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  Food - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Food is the main source of energy and of nutrition for animals, and is usually of animal or plant origin.
Food for livestock is fodder and traditionally comprises hay or grain.
Food allergy is thought to develop easier in patients with the atopic syndrome, a very common combination of diseases: allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, eczema and asthma.
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 Staple food - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A staple food is basic but nutritious food that forms the basis of a traditional diet, particularly that of the poor.
Although nutritious, staple foods generally do not by themselves provide a full range of nutrients, so other foods need to be added to the diet to prevent malnutrition.
Staple foods vary from place to place, but are usually of vegetable origin, from cereals, pulses, corn, rice, millets and plants growing starchy roots.
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 CHAPTER EIGHT Part Four: The Food Chapter Many of the rules in this chapter classify food
Staple foods are consistently defined as five sorts of foods, although the precise definitions of the first two are a matter of controversy.
Non-staple food, in the context of this rule, refers to all edibles except for the five staple foods, juice drinks, the five tonics, medicines, and water.
Food placed in a bhikkhu's hand when he is asleep or his attention is elsewhere, e.g., in deep meditation, does not count as properly given.
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 CHAPTER NINE Patidesaniya This term means +quot;to be acknowledged.+quot; As a name for tr
Staple and non-staple food are grounds for a patidesaniya; juice drinks, tonics, and medicines taken as food, grounds for a dukkata.
Summary: Eating staple or non-staple food, after having accepted it from the hand of an unrelated bhikkhuni in a village area, is a patidesaniya offense.
Summary: Eating staple food accepted at a meal to which one has been invited and where a bhikkhuni has given directions, based on favoritism, as to which bhikkhu should get which food, and none of the bhikkhus have dismissed her, is a patidesaniya offense.
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 The Food of the Ancient Egyptians
The staple food was bread and beer, supplemented by onions or other vegetables and dried fish.
While the food of the common people was barely adequate at best, and during the recurring corn dearths sadly lacking, the affluent certainly knew how to live it up: Meat, water fowls, vegetables, fruit and wine were part of their diet, as was the ubiquitous bread in one of its many guises.
The food was eaten with the tips of the fingers and the diners cleaned their hands in little water bowls at the end of the repast.
www.reshafim.org.il /ad/egypt/timelines/topics/food.htm   (1278 words)

 Food To Get   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Without a doubt, food and water are the most vital commodities to consider in your preparations for the cataclysms.
Food, however, will not be obtained so readily from the environment in early days of the Aftertime.
In addition to these staple food types it's also vital to ensure you have a food source rich in Vitamin C. Usually this is obtained from fruit and vegetables.
www.poleshiftprepare.com /foodtoget.htm   (820 words)

 Buddhist Monastic Code I: Chapter 8: Pacittiya
The wise policy in such a case, though, would be to treat the meal as if it did contain staple foods with reference to the rules (Pacittiya 33 and 35) that aim at saving face for the donor.
Thus, a bhikkhu who eats food in the wrong time unknowingly — e.g., assuming that noon has not passed when it actually has, or that the food belongs to one of the other classes of edibles when it actually doesn't — commits an offense all the same.
Thus in cases where the bhikkhu is not giving away the food and has not abandoned interest in it — and the unordained person is not stealing it — there is no reason to hold that "given" food becomes "ungiven" simply when an unordained person touches or moves it.
www.accesstoinsight.org /lib/authors/thanissaro/bmc1/ch08-4.html   (14087 words)

 Buddhist Monastic Code I: Chapter 9
1) Object: staple or non-staple food that a bhikkhu has accepted from the hand of a bhikkhuni — unrelated to him — while she is in a village area.
Staple food follows the standard definition given in the Food Chapter under the pacittiya rules.
Summary: Eating staple or non-staple food, after accepting it — when one is neither ill nor invited — at the home of a family formally designated as "in training," is a patidesaniya offense.
www.accesstoinsight.org /lib/authors/thanissaro/bmc1/ch09.html   (2554 words)

 Nutrition Reviews: Staple food fortification with iron: A multifactorial decision / Discussion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fortification of staple foods is an adequate strategy to provide additional iron to populations.
Iron is a reactive compound, whose level in foods is limited because iron causes negative changes in the original properties of the food that is being fortified.
For example, analyzing the consumption and nutritional composition of tortilla made with nixtamalized corn flour (NCF), it is calculated that on average this food provides between 18 and 55% of the RDI for iron.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3624/is_200207/ai_n9106865   (1434 words)

