In a study of tea extracts, green tea was found to yield the most antioxidants and antimicrobial activity. Other tea with high antioxidant and antimicrobial levels are black, persimmon and mate.
Type 2 diabetes can be reversed or prevented with healthful eating, research shows. Food that is beneficial includes whole grains, almonds, yogurt, cheese, tea, fenugreek and cinnamon.
Steve Burd, who joined Safeway 20 years ago as president and became CEO shortly thereafter, plans to retire in May. Burd, who is also chairman, says he will help search for a successor. The company will consider internal and external candidates.
ShopRite is holding its annual Can Can Sale through Jan. 19, discounting store-brand and private-label canned food. The chain, part of Wakefern Food, is marking its 42nd anniversary.
A Claiborne Hill Supermarket store has opened at a former Sav-A-Center in Waveland, Miss. The store is Claiborne Hill's second; the first is in Picayune, Miss.
Danisco introduced Guardian green tea extracts, which it says can preserve the flavor of meat and turkey with its natural antioxidants.