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2014-10-15 05:29:57

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On October 16, 1945, a fundamentally important organization was founded: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). According to the FAO website, the foundational and continuing goal of the FAO is to achieve food security for all people on earth. The organization seeks “to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy goals.” They do this by focusing on their...

2014-10-14 23:12:17

Healthy Vitamins is excited to share some of the great new recipes just released by Garden of Life's Educator and Certified Raw Vegan Chef, Gwen Eagan, in this month's Extraordinary Health Magazine. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 "It is very difficult to find healthy recipes that include real, healthy ingredients for your family," said Gail Bowman, owner of Healthy Vitamins, an online health food store. "I am always excited to see what Gwen Eagan, Garden of Life's...

2014-10-14 20:20:44

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report presents a current assessment of the nanofiltration industry from both a technological and market point of view, outlines future trends and key developments, delineates the current market status for nanofiltration membranes, and defines trends and presents growth forecasts through 2019. It also provides an updated review of materials and production processes of nanofiltration membranes, and identifies current and emerging...

2014-10-14 16:26:41

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report identifies, analyzes and forecasts driving factors, market trends and opportunities, and revenues of the global foods and beverages market for a five-year period from 2013 to 2018. It discusses the market on the basis of key product segments like organic foods, organic beverages and organic supplements. The recent developments, major market players, alliances and acquisitions, and consumption levels are also covered in this report....

2014-10-14 16:22:24

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Widespread research in the field of industrial enzymes has revealed the influence of enzyme technology in almost every sector of industrial activity, ranging from technical field to food, feed and healthcare activity. This BCC Research report provides an overview of the current and future characteristics of the global market for industrial enzymes. Enzymatic processes are rapidly becoming better financial and ecological alternatives to chemical...

2014-10-14 08:35:15

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From North Vancouver to Baie Comeau, Cargill employees have been tirelessly planning activities around the upcoming UN World Food Day on October 16 to help raise awareness amongst employees and their communities about the realities of lingering food insecurity in Canada. Ensuring everyone has access to safe and nutritious food has been a long-time goal of Cargill's, but for too long the perception has remained that Canada is a...

2014-10-14 08:32:56

Thought for Food survey identifies trends in food purchasing MILWAUKEE, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of U.S. moms (71 percent) believe the foods they eat affect the quality of their lives. By reading more labels, researching ingredients and actively engaging in conversations, moms are making informed decisions about food in order to help their families lead better lives. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-10-14 08:31:19

AMSTERDAM, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hi Europe 2014 is the leading platform to source salt reduction solutions Salt reduction has been one of the most prevalent topics in the food industry for many years, with a recent study by the Harvard School of Public Health regarding salt intake as one of the major health issues of today's population. The report, which refers to salt as "a deadly poison", states that 99.2% of the global population in industrial societies...

2014-10-14 08:29:35

Users get customized food choices based on lifestyle, medical conditions and taste preferences NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- My Food Coach, an interactive nutrition portal, was launched today by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). My Food Coach by NKF builds upon the foundation's popular online Kidney Kitchen and offers additional features that enable people with a variety of health conditions and personal dietary needs to customize their food choices and meal...

2014-10-14 08:29:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 100 million Americans are watching their diet to lose weight or to maintain their current weight. The eating habits of these calorically-conscientious consumers have changed significantly in the past five years. The percentage of consumers out to lose weight who eat several small meals a day, often snack between meals and usually only snack on healthy foods has increased between 2009 and 2014. The percentage of those who seek to...


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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
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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