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2014-03-12 23:27:43

Sunwarrior, a plant-based supplement company, expands into a new office in Saint George, bringing more jobs to Southern Utah. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Sunwarrior, a Southern Nevada company and a leading provider of plant-based protein powders and supplements, recently opened a new office in Washington, Utah, just outside St. George and Hurricane. They will continue to be based in Southern Nevada, with their headquarters in Overton, but have expanded into Utah with a large office space. They...

2014-02-27 23:33:27

Sunwarrior, a plant-based supplement company, rolls out a new, streamlined website that is more user-friendly and aligns with their mission. Mesquite, NV (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Sunwarrior, a Southern Nevada company and a leading provider of plant-based protein powder and supplements, announced today the revitalization of their website. The site has a sleeker layout that matches their brand and caters more readily to the growing mobile market with responsive design. “We’ve made...

Old, Sprouting Garlic Has Heart-healthy Antioxidants
2014-02-27 10:17:30

American Chemical Society "Sprouted" garlic — old garlic bulbs with bright green shoots emerging from the cloves — is considered to be past its prime and usually ends up in the garbage can. But scientists are reporting in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that this type of garlic has even more heart-healthy antioxidant activity than its fresher counterparts. Jong-Sang Kim and colleagues note that people have used garlic for medicinal purposes for thousands of years....

2012-07-24 06:26:43

OTTAWA, July 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Health Canada is reminding Canadians that raw or undercooked sprouts should not be eaten by young children, older adults, pregnant women or those with weakened immune systems. Sprouts, such as alfalfa and mung bean, are a popular choice for Canadians as a low-calorie, healthy ingredient for many meals. Onion, radish, mustard and broccoli sprouts, which should not be confused with the actual plant or vegetable, are also common. These sprouts may carry...

2012-04-11 23:00:52

Raw food revolutionary chef and author Cherie Soria, founder and director of Living Light Culinary Institute, is taking a crew on the road to four cities to teach the school´s introductory course FUNdamentals of Raw Living Foods. The tour is designed to illustrate why a raw vegan diet has emerged as one of the top health-promoting weight loss programs in the country– perfect for those who dislike counting calories. At the 35th Annual Total Health Show in Toronto April 20-22 Soria...

2012-01-11 10:00:00

The International Sprout Growers Association recommends adding sprouts to salads, soups, sandwiches and stir-fry dishes is a great way to add proteins, nutrients and anti-oxidant properties while bringing new flavors and textures to everyday foods. Warwick, RI (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 New Year´s resolutions abound, many are old standbys like losing weight and eating better, but few people know how a simple addition to their diets can go a long way to a healthier 2012 and beyond...

2011-10-11 17:53:53

A University of Illinois study that uses new technology to assess and compare the safety of radish, broccoli, and alfalfa sprouts concludes that the secret to keeping sprouts free of foodborne pathogens lies in industry's intense attention to cleanliness of seeds. "Once seeds have germinated, it's too late. Sprouts are extremely complex structures with a forest-like root system that conceals microorganisms. Just a few E. coli cells can grow to a substantial population during germination...

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2011-07-11 07:12:16

"¨The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Arizona Department of Health Services have confirmed the first American fatality tied to the recent outbreak of E. coli in Germany, according to a Sunday report published at the International Business Times (IBTimes) website."¨According to IBTimes reporter Elvira Veksler, the man--who was not identified--died as a result of kidney complications. In a separate Huffington Post report, it was revealed that the man was 65 and...

2011-06-02 00:00:29

Discovering the Health Benefits, Taste and Variety of Sprouts Warwick, RI (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 The International Sprout Growers Association (ISGA) announces the launch of International Sprout Health & Wellness Month. Combining the efforts of hundreds of local growers, suppliers and retailers, the ISGA is helping consumers discover the unique and broad benefits of sprouts "“ local, health, taste and variety. During the month of June consumers around the world will be able to...

2011-05-21 00:01:24

New microgreens kits, supplies and micro greens seeds are now available at http://www.growingmicrogreens.com. Springville, UT (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Living Whole Foods, Inc. a leading ecommerce retailer of living foods products like wheatgrass growing kits and sprouting supplies has announced the launch of their new microgreens product line which is showcased on their new website, http://www.growingmicrogreens.com. Living Whole Foods has created a full line of microgreens growing supplies,...