 Legacy Food
During extrusion the cell walls of all organic substances contained in the food are disintegrated under pressure.
The Summer Staple Food has the animal protein and color enhancers that are needed during this season.
Additionally, Legacy Sinking Food is great for stressed or sick fish that don't come to the pond's surface and feed off the bottom of the pond.
www.pondpals.com /koi_food/legacy_food.html   (630 words)

 Where are staple food grown Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If you need help locating where are staple food grown then you've come to the right place because we have all the where are staple food grown you could want.
Cooking bananas, which are very similar to plantains, are grown as a staple food in some of...
By the 1930s the lack of staple food production had grown so severe that African farmers were in danger of not producing enough to keep themselves and their...
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A similar staple meal is called Sadza in Zimbabwe, Milli Pap in South Africa, Ugali is eaten in East Africa including in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo.
It is a food cooked from plain maize or corn meal or maize flour known as mealie-meal among Zambians.
Any other foods eaten in between are regarded either as snacks or a temporary less filling or inadequate substitute or a mere appetizer.
www.bridgewater.edu /~mtembo/nshimachapter1.htm   (7099 words)

 Maize our Staple Food : Should Toxins Concern us?
Maize meal is eaten as a staple food by the majority of South Africans.
Legal limits for Aflatoxins require that food for human consumption must contain less than 10mg/kg (parts per billion) of which only 5 ppb may be aflotoxin B1.
Legal limits for Deoxynyvalenol have been implemented in five countries and vary from 500 to 1 000 ppb in foods and 1 000 ppb to 10 000 ppb in animal feed.
www.scienceinafrica.co.za /2001/november/maize.htm   (1349 words)

 food italy staple Information food italy staple from Top20List.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Renaissance, pasta was a main staple food that could easily be made....
Many domestic animals were raised for food including beef, pigs, chickens, ducks, geese, goats and sheep...
the staple wintertime food of the poor in some countries in southern Europe (notably Spain and Italy), the southern....
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 Mugabe threatens staple food supplier - theage.com.au
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe warned the country's largest food company on Sunday that he would "take over" its enterprises if it did not sell its products at a price set by his government.
National Foods is financially threatened by its inability to supply supermarkets.
More than 60 per cent of white farmers were legally obliged to stop farming last week, and have to abandon their homesteads by August 8.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2002/07/01/1023864707818.html   (334 words)

 The staple food
The staple food among the lower orders in Anglo-Saxon and the immediately succeeding times was doubtless bread, butter, and cheese, the aliment which goes so far even yet to support our rural population, with vegetables and fruit, and occasional allowances of salted bacon and pancakes, beef, or fish.
The meat was usually boiled in a kettle suspended on a tripod [Footnote: The tripod is still employed in many parts of the country for a similar purpose] over a wood-fire, such as is used only now, in an improved shape, for fish and soup.
There is something in the nature of this food so peculiarly satisfying and supporting, that it seems to have been destined to become the staple nourishment of a poor population in a cold and bracing climate.
www.harvestfields.netfirms.com /ebook/02/002/16.htm   (1201 words)

 A NEW STAPLE FOOD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Here's a staple food which I concocted which anyone can make and would be a guarantee against hunger.
Add the cost of electricity and the seasonings, this food would still cost under 8 cents a pound.
This is best cooked in a one-gallon crock pot, which you should have, as it's the cheapest on energy, costs less than $25.00 at Wal-Mart and lasts forever.
www.kurtsaxon.com /foods013.htm   (674 words)

 Nishikoi Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nishikoi Staple: is a sound, complete and economical diet for all pond fish.
This food also has the ingredient, Stabilized Vitamin C. Nishikoi Wheatgerm: A highly digestible, vegetable-based low protein diet ideal for feeding at low temperatures in spring and autumn.
This food also has the ingredient, Stabilized Vitamin C. Colour Enhancing Formula: Spirilina, Astaxanthin and Canthaxanthin will enhance the colour and bring out the lustre of all breeds of pond fish.
www.pondarama.com /showcase/NISH.html   (279 words)

 Selection of quality Australian barley for the Japanese staple food market.
The first step towards improved selection of grain for the Japanese staple market is to measure pearling quality, since pearling is performed prior to the production of three important Japanese food products: miso, rice extender and shochu.
Although malting barley meets many specifications for the Japanese food market, such as low screenings and protein content, variation within a single batch of grain may seriously affect pearling quality and downstream processing, particularly shochu manufacture.
The Japanese Food processing company, Takenouchi Kokurui Sangyo Co., Ltd, Kagoshima-City, Japan for performing comparative pearling and hardness tests and contributing to scientific discussions, and ABB grain for the use of the Satake pearling machine and travel funding to Japan.
www.regional.org.au /au/abts/2001/m3/washington.htm   (2265 words)

