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2010-01-21 13:46:56

Pioneering research combining plant breeding and high-intensity x-rays is being used by scientists funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to explore the possibility of developing wheat which could be used to make potentially life-saving mineral enriched flour. The research is highlighted in the latest issue of Business, the quarterly highlights magazine of BBSRC. Scientists from Rothamsted Research, an institute of BBSRC, are using high powered x-rays...

2009-12-02 08:48:00

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Buzz about Nature's Pride® bread is out of the box following the first annual Foodbuzz Blogger Festival - a first-of-its-kind event that brought together America's top food bloggers to network and nosh over good eats and in great company November 6 - 8, 2009 in San Francisco, CA. So what's the word on the virtual street about the only brand of 100% natural breads available across the country? "This bread [Nature's Pride] was...

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2009-10-08 07:00:00

A new study has discovered that consuming large quantities of whole grains could potentially prevent high blood pressure. In the study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, men eating the greatest amount of whole-grains were shown to be 19 percent less likely to develop high blood pressure than men who ate the least amount of whole grains. Refined grains have had their hearty external coating removed, while whole grain keep their bran in germ, giving them a higher level of...

2009-10-01 15:17:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- B&G Foods announced today that it will "Spread the Word" about its newest innovation in the jam, jelly and preserves category with the launch of Polaner Sugar Free Preserves with Fiber. Offering a unique way for consumers to enjoy a delicious burst of fruit flavor while adding a good source of fiber in every tablespoon, Polaner Sugar Free Preserves with Fiber fulfill consumer desires in regards to both taste and nutrition. With...

2009-10-01 07:15:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The updated Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program (WIC), serving more than nine million at-risk, low- to moderate-income families will as of today include brown rice as one of the program's key whole grain offerings. Brown rice is the perfect addition because it is both economical and a nutritional powerhouse. At about 10 cents per serving, it will help to keep the WIC Food Packages cost-neutral and, because brown rice is a 100% whole...

2009-09-22 10:34:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. U.S. Market for Whole and Other Grains: Trends and Developments, The http://www.reportlinker.com/p0116175/US-Market-for-Whole-and-Other-Grains-Trends-and-Developments-The.html After years of falling consumption, grains are back on the menu, with per capita use rising. Wheat, rice, oats, barley and a host of specialty grains are regaining acceptance from...

2009-09-14 08:00:00

RIDGWAY, Colo., Sept. 14, /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly all Americans say they aren't getting the recommended amount of grains in their diet, according to a recent Grain Foods Foundation survey conducted on its behalf by Harris Interactive(R). Almost all U.S. adults (98%) indicate they eat at least one serving of grains per day, with an average of 3.2 servings. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend eating six servings of grain foods each day, with at least three coming from whole...

2009-08-19 14:52:48

Popcorn and many breakfast cereals contain surprisingly large amounts of the antioxidant polyphenols, believed to reduce disease, U.S. researchers said. Study leader Joe Vinson of the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania said polyphenols are a major reason why fruits, vegetables, chocolate, wine, coffee and tea have become known for their potential role in reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Commercial hot and cold whole grain cereals have been regarded as...

2009-07-07 12:59:00

CHICAGO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding a simple way to eat healthier without sacrificing taste just got easier. With the Barilla "That's Whole Grain?" Taste Challenge, pasta lovers are invited to discover the great taste of Barilla Whole Grain. From now until December 31, 2009, anyone who tries and is not completely satisfied with Barilla Whole Grain will receive a free box of their favorite regular Barilla pasta. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090707/NY41858-a) (Logo::...

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2009-06-03 08:10:00

While most nutrition experts agree that school lunches should include more whole-grain products, a new study from the University of Minnesota finds that food-service workers lack understanding and the resources to meet that goal.The study, which involved school food-service directors from across Minnesota, appears in the current issue of the Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. Because they serve so many meals to children each day, school food-service directors have a major influence on...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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