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Kids More Inclined To Eat Veggies When Dip Is Included
2013-07-09 13:05:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's been well documented before that vegetables are good for adults and children alike. The low calories, fiber and nutrients found in these natural foods are not only critical to a healthy lifestyle, they're also a major factor in reducing obesity. As any parent can attest, however, the difficulty is getting children to try new foods, especially if the parents aren't keen on eating these foods themselves. A new study from Penn...

2013-07-02 23:19:36

In response to an article published on The Washington Post, Colle Farmers Market, the first national online organic farmers market, discusses a new study showing that vegetables are responsive to light levels even after they have been picked. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 On July 2, Colle Farmers Market, the first national online organic farmers market, discusses the results of a new study showing that vegetables are able to respond to light levels even after they have been picked....

2013-06-25 23:18:30

Only three percent of active-duty military are getting the recommended servings of fruit, vegetables and whole grains. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 More than 95 percent of active-duty military members are not getting the recommended servings of fruit, vegetables and whole grains according to a recent study published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The study, titled “Eating Patterns and Leisure-Time Exercise Among Active Duty Military Personnel: A Comparison to the...

Grocery Store Cabbage Is Alive And On A Circadian Rhythm
2013-06-20 18:22:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from Rice University and the University of California at Davis (UC Davis) could have vegetarians questioning their motivations for avoiding meat. According to these researchers, vegetables are still very much alive even after they've been harvested, and are even beholden to the circadian rhythms of dark and light schedules. What's more, these vegetables might even be healthier for us at certain times of the day, say...

2013-06-17 23:16:54

A New Media Publishing Venture Using Innovative Technology and Direct-to-Consumer and Indie Bookseller Marketing to Find Loyal Parent and Teacher Customers Seeking Quality Content Entertainment to Help Kids Develop Healthier Minds, Bodies, and Spirits Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Fresh off receiving more than 40,000 downloads AND the #1 Spot in Top Free iPad Book Apps during their recent Memorial Day promotion, the print edition of The Prisoner of Carrot Castle hit the...


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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.