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2014-04-25 08:27:15

SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Initial research out of Florida State University investigated whether daily consumption of a freeze-dried blueberry powder supplement resulted in a reduction of blood pressure and arterial stiffness, a measure of cardiovascular disease risk, in postmenopausal women with pre- and stage 1-hypertension.(1,2)( ) The initial findings will be presented on Saturday, April 26 by Sarah A. Johnson, PhD, RD, CSO, at the American Society for Nutrition's...

2014-04-24 23:03:07

Central Florida blueberry farm Blueberry Hill offers $1 coupon towards fresh blueberries when you invite a friend through their site. Clermont, Florida (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Central Florida blueberry farm Blueberry Hill announces $1 off per bucket of blueberries when customers invite a friend to create lasting memories. With the coupon, customers can pick fresh blueberries and enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. The U-Pick blueberry season is now open and will continue through...

2014-04-23 23:01:36

Orlando farm Blueberry Hill welcomes the start of their U-Pick season, where customers have the opportunity to pick their own fresh blueberries and create lasting memories. Clermont, Florida (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Central Florida blueberry farm Blueberry Hill Farm is pleased to announce the opening of their U-Pick season, when their blueberries are ripe and ready to be picked by customers. The U-Pick blueberry season will continue through early June. Conventional berries are ready now...

Cranberries Have Many Health Benefits
2013-11-19 05:01:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While you’re enjoying the turkey and stuffing this Thanksgiving, you might want to grab an extra helping of cranberry sauce, according to new research highlighting the nutritional quality and health benefits of the perennial holiday favorite. The study, which appears in the journal Advances in Nutrition, concludes that the bioactive compounds contained in cranberries not only help improve urinary tract health, but could also...

Wild Blueberries Prevent Metabolic Syndrome
2013-11-06 11:14:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A bowl full of wild blueberries is not only a delicious treat, it can also protect the body against a whole host of metabolic problems if eaten daily, according to a new report in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. The study focused on how a long-term wild blueberry diet may help improve or prevent issues related to a condition dubbed metabolic syndrome. "The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a group of risk factors...

Blueberries Lose Some ‘Superfood’ Properties When Baked
2013-10-30 19:04:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Blueberries may not be so super after all when faced with the gooey-powers that reside in an oven. Researchers set out to study how cooking and baking affect blueberries’ “superfood” properties. The team wrote in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that putting this popular fruit in dishes like pie changes the excellent health benefits that blueberries offer. Blueberries are known as a “superfood” because...

2013-10-01 23:20:20

Researchers have discovered the first evidence that Wild Blueberries may help decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the United States. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Researchers at the University of Reading (UK), the University of Dusseldorf (Germany) and the University of Northumbria (UK) have used state-of-the-art techniques to discover that Wild...

2013-09-16 23:04:44

According to the Wild Blueberry Association of North America, researchers have discovered that combining blueberries with exercise offers two potential health benefits - the ability for the body to burn fat longer after exercise, and improved absorption of inflammation-reducing antioxidant compounds called polyphenols. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Researchers in North Carolina have discovered that combining blueberries with exercise offers two potential health benefits - the...

2013-08-15 23:02:44

North America’s native berry, a beautiful sight and much more than meets the eye. Wareham, MA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 In partnership with U.S. Cranberries, The Art of Living, a lifestyle show that airs nationally with host Marilu Henner, chronicles a 5th generation family of cranberry growers, delves into the history of the cranberry, and discovers the berry’s many health attributes. The program is set at the Allen family farm's cranberry bogs in Massachusetts that date back to...

2013-08-07 23:19:39

U.S. Cranberries' new Times Square ad is part of a larger campaign aimed at increasing year-round cranberry consumption. Wareham, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 U.S. Cranberries are headed to the Big Apple’s Times Square Plaza this summer to highlight the bold, versatile and healthy characteristics of a North American native and favorite fruit – the cranberry. From August 7th through October 7th, 1.5 million visitors who pass through Times Square daily can catch a glimpse...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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