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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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,

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.

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

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.


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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.