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2014-09-08 10:48:43

Elaine Smith, University of Toronto As peach trees in the Niagara Region of Ontario give up the last of their fruit for the season, their ancestors halfway around the globe are clamoring for attention. In a study published September 5 in PLOS ONE, Gary Crawford, a U of T Mississauga anthropology professor, and two Chinese colleagues propose that the domestic peaches enjoyed worldwide today can trace their ancestry back at least 7,500 years ago to the lower Yangtze River Valley in...

2014-08-04 16:27:56

Washington State Fruit Commission anticipates an extra sweet season for peaches, apricots, nectarines and plums thanks to ideal early summer climate conditions; new research shows health benefits of peaches YAKIMA, Wash., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone fruit from Washington state, including juicy peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and prunes are now available on store shelves nationwide while the season lasts, approximately through mid-September. Thanks to the early summer...

2014-06-26 16:24:43

Earlier than in seasons past, the 2014 crop proves to be the juiciest yet YAKIMA, Wash., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 crop of Northwest sweet cherries is now arriving on grocery store shelves earlier than the past several years, putting the classic summertime fruit front and center for the Fourth of July holiday. With consistently warm weather and sunny days in the Northwest growing regions, growers are expecting a benchmark year for flavor, size and color, so consumers can...

2014-05-28 23:05:56

A new Small Membership Advisory Community launched by Wild Apricot is designed to help participants share helpful ideas and best practices for small associations, clubs and non-profits. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Toronto-based software company Wild Apricot has launched a Small Membership Advisory Community for small associations, club and nonprofits to facilitate the sharing of best practices, actionable advice and mistakes to avoid by professionals and experts in the industry....

2014-04-18 08:21:49

Rich Luscious Cherries May Bite the Inflammatory Burn YAKIMA, Wash., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that consuming cherries might reduce your risk or modify the severity of diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, blood pressure and cancer? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76388 According to the results of a recent study conducted by researchers at the USDA-ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, cherry growers are pleased to...

2014-03-26 12:27:44

LANSING, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyclists who drank Montmorency tart cherry juice concentrate before a three-day simulated race experienced less inflammation and oxidative stress compared to those who drank another beverage, according to a new U.K. study published in the journal Nutrients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140326/AQ91390 A research team led by Dr. Glyn Howatson with PhD student Phillip Bell at Northumbria University gave 16 well-trained, male...

2014-03-25 23:25:51

TechNich Solutions LLC’s release of their BugVibes™ Cherry marks a major new technology milestone in the production of organic, non-GMO, and all-natural cherries with minimal pest damage. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 William Nicholson, president of TechNich Solutions LLC, announced the launch of their next product, BugVibes™ Cherry. This BugVibes™ kit is customized to repel pests attracted to cherry trees. As the continued debate on the importance of GMO foods, organic...

2014-03-03 08:27:51

Research suggests tart cherry juice may help increase sleep efficiency LANSING, Mich., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the shift to Daylight Savings Time, Americans may need to prepare for sleep disruptions - as studies show that this transition increases night-time restlessness and compromises sleep.(1) For a country already plagued by sleep disorders(2) and the use of sleep aids higher than ever before(3), the March time change should serve as a wake-up call. Sleep experts suggest we...

2013-07-25 23:23:06

On Tuesday, August 6, 2013 anyone that registers to donate blood at any Rock River Valley Blood Center location or mobile blood drive will receive an admission coupon to the Cherry Valley Days Festival. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 On Tuesday, August 6, 2013 anyone that registers to donate blood at any Rock River Valley Blood Center location or mobile blood drive will receive an admission coupon to the Cherry Valley Days Festival, while supplies last. The festival runs August 23-25 at Baumann...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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