Olive & Oil18/07/2014

Olive fruit fly adult response to attract-and-kill bait stations

Olive fruit fly mortality was higher on bait stations than sprayed olive foliage. Attract-and-kill stations can reduce orchard sprays for olive fruit fly control

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Health & Gastronomy17/07/2014

The link between dietary factors and osteoarthritis

Omega 3 fatty acids, commonly found in fish or fish oil supplements, are often touted as “healthy fat” given their heart-healthy and anti-inflammatory properties

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World News14/07/2014

Good performance for South African wine exports

France, Italy and Spain were key drivers. Exports to Germany, the largest destination for South African bulk, grew by a quarter

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Grapevine & Wine14/07/2014

How to manage in vine the green aroma in wines

Abiotic factors such as light and temperature at the bunch level, vine water status and various viticultural practices can influence the concentration of 3-isobutyl- 2-methoxypyrazin in the berry and the wine

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Olive & Oil14/07/2014

Discrimination and identification of geographical origin virgin olive oil

The results of a Moroccan study provide promising perspectives for the use of a low-cost and rapid system for the verification of geographical origin of the olive oils based on their volatile profile

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World News13/07/2014

The food and nutrition situation in parts of Kenya is worsening

According to the Kenya Humanitarian Partnership Team, of which World Vision is a member, lack of a timely response to an already worsening situation could lead to an emergency level comparable to that experienced in 2011 horn of Africa drought

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Health & Gastronomy13/07/2014

Study reveals economic impact of El Niño

El Niño has a significant impact on the world and local economies - and not always for the worst - and countries should plan ahead to mitigate its effects, according to a new Working Paper from the University of Cambridge

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World News13/07/2014

The debate in the United States to increase consumer confidence about GMOs

Studies have found mandatory labeling laws will raise food costs for America’s families in the checkout aisle, impose unnecessary burdens on farmers and food producers and ultimately eliminate biotechnology from American agriculture

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Health & Gastronomy13/07/2014

Apple is a powerful aphrodisiac for young women

Instead than wine, chocolate or chili pepper Italian researchers discovered a regular daily apple intake can boost sexual pleasure in healthy women. The scientists surmised the higher satisfaction may be thanks to the compound phloridzin, present in apples, , stimulating blood flow to the vagina

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Health & Gastronomy12/07/2014

Farm prices will decrease in the next ten years

Demand for agricultural products is expected to remain firm while expanding at lower rates than in the past decade. Cereals are still at the core of what people eat, but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world, as incomes rise and urbanisation increases

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Health & Gastronomy11/07/2014

Our body's internal biological clock influenced by diet

An internal biological or 'circadian' clock plays an important role in preferred sleep times, times of peak alertness, and the timing of certain physiological processe

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Health & Gastronomy11/07/2014

Professional EVOO Sommelier. Olive oil, wine, cooking classes and relax in Tuscany

A 5 day professional training course, immerse yourself in the flavours, scents and beauty the magnificent Val d’Orcia in the heart of Tuscany

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Olive & Oil10/07/2014

Why so much commercial difficulties in the United States for extra virgin olive oil?

The good news that emerged during the Fancy Food Show is that there are increases in “non-traditional” areas for olive oil with non-whites, and those living in the Midwest and South

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