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2009-10-27 14:57:59

Growing concerns about health has caused the scientific community to focus their interest on investigating functional foods which contribute to boosting the prevention and reduction of the risk of suffering from certain illnesses. The benefits of this product lies in its composition and, thus, its study, identification and subsequent extraction provides a useful tool which enables making high added-value products, given their high concentration of biologically active compounds. Over the past...

2009-10-15 13:42:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent studies indicate that Americans of all ages are failing to get their daily recommended servings of fruits and veggies -- despite the fact that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. (State Indicator Report on Fruits and Vegetables, 2009) Frozen produce, including antioxidant-rich Wild Blueberries are a nutritious solution for...

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,...

2009-06-08 07:00:00

YUBA CITY, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Taste and nutrition have long been topics of discussion when making choices for your diet. With so much uncertainty about what products are healthy in the marketplace, Sunsweet Growers is proud to lead the way by delivering delicious, convenient and nutritious foods to help people lead healthier lives. The latest addition is the release of Sunsweet Antioxidant Blend, a delicious combination of dried cherries, plums, wild blueberries and cranberries in...

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,...

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2009-02-05 07:20:00

A recent study published in Crop Science of the anticancer benefits of dry beans shows that different market classes of beans contain varying levels of antioxidants and other cancer reducing contents. As the world seeks new ways to prevent and treat chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, more research continues to be conducted on the benefits of certain foods in reducing people's risk of contracting these ailments. Legumes in particular are often cited as being high in...

2008-10-20 15:00:24

Adina for Life, Inc., www.AdinaWorld.com, launches Natural Highs(TM), the first TransFair USA certified, all natural coffee energy drink, now available nationwide at Whole Foods Market(R) stores. Adina is the first to market a coffee energy drink that enhances and preserves the full benefits inherent in the coffee bean through a proprietary cold-brewing process to deliver a sustainable energy kick along with the antioxidant equivalent of four servings of fruit per container (as measured by...

2008-10-06 15:00:30

Adina for Life, Inc., www.AdinaWorld.com, announces a national launch of its new certified Fair Trade, all natural coffee energy drinks at Whole Foods Market stores in October followed by major Southern California distributor Haralambos and other DSD outlets. Launched by an international team of entrepreneurs from Odwalla(R), SoBe(R) and Peet's Coffee, and inspired by a vision of a world that "Drinks No Evil," Adina created its Natural Highs(TM) flagship product as an energy drink packed with...

2007-04-04 15:00:10

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NFI Consumer Products, an innovative consumer products company that researches, develops, manufactures, markets and distributes health, nutrition and beauty supplements, today announced that its Resvinatrol Complete(TM) antioxidant supplement is the first complete antioxidant "red wine alternative" to come to market, and is now available across the United States. Resvinatrol Complete(TM) is the first supplement on the market to harness the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'