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Organic industry gaining political cloud
WASHINGTON -- The organic food industry is gaining influence on Capitol Hill, prompted by its entry into traditional farm states and by increasing consumer demand. That's not going over well with everyone in Congress. Tensions between conventional and ...
Open house to showcase students' organic produce
Southern Illinois University Carbondale has taken a leadership role in the organic and local foods movements with the Center for Sustainable Farming. Now, those involved want the community to see what they've got going on, and how it is making the SIU ...
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'62% of Delhi-NCR households prefer organic food'
Around 62 per cent of high-income households prefer organic food due to rising awareness, higher disposable income and easy availability in the markets of big cities, a study by Assocham says. There has been a growth in the demand for organic products ...
Ahmedabad sees 55% growth in demand for organic food: AssochamTimes of India
Organic's Attraction Still Lies in What's Not ThereNatural Products INSIDER
62% of HIG households in metros consume organic foods: ASSOCHAM surveyfnbnews.com
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Vitamins, Minerals, and Symptoms of Deficiency
A nutrient is a catch-all term for any substance that provides the building blocks for replenishment of an organism (so it includes vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, essential amino acids, and also macronutrients, such as carbs, protein, and ...
New research shows that potatoes provide one of the best nutritional values ... - EurekAlert (press release)
Nature World News
New research shows that potatoes provide one of the best nutritional values ...
EurekAlert (press release)
A new study, "Vegetable Cost Metrics Show That Potatoes and Beans Provide Most Nutrients Per Penny," published in the journal PLOS ONE, shows that potatoes are one of the best nutritional values in the produce aisle, providing one of the better ...
Potatoes are Both Cheap and Nutritious: Study FindsNature World News
Potatoes may be one of the best superfoodsDeccan Chronicle
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As More Alzheimer's Drugs Fail, Researchers Find Hope In Vitamins And Spice
As more problems arise with pharmaceutical treatments for Alzheimer's disease, two new studies suggest that compounds in cinnamon and vitamins B12, B6, and folate may offer some protection against the disease that presently affects some 5 million ...
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NBTY to Donate Nearly $500000 in Nutritional Bars and Vitamins to Oklahoma ... - PR Newswire (press release)
NBTY to Donate Nearly $500000 in Nutritional Bars and Vitamins to Oklahoma ...
PR Newswire (press release)
RONKONKOMA, N.Y., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NBTY, a leading manufacturer and distributor of vitamins, supplements and sports nutrition, today announced that it will donate nearly $500,000 of Good 'n Natural® bars, Balance Bars® and bottles of ...
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Whoa! Check Out Katy Perry's Vitamin Regimen
As I'm popping my morning vitamins one by one—about six of them in all, from a multi to a pair of omega-3s—there are times I feel like I'm the Vitamin Queen. But then Katy Perry tweeted this photo, and it's clear she wears the crown. katy-perry ...
Cool It With the Vitamins, Katy PerryCelebuzz
Whoa! Katy Perry Takes All Those Vitamins? See the Pic!E! Online
Katy Perry's Massive Vitamin Regimen Revealed on TwitterUs Magazine
Cosmopolitan (blog) -Headlines & Global News -Zimbio
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Searching for nutritional security in the forests of Central Africa
Ever more of Central Africa's forests are being felled to clear space for high-calorie, low-nutrient staple and cash crops such as maize or cassava. But it seems that food and nutrition security in Central Africa may be getting back to its roots ...
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Fresh fruits and veggies
The Bryan Times (subscription)
Rain or shine, the vegetables won't wait. Vendors bundled up against the return of rain for the Farmers Market, held on the courthouse square Thursdays in conjunction with the Cruise-In. Pictured is Julia Jarzembski of Alvordton who brought fresh ...
Fresh fruits and vegetables on the table
Monroe News Star
After all the work of establishing a garden and tending the plants, harvesting and post-harvest practices for fresh vegetables and fruits should not be taken lightly. The nutritional content, freshness, and flavor that vegetables possess depend on the ...
Clifton's School 12 qualifies for fresh fruits, vegetables
CLIFTON – Next fall marks the fourth consecutive year a City elementary school will utilize a state grant that benefits low-income areas by providing students with free fresh fruits and vegetables in an effort to promote healthy eating habits. As one ...
Processed industry horns in on Fresh Fruit and Vegetable ProgramThe Packer (blog)
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Tyrone students using grant money to help grow love of fruits, vegetables
TYRONE - In less than two weeks, Tyrone Area Elementary School's pupils will be dismissed for summer break, but thanks to a special planting project, they will be able to come back this fall and enjoy the fruits of their labor - literally. Thanks to a ...
Simply adding clinical nutrition
With obesity rates currently at an all- time high, most patients today are consuming too many processed foods that lack nutritional density. This results in patients not receiving the recommended daily dosage of many vitamins, nutrients, and micro ...
Washing fruits and vegetables safely
Michigan State University Extension
We are all hearing the messages about the importance of incorporating fruits and vegetables into our daily food choices. The United State Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) outlines the MyPlate campaign to heighten the awareness of filling half your ...
Milton Terrace Elementary Students Slurp up Smoothies, Learn Importance of ... - Saratoga TODAY Newspaper
Milton Terrace Elementary Students Slurp up Smoothies, Learn Importance of ...
Saratoga TODAY Newspaper
... SPA — While fifth-grade students at Milton Terrace North Elementary School were drinking all-natural smoothies from Good Morning Café May 17, they were also learning a lesson about the major differences between processed food and local organic food.
CITY OF ARCATA OFFERING ORGANIC LOCAL PRODUCE AT BAYSIDE PARK ...
The purpose of the farm is give people a way to buy local food directly from a farmer. Co-Farmer Jayme Buckley said, "It's a direct to the consumer sort of thing. So it eliminates the middleman, people come straight to the farm and get their produce ...
Science World Report
Calcuim, Fish Oil, B Vitamins Could Extend Your Life
Nutritional supplements and vitamins are an increasingly popular way for people to ensure their bodies get the nutrition they need, even if their diets are less than perfect. While many claims circulated about the benefits of vitamins are anecdotal ...
Daily calcium linked to longer life in womenFuturity: Research News
Study: Calcium supplements can help women live longerNews-Medical.net
Study Links Calcium Supplements to Longer Life Span in WomenScience World Report
Headlines & Global News
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Campbell Soup Buys Organic Baby Food Company
Campbell Soup Co. says the premium and organic baby food market has been growing at an annual rate of 43 percent. The addition of Plum, which is based in Emeryville, Calif., will bring Campbell's portfolio of kid-focused foods and drinks to $1 billion ...
Campbell Soup to buy organic baby food companyReuters
Catterton Partners Enters Into An Agreement To Sell Plum Organics To ...PR Newswire (press release)
Silicon Valley Food Boomlet Gets Its First Big AcquisitionForbes
Business Wire (press release) -Wall Street Journal
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Fruit and veg? French kids don't give a fig
“As doctors working in the field we are increasingly confronted with young patients suffering from obesity, who constantly consume sugary products and eat no fruits or vegetables,” the group said, adding that around one-fifth of all French children ...
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