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Bite-Sized Fruit More Appealing To Kids Than Whole Servings
2013-04-19 10:18:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Kids love to eat fruit in ready-to-eat bite-sized pieces, yet studies show that in most school settings, the fruit is served whole. This could be the reason that school children are taking fruits, but not eating them. Common wisdom, however, is that children avoid fruit in favor of the taste and allure of pre-packaged snacks. A team of researchers from Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab wanted to understand why the children were...

Botanical Strategies Observed In Fruit-Finding Chimpanzees
2013-04-11 06:52:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have long known that fruit-eating animals use spatial memory to relocate fruit. What they haven't known is how these animals located the fruit in the first place. A new study from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPG) demonstrates that chimpanzees use botanical knowledge in their daily search for food. The research team studied chimpanzees in the Taï National Park in Côte...

2013-04-03 23:02:15

HealthSpeaks President & Xango Multi-Million $$ Club Members discuss how to profit physically and financially from mangosteen fruit based wellness products. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 HealthSpeaks President Dr. Loretta Forlaw presents a free lecture on health and financial opportunities on Thursday, April 4, from 7-9 pm at Mimi´s Café in Altamonte Springs. Dr. Forlaw will discuss the four pillars of health, and how they can be used to heal, renew your body...

2013-02-28 23:01:00

Fruit and vegetable consumption is inversely associated with coronary heart disease. Clinical studies show that Juice PLUS+ delivers the nutrients required to increase plasma antioxidant nutrients and lower plasma Homocysteine, lowering all risks. Regina, Saskatchewan (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Juice PLUS+ can save your life: Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States and throughout the world with cancer running a close second. Millions die every...

2013-02-14 23:04:07

Market Fresh Fruit is joining in on celebrating American Heart Month in February with great news about berries and their power packed flavonoids, which actually help protect the heart and reduce the risk of a heart attack. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 In support of Heart Health Month in February it's important to remember that heart disease claims the lives of over half a million Americans each year according to the United States Presidential Proclamation. But three...

2013-02-12 23:02:47

Juice and diet soda aren't the right tools to use in the fight against childhood obesity, Grins chief says. Grins offers a better alternative with fewer than half the calories of a glass of apple juice. Many schools have already embraced Grins as a healthy option to help kids stay hydrated. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Grins, a better-for-you beverage with a growing following among schools and retailers on the East Coast, has a bone to pick with the U.S. Department of...


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Hardy kiwi, Actinidia arguta
2014-01-04 14:34:30

Actinidia arguta is a very hardy, perennial vine species. The plant produces a small fruit that gives the species its common names: Hardy kiwifruit, Kiwi berry, Arctic kiwi, Baby kiwi, Desert kiwi, Grape kiwi, Northern kiwi and Cocktail kiwi. A. arguta is a member of the Actinidiaceae family. The plant can be found growing in Japan, Korea, Northern China and Russian Siberia. A. arguta fruits are edible and don’t require peeling. Its fruit is typically the size of a berry or grape and it...

Davidsonia, Journal
2012-04-25 14:26:44

Davidsonia is a scientific journal published by the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden. It specializes in the botanical natural history of the pacific northwest and horticultural and plant conservation issues. The print edition of Davidsonia existed from 1970 to 1981. It was revived in 2002 as an online journal. The journal provides full open-access to content on its website www.davidsonia.org . The journal is named after British Columbia botanical pioneer John Davidson. It...

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2005-06-23 11:53:34

The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant in the family Asteraceae. The stem of the flower can grow up to 3 meters tall and the large flower head can reach up to 30cm in diameter. The sunflower is notable for turning to face the Sun, a behavior known as heliotropism. History Sunflowers are native to the Americas, and were domesticated around 1000 B.C. Francisco Pizarro found the Inca subjects venerating the sunflower as an image of their sun god, and gold images of the...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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