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2011-05-16 14:02:00

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- These days, consumers are increasingly aware of the vitamins, minerals and nutrients needed to maintain a healthy diet, and they are looking for new and easier ways to meet their recommended daily intake. In an effort to offer consumers products with added nutritional benefits, McNeil Nutritionals, LLC, today announced the launch of SPLENDA® ESSENTIALS(TM) No Calorie Sweetener Products. This unique line of products from...

2011-05-03 04:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The report 'Global Chocolate, Cocoa Beans, Lecithin, Sugar and Vanilla Market By Market Share, Trade, Prices, Geography Trend and Forecast (2011-2016)' analyzes the chocolate market by products, sales category, and geography and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities for the chocolate market in North America, Europe, and Asia. The global chocolate market is expected to grow from $83.2 billion in 2010.to $98.3 billion in...

2011-02-24 07:30:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, has received the 2010 Environmental Stewardship Award from Nalco Company (NYSE: NLC) in recognition of GSK's ongoing efforts to reduce its climate change impact and energy and water use. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101231/NALCOLOGO) The Environmental Stewardship Award recognizes exceptional performance in achieving sustainability objectives and...

2011-02-07 06:56:00

LONDON, February 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announces that it has received a licence extension for alli, the first pharmacy-only weight loss aid licensed for use throughout Europe. This license extension is for new chewable tablets. The new alli tablets are planned to be on sale in pharmacies throughout the UK in April this year. alli is for overweight adults with a BMI of 28 or more and can help boost your weight loss compared with dieting alone. alli should...

2011-02-04 15:05:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Roche Holdings Ltd. (RHHBY), Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY), Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY), Genzyme Corp. (GENZ) and GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts predict healthcare cost to rise as much as 9 percent in 2011, and more of that cost will fall on consumers. Now more than ever, consumers should take control of their health in order to lower personal healthcare costs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110110/DA26823) Regardless of whether you are trying to trim down, build up or improve your health, Smoothie King (www.smoothieking.com) suggests three simple steps to a...

2010-12-17 00:00:42

Seventy-eight percent of women over age 20 get less than 100 percent of the daily value of calcium and during winter months it's often harder to participate in bone boosting activities. A liquid calcium supplement can help optimize bone health. Ferndale, WA (Vocus) December 16, 2010 Experts have long touted calcium's benefits, but incorporating it into one's daily diet is often difficult. Alarmingly, 78 percent of women over age 20 get less than 100 percent of the daily value of...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today announced its Nutrena® brand is launching four new equine feeds. Available now, the improved product lineup includes a reformulated Life Design® Senior, a new midline price-point Triumph® Senior formula, and two supplements under the Empower® brand. Life Design® Senior has an enhanced amino acid profile to more efficiently utilize nutrients for...

2010-08-11 10:17:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- According to exclusive Mintel research, energy drinks/shots manufacturers are having difficulties attracting new customers, despite a 136% increase in sales from 2005-2009. In fact, 74% of those surveyed say they don't consume energy drinks/shots and 69% of those non-users are not interested in trying them. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100413/MINTELLOGO-a) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100413/MINTELLOGO-a) Mintel's Global...

2010-08-09 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., the originator of the nutritional fruit smoothie, has been dedicated to providing healthy alternatives to the public since 1973. The company continues to follow this mission with the addition of Omega 3-6-9, Libido Boost for Men and Libido Boost for Women to its line of high-quality dietary and nutritional supplements. Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9 are known as essential fatty acids--fats that the human body is unable to...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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