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2014-08-13 23:04:11

Healthy Dressings and Marinades Answer Consumer Demand for Organic, Natural Ingredients Irvine, California (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Victoria’s Garden Grown has launched its first line of delicious and nutrient-rich vegetable-based dressings to meet consumer demand for healthier, organic condiment options. The perfect complement to a variety of foods, this gluten-free, GMO-free and vegan condiment line is made using wholesome, organic vegetables as its primary ingredient. The dressings...

2014-08-12 23:01:50

New guide shares easy ways to stealth health whole-food nutrition into family meals. New guide available for download available at http://www.activz.com and http://www.stealthhealthrevolution.com. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Activz Whole-Food Nutrition and founder Frank Davis along with partner Montel Williams, Emmy Award-winning celebrity and wellness advocate, are pleased to announce the new guide, Activz Additions: 50 Fast Ways to “Stealth Health” Your Meals, as...

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2014-07-31 05:14:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is no question that the nutrients found in fruits and vegetables are beneficial for your health, and that they can lower the risk of many diseases and increase the longevity of your life. The results of the various studies, however, are not consistent. The question under debate, therefore, is how much is enough to reach these benefits? An international team of researchers, led by the Harvard School for Public Health, performed...

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...

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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...


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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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