News tagged with nuts

The alternative to yogurt

Researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València have obtained new products fermented with probiotic bacteria from grains and nuts - what is known as plant-based or vegetable "milks" - which are an alternative to ...

dateJan 05, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Pistachios offer multiple benefits

(PhysOrg.com) -- Pistachio nuts, eaten as part of a healthy diet, can increase the levels of antioxidants in the blood of adults with high cholesterol, according to an international team of nutritional scientists.

dateMay 20, 2010 in Health
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Frito-Lay study forecasts changing snack preferences

(PhysOrg.com) -- Take a peek in your co-worker's desk, your child's backpack or your friend's glove compartment. Chances are you'll find a bag of chips, nuts or breakfast bars. Time-constrained Americans are snacking on popcorn, ...

dateNov 12, 2010 in Health
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Birds 'weigh' peanuts and choose heavier ones

Many animals feed on seeds, acorns or nuts. The common feature of these are that they have shells and there is no direct way to know what's inside. How do the animals know how much and what quality of food is hidden inside? ...

dateMay 23, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Seychelles poachers go nutty for erotic shaped seed

Under cover of darkness in the steamy jungles of the Seychelles thieves creep out to harvest the sizeable and valuable nuts of the famous coco de mer palm, and their activities are threatening its long-term survival.

dateNov 23, 2014 in Ecology
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