Product Review: Vantage Tea Blend

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Introduction
The human blood naturally contains glucose (sugar) which if it is in the right amount, provides the body’s cells and organs with energy used for the body metabolism. The blood sugar is provided by foods and drinks ingested into the body system. The body secretes a hormone in the pancreas called insulin. Insulin helps to regulate the blood glucose level. When there is a problem with insulin production or it is produced in an inadequate amount the blood sugar level rises and this is called hyperglycemia. According to the American Diabetes Association, normal blood sugar level is between the range of 80-130 ml/dL.

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Intraspecific Crosses in Tomato for Improvement of Fruit Quality: A Strategy for Enhanced Food Security

by Gbadamosi, A. E., Osekita, O.S., Ajayi, A.T., Ajileye, O.D. and Okere, A. U.

Introduction

Tomato (Solanum lycopersicon L.) is one of the most widely cultivated vegetable crops in Africa and all over the world. World tomato production in 2001 was about 103 million tons of fresh fruits on an estimated 3.9 million hectares of land. Hence, is ranked at the top of all fruits and vegetables as a source of vitamins and minerals in the U.S. It plays a major role in human nutrition, as an excellent source of phosphorus, iron, and vitamins A, B and C. It is relatively a short duration crop and gives a high yield, and it is economically attractive and the area under cultivation is increasing. It is a tropical day neutral plant and predominantly self-pollinated, but a certain percentage of cross pollination occurs.

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