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2014-07-11 23:02:06

The growing demand for agricultural products, with increasing population and decreasing land availability, is driving the global demand for bio-stimulants for turf & ornamentals and fruits & vegetables. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/reports/bio-stimulants-in-turf-and-ornamentals-8084979273.html (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Biostimulants are widely applied in turf and ornamentals. They enhance root growth in turf and ornamentals. These also help turf and ornamentals in absorption of...

2014-07-09 12:31:30

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Fresh Food in Chinahttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2172360/Fresh-Food-in-China.htmlWith the central government's resolution and measures to stabilise food prices in 2013, the consumer price index (CPI) continued to nose down, at 2.4% in the first half of 2013, far below than the targeted 3.5%. This has led to the steady food price which has been a main drive to stabilize the volume sales of...

2014-07-07 16:24:03

OTTAWA, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue There's nothing like a fresh salad in the summer or a juicy watermelon to refresh you on a hot day. Whether you're camping or having a picnic or a barbecue, fresh produce is often part of an outdoor summer meal. But did you know that food poisoning from fresh produce tends to increase in the warmer months? That's because harmful bacteria can grow in as little as two hours when produce is not kept refrigerated or properly chilled when eating...

2014-06-10 23:16:53

Study published by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention validates Hollandia Produce's third-party research and their recent Superfood certification while educating consumers so they make informed choices about foods that can positively impact their overall health. Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Hollandia Produce, L.P., a leading greenhouse grower and shipper of hydroponic lettuce and leafy greens, announced its Grower Pete's organic watercress is now a category leader...

2014-06-04 11:14:56

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences When participants in a local Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program received vouchers for fruits and vegetables at area farmers markets, they ate a greater variety of vegetables and more often chose fruits or vegetables as snacks. But a survey comparing prices at grocery stores and farmers markets showed that better produce prices could be found in local supermarkets, says a new University of Illinois...

2014-06-02 23:04:00

Graduates of Fairfield University’s School of Engineering have developed a device to help small farms nationwide. Fairfield, Connecticut (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A group of recent graduates of Fairfield University’s School of Engineering has developed a device to help Stone Gardens Farm in Shelton, Connecticut. ‘SpinLeaf’ - an electric powered greens spinner - was designed and built by the young engineers to help small-scale farming operations like Stone Gardens. One of the farm’s...

infants and vegetables
2014-06-01 04:19:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Giving infants and toddlers vegetables on a regular basis before they reach the age of two will help them develop a taste for greens and other types of produce, experts from the University of Leeds report in a new PLOS ONE study. According to Sarah Knapton of The Telegraph, youngsters are more willing to try different types of vegetables during the first 24 months of their lives, and become more resistant to trying new foods as...

2014-05-28 23:13:24

Dr. Myo Nwe of Ace Medical Weight Loss Center shares tips on how to diet right and make vegetables interesting. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Sixty percent of Americans eat salad at least once a day in the hope to stay healthy and lose weight. Is it right to eat salad to lose weight and stay fit? There are many different kinds of salads. Mostly people consume leafy vegetable salads as the main meal along with different toppings with variety of meats. Most of the...

2014-05-22 08:32:09

DUBAI, UAE, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydroponics is becoming increasingly popular in the region and Pegasus Agritech [http://pegasusagritech.weebly.com ] views the technology as a viable solution for feeding a growing global population. Hydroponic farming of vegetables has seen a surge in popularity because it does not require large outdoor spaces for farming. Any veggies of your choice can be grown inside homes, offices and even in small apartments. This is an efficient...

2014-05-20 23:13:08

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. More needs to be done to increase awareness of stroke and stroke prevention, which is why Journeyworks Publishing is offering a sample pack of pamphlets on the top ways to lower stroke risk. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A new study released by the American Heart Association concludes that eating more fruits and veggies can reduce the risk of stroke. To help people turn that information into action, Journeyworks...


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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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