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2011-07-11 13:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Gold, LLC used the backdrop of America's largest gathering of K-12 School Foodservice Directors today to announce the launch of eight new products. These products help them meet new, more stringent federal requirements for their school lunch menus. Under the umbrella phrase, Better Nutrition Made Simple(TM), these new products all offer much lower sodium and no high fructose corn syrup as healthier ingredients options. "We have just...

2011-07-01 00:12:21

West Virginia's largest whitewater rafting outfitter breaks ground with sustainable farming. ACE Adventure Resort is growing select vegetables and fruits for use in the company's 3 dining facilities. The state of West Virginia is supporting the sustainability project with a grant. Oak Hill, WV (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 The outdoor professionals at ACE Adventure Resort are keen on sustainability as they show guests the rivers and forests of West Virginia, but now they're applying that...

2011-04-18 17:36:05

An experiment by researchers at the University of Warwick has found the first real evidence that men tend to make black-or-white judgements when women are more prone to see shades of grey in choices and decisions. The research paper, entitled Sex Differences in Semantic Categorization, is about to be published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior. Authors Vickie Pasterski, Karolina Zwierzynska, and Zachary Estes are all from the Department of Psychology at the University of Warwick. The...

2011-03-10 09:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the American Dietetic Association kicks off National Nutrition Month®, ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) one of North America's leading food makers, reminds people to "Eat Right with Color" by enjoying Hunt's® tomatoes as part of a healthful, nutrient-rich diet. Tomatoes are America's favorite non-starchy vegetable and account for 85 percent of the lycopene consumed in the U.S. Eating more tomatoes and tomato...

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2011-03-01 12:29:49

Eating more tomatoes and tomato products can make people healthier and decrease the risk of conditions such as cancer, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease, according to a review article the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, (published by SAGE). Of all the non-starchy vegetables, Americans eat more tomatoes and tomato products than any others. Researchers Britt Burton-Freeman, PhD, MS, and Kristin Reimers, PhD, RD of the National Center for Food Safety & Technology, Illinois...

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2011-01-11 23:15:00

New research suggests eating vegetables gives you a healthy tan. The study, led by Dr Ian Stephen at The University of Nottingham, showed that eating a healthy diet rich in fruit and vegetables gives you a more healthy golden glow than the sun.The research, which showed that instead of heading for the sun the best way to look good is to munch on carrots and tomatoes, has been published in the Journal Evolution and Human Behaviour.Dr Ian Stephen, from the School of Psychology, University of...

2010-12-21 00:00:00

The key to getting children to eat healthy is to turn it into a game. "Tommy The Tomato" Playing Cards are a fun way to teach children nutrition. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 "Tommy The Tomato" teaches children the ABC's of good eating and better health.                     Beating childhood obesity is as simple as ABC. That's the message nutritionist and children's author Jay...

2010-11-16 16:22:00

APTOS, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research findings support the heart health benefits of tomato products. The findings, presented at three sessions during the American Dietetic Association's Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo held in Boston last week, introduced new data that continues to support a body of evidence linking tomato products such as canned tomatoes, tomato paste, salsa, juice and sauce with heart health. (Logo:...

2010-09-09 14:46:00

WARMINSTER, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- While most American industries are experiencing slowdowns and at best stagnant sales and profits, the home gardening industry is enjoying another record year as Americans increasingly opt to grow their own vegetables for a variety of reasons. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100909/PH62360 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100909/PH62360 ) Led by W. Atlee Burpee & Co, in Warminster, PA, the home gardening industry has...

2010-09-03 12:05:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As fat summer tomatoes dangle in profusion from vines in gardens and farms across the country, researchers at Wake Forest University are looking for a way to make future harvests hold up better against drought or lack of nutrients. But the tomatoes these researchers study, with names like Never Ripe and Green Ripe, are mutants that will never achieve that wonderful red that makes a perfect summer meal for many foodies. That's because...


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2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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