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2009-04-30 15:54:39

A new study finds that simply thinking of a healthy food can satisfy our good intentions of eating well, ironically making it easier to eat less healthier foods. Researchers at Duke University found that people were significantly more likely to choose the least-healthy option on a menu when the menu included a single healthy option, such as a fruit or a veggie burger. "Because the healthy option is there, it somehow satisfies this healthy eating goal in them and then they felt liberated to...

2009-04-21 08:15:00

Cashew Shell-Powered Manufacturing, Organically Produced Fruit Reflect Company's Commitment; Loyal Customers Appreciate Products They Can Feel Good About FISHERS, Ind., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- When people think of snacks, the first word that comes to mind isn't usually "responsible". But Funky Monkey(TM) Snacks is proving that snacking can be not only nutritious and fun, but also respectful to the environment. Since the debut of its all-natural, freeze-dried snacks nearly two years ago,...

2009-04-19 13:08:03

The good nutrition news is that children in poor, rural parts of the Lower Mississippi Delta are a lot more willing to try fresh fruits and vegetables than generally believed, even by their parents or the kids themselves. The bad news is that such foods are often in short supply in an area where gas stations and convenience stores are the closest places to buy food and where growing family gardens has given way to long work commutes by parents "“ and that the situation is growing worse...

2009-04-14 08:28:54

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says more companies are recalling products containing possibly tainted pistachio nuts. The actions follow the recall of thousands of pounds of pistachios by Setton Farms Inc. of Terra Bella, Calif., because of possible contamination with salmonella bacteria. Among recent recalls were various brands of in-shell roasted and salted pistachios and dry roasted pistachio kernels distributed by Flavor House Products Inc. and Nutcracker Brands Inc., both part of...

2009-04-06 19:15:00

Pistachiorecall.org lists brands that do not contain pistachios from Setton FRESNO, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pistachio growers and processors today announced a new Web site - www.pistachiorecall.org - that lists specific pistachio products and brands that do not contain pistachios from Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. The Web site is produced by CAL-PURE, a co-op of California pistachio growers ("CAL-PURE"), and the Western Pistachio Association ("WPA") and is accessible...

2009-03-26 10:21:38

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says some pistachio nuts are being recalled but not in association with recent recalls involving peanut products. The FDA said the Back to Nature Foods Co. of Madison, Wis., and the Georgia Nut Co. of Skokie, Ill., issued voluntary recalls of pistachio nuts due to possible salmonella bacterial contamination. The Back to Nature recall involves the firm's Nantucket Blend trail mixes in 28-ounce and 10-ounce bags. The larger bags have best by dates between...

2009-03-19 09:00:00

FreshDirect and Tabla Continue to Bring Affordable, Mouthwatering New Indian Cuisine Directly to Consumers LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- FreshDirect, one of the nation's leading online gourmet food purveyors and delivery services, today announced the addition of three new entree choices to its Tabla line of 4-Minute Meals. Created in collaboration with renowned Chef Floyd Cardoz of Tabla restaurant in New York City, these meals offer consumers the sensual flavors,...

2009-03-06 11:00:00

Sensible Food Leader Unveils New California Veggie Pockets, Tex Mex Veggie Pockets, Falafel Flats and Burrito Bites at Natural Products Expo West Conference ANAHEIM, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Praeger's Sensible Foods, the leader in sensible, heart-friendly frozen foods, introduced today four new products to its line of all-natural frozen foods. The new products include California Veggie Pockets, Tex Mex Veggie Pockets, Falafel Flats and Burrito Bites. The new products will...

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2009-02-27 12:02:52

Mushroom growers report increased consumer demand Shiitake mushrooms are the third most popular mushroom species in the U.S. In addition to taste, shiitake have a multitude of health benefits. Low in calories, glucose and sodium, shiitake are high in potassium, phosphorus, copper, and zinc. Beyond those positive nutritional factors, shiitake also contain elements that lower blood cholesterol and improve the immune system. It's no wonder that demand is increasing for these nutritional...

2009-02-17 08:15:00

Loaded with Fiber, Vitamins and Anti-Oxidants, 'The Fruit That Crunches!(R)' Celebrates American Heart Month as the Delicious, Wholesome Snack Alternative FISHERS, Ind., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- February is American Heart Month -- the time to draw attention to new and better ways to reduce the nation's leading cause of death. And with Americans continually on the go, finding convenient solutions for heart-healthy nutrition is more important than ever before. Funky Monkey(TM) Snacks...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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