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Fourteen years ago, after discovering that he could go into many nurseries and they would sell him a fruit tree that will never bear fruit, Greg Peterson of the Urban Farm decided to do something
A new study says that a diet full of fruits and veggies will increase your chance of living a longer life.
That lovable carrot munching bunny and the iconic spinach-guzzling sailor were on to something.
Organizations Collaborate on Three-Year Research Effort to Address Deadly Disease Threatening Florida’s $9 Billion Citrus Industry Amelia Island, FL (PRWEB)
Orange juice contains vitamin C and several other key nutrients, and has also been linked to a reduced risk of obesity in adults, but recently-published research suggests that it could also help prevent cancer.
The use of invisible, colorless, odorless and tasteless films for fruits and veggies has grown drastically over the past several decades and will continue to do so.
Access to adequate fruits and vegetables is problematic in low-income communities because of limited access to supermarkets and farmers markets. Community-supported agriculture programs may be a feasible approach for providing fresh fruits and vegetables to under-resourced communities.
Those looking to squeeze every ounce of health benefits from fruit may want to skip the juice, according to a study led by the Harvard School of Public Health.
Native Brazilian fruits grown in arid climates and poor soil have similar antioxidant activity to conventionally grown Red Delicious apples.
Much better suited for therapy, or for sitting for long periods of time, this latex-free and peel- and tear-resistant material features built-in antimicrobial protection.
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 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...
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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