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2013-09-24 23:32:52

That lovable carrot munching bunny and the iconic spinach-guzzling sailor were on to something. Eating enough fruits and vegetables, particularly leafy greens like spinach, has been linked, time and time again, to a longer life and a higher quality of life. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 That lovable carrot munching bunny and the iconic spinach-guzzling sailor were on to something. Eating enough fruits and vegetables, particularly leafy greens like spinach, has been linked,...

Edible Coatings for fruits and vegetables
2013-09-11 09:25:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Advances in food technology responsible for bringing ready-to-eat fresh-cup apple slices into school cafeterias, grocery stores and fast-food restaurants could soon expand to include other types of fruits and vegetables. Speaking at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Dr. Attila E. Pavlath of the USDA’s Western Regional Research Center in California discussed how edible coatings...

2013-09-10 23:01:33

September is National Food Safety Month, and with food safety policy changing globally in 2014, there is no better time than the present to learn how to stay safe in the kitchen. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Luckily, Mareya Ibrahim, The Fit Foody, TV chef and food safety expert, has created the ‘Savvy 7’ simple tips to protect your plate. “These 7 quick and easy tips will make a world of difference in what you and your family eats, your household health, and how you...

Public Outcry Forces Food Manufacturers To Seek Natural Coloring Agents
2013-09-09 12:29:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Until a public outcry rose up against the practice, Starbucks had been using a food coloring derived from beetles to give its strawberry Frappucinos their rosy red color. While insect-derived colorings are standard practice in the food industry, new research being presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Indianapolis suggests that alternative colorings from purple sweet potatoes...

2013-09-04 23:28:31

Over the past five years, the Global Fruit and Vegetables Processing industry experienced slight revenue growth thanks to increased demand for convenient prepared meals, growing health and nutrition awareness, increased significance of branding and greater competition from private labels. These trends are anticipated to continue over the next five years, and for these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Global Fruit and Vegetables Processing industry to...

People Consume Fruits, Vegetables More Often When They Have Easy Access To Them
2013-09-04 07:56:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Access to adequate fruits and vegetables is problematic in low-income communities because of limited access to supermarkets and farmers' markets. Community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs may be a feasible approach for providing fresh fruits and vegetables to under-resourced communities, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. CSAs link consumers to a local farm’s produce over a growing season....

2013-08-29 23:24:05

Investment and business guidance from Novotorium will help Veg-e Systems provide local communities with fresh food year-round, according to Stuart Segal. Langhorne, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Veg-e Systems, a Doylestown, Pennsylvania based startup, is growing fresh healthy greens to supply the local market year-round, backed with funding and business guidance from business incubator Novotorium, according to Stuart Segal, managing director of Novotorium. "With Novotorium’s focus on...

2013-08-20 23:28:55

The abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs can be overwhelming in late summer. Carol Fenster— author of 10 gluten-free cookbooks and President/Founder of Savory Palate, LLC— offers practical tips to make the most of summer’s bounty by eating some and then preserving the rest for delicious dining throughout the year. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The abundance of locally-grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs can be overwhelming in late summer. Carol Fenster, author of 10...


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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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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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