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2012-04-05 09:29:20

Beans, pulses and legumes can be classified as either vegetables or proteins under the new USDA dietary guidelines, giving them an important role in a person´s daily diet, an expert panel said at the Institute of Food Technologists' Wellness 12 meeting. Beans, pulses and legumes can be classified as either vegetables or proteins under the new USDA dietary guidelines, giving them an important role in a person's daily diet, an expert panel said at the Institute of Food Technologists'...

2012-03-08 01:07:13

Strong scientific evidence exists that eating blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and other berry fruits has beneficial effects on the brain and may help prevent age-related memory loss and other changes, scientists report. Their new article on the value of eating berry fruits appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. In the article, Barbara Shukitt-Hale, Ph.D., and Marshall G. Miller point out that longer lifespans are raising concerns about the human toll and health...

2012-01-11 17:00:00

The total U.S. retail sales of dairy alternative beverages are estimated to have reached $1.33 billion in 2011. New market research report "Dairy Alternative Beverages in the U.S.: Soy Milk, Almond Milk, Rice Milk and other Dairy Milk Alternatives" provided by Packaged Facts has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 Today a large number of alternative food products carry the potential to enter the U.S. market at a later date on a commercial...

2012-01-10 23:26:01

Canadians aren't eating sufficient fruits and vegetables, Concordia study finds Adults from 30 to 60 years old, especially those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, aren´t consuming the daily recommended levels of fruits and vegetables. Quebecers, however, eat more of nature´s produce than their fellow Canadians. These are some of the findings of a new Concordia University study, published by Nutrition Journal, which sheds light on who reaches in their fridge crisper often...

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2011-11-24 11:34:54

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report yesterday highlighting the need for healthier school lunches. The report, based on data from the 2010 National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study (NYPANS), shows that one-third of high school students do not eat vegetables each day and more than 25 percent do not always have a daily serving of fruit. “Our basic findings are that fruit and vegetable consumption among high school students is low,”...

2011-10-25 07:00:00

The Mushroom Lady, Dr. Sandra Williams of Lost Creek Mushroom Farm, suggests that as fall is the natural season for mushrooms, people experience a strong natural urge to eat them. Mushrooms offer nutritional and health benefits that can prepare our bodies for the winter months. Lost Creek Mushroom Farm offers shiitake log kits for growing high-quality mushrooms at home during the natural season and year-round. The log kits are guaranteed to grow and make unique, long-lasting gifts. Perkins,...


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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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