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Michael Pillay and Robert Fungo

Micronutrient malnutrition, particularly deficiencies in Fe and Zn, affects over three billion people in the world ( Salim-Ur-Rehman et al., 2010 ; Wang et al., 2011 ; Welch and Graham, 2004 ). Iron is an important component in human diets since

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Natalie Bumgarner, Sheri Dorn, Esther McGinnis, Pam Bennett, Ellen Bauske, Sarada Krishnan, and Lucy Bradley

Illuminating the many beneficial roles of plants in human lives, diets, and environments requires interdisciplinary study in a variety of scientific fields. A large body of research addresses human–plant–nature interactions and includes

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Janet S. Hartin, Rachel A. Surls, and Joseph P. Bush

due to a water distribution and population imbalance ( Dieter et al., 2018 ; Griffin and Anchukaitis, 2014 ; Lee et al., 2021 ; Yigzaw and Hossain, 2016 ). Between 40% and 60% of urban water use in California is directed at landscape irrigation

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Gail A. Langellotto and Abha Gupta

10 and 15 exposures to a new food before a child will accept this new food into their diet. Of these 10–15 exposures, at least one has to be a taste. However, seeing, touching, planting, growing, and harvesting food are powerful and positive ways to

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Chieri Kubota, Mark Kroggel, Mohammad Torabi, Katherine A. Dietrich, Hyun-Jin Kim, Jorge Fonseca, and Cynthia A. Thomson

study was conducted as part of the diet intervention study designed and reported by Thomson et al. (2008) wherein the health-promoting efficacy of tomatoes grown under increased EC was examined. Therefore, some experimental procedures used in this

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Kristin L. Getter and Dale W. Rozeboom

amendment. Additionally, ATC may have had greater salinity because rumen contents contain considerable amounts of salt. Mayberry et al. (2010) used EC and the concentrations of Na and K in the rumen fluid as measures of rumen salinity in sheep fed diets

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Olivia M. Smith, Beverly Gerdeman, Matthew Arrington, Hollis Spitler, and Lisa Wasko DeVetter

starling ( Sturnus vulgarus ), or american crow ( Corvus brachyrhynchos ) density. Therefore, density assessments focused on five focal bird species ( Table 1 ). Diet guilds were classified following Wilman et al. (2014) , and food pathogen reservoirs were

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Thomas E. Marler, Vivian Lee, and Christopher A. Shaw

prevalent part of the local diet throughout historic times. We have been studying a group of phytosteryl glucosides and their sterol precursors because they elicit cell death in neural cell cultures and spinal motor neuron loss in mice studies ( Khabazian et

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Beiquan Mou

.8% among those aged 40–59 ( Hales et al., 2017 ), costing more than $147 billion per year for the treatment of illnesses related to obesity ( Finkelstein et al., 2009 ). Unhealthy diets are a direct cause of being overweight, but efforts by public health

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Ryan Murphy, Duane McDowell, and Changbin Chen

Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum , is native to South and Central America, and it is now extensively cultivated throughout the world. Tomatoes are a rich source of vitamins and antioxidants valuable to human diets ( Beecher, 1998 ; George et al., 2004