrient-rich daily diet. Truly super, pumpkin can jump into any culinary situation and make it healthier and tastier. With its unique texture, pumpkin is a nutritional powerhouse that can cut fat and cholesterol when used to replace fat or oil. Each serving is also an excellent...

2014-08-06 23:12:07

Kristen Yarker, a well-established expert on childhood nutrition and feeding, has recently denounced the notion of “curing” children of their picky eating habits. Instead, she advises parents to support their picky eaters and offers suggestions for how parents can encourage their children to try new foods all on their own. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD recently announced that she is advocating that parents employ a new strategy for tackling children’s picky eating...

2014-08-06 23:12:04

New book ‘Nepali Home Cooking for Healthy Living’ shares information on food, spices, health, fitness, beauty and helpful cooking tips. Kathmandu, Nepal (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Authors Sharada Jnawali and Cibeleh Da Mata says that today’s society is marred by fast foods, junk foods and more refined foods that create several health problems like diabetes, immune deficiency syndrome, hormonal imbalance, renal and heart diseases, to name a few. All these health issues are also related...

2014-08-06 23:06:54

With an in-depth review of the nutritional science that supports a plant-based dietary lifestyle as the ultimate prescription for disease prevention, suspension and even reversal, the CME accredited International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference, set for September 17-20 in San Diego, CA, will showcase names like Ornish, Esselstyn, Campbell as part of a stellar line-up of the leading preventive nutritional medicine authorities. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The most...

2014-08-06 23:01:48

NSF International Survey Reveals How Confusion About Food Expiration Dates Can Impact Health and Wallets Ann Arbor, Mich. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Expiration date labeling on food products is a source of confusion for consumers according to a new survey from NSF International, a global public health and safety organization. The survey found that people are confused about how to interpret dates on food packaging such as expiration, “best used by” and “sell by” dates, causing many...

2014-08-06 16:32:30

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), a global agribusiness and food company, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.34 per common share. The dividend is payable on December 2, 2014 to shareholders of record on November 18, 2014. The company also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.21875 per share on its 4.875% cumulative convertible perpetual preference shares, payable on December 1,...

2014-08-06 16:31:43

ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading packaging manufacturer Graphic Packaging International has created a 90-second video that showcases how microwave cooking is meeting the demands of today's increasingly time starved, always on the go consumer. "The fact that the global market for microwave packaging is projected to grow to $12 billion by 2018 clearly demonstrates that today's consumers are busy and seek convenient cooking solutions," said Jeff Voyzey, Business Development Manager...

2014-08-06 16:26:10

RIVERPORT, NS, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Rustik Magazine's 'Alimentary Ideas' - Canada's first food and literature festival - launches 13 September 2014 with The New Yorker staff writer Mark Singer, and Bon Appétit deputy editor Scott DeSimon. They join food entrepreneurs and renowned chefs for the day-long event at the Chester Playhouse in Chester, Nova Scotia. "As the local food movement takes hold across Canada, there is increasing interest in knowing the people who grow and make our...

2014-08-06 12:28:43

Conference dedicated to create conversations on diet & health in America AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT/WHY: Food+Health 2014, hosted by Engine 2 + Forks Over Knives, will take place Sept. 12-14 at the AT&T Education & Conference Center on the University of Texas Campus in Austin. The conference will feature pioneers in the food world who will give TED-style thought-provoking presentations and conversations on food policy, healthcare and nutritional medicine in the...


Latest food Reference Libraries

Silvery Lutang, Trachypithecus cristatus
2014-04-11 10:45:42

The silvery lutang (Trachypithecus cristatus), also known as the silvery langur or the silvered leaf monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found Sumatra, Borneo, and Peninsular Malaysia. It prefers to reside in mangrove, riverine, and coastal forests. This species holds two recognized subspecies known as Trachypithecus cristatus selangorensis and Trachypithecus cristatus cristatus. The silvery lutang varies in size depending upon the sex, with males reaching an average body...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

Kodiak Bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi
2013-06-07 13:18:33

The Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi), also known as the American brown bear, the Kodiak brown bear, or the Alaskan grizzly bear, is a subspecies of the brown bear. It can be found in southwestern Alaska, on the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. Most coastal bears that occur in Alaska are called Kodiak bears, but the true Kodiak bear only inhabits the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. The Kodiak bear was first described as a distinct species by the taxonomist C.H. Merriam. Merriam...

Grizzly Bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
2013-06-03 13:23:12

The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the grizzly, the North American brown bear, or the silvertip bear, is one of many subspecies of the brown bear. It is typically found in upland areas of western North America. Its range once extended from Canada to Mexico and even into the western shores of the Hudson Bay in the east. Its range has been reduced to many areas of Canada, Alaska, and northwestern areas of the United States including Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, and...

Mediterranean feather star, Antedon mediterranea
2013-05-18 06:26:42

The Mediterranean feather star is a filter feeder that obtains food by straining suspended matter and food particles from water. The star has a stalk that has up to forty tendrils, (threadlike organs) which help the star cling to hard surfaces. The “body” of the star is called a calyx and is shaped like a small cup. This calyx is surrounded by feathery pinnules bearing arms. These arms are quite unique in the fact that they can regenerate if one should get broken off; these arms extend to...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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