USDA Agricultural Research Service
June 24, 2011
Blueberries and bone health:
Compounds in blueberries might turn out to have a powerful effect on formation of strong, healthy bones, if results from studies with laboratory rats turn out to hold true for humans. (6/21) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110621.htm
Sugar crystal quality examined:
Like diamonds, sugar crystals ideally are very pure and low in color. Now studies led by an ARS scientist have provided a better understanding of the source of undesirable color in factory sugar. (6/23) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110623.htm
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