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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...

2014-03-20 23:26:49

eatSafe™ is the latest innovation in food safety from GrowGreen Industries, INC. A four-time concentrated produce wash, eatSafe™ removes 99% of harmful pathogens such as E. coli, salmonella and listeria and is specifically designed for commercial and food service use. Lake Forest, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 On the journey from field to table, fresh produce is sprayed, waxed and touched by over 30 sets of hands. An easy and healthy solution for grocery stores, schools and food service...

2014-03-20 08:30:53

Findings Reveal How Canned Foods Stack Up Against Alternative Forms in Three Key Categories WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of Americans need to eat more fruits and vegetables. In fact, only 33 percent and 27 percent of Americans meet government recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake, respectively.(1) And finding foods that are nutritious, affordable and safe can be difficult. But a recently published Michigan State University (MSU) study shows that canned...

2014-03-11 16:26:09

Birds Eye launches "Step Up To The Plate" movement to combat the nutrition gap in America. PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Birds Eye(® )frozen vegetables, owned by Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF), today announced they will team up with Disney (NYSE: DIS) to work to increase the number of kids consuming the recommended amount of vegetables per day by directly engaging and educating them on the importance of vegetables in a well-balanced diet. Following the kick-off of...

Nutrition, Cost And Safety Benefits Of Canned Foods Revealed In New Study
2014-03-04 14:09:10

FoodMinds LLC A new study published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine addresses the common call to action from public health experts to improve access to and consumption of fruits and vegetables. Findings from the Michigan State University (MSU) study show that canned foods deliver on nutrition, affordability and safety helping people increase their fruit and vegetable intake, regardless of geography or income level. The study, "Nutrition and Cost Comparisons of Select...

School Children Are Now Eating More Fruits And Vegetables: Study
2014-03-04 12:14:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) enacted new guidelines for school lunches in 2012, critics of the change said the additional fruits and vegetable that students were now required to select as part of their meal would merely increase food waste. However, new research from the Harvard School of Public Health has found that the new standards did not increase food waste as critics predicted; the study does suggest...

2014-02-16 23:01:40

Seed market report is segmented into oilseed, grain seed, fruit and vegetable and others covering major crops under oilseed such as soybean, sunflower, canola. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/seeds-market-376.html) (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 According to a new market research report, “Seeds Market By Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage, & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant, Insecticide Resistant, & Other Stacked Traits) &...


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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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