(NAPSI)—Water, at least in the forms we need for human health, economic growth, industrial manufacturing and farming, is scarce and growing scarcer. Water is one of the greatest limiting factors in the world’s ability to feed a growing population and among the most critical inputs in growing a successful crop. For farmers, it may also be the most variable and unpredictable.
(Family Features) When it’s time to get cooking, do you really know your oil? Some oils are great for high temperatures, others can’t take the heat. Some are heart-smart, while others are loaded with saturated fat.
“As a dietitian, I want an oil that’s healthy, and when I cook, I want an oil that’s versatile and performs consistently,” said Manuel Villacorta, R.D., author of “Whole Body Reboot.”
(<a href="http://www.newsusa.com">NewsUSA</a>) - Winter is here. While thoughts of orchards hanging heavy with fruit may feel like a distant memory, fresh, <a href="http://www.usapears.org">U.S.-grown pears</a> are at their prime. This year's pear crop -- as many as 10 varieties -- are in stores now, and abundant throughout the winter months.
(<a href="http://www.familyfeatures.com">Family Features</a>) Whether it’s relaxing at home, dining out at a restaurant or celebrating with friends and family, Americans are enjoying wine at a wider variety of occasions than ever before. In fact, 85 percent of frequent wine drinkers now believe that wine is equally appropriate for casual and formal settings alike.
Armstrong Williams, author of new book Reawakening Virtues.