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2014-10-09 16:22:11

Breadfruit Trees Are Sustainable Food Source in Haiti and Jamaica NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trees That Feed Foundation (TTFF), www.treesthatfeed.org, announced today that in just five years 50,000 food-bearing trees donated by the organization have been planted in Caribbean nations to help combat hunger and develop a sustainable food source. The 50,000th tree donated by TTFF is a breadfruit tree planted by students as part of a school garden project in St....

2014-04-28 08:32:28

MIAMI, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number one cause of dry, damaged skin in mature adults is a decrease in ceramides production, which undermines the most important functions of the body's largest organ. All-natural health product manufacturer Aveya Beauty (http://aveyabeauty.com/) has engineered a safe and powerfully effective solution to this seemingly impossible problem: Phytoceramides Made From Sweet Potatoes, a new oral supplement that's captured the imagination of health-...

2014-04-16 14:03:07

Economic botany study shows importance of 'Culinary Cultural Conservation': Preserving cuisine when moving to climatically, culturally, and agriculturally different environments Tucked away in Hartford, Connecticut, a Puerto Rican community is creating a tropical home away from home through cuisine that is so authentic it has caught the attention of scientists. David W. Taylor (University of Portland) and Gregory J. Anderson (University of Connecticut) took a close look at the fresh crops...

2014-03-27 23:22:03

The Potato Farming industry has benefited from several factors over the five years to 2014, including the wide acceptance of industry products which has helped sustain steady demand from downstream markets, and over the five years to 2019, the industry will continue to benefit from increasing demand from emerging economies and the growing popularity of organic and niche potato varieties, which will create new markets for industry products and contribute to rising industry revenue. For...

2014-03-26 16:24:06

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8f36ft/annually_updated) has announced the addition of the "Annually Updated Market Data: Producer of Cassava Starch in China" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8f36ft/annually_updated ] subscription to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This market data is presented as an online dataset that has been verified...

2012-08-21 00:55:38

Already ranked by some as number one in nutrition among all vegetables, the traditional sweet potato can be nutritionally supercharged “• literally “• with a simple, inexpensive electric current treatment that increases its content of healthful polyphenols or antioxidants by 60 percent, scientists said here today. Their report on the first electrical enhancement of sweet potatoes, a dietary staple since prehistoric times, was part of the 244th National Meeting &...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.