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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,...

2009-10-15 13:42:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent studies indicate that Americans of all ages are failing to get their daily recommended servings of fruits and veggies -- despite the fact that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. (State Indicator Report on Fruits and Vegetables, 2009) Frozen produce, including antioxidant-rich Wild Blueberries are a nutritious solution for...

2009-10-05 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A nutty new national advertising campaign, launching today, is challenging Americans to pick up their pistachios and "Get Crackin.'" The $15 million Wonderful Pistachios campaign is the first campaign for the category and features eight celebrity figures demonstrating how they crack open a pistachio, each in their own unique, light-hearted way, through a series of commercials airing on national prime-time programming. Featured celebrities...

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2009-09-29 13:40:00

A report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday found troubling results for teens who don't appear to be eating the proper amount of fruits and vegetables. The CDC report analyzed information from 2007 to find that under 10 percent of US high school students were getting the recommended daily amount of fruits and vegetables. Additionally, just 13 percent of teens are consuming at least three helpings of vegetables each day and about 32 percent are eating at least...

2009-09-09 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10: MUSHROOMS Profile America -- Thursday, September 10th. Some 100,000 people will be descending on Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, this weekend for the 24th annual Mushroom Festival. This is appropriate, because September is National Mushroom Month, and Kennett Square bills itself...

2009-09-03 14:05:00

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, STOVE PIPE WELLS, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Sekerak, the "super-fit vegan" and author of Extreme Minimalist Fitness, will hike 40 miles per day through California's Death Valley National Park subsisting on only raw fruit and water. Starting September 5, 2009, Sekerak hikes from Stove Pipe Wells to a mile marker 20 miles away and returns along the same route to demonstrate the superior level of fitness attained through his program, Extreme Minimalist...

2009-09-01 09:30:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Gardening Association, the average family can grow $600 worth of vegetables with just a $70 investment.(1) However, those who live in urban areas and don't have access to their own land cannot take advantage of this money-saving activity. To help provide more people with access to fresh fruits and vegetables, Gardenburger brand veggie products -- through its Community Garden Grants Program -- is awarding necessary...

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2009-08-28 10:10:00

A group of researchers from the Fat Institute (CSIC) and the University of Seville have confirmed that some wild plants have a high nutritional value. The scientists have found that several species of lupins from the mountains of Andalusia have a protein content similar to that of other cultivated legumes, as they publish in the online version of the Food Chemistry magazine.Javier Vioque is a scientific researcher from the Fat Institute (CSIC) in Seville. "We have studied the seeds of six...

2009-08-21 14:10:19

California-based Van's International Foods says it is recalling its frozen Wheat Free Homestyle pancakes because they inadvertently contain gluten. The 12.4-ounce packages of Homestyle pancakes also contain milk and egg, which pose a risk to some people with food allergies, the company said in a release Friday from its Vernon, Calif., headquarters. The pancakes come in a beige package with an orange stripe on the top and a triangular blue gluten-free icon in the upper right corner. The lot...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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