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2011-02-18 09:45:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avocados sometimes get a bad rap for being high in fat and are often avoided when consuming fruits and vegetables. According to the Hass Avocado Commission, one ounce of Hass Avocados contains 3.5 grams of mono- and polyunsaturated fat and a half-gram of saturated fat. Unsaturated fats increase HDL or "good" cholesterol, which, according to The American Heart Association may protect against heart attacks. On the flip side, saturated fats...

2011-01-26 14:59:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LIMU's popular Fucoidan-infused energy drink, BLU FROG, has received a new look for the new year. Unveiling the new brand today, LIMU announced the makeover marks a brand new category for the company - LIMU ENERGY. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/FL36467) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100312/FL69564LOGO) "BLU FROG has allowed us to lead healthy energy initiatives with all natural ingredients alongside...

2010-12-17 08:00:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading fucoidan-focused nutritional company LIMU, has collaborated with technology partner SolutionX, to create a company branded social media platform. Driving social media initiatives in the Direct Sales space, LIMU has advanced its Members' ability to share the LIMU products and opportunity on a Facebook style web platform with the introduction of www.IAMLIMU.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100312/FL69564LOGO) "Direct...

2010-12-08 17:19:00

In the news release, Consumer Reports: New Tests Reinforce Concerns About Mercury In Tuna, issued 07-Dec-2010 by Consumer Reports over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the 3rd paragraph needed to be revised to clarify Consumer Reports' recommendations for how much tuna a child should eat. The complete, revised release follows: Consumer Reports: New Tests Reinforce Concerns About Mercury In Tuna Younger Women and Children Should Limit How Much Tuna They Eat; Pregnant...

2010-12-07 05:42:00

YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports' latest tests of 42 samples from cans and pouches of tuna bought primarily in the New York metropolitan area and online confirm that white (albacore) tuna usually contains far more mercury than light tuna. Canned tuna, Americans' favorite fish, is the most common source of mercury in our diet. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) say that women of childbearing age and young...

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2010-10-22 07:51:10

Saving vulnerable indigenous crop diversity is key to developing crops in the future and promoting healthier diets Hoping to save the vulnerable varieties of bananas painted by the artist Paul Gauguin, rare coconuts, and 1,000 other unique varieties of staple fruit and vegetable crops across the Pacific, crop specialists from nine islands have launched a major effort to preserve the indigenous diversity of foods that are deemed critical to combating diet-related health problems. "Through this...

2010-09-28 08:55:00

FALLSTON, Md., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Play Ball! The Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) announced that the Avocado League - a league that celebrates women and their love for avocados and baseball - returns to the field today for its second season. An All-Star roster of women from around the country have been chosen to create a game day recipe featuring avocados that best embodies the spirit, passion and flavor of their hometown to compete in an online recipe contest....

2010-08-11 11:30:00

Wasteful fishing gear catches and kills thousands of endangered, protected marine animals WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Environment Group today criticized a proposal asking the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to certify as sustainable a fishery that threatens vulnerable marine species including bluefin tuna, blue marlin, short-fin mako sharks and loggerhead and leatherback sea turtles. Day Boat Seafood, a wholesaler, has applied to the MSC in hopes that the...

2010-08-05 10:00:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Health benefits from marine plants and other ocean life have been documented and promoted throughout the nutritional industry for years. Like most industries, trends emerge and botanicals or superfruits garnered huge market penetration for a few years, but now consumers are turning back to extensively studied natural products including marine bioactives, like Fucoidan and Fish Oil. A polysaccharide found in brown algae, Fucoidan has been studied...

2010-07-15 12:14:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lee Crockett, director of federal fisheries policy for the Pew Environment Group, and Holly Binns, manager of Pew's Campaign to End Overfishing in the Southeast, issued this joint statement today on Senator Bill Nelson's (D-Fla.) legislation to weaken a key federal fishery law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, and delay plans to end overfishing and rebuild the severely depleted South Atlantic red snapper. The...


Latest Hawaiian cuisine Reference Libraries

Avocado Tree, Persea americana
2014-02-14 16:17:00

Persea americana is a flowering plant that belongs to the Lauraceae family. It is widely known as the Avocado tree. P. americana is a tree that grows up to 66 feet tall. It has alternately arranged leaves that measure about 5 to 10 inches long. Its flowers are tiny and greenish-yellow, measuring .2 to .4 inches in diameter. The tree’s popular, pear shaped green fruit measures 2.8 to 7.9 inches long and weighs between 3.5 and 35 ounces. It contains a single large seed, measuring 2 to 2.5...

Yellowfin Tuna, Thunnus albacares
2013-01-12 07:32:33

The yellowfin tuna is found in deep off-shore water distributed worldwide in both tropical and subtropical oceans, ranging to depths of 330 ft. The yellowfin can dive to 3,500 feet or more, but generally school in depths 246 feet or less. Although the yellow fin is a deep water fish it will occasionally come to shallower water to feed when water conditions are suitable and food is abundant. Being one of the larger species of tuna the yellowfin can weigh over 400 lbs. and reach a length of...

Albacore, Thunnus alalunga
2012-04-02 15:56:46

The Albacore, (Thunnus alalunga), also known as the Albacore Tuna, Albicore, Longfin, Albies, Pigfish, Tombo ahi, Binnaga, Pacific Albacore, German Bonito, Longfin Tuna, Longfin Tunny, and just Tuna, is a species of fish in the Scombridae family. It is the only species of tuna they is marketed as “white meat tuna” in the United States. It is found in open waters of all tropical and temperate oceans and the Mediterranean Sea. The adult Albacore measure up to 4.5 feet in length and...

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2007-04-05 00:16:31

The Mahi-mahi, Coryphaena hippurus, also known as Dolphin-fish, Dolphin, and Dorado are surface-dwelling ray-finned fish found in off-shore tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. They are one of only two members of the Coryphaenidae family, the other being the Pompano dolphin-fish. The name "mahi-mahi" ("strong-strong" in Hawaiian), particularly on restaurant menus, has been adopted in recent years to avoid confusing these fish with dolphins, which are mammals. They are also commonly...

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2005-06-02 12:09:48

The Marlin (also known as the spearfish) is a large game fish with an elongated body, a spearlike snout, and a long rigid dorsal fin, which extends forwards to form a crest. Measuring up to 2.5 m long, marlins are fast swimmers. They occur in all seas and hunt small fish. The larger species include the blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) which grows to 14.6 feet (4.6 m) long and around 992 pounds (450 kg). They are popular sporting fishes in certain tropical areas and are also commercially...

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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.