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2010-11-18 14:34:28

Researchers have uncovered the genetic basis of remarkable broad-spectrum resistance to a viral infection that, in some parts of the world, is the most important pathogen affecting leafy and arable brassica crops including broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, swede and oilseed rape.

2009-11-04 14:34:10

Research points to pumped up lutein levels in broccoli.

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2008-12-05 14:45:00

Global food shortages could be helped by the integration of plants that grow in salty conditions, according to researchers.

2008-09-21 03:00:22

By Anonymous There is no evidence to support the argument that organic food is more nutritious than food grown with the help of pesticides and other chemicals, new research in the latest issue of the Society of Chemical Industry's Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture has revealed.

2008-07-30 21:00:19

By Lydia Gehring A special request came to me last week. A friend asked for a list of Vitamin K foods. Without giving me any other information she said that it was important to know more about Vitamin K.

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2007-08-02 06:15:00

Simplify your life-and boost your health-with these basic foods that really work You can nibble on goji berries, whip up noni juice smoothies and stock your shelves with antioxidants.

2006-06-23 16:40:10

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating plenty of leafy greens, broccoli and Brussels sprouts may help ward off the blood cancer non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, research findings suggest. In a study of more than 800 U.S.


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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

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2009-04-28 15:35:18

Brassica oleracea is indigenous to the coastal areas of southern and western Europe and is often referred to as Wild Mustard. It is tolerant of salt and lime in the soil of its native lands. The plant grows tall and blooms biennially. Large sturdy leaves act as water storage. Once the plant is two years old a tall stem measuring 3 - 7 feet in height grows bearing a cluster of yellow flowers. This plant is flush with nutrients like vitamin C. Cultivars of this plant are categorized into...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.