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2010-08-11 07:15:00

ERLANGER, Ky., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- WILD Flavors, Inc. (WILD) was excited to showcase two delicious creations at IFT 2010 made with their patented H.I.T.S. ingredients. One of the products available for show attendees was an Enhanced Water for Inside Beauty featuring Clear Lutein Technology. This beverage captured the essence of the "beauty from within" trend that the company has identified as significant in 2010. Through innovative proprietary emulsion technology, WILD provides...

2010-05-03 12:06:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Dressings & Sauces (ADS), a trade association of salad dressing and sauce manufacturers and suppliers to the industry, welcomes May as National Salad Month. ADS recommends eating salads with salad dressings to help reach the American Heart Association's recommended five to nine servings of vegetables and fruits per day. See video from Association for Dressings & Sauces at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/ADS_37362 Salads are an...

2010-02-09 09:00:00

APTOS, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tomato Products Wellness Council (TPWC) can think of hundreds of reasons why Americans should make tomato products a regular part of their diet. In fact, after cataloguing and summarizing more than 450 valuable health-related research studies, more than 300 of those studies link the consumption of tomato products to health benefits. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100209/SF51855) "A lot of time and effort was spent compiling and...

2010-02-01 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A new functional supplement using Cognizin® Citicoline from Kyowa Hakko USA in the patent-pending formulation has been introduced by Nawgan Products, LLC of Chesterfield, MO. Nawgan Berry is the first functional health liquid supplement that pre-blends Cognizin® with other ingredients to enhance cognitive function. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100201/SF46765 ) Created by Dr. Robert Paul, founder of...

2010-01-14 18:27:17

Weizmann Institute scientists unravel the genetic secrets of a pink tomato Far Eastern diners are partial to a variety of sweet, pink-skinned tomato. Dr. Asaph Aharoni of the Weizmann Institute's Plant Sciences Department has now revealed the gene that's responsible for producing these pink tomatoes. Aharoni's research focuses on plants' thin, protective outer layers, called cuticles, which are mainly composed of fatty, wax-like substances. In the familiar red tomato, this layer also contains...

2010-01-12 09:18:00

BURLINGTON, N.J., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuji Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., a Japanese pharmaceutical company and producer of premier natural astaxanthin, has attained GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status for its AstaREAL® brand of astaxanthin for use as an ingredient in food and beverages. On January 6, 2010, Fuji received the official no-objection letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepting Fuji's GRAS notification which was filed with the FDA on...

2009-11-04 12:55:29

Health/wellness expert Amy Hendel available for interviews Hoping to keep the flu at bay? A strong immune system helps. Enjoying the bounty of colorful fruits and vegetables available right now can be an important step toward supporting your family's immune system this cold/flu season. In addition to vitamins, minerals and fiber, fruits and vegetables contain phytonutrients, believed to come from the com-pounds that give these foods their vibrant colors. These phytonutrients provide a wide...

2009-10-15 13:06:21

Report by Nutrilite Health Institute is first major analysis of NHANES fruit and vegetable consumption by color While it is a well-known fact that most Americans do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, a new report shows the color of fruits and veggies eaten can be as important as the quantity. Eight in 10 Americans are missing out on the health benefits of a diet rich in colorful fruits and vegetables, resulting in a phytonutrient gap with potential health consequences, according to...

2009-08-11 04:00:00

APTOS, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Back to school means busy times for many American families. With team practices, after-school activities, homework and more, hectic schedules can leave both students and their family so pressed for time that having a healthy dinner doesn't always seem like an option. "When the busy school season starts, this is the time when students of all ages need to be making healthy food choices," said Sharon Palmer, RD, a registered dietician. "Kids are faced...

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2009-06-01 14:10:00

Experts suggest that a natural supplement made from tomatoes could stave off heart disease and strokes if taken daily, BBC News reported. An active ingredient contained in the tomato pill lycopene, from the Mediterranean diet, blocks "bad" LDL cholesterol that can clog the arteries. The pill, manufactured by a biotechnology spin-out company of Cambridge University, is being launched as a dietary supplement and will be sold under the name Ateronon. However, more trials are needed to see how...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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