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  • Fungi Lab Report

    of the cellulose enzyme system which acts synergistically to degrade cellulose into glucose subunits (Ban152). The purpose of this experiment was to measure the rate of cellobiase activity in various club fungi types. The types of club fungi experimentally used was Agaricus bisporus (button mushroom), Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster mushroom), and Lentinula edodes (shiitake mushroom). The living environments of these three mushrooms are distinctly different. Button mushrooms are natives to grassland areas, oyster mushrooms are usually found on decaying trees and wood in clusters, and shiitake mushrooms are found on decaying trees. The hypothesis formulated was that the oyster mushrooms would have the highest rate of reaction, in comparison to shitake and button mushrooms, because it is found on decaying logs and it is larger in…

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  • Phylum Basidiomycota Lab Report

    INTRODUCTION The experiment studied mushrooms, which are members of the phylum Basidiomycota and the kingdom Fungi. The study tested three types of mushrooms: Agaricus bisporus commonly known as the button mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus or the oyster mushroom, and Tricholoma magnivelare or the shiitake mushroom. The three types of mushrooms decompose different forms of organic matter and occupy different habitats. The oyster mushrooms live on tree roots and decompose dying hardwood trees; the…

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  • Peanut Butter And Jelly Oatmeal Essay

    Place the dried porcini mushrooms in a heat-resistant bowl and pour in the boiling water. Set aside for 12 minutes or more to soak. 2. Place a skillet over medium flame and add the butter or margarine. Once melted, stir in the fresh shiitake and button mushrooms, onion, and garlic. Sauté until onion becomes translucent. Scrape into the Crock Pot. 3. Drain the porcini mushrooms; throw away the soaking water. Add the mushrooms into the Crock Pot. 4. Add the barley into the Crock Pot together…

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  • Grill Research Paper

    and frozen fruit (no syrups). You want a smoothie that has a least 5gms of protein, and fiber while at 300 calories or less. Consider using a smoothie as a meal replacement from time to time. Make it a green one using green vegetables. You’re more than likely better off making them yourself. 52. Selenium – Why You Need It & The Foods That Have It Studies have shown that not only does the mineral selenium help prevent cancer but also lowers abdominal obesity. Reports show that people with lower…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Food Additives

    though often serious and capable of causing death, are usually treatable (Boile, Julien). In my opinion, I personally do not think food additives are damaging for one’s health. Yes, they say there were some concerns about allergic reactions such as asthma and rashes. But to me one should know what one is allergic to and what effects certain food could have on their body and to avoid them at all cost. We have all heard of Vitamin D, it acts more like a hormone than a vitamin, but we can find…

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  • Burmese Character Analysis

    Vital Stats: Living life: from 12 to 16 years Size Burmonds usually weigh 6-12 pounds. Personality If you like the bloody Chinese Shiitake shape, but not the Jewish voice, Burmese can be your cat. He is a slick, quiet cat who loves people and follows them from room to room. Expect Burma, who wants to get involved in what you do, and be thankful that he is not as successful as a Siamese. Hearing does not mean silly. Burmese is a cute cat and, of course, weird. He loves exploring the…

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  • The Importance Of Vegetable Diet

    good urinary tract function while helping us sweep off the rubbish remains or deposits in our colons. Its natural bioactive substance called phytochemicals is essential to help reduce stroke and various types of cancers, enhance immune system and protect the body against diseases. The allicin found in a white carrot has also been documented to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels. Mushroom Each 100g of mushrooms has been identified to have…

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  • Vitamin D Synthesis

    In Canada Vitamin D3 supplements are also freely available without a prescription in doses of 200- 1000 IU. In recent years, vitamin D3 liquid solution supplements have also become available, which is of specific importance to infant health since breast milk has very low vitamin D content (except the mother has a very high vitamin D intake) and liquid solution supplements can be simply added to breast milk for infant.20.21.22 Table: Vitamin D Content of natural sources, supplements and fortified…

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  • Comparison Of Quinoa With Dried Tomatoes And Pistachios

    Quinoa with mushrooms Ingredients: 2 cups vegetable broth 1 cup water 1 1/2 cups quinoa, uncooked 3 tablespoons fresh parsley 3 cups (2 large) leek, finely chopped 4 cups shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 1/2 cups chopped red bell pepper 1/4 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup walnuts, crushed 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Bring the water, broth and a pinch of salt to a boil and stir in the quinoa. Lower the heat, cover the pot and simmer them for 15 minutes. When the…

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  • Type Two Diabetes

    oats 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup dried apricots, chopped 1/4 teaspoon of salt Nutrition Calories 193 Fat 3 Protein 6 fiber 9 sodium Potassium 15 my Nutrition bonus: Fiber 36% Daly value Carbohydrate servings 2 2 stealth 1/2 fruit Lunch : house salad Ingredients 4 cups torn green leaf lettuce 1 cup sprouts 1 cup tomato 1 cup shredded carrots 1/2 chopped radishes 1/2 cup sesame tamari vinaigrette Nutrition Calories 71 Fat 3 cholesterol 0 mg Carbohydrates 11g Protein 2g…

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