 MICROBE-LIFT/Legacy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Koi's "biological rate" is the rate at which the energy derived from their food is utilized (metabolic rate).
Microbe-Lift: Summer Staple 17-Lb LEGACY SUMMER STAPLE FOOD with Added Color Enhancers As the warmer weather sets in, begin increasing the frequency and quantity of your feeding.
Microbe-Lift: Summer Staple 35-Lb LEGACY SUMMER STAPLE FOOD with Added Color Enhancers As the warmer weather sets in, begin increasing the frequency and quantity of your feeding.
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 Potato as staple food
But it should also be noted that the people there do not rely on the staple food so heavily as we do on rice.
This is high time for us also to diversify our food habit for the sake of substituting the major item, rice, by other items.
What is needed is to educate and motivate the people to use potato as a staple food alongside rice.
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 Improving the nutritional value of an African staple food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With the aid of funding from the European Commission, the CSIR has teamed up with researchers in Kenya, Benin, Denmark, Germany and Belgium to improve the nutritional value and safety of gari, an African traditional food derived from fermented cassava mash.
The researchers are also aiming to reduce the duration of the production process through the development of a starter culture and to empower rural women to consistently produce at large scale.
Project Manager, Cristina Pinto, says cassava-derived gari is a staple food for about 200 million people in West Africa.
www.csir.co.za /plsql/pTl0002/PTL0002_PGE038_ARTICLE?ARTICLE_NO=7220432   (279 words)

 Forum Message: 'Staple food for leo'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I am looking for anouther staple food for a leopard gecko that is 7" long (she grew an inch in 2 weeks!) other than crix.
So i was wondering if there were other staple foods for them that are not horribly expensive.
And one last detail it must be something that moves b/c she doesnt seem to like dead things.
www.practical-pet-care.com /feeder_question.php?ID=1.2003081417092608   (314 words)

 Sugar Glider Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ZooKeeper's Secret staple food diet is merely intended to meet only part of the sugar glider's nutritional needs.
The food you receive has not been sitting around in a warehouse or storage closet for a few months.
This staple diet should be left in the cage for twenty four hours, and any uneaten portion discarded and replaced nightly.
www.sugar-gliders.com /zookeepers-secret.htm   (1098 words)

 Kefir - Ancient Traditions of the Soviet Staple - Food Reference Website
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Breakfast at a vacation-style “sanatorium” or lunch at the factory canteen, kefir was always there on the steel shelves of the coolers to greet the hungry comrades back in the Soviet times.
Still somewhat a novelty, kefir slowly makes its way into the U.S., where the most likely places to find it are the whole food stores, specialty grocers and the kosher sections of supermarkets.
www.foodreference.com /html/art-kefir.html   (975 words)

 Roots & Bulbs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Roots were important vegetable foods in the south-east.
Yam Daisy was a most important staple food.
The roots of this plant were an important food source for people of the Port Phillip area, Victoria.
www.anbg.gov.au /aborig.s.e.aust/roots.bulbs.html   (262 words)

 Forum Message: 'A: Staple food for leo'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In reply to "Staple food for leo" from leolizzardboy
Part of the process of owning pets is to be able to provide the proper enclosures and food, heating and lighting that they need.
Either way, crix are the proper base food for your gecko.
www.practical-pet-care.com /feeder_question.php?ID=2.2003081417305631   (352 words)

 Acorn bread was staple food in ancient Izeh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Acorn bread was staple food in ancient Izeh
From MehrNews.com: Acorn bread was staple food in ancient Izeh.
TEHRAN, Mar. 7 (MNA) -- A little bread oven, a grindstone, and the remains of acorns discovered at the historical site of Izeh in Khuzestan Province indicate that acorns were used as the main flour for baking bread in the region over 3000 years ago.
www.mirabilis.ca /archives/002722.html   (131 words)

 Pond Care Summer Staple Pond Food- Unit Liner Company
Summer Staple Pond Food is formulated to meet the nutritional needs of koi and goldfish in the warm water season, when the water temperature is 65º F to 70º F (18º C to 21º C) and above.
Like Spring and Autumn Pond Food, this product is supplied in pellets that are long-floating but soften quickly so even small fish can feed successfully.
Appropriate seasonal use of Summer Staple Pond Food and Spring and Autumn Pond Food will supply superior nutrition to your pond fish throughout the year.
www.pondliner.com /SummerFood.htm   (348 words)

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