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Big flavor and nutrition, not to mention ease, make broccoli rabe a go-to green - Press Herald

Nutrition - 9 hours 42 min ago

Press Herald

Big flavor and nutrition, not to mention ease, make broccoli rabe a go-to green
Press Herald
Broccoli rabe, also called rapini, is a more intensely flavorful, even more nutrient-packed cruciferous cousin of regular broccoli. Despite its name and appearance, it's not a type of broccoli but is more closely related genetically to turnip greens ...

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Omega-3 fatty acids and heart health - Times of India

Omega 3 - 11 hours 45 min ago

Times of India

Omega-3 fatty acids and heart health
Times of India
Heart-healthy unsaturated fats are known as omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids that are beneficial for cardiovascular health are a-linoleic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). ALA is primarily found in plant ...

Ask The Doctors - Daily Journal Online

Nutrition - Tue, 2017-01-17 23:25

Ask The Doctors
Daily Journal Online
Proponents of plant-based diets say the real culprit is ignorance of proper nutritional principles, not veganism itself. With care and vigilance, and with the guidance of a pediatrician or registered dietitian, a well-balanced vegan diet can provide ...

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School Lunches Across the US May Be Moving Toward Healthy Organic Food - AlterNet

Organic Food - Tue, 2017-01-17 23:23

AlterNet

School Lunches Across the US May Be Moving Toward Healthy Organic Food
AlterNet
When you picture school lunch what comes to mind? Gooey pizza and floppy French fries, or fresh organic produce and chicken raised without routine antibiotics? My guess is the former. But thanks to advocates around the country, someday it may just be ...

Nutrition news: Say yes to calcium - MyAJC

Nutrition - Tue, 2017-01-17 20:59

Nutrition news: Say yes to calcium
MyAJC
However, roasting vegetables has some nutritional tradeoffs. Cooking vegetables increases the availability of some nutrients, such as beta-carotene and lycopene, by breaking down plant foods' cell walls. At the same time, roasting vegetables can reduce ...

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Screening Tears, Not Blood, For Vitamin Deficiencies - MedicalResearch.com (blog)

Vitamins - Tue, 2017-01-17 17:07

Screening Tears, Not Blood, For Vitamin Deficiencies
MedicalResearch.com (blog)
This research, conducted by recent PhD graduate Maryam Khaksari, illustrated that vitamins are present in tears. The majority of the essential vitamins are water soluble, which were present in tears in higher concentration than fat soluble vitamins ...

US takes step to boost organic food production - AG Week

Organic Food - Tue, 2017-01-17 15:04

AG Week

US takes step to boost organic food production
AG Week
CHICAGO—The U.S. Department of Agriculture took a step toward increasing the production of organic foods - which has not kept pace with demand—by launching a program to certify farmland that growers are in the process of switching to organic.
It's Time We Get Serious About Organic FarmingFood Tank (blog)
Organic Checkoff Program Advances | Civil EatsCivil Eats
Todd Linsky and Organic Trade Association on USDA Check-Off ProgramAnd Now U Know
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U of I co-hosts summit on benefits of precision animal nutrition - Agri News

Nutrition - Tue, 2017-01-17 13:27

U of I co-hosts summit on benefits of precision animal nutrition
Agri News
... hosted by the University of Illinois, the University of Arkansas and AB Vista, brought together top scientists and nutritionists from 22 countries to discuss the benefits of precision animal nutrition — and in particular the destruction of the ...

Organic Produce Marketing business updates - The Packer

Organic Food - Tue, 2017-01-17 12:41

The Packer

Organic Produce Marketing business updates
The Packer
CMI Orchards LLC, Wenatchee, Wash., expects to see a major increase in volume of its Kanzi organic apples this season, said Loren Foss, organic manager. “Last year, we had about 200 bins,” he said. “We will have 2,000 this year.” Sold under the Daisy ...

Global Organic Food and Beverages Market 2014-2022: Market is Expected to Grow at CAGR of 16.4% to Reach ... - Yahoo Finance

Organic Food - Tue, 2017-01-17 08:21

Organic Authority

Global Organic Food and Beverages Market 2014-2022: Market is Expected to Grow at CAGR of 16.4% to Reach ...
Yahoo Finance
Organic Food and Beverages Market Report,projects that the global market is expected to reach $327,600 million by 2022, from $115,984 million in 2015, at a CAGR of 16.4% from 2016 to 2022. The organic beverages segment occupied a dominant share, ...
$327600 Million Organic Food and Beverages Market by Organic Food, and Organic Beverages - Global Opportunity ...Business Wire (press release)
Global Organic Food and Beverage Market to Nearly Triple by 2022Organic Authority

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Dr. Art Mollen: What is the real difference between organic foods and traditionally grown foods? - AZCentral.com

Organic Food - Tue, 2017-01-17 06:16

AZCentral.com

Dr. Art Mollen: What is the real difference between organic foods and traditionally grown foods?
AZCentral.com
Organic produce does not use conventional methods to control their weeds. If certain foods bear the organic label, it means they are produced and processed according to the USDA standards. Products that are completely organic, such as fruits ...

