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Green Tea Can Help Keep Extra Pounds Off
2011-10-04 11:44:37

Green tea may slow down weight gain and serve as another tool in the fight against obesity, according to Penn State food scientists. Obese mice that were fed a compound found in green tea along with a high-fat diet gained weight significantly more slowly than a control group of mice that did not receive the green tea supplement, said Joshua Lambert, assistant professor of food science in agricultural sciences. "In this experiment, we see the rate of body weight gain slows down," said...

2011-09-30 10:21:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard delivered remarks titled "U.S. Monetary Policy at Another Crossroads" at the 2011 "Dealmakers of the Year" Business Breakfast, hosted by Point Loma Nazarene University's Fermanian Business & Economic Institute. Bullard talked about the weaker-than-expected recovery, noting that U.S. economic growth is sluggish and that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has warned...

2011-09-29 14:51:26

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that rats fed homobrassinolide, found in the mustard plant, produced an anabolic effect, and increased appetite and muscle mass, as well as the number and size of muscle fibers New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that rats fed homobrassinolide, found in the mustard plant, produced an anabolic effect, and increased appetite and muscle mass, as well as the number and size of muscle fibers. Bethesda, MD–If you are looking to lean out,...

2011-08-30 10:27:00

BALTIMORE, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the National Aquarium can make even more of their experience thanks to the opening of the Harbor Market Kitchen, a newly renovated dining experience offering fresh, local and delicious fare that is in perfect harmony with the Aquarium's green business practices and conservation education mission. Using sustainable and local products including seasonal produce, artisanal cheeses, grass-fed beef, humanely raised chicken,...

2011-08-15 15:31:00

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cross Border Resources, Inc. (OTCQX: XBOR), ("Cross Border" or "the Company") today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011, which is the second full quarter of operations for the Company. Cross Border is an oil and gas exploration and production company resulting from the business combination of Doral Energy Corp. and Pure Energy Group, which was effective January 3, 2011. The merger impacts all...

2011-08-03 06:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cross Border Resources, Inc. (OTCQX: XBOR), ("Cross Border" or "the Company") today provided an update on its current Permian Basin operations. The Company continues an active second-half drilling program with 21 wells scheduled in the second half of this year, accelerating its first-half pace. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110523/AQ07208LOGO) Current Well Activity Well County Operator Formation...

2011-07-30 19:36:00

FORT LEE, N.J., July 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us - today released the following debt ceiling report to its NIA members: NIA hasn't written about the whole debt ceiling issue over the past few weeks because in our minds it is completely irrelevant. Our elected representatives in Washington along with the mainstream media have been wasting thousands of hours of time and hundreds of millions of dollars debating a topic that has no meaning...

2011-07-06 07:15:00

FORT LEE, N.J., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us - today released the following inflation update to its NIA members: We are at the very beginning of our nation's most important Presidential election season in history. Historically in all Presidential elections, taxation has always been one of the top issues. The Republicans always call for lower taxes, while the Democrats say we should tax the rich more and cut taxes on the poor and...

2011-06-30 18:16:00

FORT LEE, N.J., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us - today released the following U.S. inflation update to its NIA members: NIA is very disturbed by President Obama's decision to sell off oil from the U.S. emergency oil reserve, in an attempt to drive down oil prices. One week ago it was announced that the U.S. and other oil-consuming nations that are a part of the International Energy Agency (IEA) will begin releasing 60 million barrels...

2011-06-10 00:00:29

Sustainable Beef Book Named James Beard Award Finalist and Food Matters IACP Award Winner Dillon, Montana (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 On June 2, 2011, Deborah Krasner's sustainable beef book Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Beef won the esteemed Food Matters International Association of Culinary Professionals award. Selected from the competitive IACP 2011 Awards Finalists, Good Meat offers readers total guidance on how to find, order and prepare sustainably raised...


Latest US Federal Reserve Reference Libraries

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2007-04-10 14:06:21

A Fantail goldfish is a standard "fancy" type of goldfish. It has a dual-lobed tail, unlike its cousin the common or comet. Its fins can be different sizes, ranging from 1-3 in or more in length. A typical fantail has paired fins, including anal fins, a single dorsal fin, and a round, pointed body shape. It can range in color, from bronze (known as chocolate), orange, red, calico, and mixes of the colors. It is the third hardiest of the fancy goldfish with Comet first and Shubunkin second,...

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2007-04-10 14:01:52

Common goldfish are a type of goldfish with no other modifications from their ancestors other than their color. Most varieties of fancy goldfish were derived from this simple breed. Common goldfish come in a variety of colors including red, orange/gold, white, black and yellow or 'lemon' goldfish. As pets The Common goldfish has become a popular pet around the world. They are hardier than fancier fish, able to live in a variety of conditions ranging from aquariums to outdoor ponds, and...

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2005-09-07 20:33:37

Apocrita is a suborder of insects in the order Hymenoptera. The Apocrita include wasps, bees and ants, and are comprised of many families. They include the most advanced Hymenoptera and are distinguished from the Symphyta by the narrow waist joining two segments of the abdomen. The ovipositor of the female either extends freely or is retracted, and is converted into a sting for both for defense and for paralyzing prey. Larvae are legless, and may feed either inside a host or in a nest....

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2005-06-15 14:56:25

Rodrigues day gecko (Phelsuma edwardnewtoni) is a now extinct diurnal species of geckos. It lived on the island of Rodrigues and typically inhabited forests and dwelt in trees. The Rodrigues day gecko fed on insects and nectar. Scientific synonyms Phelsuma edwardnewtoni VINSON & VINSON 1969 Phelsuma newtoni BOULENGER 1884 Phelsuma edwardnewtoni - KLUGE 1993 Phelsuma edwardnewtoni - RÖSLER 2000: 101 Description This day gecko is now extinct. It was described also as P....

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