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2009-02-02 09:08:01

Scientists in Florida report that adding an edible mushroom-like fungus to grapefruit juice may help to reduce the serious side effects that can occur when people taking certain prescription drugs drink grapefruit juice. Their study is in the January 14 edition of the ACS' bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.In the study, Kyung Myung and colleagues explain that furanocoumarins (FCs) "” chemicals found in grapefruit and some other citrus "” block a key enzyme...

2009-01-26 05:00:00

Happiness Expert Provides Insight To Stay Happy and Healthy This Winter SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- According to experts, the key to avoiding the "winter blues" is to set small goals, including engaging with happy friends and family, eating healthy and exercising, for a well-rounded approach to life. This advice comes just in time for America's "Most Depressing Day of the Year," January 26, 2009, designated by U.K. psychologist, Dr. Cliff Arnall. Health expert and author,...

2008-12-02 08:15:00

FISHERS, Ind., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of recent public research studies substantiate the rise in childhood obesity, the health risks in overweight children, and the questionable nutritional value of cereals and other foods kids consume. Yet one manufacturer -- Funky Monkey(TM) Snacks -- offers all natural, freeze-dried real fruit products that are not only fun and convenient for kids, but also provide most, if not all, of the daily fruit servings recommended by the U.S....

2008-11-26 22:20:30

Eating fruits and vegetables is important to maintaining good health, but produce can harbor pathogens that can make people ill, U.S. officials say. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the most common food-borne diseases associated with produce are E. coli, norovirus and hepatitis A. Most people become sick by eating contaminated foods or beverages or by coming in contact with someone who has a food-borne illness. To safeguard against illness, the CDC advises: --...

2008-10-13 07:50:00

Researchers believe the answer to the search for a true superfood can be found in the fiber of most fruit and vegetables. The Institute of Food Research is conducting an ongoing study in which they found pectin, a fiber found in everything from potato to plums, helped fight cancer. Lead researcher Professor Vic Morris said people no longer need to rely on so-called superfoods. Morris said, "We hear so much about 'superfoods' like blueberries, but for a combination of different effects it...

2008-10-09 12:10:00

Mushroom experts at the National Trust's Clumber Park have unearthed several species of fungi new to the UK. The wet summer means some species of fungi have thrived this year, conservationists say, and the recent warmer winters means there could be even more exotic mushrooms to be found in this country. It is likely these new discoveries have always been at the Nottinghamshire Park, but that they flourished in the extremely wet August, experts believe. Spores from the mushroom can also travel...

2008-10-07 18:00:00

By Ask Sam QI EAT tinned green beans, butter beans and kidney beans nearly every day, which I assume are processed foods. I've heard that processed foods are high in salt, so should I stop eating tinned veg and beans? AIt's true that tinned vegetables and beans are 'processed', but that doesn't mean they aren't good for you. Often people use the term 'processed food' as shorthand for poor- quality, unhealthy food and there are many processed foods that are high in fat, sugar and salt,...

2008-10-02 06:00:15

By Nanci Hellmich Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietitian in Chicago who has worked with thousands of overweight patients, has her own diet confession. She has been a vegetarian for more than 10 years, but sometimes she cheats and eats meat, even juicy steaks. She calls herself "a closet meat-eater" and tries not to get caught with a burger or pork chop on her plate. For a long time, she felt as if she were a lazy vegetarian, so she created her own style of eating. She explains it...

2008-09-30 09:00:39

EDISON, N.J., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's busy lifestyle and budget concerns are causing college students, young professionals and contemporary parents to seek healthy and flavorful easy to prepare meals for themselves and their families. Increasingly popular with the budget-conscious gourmands are Kohinoor's Heat & Eat Curries, a line of tasty and ready-to-eat restaurant quality meals. Bursting with a healthy mixture of garden fresh vegetables, vegetarian-based protein and rice,...

2008-09-29 09:00:37

LATHAM, N.Y., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation today announced that the company is introducing Beech-Nut Let's Grow!(TM), a full line of nutritious toddler meals and snacks that don't sacrifice nutrition or taste for convenience. In keeping with the company's ongoing commitment to innovation and advancing nutrition for infants and toddlers, the new Beech-Nut Let's Grow! foods will be the first to feature Beech-Nut's "No Junk Promise(TM)" to moms. The "No Junk Promise"...

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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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