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Much Ado About Nut-Things: Random Nut Facts You Didn’t Know You Wanted to Know

May 10, 2018 Uncategorized  No comments

Generally, when nuts come up in conversation, the talk usually floats in two directions: health benefits and/or allergies. Beyond the benefits of tree nuts and the nutritional value of nuts and seeds, there are some interesting, strange, and sometimes completely random facts that we think you should know.

  • Brazil nuts: Over half of the Brazil nuts in the world are produced in Bolivia, not Brazil. They can also only be grown in the wild. A certain type of bee can pollinate them, and the only way that can happen is if a particular type of orchid is present. Also, the Brazil nut allergy is the only known sexually transmittable allergic reaction.
  • The American walnut and beyond: Walnuts, in general, take the prize of being the oldest consumed tree food, dating back to 7,000 B.C...
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3 Ways Diaphragm Pumps Are Saving Lives

March 16, 2016 Uncategorized  No comments

diaphragm pumpsThe component of which all life thrives on is a luxury that many can’t afford. Water is simultaneously the most valuable and in many regions, one of the scarcest resources around the world. It is estimated that global water demand will grow from nearly 4,500 cubic kilometers from back in 2010, to around 6,350 cubic kilometers by 2030.

Water is so essential to life, that the scarcity of it has put countless people, and wildlife as well, at risk. So what threats are posed by the absence of clean water sources?

  1. Bacteria: The ingestion of unclean water causing diseases is obviously one of the most prevalent risks...
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