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2014-04-29 23:12:07

Exclusive superfood formula combines organic greens, vegetables, herbal and whole food mushroom blends in a non-“green” tasting drink. Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Mercola.com announced today that it is adding a new proprietary product to its line of nutritional supplements. Long awaited, Mercola Organic Greens offers an entirely new green food experience. Combining the nutritional goodness of North American alfalfa and wheat grasses, assorted organic vegetables,...

2014-04-24 23:15:38

Hollandia Produce, LP, grower and shipper of Live Gourmet and Grower Pete’s brands of living lettuce and leafy greens, today announced it has earned a perfect score on its PrimusGFS certification audit, recently conducted by Primus Laboratories. Carpinteria, Calif. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Hollandia Produce, LP, grower and shipper of Live Gourmet and Grower Pete’s brands of living lettuce and leafy greens, today announced it has earned a perfect score on its PrimusGFS certification...

2014-04-19 23:00:36

The canned fruit and vegetable processing industry has been suffering in the five years to 2014; going forward, the industry will continue to decline as consumers seek fresh alternatives. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the canned fruit and vegetable processing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 The Canned Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry suffered from declines in demand for canned...

2014-04-15 23:10:42

Vertical Farming, Plant Factory Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020, a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Plant factory market forecast analysis indicates that markets at $403 million in 2013 are anticipated to reach $1.97 billion by 2020. Growth is a result of the unmitigated march of automated process driven by the semiconductor industry, by microprocessors, and more directly by the need for food...

2014-04-15 16:28:12

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - When you walk down the aisles of your local grocery store, there's a good chance you'll see a parent or two scrupulously reading packaging for buzzwords, like healthy, organic and natural -- the list goes on. Maybe you're one of those parents. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/73262 When making food decisions for your family, you might be looking for healthy, delicious options that your children will want to eat....

2014-04-08 12:22:14

Gotham Greens Builds World's First Commercial High Tech Greenhouse on Roof of Whole Foods Market BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A stunning glimpse into our green future is underway in Brooklyn where Gotham Greens has built and is now operating a 20,000 s.f. state-of-the-art, climate controlled farm on the roof of a local Whole Foods Market. The hydroponic greenhouse grows the highest quality vegetables all year round--including the dead of winter. A sophisticated...

2014-04-04 23:34:02

Living Wall to Grow over 1500 Herbs and Vegetables for Restaurants Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Grand Rapids entertainment venue B.O.B. is planning a huge wall-to-table food initiative. Remember the Top 25 “Back to Eden” 2013 ArtPrize entry? The 1400 square foot living wall, or rather LiveWall®, is currently filled with hardy perennials, and, despite one of the harshest winters in local memory, all of the plants have survived. But, come May, only half of them will...

Fresh Fruits And Vegetables, Not Canned, Linked To Lower Mortality
2014-04-01 10:13:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but what about seven? Or eight? According to a new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, eating seven or more servings of fruit and vegetables per day reduces a person’s rate of death at any time by 42 percent. The study team, from the University College London, discovered that eating fresh vegetables was linked with the most powerful protective impact, with...

2014-03-28 23:02:28

Private-sector venture, led by creators of The Color Way,™ introduces new color-guided, goal-oriented, marketing initiative focused on the DGA recommendations. Portland, ME (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 For more than two decades, Americans have been preached to and educated about eating more fruits and vegetables for better health. Increasing fruit and vegetables consumption has been one of the leading recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines For Americans (DGAs), as well as from most major...

2014-03-24 23:26:42

“Wonderful Benefits Of Corn For Health,” a new report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com delivers to readers reasons to love corn, and some delicious corn recipes. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Corn is one of the most popular and versatile vegetables. It also is also a rich source of several nutrients. “Wonderful Benefits Of Corn For Health,” a new report created by Kenn Paquette on the site HealthReviewCenter.com shows health and nutrition benefits of corn, and detailed...


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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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'