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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...

2013-06-11 23:24:10

The Vegetable Farming industry has experienced steady growth over the five years to 2013, due in part to the fact that vegetables are a staple in the Canadian diet and in part to greater consumer awareness of the health benefits of vegetables. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Vegetable Farming industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 The Vegetable Farming industry has experienced steady growth over...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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