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Lessons From Comparing Citrus Genomes
2014-06-09 03:42:10

DOE/Joint Genome Institute Citrus is the world's most widely cultivated fruit crop. In the US alone, the citrus crop was valued at over $3.1 billion in 2013. Originally domesticated in Southeast Asia thousands of years ago before spreading throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas via trade, citrus is now under attack from citrus greening, an insidious emerging infectious disease that is destroying entire orchards. To help defend citrus against this disease and other threats, researchers...

2014-06-06 23:10:06

Keeping kids hydrated and healthy will be a challenge this summer, with unusually hot temperatures predicted for most of the country. One easy solution is to create your own fruit and vegetable juices. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 "Juicing is a fast, easy, and delicious way to give your children the variety of nutrients they need to feel happy and healthy," says nutrition expert and certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Margaux J. Rathbun. "It's the...

2014-05-20 23:10:21

Fruit Clusters™ are fruit like you’ve never had before; raising the bar for freeze-dried fruit snacks. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Brothers-All-Natural continues to innovate and expand the freeze-dried fruit industry with their freeze-dried fruit snacks. With the introduction of their new Fruit Clusters™ they are taking freeze-dried fruit to new heights, raising the bar for snack companies and snack lovers alike. Fruit Clusters™ are crispy, crunchy fruit snacks made...

2014-05-13 23:14:00

Healthiest Fruits and Vegetables to Eat and Juice in the World, a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers health and nutrition benefits of some kinds of fruits and vegetables. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Healthiest Fruits and Vegetables to Eat and Juice in the World, a new report created by Tran Vu on the site Vkool.com, shows health and nutrition benefits of fruits and vegetables, and detailed instructions on how to use them properly. At the beginning of this report, people...

Diet Rich In Fruits And Vegetables Could Cut Risk Of Stroke Worldwide
2014-05-09 09:22:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new meta-analysis of 20 studies published over the past 19 years has helped researchers form the conclusion that eating more fruits and vegetables could reduce the worldwide risk of stroke. The combined studies involved more than 760,000 men and women who had 16,981 strokes. Publishing the study results in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke, the researchers found that global stroke risk decreased by 32 percent...

2014-05-07 23:05:12

Beech-Nut®, one of the world’s most successful producers of food for babies, has awarded Story Worldwide with the job of providing fully integrated advertising content promoting the launch of its revolutionary new line of whole fruits and vegetables. NEW YORK, New York (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Beech-Nut®, one of the world’s most successful producers of food for babies, has awarded Story Worldwide with the job of providing fully integrated advertising content promoting the launch...

2014-04-24 08:34:12

With proper nutrition from natural botanicals, consumers can benefit from advancing science that increases cell efficiency to combat aging; the results are renewed energy, youthfulness and vigor LEHI, Utah, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XANGO, LLC, the first company to bring mangosteen to a global market, uses advancing science in its new XALO® Ageless product to reverse the effects of aging. Studies show that mangosteen, lychee polyphenol, shilajit and other natural ingredients...

2014-04-15 23:14:15

Rise-N-Shine LLC, the maker of the natural supplement Wake Up On Time, will help re-energize moms this Mother’s Day. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Rise-N-Shine LLC, the maker of the natural supplement Wake Up On Time, will help re-energize moms this Mother’s Day. Wake Up On Time is the missing secret ingredient to every busy moms’ day that will help her regain her lost energy and still keep her World’s Greatest Mom title. This revolutionary supplement is a proprietary blend of...

Fresh Fruits And Vegetables, Not Canned, Linked To Lower Mortality
2014-04-01 10:13:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but what about seven? Or eight? According to a new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, eating seven or more servings of fruit and vegetables per day reduces a person’s rate of death at any time by 42 percent. The study team, from the University College London, discovered that eating fresh vegetables was linked with the most powerful protective impact, with...

Eating Fruits And Vegetables Could Help Your Arteries Later In Life
2014-03-31 10:32:44

American College of Cardiology Study shows lower prevalence of plaque build-up in women, but not men Women who ate a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables as young adults were much less likely to have plaque build-up in their arteries 20 years later compared with those who consumed lower amounts of these foods, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session. This new finding reinforces the importance of developing healthy...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.