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2014-02-14 23:25:52

The new “Benefits Of Fish Oil” report on the website Vkool.com provides readers with positive effects of fish oil. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The new “Benefits Of Fish Oil” report on the website Vkool.com delivers to people useful advantages of fish oil. Firstly, the article reveals that fish oil can be obtained from eating fish or by taking supplements. In fact, fish that are particularly rich in the beneficial oils known as omega-3 fatty acids contain herring,...

2013-03-26 11:10:15

New mathematical tool developed by a Scripps scientist can help avoid misleading conclusions for species management In the early 1940s, California fishermen hauled in a historic bounty of sardine at a time that set the backdrop for John Steinbeck's "Cannery Row" novel. But by the end of the decade the nets came up empty and the fishery collapsed. Where did they all go? According to a new study led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, the forces behind the...

2012-02-15 10:28:00

Museum Scientists help Orthodox Union analyze nematodes in canned sardines, capelin eggs When rabbis from the Orthodox Union started finding worms in cans of sardines and capelin eggs, they turned to scientists at the American Museum of Natural History to answer a culturally significant dietary question: could these foods still be considered kosher? Using a technique called "DNA barcoding" at the Museum's Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, researchers identified the species and...

2011-10-13 10:00:00

Crown Prince Seafoodâs new eco-friendly pouch-packed sardines are a natural source of omega-3 and protein and will be available this month in Wal-Mart, Kroger, Dillons, King Soopers and City Markets. The product line will be offered in four varieties; soy bean oil, spring water, hot sauce, mustard and will come in convenient and eco-friendly packaging. City Of Industry, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 Crown Prince Seafood proudly announces a new line of pouch-packed sardines to...

2011-05-24 18:54:45

A team of researchers from Galicia in Spain have used forensic mitochondrial DNA species identification techniques to distinguish between sardines and horse mackerel. This method makes it possible to genetically differentiate between the fish, even if they are canned or processed, which makes it easier to monitor the degree to which fisheries resources are being exploited. DNA from the mitochondria "“ cell organelles "“ is ideal for distinguishing between species. One of its...

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2010-07-16 09:57:23

Jellyfish moved into the oceans off the coast of southwest Africa when the sardine population crashed. Now another small fish is living in the oxygen-depleted zone part-time and turning the once ecologically dead-end jellyfish into dinner, according to an international team of scientists. "Originally there were sardines in the area but over fishing caused the sardine population to collapse in the 1960s and 1970s," said Victoria A. Braithwaite, professor of fisheries and biology, Penn State....

2008-08-05 12:00:28

Eating certain fish -- except fried -- lowers the risk of silent strokes that can lead to dementia and stroke, Finnish researchers said. Silent brain infarcts -- only detectable by brain scans and found in about 20 percent of otherwise healthy elderly people -- can lead to dementia and stroke. The study, published in the journal Neurology, found those eating tuna, salmon, mackerel, herring, sardines or anchovies three times or more per week had a nearly 26 percent lower risk of having...

2008-07-02 21:00:11

By Dennis Taylor, The Monterey County Herald, Calif. Jul. 2--Monterey will never again be known as "The Sardine Capital of the World," as it was in the 1930s and '40s, but three fishing boats delivered 135 tons of sardines to Wharf No. 2 early Tuesday, a haul that drew an upbeat proclamation from a local captain. "The ocean is healthy," said Tom Noto, a third-generation Monterey fisher who pilots the Lady J. "We're seeing a lot of big schools of sardines out there right now, just like in...

2008-07-02 06:00:47

By Anonymous For a spicier sex life, skip the champagne and oysters and pile your plate with shrimp, walnuts, and leafy greens. "Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids increase the production of dopamine, a brain chemical that enhances pleasure," says Rebecca Booth, M.D., author of the new book The Venus Week. To heat things up in your bedroom, she recommends getting at least 640 milligrams of omega-3s a day through a supplement and foods such as salmon, sardines, and flaxseeds. Copyright...

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2008-02-17 18:02:16

Changing comparisons and 'attentional collapse' cause an inability to imagine our future satisfaction CAMBRIDGE, Mass. "“ Researchers have identified a key reason why people make mistakes when they try to predict what they will like. When predicting how much we will enjoy a future experience, people tend to compare it to its alternatives"”that is, to the experiences they had before, might have later, or could have been having now. But when people actually have the experience, they...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.