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2010-09-09 12:06:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Mushrooms are considered Nature's Hidden Treasure and the star of the produce aisle thanks to their nutrition, value and versatility. To celebrate the friendly fungi, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania - the Mushroom Capital of the World - will host the 25th Annual Mushroom Festival, September 10-12. In honor of the festival's anniversary, below for your reading pleasure are the top 25 reasons and ways to celebrate mushrooms every day, every way!...

2010-09-08 17:36:00

HOCKESSIN, Del., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Produce for Better Health Foundation applauds the launch of the Lunchbox Winners produce program by Safeway Inc., one of the nation's largest supermarket chains. The program will be featured in 1,523 stores across the nation. The goal of the new program is to offer parents an easy solution for school lunches and snack ideas that are better for kids and easy for parents. The inspiration for the program came from Safeway's desire to support the...

2010-09-07 03:00:00

HOCKESSIN, Del. , Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September is Fruits & Veggies--More Matters Month and marks the debut of the new America's More Matters Pledge: Fruits & Veggies . . . Today and Every Day! The online campaign encourages everyone to pledge to eat more fruits and vegetables for better health and provides several tools to help ensure success. Every pledge taken is one step closer to being healthy for LIFE! Developed in support of Michelle Obama's Let's Move...

2010-08-08 21:18:38

Popeye cartoons, tasting parties and junior cooking classes can help increase vegetable intake in kindergarten children, according to new research published in the journal Nutrition & Dietetics.Researchers at Mahidol University in Bangkok found the type and amount of vegetables children ate improved after they took part in a program using multimedia and role models to promote healthy food.Twenty six kindergarten children aged four to five participated in the eight week study. The...

2010-07-29 16:59:35

Mushrooms are among the many foods thought to play an important role in keeping the immune system healthy. Now, Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-funded scientists have conducted an animal-model and cell-culture study showing that white button mushrooms enhanced the activity of critical cells in the body's immune system. In the United States, white button mushrooms represent 90 percent of the total mushrooms consumed. The study was conducted at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research...

2010-07-15 09:30:00

CHICAGO, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - Move aside deep dish pizza, Canadian lentils are making their way into the diets of North Americans. The health benefits of Canadian grown lentils as a nutritious, whole food ingredient are attracting attention this week in Chicago at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo. "Lentils are an excellent whole food ingredient that are a part of a healthy and balanced diet," says Dr. Kofi Agblor, Director of Research at Saskatchewan...

2010-06-18 01:28:00

LONDON, June 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Well let's face it do you really think about getting 5 fruit and vegetables into your diet each day? We're hardly likely to remember to get 3 or 4 let alone the minimum standard of 5, research suggests that this is the bare minimum we should be including in our daily intake. So here at realbuzz.com we've come up with our top 15 ways to ensure you get your 5 a day. Just another handy guide from the healthy active living site! - Start the day with...

2010-05-05 05:30:00

14 Top U.S. Restaurants Join the Worldwide Movement NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting Monday and every Monday thereafter, chef Mario Batali adopts Meatless Monday in his renowned restaurants such as Babbo, Del Posto, Esca, Lupa, Carnevino Italian Steakhouse and Osteria Mozza. "If anybody can entice meat lovers to enjoy their veggies as well, it's Batali!" says Sid Lerner, founder and chairman of Meatless Monday. "We're delighted that Maestro Mario is helping to move the...

2010-04-16 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- elephantjournal.com: April is Alcohol awareness month. For a funny, charming, sad and honest video via Craig Ferguson, a longtime, former alcoholic... Visit elephantjournal.com: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2010/04/april-is-alcohol-awareness-month/ elephantjournal.com: Veggie Burgers full of neuro-toxins? elephantjournal.com: If your veggie burger ain't organic, it may be time to panic. For more info, please visit:...

2010-03-17 10:19:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- March, known for Leprechauns and Basketball, is also host to National Nutrition Month. The timing makes sense as nearly 46 percent of Americans have already broken resolutions made in the New Year towards healthier eating. Eating the right foods is a daily challenge according to Fresherized Foods, the global leader in avocado processing and maker of Wholly Guacamole. (eatwholly.com) At a party, at home, or on-the-go, making smarter food choices...

Latest Vegetarian cuisine Reference Libraries

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
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.