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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...

2014-05-14 23:02:40

Athletic Greens Superfood Cocktail powder has a naturally sweet taste and took over ten years of research to develop an easy to mix powder that makes it ideal for green health shakes. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Health Nutrition News has a new video review out on Athletic Greens Superfood Cocktail and the benefits it provides to people looking for both a quicker, healthier breakfast alternative and individuals who want a better tasting green smoothie. They understand that most...

2014-05-13 23:14:00

Healthiest Fruits and Vegetables to Eat and Juice in the World, a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers health and nutrition benefits of some kinds of fruits and vegetables. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Healthiest Fruits and Vegetables to Eat and Juice in the World, a new report created by Tran Vu on the site Vkool.com, shows health and nutrition benefits of fruits and vegetables, and detailed instructions on how to use them properly. At the beginning of this report, people...

2014-05-06 08:39:25

DUBLIN, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5v9f32/grow_lights_for) has announced the addition of a new report "Grow Lights for Agriculture Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020" to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the food supply for the world starts to adopt automated process. Grow lights have become more...

2014-04-30 23:18:11

The food safety testing market is projected to grow reach to $4,068.8 million by 2018. In 2012, Germany was the largest market for food safety testing and it is projected to be the fastest growing market in Europe; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/european-food-safety-testing-market-1217.html. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The report "European Food Safety Testing Market By Contaminant (Pathogen, GMO, Toxin, Pesticide), Technology (Traditional & Rapid), Food Type (Meat...

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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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