Vitamin D does more than help bones stay strong, and most kids don't get enough - Washington Post

Vitamins - Tue, 2017-01-17 06:05

Washington Post

Vitamin D does more than help bones stay strong, and most kids don't get enough
Washington Post
It is officially winter in our household because I have pulled out the vitamin D supplements. My daughter was too young last winter to remember that she added a vitamin to her morning routine, but my boys knew what it signaled. Instead of gobbling down ...

Oral vitamin spray or topical magnesium spray can help beat the blues, says TV chef Tonia Buxton - News-Medical.net

Vitamins - Tue, 2017-01-17 04:14

News-Medical.net

Oral vitamin spray or topical magnesium spray can help beat the blues, says TV chef Tonia Buxton
News-Medical.net
If you're lacking in motivation this January, then you may need a boost of vitamin B12 - which is linked to cognitive health and maintaining the body's energy levels. This vitamin is mainly found in fish and meat, however it's really difficult to ...

$327600 Million Organic Food and Beverages Market by Organic Food, and Organic Beverages - Global Opportunity ... - Business Wire (press release)

Organic Food - Tue, 2017-01-17 04:03

Organic Authority

$327600 Million Organic Food and Beverages Market by Organic Food, and Organic Beverages - Global Opportunity ...
Business Wire (press release)
In the year 2015, the global organic food and beverages market accounted for $115,984 million, and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 16.4% to reach $327,600 million by 2022. The change in distribution channel for organic food also fuels the market growth.
Global Organic Food and Beverage Market to Nearly Triple by 2022Organic Authority
Organic Dairy Food and Drinks Market Is Expected to Reach ...Digital Journal

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Cut out the misery of vitamin deficiency - Express.co.uk

Nutrition - Tue, 2017-01-17 03:08

Express.co.uk

Cut out the misery of vitamin deficiency
Express.co.uk
The latest National Diet and Nutrition Survey – a breakdown of our nutritional health – shows millions of Britons are falling short of the minimum intakes of vitamins and minerals needed for good health. The survey looked at 11 key nutrients and in ...

Sports Nutrition 2017 Global Market Expected To Grow At CAGR 8.10% And Forecast To 2019 - EIN News (press release)

Nutrition - Tue, 2017-01-17 01:43

Sports Nutrition 2017 Global Market Expected To Grow At CAGR 8.10% And Forecast To 2019
EIN News (press release)
Sports nutrition products are specially designed to supplement the intake of essential nutrients, to enhance performance, increase physical strength, build muscle, and improve the overall well-being of consumers. Sport nutrition products are useful in ...

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Ask the Doctors: Talk to family's doctor before moving kids to vegan diet - Tulsa World

Nutrition - Tue, 2017-01-17 00:03

Ask the Doctors: Talk to family's doctor before moving kids to vegan diet
Tulsa World
Proponents of plant-based diets say the real culprit is ignorance of proper nutritional principles, not veganism itself. With care and vigilance, and with the guidance of a pediatrician or registered dietitian, a well-balanced vegan diet can provide ...

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Simple edible coating makes fruits and veggies last five times longer ... - Business Insider

Fruits and Vegetables - Mon, 2017-01-16 18:18

Business Insider

Simple edible coating makes fruits and veggies last five times longer ...
Business Insider
Santa Barbara-based Apeel Sciences made an invisible coating from plant molecules that acts as an edible barrier to oxygen, pests, and water.

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Mums-to-be who take 2p-a-day pregnancy vitamins 'boost their kids ... - The Sun

Vitamins - Mon, 2017-01-16 17:30

The Sun

Mums-to-be who take 2p-a-day pregnancy vitamins 'boost their kids ...
The Sun
Kids of mums who took a 2p-a-day multivitamin in pregnancy have "substantial" advantage over their classmates by the time they are nine.
Failing to take multivitamins during pregnancy could set child back a ...Telegraph.co.uk

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New initiative brings fruit and veggies to corner stores - Ottawa Sun - Ottawa Sun

Fruits and Vegetables - Mon, 2017-01-16 16:17

Ottawa Sun

New initiative brings fruit and veggies to corner stores - Ottawa Sun
Ottawa Sun
Candy bars, potato chips and bottles of pop have long been staples of the corner store, but a new Ottawa Public Health initiative is adding some healthier ...

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