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2013-01-25 23:01:35

Studies are clear that a higher fruit and vegetable intake leads to a longer life span. Now Prograde Nutrition makes it easier to get both with its new drink, Genesis. North Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Longevity is often portrayed as a mystical secret or an impossible goal, but to medical researchers, the key to extending the human lifespan has long been clear. Studies on older adults reveal that a higher intake of fruits and vegetables, along with regular exercise,...

Eating Fruits And Vegetables Improves Our Mind, Makes Us Happier
2013-01-24 09:21:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We all know that fruits and vegetables are an important part of our daily diet. Countless studies have shown that these edibles are necessary for maintaining good health throughout life. Some studies have even shown how fruits and vegetables can help us do remarkable things, such as quit smoking. Now, a new study has found that those sweet fruits and crunchy veggies can not only improve our body, but also improve our mind. A team...

2013-01-18 23:04:12

A Proprietary Blend of Superfruits Gently yet Powerfully Uncovers New Cells and Repairs and Removes Damaged Skin Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Much like the League of Justice, each super hero has a power and brings a unique skill set to the team. Société Clinical Skincare´s new Superfruit Enzyme Exfoliant brings together the ℠best-of-the-best´ and the mightiest of Superfruits to rid skin of debris and unwanted cells, leaving skin smoother and calmer....

2013-01-18 23:01:17

Market Fresh Fruit is taking part in January's National Health Month and recalls the old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." A fresh fruit snack like an apple has the additional benefit of helping with weight loss. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 In keeping with Healthy Weight Week (January 20—26) it´s a great time to remember that fresh fruit can be eaten at all times of the day. It works as a morning snack, afternoon pick-me-up and even as dessert. In a...

Berries Are Good For Your Heart Health
2013-01-15 04:51:42

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s a saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Based on new research, there may be other fruits that should be added to this list. Researchers recently discovered that consuming three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries per week could help women lower the risk of a heart attack. In the study, the team of investigators looked at the high levels of the dietary flavonoids in blueberries and...

2013-01-05 05:01:20

Not all freeze-dried fruit snacks are the same: It's important to read product labels to ensure the snacks you eat are a healthy alternative to fresh fruit. Brothers-All-Natural created a whitepaper for quick access to the nutritional facts of their freeze-dried fruit snacks. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 Freeze-dried fruit is a healthy, convenient, and affordable alternative to fresh fruit and is becoming increasingly popular among all age groups. Freeze-dried fruit snacks are...


Latest Fruit Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.