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  1. photo <b>Chestnuts</b> Roasting… in The OvenChestnuts Roasting… in The OvenArticle
    The story of the chestnut is a familiar one: An American native, it has been all but wiped out during the past century. The invader: A foreign blight. These days, very few people have seen a trueRead more
  2. photo <b>Chestnuts</b> 101Chestnuts 101Article
    , chestnuts were a staple source of nutrition for thousands of years serving as a primary food source for Native Americans and early Americans. A devastating forty-year chestnut blight that began in the StatesRead more
  3. photo Técnicas avançadas para o tratamento de varizes por nutracêuticos, segundo o médico Dr. Ariel SofferTécnicas avançadas para o tratamento de varizes por nutracêuticos, segundo o médico Dr. Ariel SofferTreatment
    Em 04 de novembro de 2013, por Dr. Júlio Caleiro, nutricionista. Fone do consultório: (35) 3531-8423. Dr. Ariel Soffer , é médico norte-americano, especialista em Cardiologia, é membroRead more
  4. photo Five essential herbs for hemorrhoidsFive essential herbs for hemorrhoidsNews
    in the intestines to make elimination easier. Bael is known for its gentle laxative effect that keeps stool soft.Horse ChestnutHorse chestnut is a well-known hemorrhoid fighter - and for good reason. Horse chestnutRead more
  5. photo 5 Flours You Can Use to Replace Wheat That Won’t Cause Blood Sugar Spikes or Cancer5 Flours You Can Use to Replace Wheat That Won’t Cause Blood Sugar Spikes or CancerTreatment
    People already on a Paleo diet are well aware of the benefits of coconut and almond flour, but today, we will also reveal the advantages of the use of chestnut, cassava, and tigernut flourRead more
  6. photo Macaroni and Cheese Recipe with Seasonal Red Kuri SquashMacaroni and Cheese Recipe with Seasonal Red Kuri SquashRecipe
    Red kuri squash isn’t all that popular yet in the States, but in France you’ll find it much more often than the one more common on American tables: butternut. The difference in flavor is slightRead more
  7. photo Thanksgiving StartersThanksgiving StartersArticle
    As Thanksgiving approaches, Dana Jacobi usually begins receiving requests for first-course menu ideas. Jacobi—author of the 12 Best Foods Cookbook, a contributor to the New American Plate CookbookRead more
  8. photo GMO Pig Development Gets $500,000 from USDAGMO Pig Development Gets $500,000 from USDAArticle
    to State University of New York, College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry, in Syracuse, N.Y., to evaluate environmental impacts of maturing transgenic American chestnut trees and their nut cropRead more
  9. photo Meatless Monday Roundup: 4 Kabocha Squash RecipesMeatless Monday Roundup: 4 Kabocha Squash RecipesArticle
    decidedly un-Thanksgivingy kabocha squash recipes for Meatless Monday. Kabocha squash is a Japanese squash frequently served in vegetable tempura dishes. Its flesh is creamy and sweet, with a slight chestnutRead more
  10. photo It’s National Grilled Cheese Month!It’s National Grilled Cheese Month!Article
    I love grilled cheese—and I have plenty of company. In fact, my refrigerator sports this cool Make Grilled Cheese, Not War magnet (right). Americans eat more than 2 billion grilled cheeseRead more

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American Chestnut


The American chestnut, Castanea dentata, is a large, monoecious deciduous tree of the beech family native to eastern North America. Before the species was devastated by the chestnut blight, a fungal disease, it was one of the most important forest trees throughout its range. There are now very few mature specimens of the tree within its historical range, although many small shoots of the former...More