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2010-02-02 10:15:23

Earth's chemical energy powered early life through 'the most revolutionary idea in biology since Darwin' For 80 years it has been accepted that early life began in a 'primordial soup' of organic molecules before evolving out of the oceans millions of years later. Today the 'soup' theory has been overturned in a pioneering paper in BioEssays which claims it was the Earth's chemical energy, from hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor, which kick-started early life. "Textbooks have it that life...

2010-01-20 10:46:00

GREENDALE, Wis., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On newsstands January 26, 2010 -- Our most comforting food memories are not just about how something tasted, but how it smelled while it cooked. Bread baking, soup simmering, bacon frying... Our sense of smell is strongly tied to memory, and nothing smells more wonderful than comfort food. So breathe deep and get wrapped up in the sheer comfort of the 122 never-fail satisfying recipes and tips in the March 2010 issue of Taste of Home! From...

2009-10-19 12:03:21

Campbell's Healthy Request condensed vegetable soups ranked among top affordable, nutritious options A new food rating system that analyzes both nutrition and cost value of food may now make it easier for people to find budget-friendly, nutritious foods in today's tough economy. The Affordable Nutrition Index (ANI), unveiled today at the American Dietetic Association's Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo by leading nutrition expert Adam Drewnowski, PhD, professor at the University of...

2009-09-15 09:00:00

COS COB, Conn., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Musicians love to say that every song tells a story, but they are usually tight-lipped about the story behind the song. Was it really scribbled on a napkin? What love interest was the real inspiration? If we knew the real story behind our favorite songs, would we ever listen to them the same way again? Chicken Soup for the Soul(R) has partnered with veteran Hollywood publicist, talent manager, and celebrity booker Jo-Ann Geffen for the first...

2009-09-04 11:21:00

WILMINGTON, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Juanita's Foods has announced the launch of its new Back-to-School promotional campaign. The campaign aims to financially help parents and educators in these rough economic times, while aiding in the educational development of tomorrow's leaders. The Juanita's Back-to-School promotion will award 50 $1000 prizes nation-wide. Parents can provide their child's school financial relief by entering the sweepstakes online at...

2009-06-25 05:00:00

Product innovation designed to meet growing consumer demand for fiber-rich foods MINNEAPOLIS, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A new line of High Fiber soups from Progresso(R), available in grocery stores this fall, is set to raise the bar for taste, nutritional value and variety among ready-to-serve soups. While consumers regard fiber as the No. 1 ingredient to positively impact health, 9 in 10 Americans are not getting the recommended Daily Value. In fact, nearly 80 million baby boomers say they...

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2009-04-23 08:05:00

New York City health department officials have again expanded their campaign against culinary criminals.  First came the ban on trans-fats.  Then the ordinance that calorie content had to be listed in menus.  Now they are tackling the high salt content of common staples like soup, pasta sauce and salad dressings. According to national health studies, roughly 75 percent of the average American's salt intake comes from already prepared and processed foods, rather than their own...

2009-04-02 15:26:16

With the Jewish holiday of Passover beginning at sundown next Wednesday, April 8, a staple of the traditional dinner "“"“ chicken soup with matzoh balls "“"“ may take on medicinal importance based on findings published in the American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.The popular home remedy for the common cold sometimes known as "Grandma's Penicillin" may have a new role alongside medication and other medical measures in fighting high blood...

2009-03-30 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, CA, March 30, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNMX), a leading company focused on using proprietary technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients for the food, beverage, and ingredient supply industries, announced today the extension of the collaborative research phase under its initial collaborative research and license agreement with Campbell Soup Company, a global manufacturer and marketer of high quality soup and simple meals. During the...

2009-03-04 10:06:00

Two world renowned brands join forces for new golf book COS COB, Conn., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, the publisher of one of the best-selling book series ever published and Golf Digest, the largest selling and most widely circulated golf magazine in the world, have finalized the terms of a collaboration to create a new edition in the best-selling series, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Golf Book (Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, April 2009,...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.