nutrient composition

Budget focuses on farm sector: Analysts


February 28th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) In his union budget Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has given thrust to improving infrastructure, farmers' development and raising agricultural productivity, say research analysts."Overall, it is a welcome ... Read more...

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Nutrient-based fertiliser subsidy policy on anvil: Pranab


February 28th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the new policy on providing subsidies on fertilisers on the basis of their nutrient composition could soon be extended to ... Read more...

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Antioxidants in pecans ‘good for your heart’


February 25th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention, according to a new study from Loma Linda University (LLU).Pecans contain different forms ... Read more...

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Eggs are lower in cholesterol than previously believed


February 9th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): Eggs are lower in cholesterol than previously thought, according to new nutrition data from the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS).The USDA-ARS recently reviewed the ... Read more...

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Organic food benefits a ‘myth’


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 2 (ANI): Food grown without pesticides or herbicides should not be promoted as healthier because there's no evidence to show that it contains more nutrients than conventionally grown food, claims ... Read more...

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Study deflates nutritional value of organic food


July 30th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Don't place too much value on organically grown food -- they are nutritionally no better than food grown with synthetic chemicals, says an exhaustive new study. Consumers are willing ... Read more...

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Diets high in protein, cholesterol linked to liver cancer


July 2nd, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Diets high in protein and cholesterol are linked with a higher risk of hospitalization or death due to cirrhosis or liver cancer, while diets high in carbohydrates are ... Read more...

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Punjab Agricultural Universitys nutrient management raises rice yields


December 11th, 2007 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 11 (ANI): Researchers at Punjab Agricultural University have attained a significant success in increasing average rice yields in Punjab with the help of site-specific nutrient management strategies.The researchers made this ... Read more...

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