Latest Bran Stories

2013-08-13 23:24:52

American River Nutrition, Inc. is offering DeltaGold®, an annatto-tocotrienol Vitamin E supplement associated with breast health in animal studies, through its new website. Hadley, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 In March of 2013, the journal Carcinogenesis published a study concluding that Vitamin E tocotrienols may reduce tumor size and development. The paper titled “Effect of annatto-tocotrienols supplementation on the development of mammary tumors in HER-2/neu transgenic mice”...

2013-04-30 10:48:04

Food processing of cereal and fruits creates a rather voluminous amount of by-products. The London, UK-based Institution of Mechanical Engineers recently estimated that anywhere between 35% and 50% -- or 1.2 to 2 billion tons -- of all food produced is wasted worldwide; a fraction of which is due to by-products in food processing. To remedy this situation, some scientists saw an opportunity to develop eco-efficient, innovative and sustainable processes to create new, food or feed products...

2013-03-28 23:01:43

Executive brings over 30 years´ experience in the global food, feed, nutritional food additive and agricultural industries Fayetteville, Ark. (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 Leo G. Gingras, CEO of Oberon FMR, Inc., has recently become a member of the Board of Directors of Nutraceutical Innovations of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Oberon is a company with proprietary technology producing a cost-effective, sustainably produced protein meal. With over thirty years of experience in the food, feed,...

Study Explores Cancer-Fighting Effects Of Rice Bran
2012-12-06 12:37:37

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is the saying that “you are what you eat,” and it rings particularly true for a recent study done by researchers at the University of Colorado (CU) Cancer Center. Scientists from the center recently conducted clinical trials that demonstrated certain properties in rice bran that can help prevent cancer. Along with those findings, the team of investigators is also currently completing a clinical...

2012-09-19 23:03:16

Concerning levels of known human carcinogen found in tests of more than 200 samples Yonkers, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 Here is a link to an infographic that highlights key findings from Consumer Reports' investigation: [https://dl.dropbox.com/u/6922431/arsenic-big-04.jpg In Consumer Reports´ tests of more than 60 rice and rice products, inorganic arsenic, a known human carcinogen, was found in most of the name brand and other rice product samples. Levels varied, but were...

Rice Products Contain High Levels Of Arsenic
2012-09-19 15:12:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In recent years, we´ve seen a number of warnings against eating the kinds of foods we always thought were good for us. We´ve been warned against eating peanuts, spinach and even tomatoes: All foods that, under normal circumstances we would be encouraged to partake of. Today, consumer advocate group Consumer Reports has issued a new warning about a food which has sustained human life for generation upon generation....

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.