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2010-01-15 16:12:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Haiti's recent 7.0 earthquake has stepped up efforts by the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA), National Soybean Research Laboratory (NSRL) at the University of Illinois and the World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH), who are working together to formulate a plan to provide protein-rich food to the Haitian people. A Catastrophic Earthquake On January 12, 2010, the country of Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake centered about 10 miles...

2010-01-07 08:03:26

Although kids like to choose what vegetables they want on their dinner plate, they don't always eat them, according to Reuters. Dr. Cees de Graaf, of Wageningen University in the Netherlands, conducted an experiment to see whether offering 4 to 6 year old children their choice of a vegetable before or at dinner, or no choice, might alter the amount of vegetable the kids actually ate. Graaf used the kids from Dutch primary schools, 156 being boys and 147 being girls. He picked eight commonly...

2010-01-04 16:20:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- January is the time of year when millions of Americans vow to make positive changes in their lives - from saving money to improving the way they eat. More often than not, what starts out as well-intentioned resolutions, quickly falter. Health experts say, especially in the area of fitness and nutrition, people easily lose focus and motivation because they think they have to make drastic changes to their daily routine to accomplish their goals....

2009-12-28 11:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For the majority of Americans who are unhappy with their weight at any given moment, the New Year brings mixed emotions: the renewed resolution to shed pounds and the challenge of learning how to eat right to reach those goals. Helping to bridge the gap between resolutions and reality, nutrition expert Keri Glassman, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., identifies foods that pack an unexpected nutritious punch. Mushrooms are one such example - a best-kept secret...

2009-12-15 13:54:00

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. announced today the launch of its new "Green Initiative." In its inaugural year participating in the Comverge energy management program, Monterey Mushrooms, Inc.'s Morgan Hill Farm has already saved thousands of precious kilowatt hours (KWH), easing pressure on the local Santa Clara county energy grid and earning them a monetary rebate check which will be presented Friday December 18, 2009 by their Comverge...

2009-12-08 08:15:00

FISHERS, Ind., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- As the winter months hit the Northern Hemisphere, many Americans' diets tend to go into hibernation. Local produce becomes non-existent, and fresh, in-season fruit is harder to come by. Trouble is, our nutritional needs don't change. According to the USDA's MyPyramid guidelines, adults need three to four servings of fruit per day, year round. Add in the temptations so prevalent during the end-of-year holidays--cookies, pastries, and high-calorie...

2009-11-17 10:45:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling on all fruit lovers to share their passion and spread a love of all things fruit, Fruit Simple® Fruit Smoothies has launched FRUIT LOVERS UNITE!, Fueled by Fruit Simple® on Facebook at http://www.tinyurl.com/fruitloversunite. The new Facebook-based movement was created with a "Simple" mission: to tap into the enthusiasm of people who love fruit as a means to encourage others to consume more fruit in their...

2009-11-09 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, my wife and I were in Cairo, Egypt, during Thanksgiving. No turkeys were on the menu. Instead, our host ordered us a different species of fowl--a stuffed pigeon. Needless to say, having a pigeon for Thanksgiving eliminates the problem of leftovers! Family and social traditions are important, so most people don't want to make drastic changes in a Thanksgiving meal just to be "healthier." Yet there are some simple ways to make a...

2009-10-30 13:14:21

A research team from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has analyzed the presence of heavy metals in 12 species of mushroom collected from non-contaminated natural areas, and has found that the levels vary depending on the type of mushroom. The results of the study, which appears this month in the journal Biometals, show that the largest quantities of lead and neodymium are found in chanterelles. "The aim was to find out if there is a connection between the concentrations of specific...

2009-10-19 07:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Western Pistachio Association, in partnership with Prevention magazine, launched TheGreenNut.org - a fun and interactive Web site that challenges and equips America to 'go green' in a nutritious way ... by eating pistachios for better health! As the only green nut, recent research has suggested pistachios have numerous health benefits, including reducing the risk of heart disease(1)-(2). Emerging research suggests nuts, such as pistachios,...

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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