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2014-12-23 12:23:22

Indulge without the bulge MISSION, Kan., Dec.

2014-12-18 23:01:47

To date, nine varieties of freeze-dried Fruit Crisps and Fruit Clusters have earned recognition for being in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standards Rochester,

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2014-12-15 02:30:09

Take a look in your pantry: the miracle ingredient for fighting obesity may already be there. A simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet that is high in fat and refined carbohydrates, according to scientists at McGill University.

2014-11-10 23:04:05

From November 10th through 17th, Fairhaven Health is donating 5 percent of all online sales to Tuberville,

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2014-11-10 12:32:29

The US Department of Agriculture has announced its approval for the commercial farming of a new genetically-modified potato that was designed to resist bruising and the production of a carcinogenic chemical when it is fried.

2014-10-28 00:30:46

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2014-10-21 23:08:23

Safeway Stores Now Offering Angelic Bakehouse® Sprouted Whole Grain Hotdog and Hamburger Buns. CUDAHY, WI (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Angelic Bakehouse,

People Can Still Eat Potatoes And Lose Weight: Study
2014-10-15 03:13:12

Newly-published research shows potatoes can be part of a weight loss regimen

2014-10-13 12:27:19

Newly-Published Research Shows Potatoes Can Be Part of a Weight Loss Regimen DENVER, Oct.


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Potato Puffer, Tetraodon miurus
2013-02-17 08:21:54

Image Credit: Jamie C/Wikipedia The potato puffer, also called the Congo puffer, inhabits freshwater rivers of Africa, primarily in the Congo basin, occasionally found in flowing rapids. This puffer is a very inactive bottom dweller, burying itself in the sandy river bed waiting for prey to pass by. Although the potato puffer is a very aggressive predator, it also hides to keep out of sight from other predators. Where the bottom is solid and this fish cannot bury itself, it will change...

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2011-02-23 17:36:42

Potato virus Y (PVY) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Potyviridae. It is one of the most important plant viruses affecting potatoes. Infection results in various symptoms depending on the strain. Production loss is the most mild of the symptoms and "˜potato tuber necrotic ringspot disease' is the worst. Ringspot renders potatoes unmarketable and can therefore result in a major loss of income. Aphid vectors transmit PVY but it can also remain dormant in seed potatoes. The South...

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2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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