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School Children Are Now Eating More Fruits And Vegetables: Study
2014-03-04 12:14:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) enacted new guidelines for school lunches in 2012, critics of the change said the additional fruits and vegetable that students were now required to select as part of their meal would merely increase food waste. However, new research from the Harvard School of Public Health has found that the new standards did not increase food waste as critics predicted; the study does suggest...

2014-02-26 12:26:09

Edy's Launches New "Fruit and Veggie" Bars Line That Combines Fruits and Vegetables in a Frozen Snack OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edy's Outshine fruit bars brand is launching the first national line of frozen fruit bars that combines fruit and vegetable ingredients. The line, called "Fruit and Veggie bars," features five new innovative flavors, including: Blueberry Medley, Tangerine Carrot, Apple and Greens, Peach Mango Medley and Strawberry Rhubarb. The new line also...

2014-02-21 23:03:45

Platinum Soursop is regarded as the most powerful natural supplement that can provide superior healthy cell support. Now, more users can try it through the trial bottles that will be offered for a limited time. Los Angeles,Ca (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Platinum Soursop is made out of 100% pure Brazilian Graviola. Guaranteed all-natural and effective, this supplement that is made in the USA is now offered in trial bottles, albeit only for a limited time. It also supports worldwide shipping...

2014-02-20 23:31:27

Vegetable gardening company and Seeds of the Month Club retailer, Mike the Gardener Enterprises, LLC, has expanded its club offerings from vegetable, fruit and herb seeds to include many popular variety of flower seeds. Burlington, NJ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Vegetable gardening company and Seeds of the Month Club retailer, Mike the Gardener Enterprises, LLC, has expanded its club offerings from vegetable, fruit and herb seeds to include many popular variety of flower seeds. The move,...

2014-02-13 23:26:10

RE-BODY® Launches RE-BODY Fruit & Flower Slimming Formula™ with Meratrim® Gainesville, Fla (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 RE-BODY®, a market leader in healthy weight management supplements, has launched RE-BODY Fruit & Flower Slimming Formula™ with Meratrim®, the newest addition to the brand’s already dynamic product line. RE-BODY Fruit & Flower Slimming Formula is non-stimulant and features pure Meratrim, a blend of plant extracts derived from...

2014-02-07 20:21:19

BERLIN, DE, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - This week at HortiBiz's international Tomato Inspiration Event, local Windset Farms® won big! Among the gathered top 50 tomato growers in the world, selected by leading horticultural suppliers, Windset Farms® took the top spot winning the award for 'Best Tomato Grower in the World.' (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/TO530) Steven Newell, CEO, was on hand to accept the award. His brother, John Newell, COO, said 'we...

2014-02-03 23:23:34

Platinum Soursop, which has always been 100% pure and natural, is now offered in an increased dosage. In each capsule is the strongest Brazilian Graviola extract in the market. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The pure extract of Brazilian Graviola is making health experts very optimistic about its bountiful effects on a person’s health and overall well-being. Although Brazilian Graviola is still being studied as for writing, many people have already attested to its monumental...

2014-02-03 23:02:06

With the addition of the New Mango Fruit Crisps, there are now 12 varieties of Brothers-All-Natural Fruit Crisps on the market today. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Brothers-All-Natural continues to expand by releasing another new product to their line of freeze-dried Fruit Crisps. Fruit Crisps have been a preferred healthy snack among both children and adults for many years. With the addition of the new Mango Fruit Crisps, there are now 12 different varieties of Fruit Crisps...

2014-02-03 08:27:21

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisitions of Golden Boy Foods Ltd., a manufacturer of private label peanut and other nut butters, as well as dried fruits and snacking nuts, and Dymatize Enterprises, LLC, a manufacturer and marketer of premium protein powders, bars and nutritional supplements. Both acquisitions were effective on February 1, 2014. (Logo:...

2014-01-28 23:21:54

Fresh, Local, Organic, Cold-Pressed Juices & Cleanses Produced & Delivered in the Hudson Valley Hudson Valley, New York (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Raw Pressed, a premium raw & organic juice company, is debuting a line of juices representing a new way of looking at juicing. Raw Pressed is more than just a juice company; they are your new daily ritual born out of a passion for nutritious, non-genetically modified, fresh organic produce. Every bottle is locally crafted using 100%...


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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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