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Avocados Are Very Yummy (and My Guacamole)

If there ever was a super food surely Avocado would be in contention. I love ’em. So much so that recently (due to travelling to tropical Australia) I overindulged and had to cut down on them a bit. 326 more words

Health And Lifestyle

7 Health Benefits of Avocado

7 Health Benefits of Avocados 

If you’re like me, you may find that avocados make a great addition to almost ANY food or dish! Not only are these delicious creamy green fruits versatile, but they are loaded with good… 436 more words

Nourishing the body with Sweet Potato Lentil Chili

I made a big pot of Sweet Potato lentil chili the other night. I made enough to last me a week… At Least. It’s a very filling chili. 45 more words

Nourish The Body

Nourishing the body with an Afternoon Snack

Now that’s what I call a tasty, healthy looking snack. 2 stalks celery, 2 tablespoons peanut butter ( I prefer Almond Butter, but this is what I had..), 1 cup Cantalope. 89 more words

Nourish The Body

Fe (III) iron to be reduced to Fe (II) giving room for the Z-ISO enzyme which catalyzes cis-trans isomerization and creates vitamin A from the enzyme activity

Georgia State University says that a research team’s discovery of new information about how plants synthesize carotenoids, precursors for vitamin A that are essential for plant development and survival, and human health, could help scientists increase the levels of provitamin A in food crops and reduce global vitamin A deficiency.  312 more words


An Avocado A Day ...

Fat-Free = Nutrient Free

Fruits and vegetables with yellow and orange pigments provide us with carotenoids.  Carotenoids offer us outstanding health benefits – but only if absorbed.  475 more words


Weekend follies, RNA-seq, Photosystem I, or the fate of ill-founded optimism at the hands of natural selection.

Please vote for one of the four topics listed in the title, the winner being our subject for the moment.  Well, we’re waiting…

Ok, the tally please… Oh my – this is special.  907 more words

Agricultural Science