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Certain Fruits Can Fight Against Obesity
2012-06-19 08:51:04

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Walking in the aisle of a produce section of a supermarket, you´ll be bombarded by a variety of fragrant smells and bright colors. With so many choices these days, it can be quite difficult to pick out the best healthy fruits and veggies. Luckily, a new study points to fruits that have beneficial qualities. Texas AgriLife Research recently discovered that peaches, plums, and nectarines have bioactive compounds that can possibly stave off obesity-related...

Eat An Apple For Stroke Prevention
2011-09-16 11:05:28

  You may have heard the old saying that ℠an apple a day keeps the doctor away,´ but did you know that an apple a day, and perhaps a pear a day, may keep strokes away? According to a Dutch study, published in ℠Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association,´ researchers suggest that eating lots of fruits and vegetables with white flesh may protect against stroke. While studies in the past have linked high consumption of fruits and vegetables with lower...

2011-08-11 08:25:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York is the city that never sleeps. And now thanks to Nick Cannon, New Yorkers will have some extra stamina to help fuel their busy lifestyles. The FRS Company, a leader in natural performance beverages and energy chews will feature Cannon in their Big Apple campaign. Cannon will promote the debut of all-natural Healthy Protein(TM) and Healthy Energy® beverages as the sleek, recyclable and re-sealable bottles hit...

2011-07-26 05:28:00

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tough Mudder, Probably the Toughest Event on the Planet, announced today that The FRS Company, a leader in natural performance beverages and chews, will be the official natural performance energy products partner for the Tough Mudder event series. As part of the partnership, FRS will provide product sampling at the starting line to help provide participants the sustained energy needed for completing the action-packed course. The patented...

2011-07-14 11:31:11

More than 500,000 tons of onion waste are thrown away in the European Union each year. However, scientists say this could have a use as food ingredients. The brown skin and external layers are rich in fiber and flavonoids, while the discarded bulbs contain sulphurous compounds and fructans. All of these substances are beneficial to health. Production of onion waste has risen over recent years in line with the growing demand for these bulbs. More than 500,000 tons of waste are generated in the...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

SEWICKLEY, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The benefits of resveratrol are well studied and documented in controlled scientific studies. It has been shown to slow down the aging process and help prevent age-related diseases including heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and others. But to what extent are benefits being measurably realized by real people incorporating it into their daily lives? After receiving numerous customers' comments claiming enhanced athletic...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.