Monday, March 5, 2007
Eating whole-grain breakfast cereals seven or more times per week was associated with a lower (28 percent) risk of heart failure, according to an analysis of the observational Physicians' Health Study.
Researchers presented findings of the study at the American Heart Association's 47th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention. The study is supported by grants from the National Cancer Institute and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Whole grains are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and have a high fiber content.
National Geographic New, February 28, 2007
Sunday, March 4, 2007
Saturday, March 3, 2007
Warmer-than-usual winters are stoking fears for the survival of New England’s maple forests.
Burr Morse tapping a maple tree at his family farm last month. Fluctuations in temperatures in recent years are making it difficult for New England maple producers to know when is the best time to tap trees.
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Pam Belluck reports on the effect of climate change on maple syrup production. Related Article