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Homegrown Lettuce

I grew up being spoiled with good food, fresh food… homegrown food on my plate for almost every meal. To this day, I still get to eat homegrown lettuce my mom grows in the backyard garden. 521 more words


Functions of Macrominerals

Minerals play a major part in biological functions of cattle, but sometimes they are often overlooked during the summer months. Meeting mineral requirements are just as important during the summer months because spring calving cows are raising a calf while developing a calf in utero. 942 more words


Fossilization processes without modification

Fossilization by mummification

This involves the conservation of even very fragile parts of the animal.

This can happen only when the subject undergoes rapid and intense… 274 more words


Mineral Names

Many minerals are named after people. For example, Smithsonite (see photo) was named after James Smithson, the British philanthropist who founded the Smithsonian Institute. Some minerals are named according to the location where they were discovered. 155 more words

Minerals & Gems

Zinc: The Health Wonder Nutrient

Zinc is an essential mineral that stimulates the activity of about 100 enzymes in the body. It also supports a healthy immune system and is necessary to synthesize DNA. 278 more words


Radish sprouts

Radish sprouts – properties

The specific flavour of radish sprouts owe to mustard oils. They contain vitamins A, C, B, E, H, minerals, omega-3 acids and fibre. 72 more words