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rosemary for diabetes
2014-07-25 03:00:30

American Chemical Society The popular culinary herbs oregano and rosemary are packed with healthful compounds, and now lab tests show they could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication, scientists report. In their new study published in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, they found that how the herbs are grown makes a difference, and they also identified which compounds contribute the most to this promising trait. Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia and...

2014-06-05 10:34:08

American Chemical Society Essential oils have boomed in popularity as more people seek out alternatives to replace their synthetic cleaning products, anti-mosquito sprays and medicines. Now scientists are tapping them as candidates to preserve food in a more consumer-friendly way. A study from ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry reports the development of new edible films containing oils from clove and oregano that preserve bread longer than commercial additives. Nilda de...

2012-09-12 23:00:56

Growing herbs indoors allows for fresh scents and bold flavors all winter long from The Growers Exchange. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 A lavender scented breeze evokes memories of cool summer nights. The smell of fresh basil brings back the taste of juicy tomatoes and a whiff of mint reminds us of sipping delicious iced tea on the porch. If these scents conjure the memory of a long lost summer, then think again. Fresh herbs can be a year round treat. The Growers Exchange new...

2011-06-30 00:00:27

Global Healing Center's organic oregano oil blend contains the highest amount of the beneficial ingredient Carvacrol. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Doctors and researchers have long known about the health benefits of oregano oil, but now, according to Global Healing Center, this health supplement is gaining popularity by those looking to improve their health and wellbeing. The oil of oregano from Global Healing Center contains a minimum of 80% Carvacrol, the most beneficial ingredient...

2011-06-28 04:05:00

HOUSTON, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While the health benefits of oregano oil is widely known to doctors and researchers alike, the organic Oregano Oil blend from Global Healing Center is one of the most potent products of its kind on the market, which is exactly why it's gaining popularity as a health supplement. The oil, which is completely organic, contains a minimum of 80% Carvacrol, a compound that is known scientifically for its antimicrobial and antiseptic properties. When buying...

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2010-12-16 10:16:03

By Shelley Littin, NASA Space Grant intern, University of Arizona Research conducted by UA microbiologist Sadhana Ravishankar has shown that a compound in oregano reduces the formation of potentially cancer-causing compounds that can form in grilled meat. Adding oregano to meat before grilling could reduce the formation of potentially cancer-causing compounds by up to 78 percent, University of Arizona researchers have found. The spice also helps inactivate harmful E. coli O157:H7 in the...

2009-09-02 09:31:00

HUNT VALLEY, Md., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Warmth and passion have lured people to the sunny Mediterranean for centuries. Rich flavors, the promise of health and vitality and a lifestyle that celebrates friends and family around the table have attracted many chefs, nutritionists and health-minded Americans to the Mediterranean Diet since it was introduced to the United States in the 1990s. Recently, the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid was updated to showcase the role of herbs and spices,...

2009-05-05 10:26:00

Antioxidant-Rich Spices and Herbs Can Enhance Your Daily Routine HUNT VALLEY, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Warmer weather is here, motivating many people to eat more healthfully and exercise to get in shape. A dramatic diet overhaul and change in routine can seem overwhelming. That's why the "small changes" approach is gaining popularity. Shifting the focus to small, achievable steps is a concept that's currently being championed by a task force of the American Society for Nutrition,...

2008-10-03 12:00:10

Oregan Networks, an embedded media browser company, has announced a successful industry-first certification and availability of its Digital Media Player (DMP) reference design, as per Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA(R)) Home Networked Interoperability Guidelines, v1.5, supporting High Definition WMV-9 and mobile H.264 video codecs, along with other baseline media format requirements. In addition, the company has achieved the status of DLNA 1.5 Testbed Reference Device, which is to be...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.