Health

The benefits of eating tomatoes every day

The tomato is one of the most versatile fruits, widely consumed all around the world. Some people prefer it raw, many like to cook it with vegetables and spices. You can…

Mapping quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with flavonoid in tomato

The flavonoids are a remarkable group of plant metabolites. These are the only secondary metabolites which have been credited with so many diverse essential functions in growth and development of the plant. Anthocyanins are one of the significant components of flavonoid in a plant system. They play a…

The vegan market is in full growth

Whether it is because of a real awareness or a passing trend, vegetarian and vegan diets are booming. Startups and manufacturers do not intend to miss the movement. From…

University of Southern California research:

“Compounds found in carrots might reverse Alzheimer’s-like symptoms”

Recent findings that suggest that components contained in carrots might offer protection against dementia in people. A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, University of Southern California (USC)…

Even in Netherlands exterminating ToBRFV seems unlikely

This week the Dutch greenhouses will open their doors again for the public. For the annual event 'Get into the Greenhouse', almost 200 growers will welcome thousands of…

"New study proves tomato phytonutrients support skin’s UV resilience"

Lycored , an international wellness company, announced the publication of its newest paper in the peer-reviewed medical journal, Skin Pharmacology and Physiology (Skin Pharmacol Physiol ). Within the paper, researchers confirm supplementation of Lycoderm, a carotenoid-rich tomato nutrient complex, allows…

€250 million available to support healthy eating habits for European schoolchildren

Millions of children across the EU will receive milk, fruit and vegetables under the EU's School Scheme in 2019/2020. This programme reached over 20 million children across the EU during the school year 2017/2018. The national budget allocations for the EU school fruit, vegetable and milk schemes for the…

Lot Isarin:

Hot peppers: a new weapon in the fight against obesity?

Scientists have found a new and surprising approach in the fight against obesity: hot peppers. There’s a substance in hot peppers that ensures you burn off more fat. Because…

US (NY): MSK food program brings fresh food to underserved people

Inside a renovated 100-year-old library within the South Bronx’s National Health, Wellness, and Learning Center at Community School 55, a healthy food program led by a local…

Canada: Western Health initiative to foster fresh produce consumption

Some people in western Newfoundland are enjoying fresh, local vegetables in the dead of winter, thanks to a Western Health initiative to introduce hydroponics kits to community groups. "We know that vegetable and fruit consumption is really low in Newfoundland in general, and western Newfoundland…


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