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2012-07-21 23:03:10

Known primarily as a staple of American summer picnics for decades, Watermelon has become a traditional, summertime snack to refresh people across the globe. However, recent medical research as well as information posted at Health and Wellness portal BeWellBuzz.com, suggest new health benefits are attributed to several of the enzymes found in this refreshing and sweet summer treat. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Known primarily as a staple of American summer picnics for decades,...

2012-04-27 05:31:37

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- What if one of man's favorite foods could help protect against the second leading cause of cancer death in American men? A recent study suggests that a popular pizza and pasta seasoning herb may be used to treat prostate cancer. Recent research shows that close to 1 in 36 men will die of prostate cancer. Estimated deaths from this disease in the U.S. in 2012 are 28,170. Common treatment options for patients include surgery, hormone therapy, radiation therapy,...

2012-04-05 09:37:52

An expert panel at the Institute of Food Technologists' Wellness 12 meeting urged the food industry to find simple yet powerful language to tell consumers about the many benefits of a diet rich in phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are plant-based components that are thought to promote health, such as beta carotene and lycopene. They are typically found in fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts and teas. During Wednesday's discussion, the panelists noted that phytonutrients are very...

Compound In Cooked Tomatoes Slows Cancer Growth
2012-02-01 06:30:04

New research reveals the effect of lycopene on the pathway that allows cancer to spread and grow throughout the body. Lycopene is the nutrient that gives red fruits their color, but it is in highest concentrations in tomatoes. The nutrient becomes more available to the body after being cooked with oil. Lycopene intercepts cancer´s ability to make the connections it needs to attach to a healthy blood supply, reports the Telegraph. Currently the results were only observed in a...

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2011-08-08 07:21:17

In summer, more dishes like gazpacho "“a cold soup containing raw vegetables, bread, olive oil and vinegar"“ are consumed. A new study has revealed that ingredients' vitamin C content as well as other organic acids is lower in the resulting mixture, meaning that it should be eaten immediately after preparation. Is it true that cutting fruit and boiling vegetables cause vitamin loss? A new study has examined gazpacho, one of the most popular Spanish summer dishes, comparing the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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