Thursday, December 1, 2016

A New Twist to Growing Your Own Food

Daily Insights 12/01/2016
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A New Twist to Growing Your Own Food

VTT, a firm in Finland, has developed its first CellPod prototype, which is currently producing a harvest. Lauri Reuter, VTT research scientist said, "Urbanization and the environmental burden caused by agriculture are creating the need to develop new ways of producing food - CellPod is one of them. It may soon offer consumers a new and exciting way of producing local food in their own homes."

The device does a lot more than just growing food. CellPod is based on growing the undifferentiated cells of a plant rather than a whole plant - only the best parts of a plant are cultivated. One example is that the nutritional value of a cloudberry cell culture is similar to or even better than that of the berry itself. More...

Calm Your Holiday Nerves

We are in the thick of it, the holidays are here, and when you're feeling frazzled and in a hurry, you can't forget that nature has provided foods that are known to have calming effects. There are also certain combinations of foods that can leave you feeling blissful as well as satisfied and nourished even through the hectic holiday season.

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Phil's Food Reviews

Holiday Fried Pecans Sweet & Salty is a HIT!

If you love nuts, you will want to get these. The crunch, the taste, the combo of sweet & salty work perfectly. Very very low in sodium, only 7 grams of sugars, 190 calories these are as tasty as you can imagine. Full review.

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