Fruit Consumption Myths and Dieting

Fruit Consumption Myths and Dieting

Summer means fruit. Some varieties as appetising as melon, watermelon, peaches and strawberries are in season. And hot temperatures can put us in the mood for light and fresh meals. Indeed visitors from cooler areas to sunny climes, such as Spain, might be tempted to ‘fruit binge’, cutting back on other foodstuffs. That can be […]

President Trump is Feeding China a ‘Banquet of Bitter Fruit’

President Trump is Feeding China a ‘Banquet of Bitter Fruit’

FLASH: US and China at impasse over trade, Larry Kudlow says new tariffs will remain. The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any “bitter fruit” that harmed its interests. The trade dispute […]

Advocating Avocadoes Again!

Advocating Avocadoes Again!

Note: Aguacate, Palta, Alligator Pear.The 1st 2 are Spanish and all of them mean AVACADO. This fruit tree (Persea americana) is thought to trace its origins to southern Mexico. Avocados were widely cultivated from central Peru to the Rio Grande river by the time the fair-skinned Europeans showed up. In the United States, avocado trees […]

The Azores, Where Nature Went Dramatic

The Azores, Where Nature Went Dramatic

From rolling green mountains to impossibly blue water, we are seeing pictures and hearing about the Azores more and more these days. This 9-island archipelago sits in the mid-Atlantic off the Portuguese coast. There Nature created a place of outstanding beauty, and Portuguese colonization and settlement made its mark on its culture. And now more […]

NutZ About Almonds!

NutZ About Almonds!

FLASH: Happy people have been munching on the crunchy delights since the beginning of writing. They are thought to have originated in China and Central Asia before spreading to Biblical Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and the Middle East + all the lands that lay along the fabled Silk Road which connected the Mediterranean with Asia. Before […]

When ‘On the Road’ Eat Well, Be Well

When ‘On the Road’ Eat Well, Be Well

When ‘On the Road’ Eat Well, Be Well Life’s regular schedules do not align with traveling, as the stress and upside down hours play havoc with our body. So, forget about fitting in regular workout between museum tours and activities. But, hang on, we can still eat well even when we are on the road, […]

Pure Harvest Plans UAE Tomato Farm after $1.1-M Shorooq Investment

Pure Harvest Plans UAE Tomato Farm after $1.1-M Shorooq Investment

Pure Harvest Plans UAE Tomato Farm after $1.1-M Shorooq Investment The company said its climate-controlled growing system can be used to grow fruit and vegetable year-round in the Gulf Agricultural technology firm Pure Harvest Smart Farms has announced plans to launch operations in the UAE after a $1.1-M investment from Abu Dhabi’s Shorooq Investments. Under […]

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, I is Killing Them Americans have a “sweet tooth” and it’s killing them. The over consumption of sugar has been linked to a variety of chronic health problems such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. It is almost impossible for Americans to avoid sweet stuff because their food […]

EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China

EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China

EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China The European Union (EU) hopes to export more agro-products to China, a senior EU official said Friday ahead of a trade promotion trip to China. China is a crucial market for EU agro-products and has seen considerable growth in recent years, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural […]