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2013-12-04 08:31:28

FRESNO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays and comfort food season are officially here, but satisfying meals don't have to be unhealthy ones. Ellie Krieger, M.S., R.D., celebrity chef, TV host and best-selling author, knows a thing or two about using natural ingredients and simple techniques to transform your favorite fall comfort foods into guilt-free meals. Download images and recipes at:...

2013-11-21 08:26:17

Distinguished Dietitian Showcases Three New Recipes with Grapes from California FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the one ingredient that can change everything? According to Tara Gidus, MS, RD, who is the "Diet Diva" on the nationally syndicated morning television show "The Daily Buzz," the Orlando Magic basketball team's dietitian, as well as author of Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition for Dummies, the answer is easy: When it comes to healthful eating, it's grapes from...

2013-11-14 08:31:29

Distinguished Dietitian Showcases Three New Recipes with Grapes from California FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the one ingredient that can change everything? According to Heather K. Jones, RD, a health journalist specializing in weight management and behavior change therapy and the author of several nutrition books, the answer is easy: When it comes to healthful eating, it's grapes from California. To view the multimedia content associated with this release, please...

2012-08-09 06:26:47

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consuming grapes may help protect heart health in people with metabolic syndrome, according to new research published in the Journal of Nutrition.[1] Researchers observed a reduction in key risk factors for heart disease in men with metabolic syndrome: reduced blood pressure, improved blood flow and reduced inflammation. Natural components found in grapes, known as polyphenols, are thought to be responsible for these beneficial effects. (Photo:...

2012-06-12 02:29:05

FRESNO, Calif., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a natural partnership -- celebrity chef, best-selling author and TV host Ellie Krieger, M.S., R.D., and the California Table Grape Commission have teamed up to talk about grapes from California as "The Original Super Snack." To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55038-ellie-krieger-california-table-grape-commission-the-original-super-snack (Photo:...

2012-04-26 06:26:22

FRESNO, Calif., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New research presented this week at the Experimental Biology conference in San Diego, California, suggests that grape consumption may be able to positively affect anxiety and related hypertension, as well as cognitive impairments associated with anxiety. Researchers observed a protective role of grapes on anxiety-like behavior, learning and memory function, and hypertension in rats. The researchers attributed these benefits to the...

2012-04-24 14:20:57

FRESNO, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consuming grapes may help protect heart health in people with metabolic syndrome, according to research presented this week at the Experimental Biology conference in San Diego, California. Natural components found in grapes, known as polyphenols, are thought to be responsible for these beneficial effects. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120424/CG93741) The study, led by principal investigator Dr. Maria Luz Fernandez, Department of...

2012-01-12 11:30:00

FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Can eating grapes slow or help prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a debilitating condition affecting millions of elderly people worldwide? Results from a new study published in Free Radical Biology and Medicine(1) suggest this might be the case. The antioxidant actions of grapes are believed to be responsible for these protective effects. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120112/CG34862) The...

2010-06-10 04:20:00

FRESNO, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this June, baseball and grapes from California are in season at selected ballparks across North America including: Los Angeles Dodgers' Dodger Stadium, Baltimore Orioles' Camden Yards, San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park, St. Louis Cardinals' Busch Stadium and Toronto Blue Jays' Rogers Centre. To celebrate America's favorite pastime, each team will feature one of America's favorite fruits--fresh grapes from California--at its concessions,...

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2010-04-16 10:42:33

Hot water, rachis removal, modified atmosphere packaging combination preserves table grapes Packaged fresh-cut grapes are becoming increasingly popular with consumers who like the convenience and health benefits of these ready-to-eat fruits. To keep table grapes fresh and increase shelf life, scientists are seeking advanced techniques that provide healthy, safe alternatives to conventional packing methods. Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service...