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2012-04-17 23:01:39

TheDailyRadish offers vegetarians the latest news and tips. In their latest blog post, Jenny Sangler announces a number of fruits that are believed to make people smarter. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 TheDailyRadish.com is one of the world´s most visited Vegetarian blogs. Offering daily tips and news to those enjoying a diet without meat, information can be read directly from their blog, or via a daily digest email. Today, Jenny Sangler at TheDailyRadish.com published their...

2012-03-17 23:02:20

“Apple cider vinegar for weight loss” webinar is a go at Health hound Ltd. There has been a strong uptake in places for the webinar so far according to the company´s management team. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 Apple cider vinegar diet options along with different cider vinegar recipes will be making up just some of the content of the new “Apple cider vinegar for weight loss” webinar that the team at Health hound Ltd. have decided to press ahead with. The...

2012-03-08 01:07:13

Strong scientific evidence exists that eating blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and other berry fruits has beneficial effects on the brain and may help prevent age-related memory loss and other changes, scientists report. Their new article on the value of eating berry fruits appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. In the article, Barbara Shukitt-Hale, Ph.D., and Marshall G. Miller point out that longer lifespans are raising concerns about the human toll and health...

2012-02-15 13:35:00

New Flavor Combines Subtle Sweetness with a Crispy Crunch Valhalla, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 Balance Bar Company, one of America´s top five leading nutrition/energy bar makers, has launched Balance Bar BARE Blueberry Acai. The new flavor joins two other popular BARE bars: Sweet & Salty Chocolate Almond and Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter. BARE Blueberry Acai is made with a crisp high-protein core, simple sweeteners, dried wild blueberries, sunflower seeds and acai juice...

Image 1 - Chromosome Analyses Of Prickly Pear Cacti Reveal Southern Glacial Refugia
2012-02-15 04:21:46

Analysis of chromosome number variation among species of a North American group of prickly pear cacti (nopales) showed that the most widespread species encountered are of hybrid origin. Those widespread species likely originated from hybridization among closely related parental species from western and southeastern North America. This study was published in the open access journal Comparative Cytogenetics. The prickly pear cacti (of the genus Opuntia) are endemic to the Americas. The genus...


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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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