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2011-04-15 12:15:00

CHICAGO, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While it was once the must-have 'super food,' essential for any healthy diet, according to a new report from Mintel and data from SPINS, the soy food and beverage market declined 16% from 2008 to 2010. While some of this fall is due to the recession and consumers cutting back on premium-priced soy items, competition from other heart healthy foods and good-tasting, soy-free milk alternatives are also challenging the industry and hampering soy sales....

2011-03-21 12:06:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh mushrooms, one of the top 20 best-selling produce items in 2010, outperformed produce retail sales as a whole in terms of both dollars and pounds sold, according to data from FreshLook Marketing for the period ending January 2, 2011. Over the past year, the produce category as a whole experienced a 3.3 percent increase in dollar sales and a 1.6 percent increase in volume sold, whereas mushrooms grew at a larger pace, registering a 3.6...

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2011-03-05 11:05:00

Dinosaurs squashed them with impunity. Thousands of species that lacked culinary appreciation have turned up their noses at them. And a study based on advanced DNA analysis has shown that this shameful indifference went on for 129 million years.Finally, however, one animal species came along that would learn to appreciate this particular fungus with almost a global reverence "“ homo sapiens. Thus was born the human affection for the morel "“ for millions of people around the...

2011-02-22 07:10:00

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When George Vutetakis first donned his chef coat at the cozy Inn Season Cafe on the outskirts of Detroit nearly 30 years ago, he hoped the public, vegetarian or not, would enjoy his unique approach to healthy yet flavorful cuisine. What he might not have anticipated was the longstanding devotion of the cafe's regulars, the lines down the sidewalk or the frequent visits by celebrities performing in town and needing to quell their cravings for...

2011-02-16 06:09:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rather than waging the nightly war to get kids to eat their spinach, what if parents could entice kids to eat vegetables via parties, watermelon and rainbows? (Party) Cauliflower, (Watermelon) Radishes and (Rainbow) Carrots, that is. The makers of Hidden Valley® Salad Dressings are launching an effort, inspired by the eating preferences of kids, to identify and popularize a vegetable that few people have heard of, but...

2011-02-03 17:06:00

Eating Healthy Doesn't Need to Break the Bank HOCKESSIN, Del., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study just released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Economic Research Service shows just how affordable fruits and vegetables really are. Getting the recommended amount costs only $2 - $2.50 per day. Researchers also found no significant difference between the average prices of fresh and processed fruits and vegetables. (Logo:...

2011-01-31 12:01:00

Guidelines Also Suggest Limiting Sodium, Added Sugar, Solid Fats HOCKESSIN, Del., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less sodium, added sugar, and solid fat, and fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables; the government's recommendations about what we should eat have been updated with a few key changes. Every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) examine the latest developments in nutritional science and...

2011-01-24 06:50:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers struggle to find healthy, allergen-free, convenient foods, Doylestown, PA-based Asherah's Gourmet is proud to announce the expansion of their line of 100% certified organic, certified gluten-free, soy-free Vegan Burgers. Their products are now available in 58 Whole Foods Market stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Ohio, and Kentucky. They are also at independent health...

2011-01-20 13:57:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 25 million Americans suffer from the "winter blues" each year, a seasonal condition brought on by dark winter days, an influx of holiday bills and the pressure to adhere to lofty New Year's resolutions. Transcend the seasonal blahs with a healthy diet filled with nutrient-rich foods, like mushrooms, to increase happiness and health. Mushrooms' versatility, taste and health benefits are the reasons registered dietitians and authors...

2011-01-19 14:17:00

Fruits & Veggies -- More Matters! HOCKESSIN, Del., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research indicates that eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce your risk of dying from heart disease. According to a new study from the University of Oxford and published in the European Heart Journal, people who consumed eight or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day were 22 percent less likely to die from ischemic heart disease than those who consumed three or fewer...


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2012-04-03 15:24:52

Discosoma (or Actinodiscus) is a genus of soft mushroom coral native to the Indian Ocean. This genus is sometimes incorrectly referred to as mushroom anemone or disc anemone. This coral is commonly collected and used worldwide in marine aquariums, where it is known to grow easily. There are 5 known species of mushroom coral: Actinodiscus dawydoffi, Actinodiscus fungiformis, Discosoma nummiforme, Actinodiscus rubraoris, and Actinodiscus unguja.

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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