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Eating nutritious food is important for people on a gluten-free diet so they can maintain good health.
Complete Guide To Cooking Quinoa, designed by Ken Jones, is the latest program that covers over 50 quinoa recipes, and detailed instructions on how to prepare and cook over 50 quinoa dishes.
Diindolylmethane (DIM) from broccoli slows down the aging process, boosts the immune system, and brings new hope to the fight against cancer.
In a new extensive study scientists explore the diversity within the New Zealand Lepidiums oleraceum and allied species.
Perennial plants flower only when they have reached a certain age and been subjected to the cold. These two circumstances prevent the plant from starting to flower during winter.
Look for produce industry innovator, Tanimura & Antle’s Artisan Lettuce on the nationally-syndicated nutrition news show, Appetite for Health, during May, National Salad Month.
Produce Industry Leader, Tanimura & Antle introduces a new retail lettuce item, Little Gem's Sweet Lettuce.
“The Passionate Vegetable” by chef and educator Suzanne Landry reveals the pure simplicity and bountiful flavor of fresh vegetables with recipes that are easy and delicious. Los
While Saint Patrick’s Day’s “go green” campaign typically conjures up images of parades inundated with green clad revelers guzzling green drinks, it’s also a great reminder that we
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...
The Plutella xylostella is often referred to as the Diamondback or Cabbage moth. This species is has a brief lifespan of only 14 days and is thought to have originated in the Mediterranean region of Europe, but has since dispersed across the world. This species is capable of reproducing quickly and can travel great distances. Diamondback are considered serious pests in warmer climates when the absence of a harsh winter prevents their eggs from being destroyed. The moths are resistant to...
Brassica tournefortii is a species of mustard plant that is more commonly known as Asian, African and Sahara mustard. It is very similar to other mustard species blooming annually with long stems reaching just over 3 feet in length, but the flowers are a duller yellow. Indigenous to North Africa and the Middle East, this species was transported accidentally to the United States by humans. It grows abundantly in the Sonoran and Mojave Deserts and in hot valleys of southern California....
Brassica rapa or Turnip Mustard is grown primarily as a leaf vegetable, root vegetable and an oilseed and is often referred to as a field mustard. Napa cabbage and turnip are members of this group. Varieties of this plant are used in experiments because they are easy to grow and require little attention and reach full maturity in 40 days. Some have even been used in botany experiments in space. Photo Copyright and Credit
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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.