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2012-04-06 05:24:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to a new study, eating cruciferous vegetables, such as greens, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, improved the survival ratings of Chinese women diagnosed with breast cancer. Sarah J. Nechuta, M.P.H., Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn, and her colleagues investigated the role of cruciferous vegetables in breast cancer survival in the Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study, a prospective study of 4,886 Chinese...

2012-01-23 21:49:29

New University of Illinois sweet corn research shows that higher yield and profitability are possible with greater plant populations of certain hybrids. Although it's a common practice to study plant populations in field corn, U of I associate professor of crop sciences and USDA-ARS ecologist Marty Williams, said almost no research exists for determining the number of plants needed to optimize yield in processing sweet corn, which accounts for most of the U.S. sweet corn acreage. "The...

2012-01-11 10:00:00

The International Sprout Growers Association recommends adding sprouts to salads, soups, sandwiches and stir-fry dishes is a great way to add proteins, nutrients and anti-oxidant properties while bringing new flavors and textures to everyday foods. Warwick, RI (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 New Year´s resolutions abound, many are old standbys like losing weight and eating better, but few people know how a simple addition to their diets can go a long way to a healthier 2012 and beyond...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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