Food

Urolithin A

Urolithin A is a metabolite compound produced by gut bacteria during the metabolism of ellagitannins. It is a member of the chemical compound family known as benzo-coumarins or dibenzo-pyrones. Its precursors, ellagic acids and ellagitannins, are found in many plants, including edible ones like pomegranates, strawberries, raspberries, and walnuts. Since the early 2000s, urolithin A …

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Gatorade

Gatorade is an American beverage and food company best known for its distinctive range of sports beverages. PepsiCo now manufactures Gatorade, which is distributed in over 80 countries. A team of researchers lead by Dr. Robert Cade invented the beverage in 1965. It was created for the University of Florida’s Gators to restore the carbohydrates …

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PepsiCo

PepsiCo, Inc. is an American multinational food, snack, and beverage conglomerate headquartered in Purchase, New York. PepsiCo’s operations span the entire food and beverage industry. It is in charge of product manufacture, distribution, and marketing. The Pepsi-Cola Company and Frito-Lay, Inc. merged to establish PepsiCo in 1965. PepsiCo has subsequently grown beyond its eponymous product, …

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Dole Food Company

Dole plc is a global Irish agricultural firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The corporation is the world’s largest producer of fruits and vegetables, employing 74,300 full-time and seasonal workers who are responsible for over 300 products in 90 countries. Dole sells bananas, pineapples, grapes, strawberries, salads, and a variety of fresh and frozen fruits …

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Expense

Expenditure is an outflow of money, or any form of fortune in general, to another person or group as payment for an item, service, or other category of costs. For a tenant, rent is an expense. For students or parents, tuition is an expense. Buying food, clothing, furniture or an automobile is often referred to as an expense. An expense is a cost that is …

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Insect

Insects (from Latin insectum) are pancrustacean hexapod invertebrates of the class Insecta. They are the largest group within the arthropod phylum. Insects have a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen), three pairs of jointed legs, compound eyes and one pair of antennae. Insects are the most diverse group of animals; they include more than a million described species and represent more than half of all known living organisms. The total number of extant species is estimated at …

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Butterfly

Butterflies are insects in the macrolepidopteran clade Rhopalocera from the order Lepidoptera, which also includes moths. Adult butterflies have large, often brightly colored wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight. The group comprises the large superfamily Papilionoidea, which contains at least one former group, the skippers, and the most recent analyses suggest it also contains the moth-butterflies. Butterfly fossils date to the Paleocene, about 56 million years ago. Kingdom: …

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Agriculture

Agriculture is the cultivation of plants and livestock. Agriculture was an important step in the growth of sedentary human civilization, since it produced food surpluses that allowed people to live in cities. Agriculture has been practiced for thousands of years. Beginning at least 105,000 years ago, fledgling farmers began to sow wild grains approximately 11,500 …

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Rabbit

Rabbits, often known as bunnies or bunny rabbits, are tiny mammals that belong to the order Lagomorpha and the family Leporidae (together with the hare). Oryctolagus cuniculus contains the European rabbit species and its descendants, which include the world’s 305 domestic rabbit breeds. The European rabbit, which has been introduced on every continent except Antarctica, …

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Tool

A tool is an object that can extend an individual’s ability to modify features of the surrounding environment. Although many animals use simple tools, only human beings, whose use of stone tools dates back hundreds of millennia, have been observed using tools to make other tools. Early tools, made of such materials as stone, bone, and wood, were used for preparation …

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