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Cotton Candy Now Comes In Unique Package: A Green Grape
2013-08-05 09:34:24

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As healthcare experts continue to urge Americans to eat healthier, it only makes sense to produce a food that gives consumers the best of both worlds: junk food in a healthy package. That's what one food producer is trying to do. David Cain, a Kern County, California fruit grower, has grown a new grape variety sure to win the stomachs of grocery shoppers around the country. Among the more than dozen varieties of grapes Cain...

Grape Consumption Linked To Better Health
2013-08-05 05:28:06

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you eat grapes regularly, chances are you are healthier than people who don't. A new observational study, published in the Journal of Food Science, showed an association between grape consumption - including fresh grapes, raisins and 100 percent grape juice - and healthier dietary patterns and nutrient intakes. By analyzing the diets of more than 221,800 children and adults using data from the 2003-2008 National Health and Nutrition...

Grapes Promote Healthy Living
2012-10-11 05:03:30

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Raisins. Grapes. Grape Juice. These are just a few grape products that could do the body good. According to a recent study, the consumption of grapes among adults and children resulted in healthier diets and improved nutrition. In particular, researchers pooled the data of over 21,800 adults and children, many who were part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) that took place between 2003 and 2008....


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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