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2012-04-23 12:50:56

Amid the steady drumbeat from nutrition experts and others to consume a healthier diet — particularly one rich in fruits and vegetables — there often is a bias to eat more of the fresh variety for optimal nutrition. But is fresh always best? Not necessarily. Dr. Cathy Kapica, PhD, RD, adjunct professor of nutrition at Tufts University, and Wendy Weiss, MA, RD, both with Ketchum Global Health and Wellness, conducted a market-basket study comparing the cost of obtaining key...

2011-11-10 10:32:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile commerce platform Mobile Spinach announced today its network of publishers is enjoying click through and sales conversion rates significantly higher than industry averages. Publishers report an average 8% click-through rate for Mobile Spinach-powered offers, with a 3% rate of customers going from a click to an actual converted sale. Industry averages for mobile ad click-through rates vary between 0.5% and 0.9%. Mobile Spinach...

2011-10-19 10:04:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile commerce platform Mobile Spinach announced today a partnership with Deal Current Network, a leading provider of daily deal software and marketing solutions for over 120 local online publishers in the US. Deal Current is a daily deal platform that works with local media companies, radio stations, newspapers and blogs to build sophisticated and branded locally-focused daily deal websites. Deal Current clients can now choose to...

2011-09-20 11:15:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile commerce platform Mobile Spinach provides users with discounted offers that can be redeemed at select local merchants. Consumers who purchase a discounted offer on Mobile Spinach or through a third-party white-label site will receive funds in their mobile wallet in the form of Mobile Spinach's own virtual vouchers. When they finish their meal, shopping purchase, or service at the chosen merchant, they press the "redeem" button on the...

2011-09-20 08:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Calcium is labeled as a "nutrient of concern" by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines since consumers do not get enough of this essential nutrient. Knowing that the general consumer is not meeting their calcium needs, Silk® has just announced that it has increased the calcium level in its natural refrigerated soymilk products to 50 percent more than typical dairy milk(1), which is consistent with its Pure Almond and Pure Coconut...

2011-04-05 15:48:00

SALINAS, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling 2,939 cases of 9 oz. Bag Spinach with Product Codes starting with H081 and H082, UPC Code of 7127913204 and Use-by Dates of April 6 and 7 out of an abundance of caution due to a positive result for Salmonella from random sample testing. The company is not aware of any illnesses reported in connection with the recall and no other Fresh Express products are included in the recall. Consumers who have...

2010-10-15 10:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB), today announced that following years of intensive research and investment, it is introducing a technology breakthrough for food safety and freshness. The unveiled FreshRinse(TM) technology is a new produce wash that dramatically reduces microorganisms on leafy greens and better maintains freshness. Of equal importance, as part of Chiquita's longstanding commitment to public health and raising industry food...

2010-10-12 06:35:00

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In its all-new season, Dr. Phil is tackling more challenges, and helping more guests achieve their personal dreams of losing weight with meals from BistroMD. On the show airing Tuesday, October 12th, the Dr. Phil housewives are opening up, getting real, and taking the first big steps towards living healthier and happier lives. This monumental effort isn't being done alone. Once again, Dr. Phil has turned to the convenient home delivery of BistroMD to...

2010-05-25 11:03:09

The disease-causing bacterium E. coli O157:H7 is present but rare in some wildlife species of California's agriculturally rich Central Coast region, an area often referred to as the nation's "salad bowl," reports a team or researchers led by a UC Davis scientist. The researchers, who are nearing completion of a massive field study to help identify potential sources of E. coli O157:H7 near Central Coast farms, presented their findings May 24 during the annual meeting of the American Society...

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2010-03-05 10:20:00

The Food and Drug Administration announced a voluntary recall on Thursday of food made with a common flavoring after they found it may have become contaminated with salmonella bacteria, although they did not estimate how extensive the recall will be. Foods including soups, sauces, dips, salad dressings, hot dogs, and many snack foods that contain the flavoring hydrolyzed vegetable protein were on the list to be recalled. The protein is made by Basic Food Flavors Inc of Las Vegas, Nevada....


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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

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