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Grapes, Melons Implicated in Outbreaks

...Other researchers looked at the process of heating lettuce to increase its shelf life. By dipping iceberg lettuce into warm water baths, the vegetable resists brown discoloration.However, Larry Beuchat, research pr...

Keep fit with salads

...euvering can disguise an overripe tomato or a limp lettuce leaf. Herbs add flavour, texture and visual pleasure to a salad each of which can be changed simply by varying the kinds of herbs used. Fresh herbs (rather than dried ones) are preferable, since their flavours are milder. Some of the herbs used in s...

The Benefits Of A Diet Consisting Of Moderate Amounts Of Fat

...omen between ages 19 and 28. Participants consumed lettuce and other vegetables topped with salad dressing that contained zero, six or 28 grams of canola oil. Blood tests were taken every 11 hours following each meal. Results showed that when patients consumed fat-free dressings, they absorbed virtually no ...

Indians are certainly having their greens and eating them too!

...a leaves that have a crunch and a peppery tinge to lettuce buds and zucchini, the bounty at vegetable markets is finding its way into the most divine salad bowls in Indian hotels // . Salad leaves and coloured bell peppers are becoming hot favourites for toss-it-up-your-way spreads. Judging by the salad bar...

Colourful vegetables lower asthma risk

...ighest intake of leafy greens - mostly spinach and lettuce - were 22 percent less likely to say they had asthma than women with the lowest intakes. Similarly, carrot lovers had a 20 percent lower risk of the disease, while tomato fans had an 18 percent lower risk. However, the researchers point out, they c...

Contamination fear prompts lettuce recall

...s-based Nunes Company has voluntarily recalled its lettuce after irrigation water samples tested positive for...condary water source temporarily used to water the lettuce had tested positive for it. How the water got contaminated is still not clear. The company said th...

Raw (or) Undercooked Sprouts May Carry Harmful Bacteria

...oli bacteria (called O157:H7) has tainted packaged lettuce and spinach around the country. Experts say that i...airy farms would have contaminated the spinach and lettuce growing in close proximity. Another theory is that water used to wash the produce may have been cont...

Salmonella Poisoning Suspected In Peanut Butter

...re was an outbreak of E.coli in bagged spinach and lettuce in Taco Bell restaurants. The attorney of the people who have been affected by peanut butter feels that their clients need to be compensated adequately. Joan Horbiak, director of the American Dietetic Association notes with surprise about the salm...

Posh Puts the Spice Girls on a Diet

...to go on a diet of edamame beans, strawberries and lettuce and all this combined with 200 sit ups a day. "Victoria has told the girls that her secret to getting in shape is 200 sit-ups a day and a diet of edamame beans, strawberries and lettuce," the Daily Mail quoted a source, as saying. The source als...

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