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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...

2012-12-16 05:04:13

Fruitcake Science returns to the Science Museum of Virginia for the lead science testing program of this holiday tradition in North America. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 In a recent survey of gifts people would least like to receive for Christmas, only VCRs, mock turtle neck sweaters and lickable stamps ranked lower than Fruit Cake. The Science Museum of Virginia, however, truly believe s that this much maligned piece of holiday pastry has a valuable role to play in the...

2012-12-08 05:02:27

From its top-selling Holiday House Bouquet to the new Joyous Bouquet, Edible Arrangements® is offering an expanded line of fresh fruit gifts for the holiday season. Wallingford, Conn. (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 From its top-selling Holiday House Bouquet to the new Joyous Bouquet, Edible Arrangements® is offering an expanded line of fresh fruit gifts for the holiday season. “The holidays are a special time of year to gather and celebrate with family and friends,” said...

2012-12-05 05:03:13

Holiday meals can be as colorful as the tree and the trimmings with recipes made with nutritious summer-fresh fruits from Chile. Tasty and festive side dishes featuring fresh Chilean fruits add color, flavor and cheer to all seasonal celebrations. Sonoma, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 Holiday meals can be as colorful as the tree and the trimmings with recipes made with nutritious summer-fresh fruits from Chile. Tasty and festive side dishes featuring fresh Chilean fruits add color, flavor...

Prescription Drugs And Grapefruit Can Be Bad Medicine
2012-11-27 05:21:17

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that, while there is a rise in the number of prescription drugs that result in negative effects due to interactions with grapefruit, few physicians are aware of these consequences. The article was completed by a group of researchers who discovered the interactions among grapefruit and prescription drugs over 20 years ago. By summarizing the evidence...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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