The popular online newsletter reports discoveries from researchers at ARS laboratories nationwide.
Among other findings, the current issue reports that:
Studies have found that an appreciable part of the flavonols in whole cranberries is left behind in cranberry pomace—the stems, skins, seeds, and pulp that are left over when the berries are pressed to make juice or canned products.
ARS scientists have bred yellow potatoes with carotenoid levels that are two to three times higher than those of the popular Yukon Gold potato.
Pairing conventional antifungal medicines with natural, edible compounds from plants such as thymol, extracted from thyme, can not only help control aflatoxtin-generating fungi, but also may enhance the healing of fungal infections in people.
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