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2013-08-07 23:24:29

On July 13, 2013 WebMD posted a review of the popular Paleo Diet, written by Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, director of nutrition for WebMD. This diet, due to its restrictions may require additional supplementation to avoid nutrient deficiencies. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 A diet plan that has gained a lot of attention and popularity over the last couple of years is the Paleo, or Caveman Diet. According to a recent WebMD review of this diet, it's based on “eating plants and...

2013-08-07 10:10:59

Calcium-channel blockers in particular are associated with significantly increased risk Older women who take certain types of medication to combat high blood pressure may be putting themselves at greater risk for developing breast cancer, according to a new study by a team of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists led by Christopher Li, M.D., Ph.D. The study is the first to observe that long-term use of a class of antihypertensive drugs known as calcium-channel blockers in...

2013-07-26 14:03:58

Princeton University researchers have created “souped up” versions of the calcium-sensitive proteins that for the past decade or so have given scientists an unparalleled view and understanding of brain-cell communication. Reported July 18 in the journal Nature Communications, the enhanced proteins developed at Princeton respond more quickly to changes in neuron activity, and can be customized to react to different, faster rates of neuron activity....

2013-07-17 23:19:36

Sun and heat syncs perfectly with the natural hymns of summertime, but the importance of Vitamin D, increased with sun exposure, is one of many important tips shared by Dr. Bob, “The Drugless Doctor." The all-natural health expert shares necessary tips and insight on this season’s brightening factor. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Sun and heat syncs perfectly with the natural hymns of summertime, but the importance of Vitamin D, increased with sun exposure, is one of many...

2013-07-15 10:27:05

Although the importance of magnesium for bone health is known, little is known about magnesium absorption and its relationship to bone mineral content and density ­ both factors that relate to bone strength. In a new study, researchers at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital found that the magnesium content of a diet is significantly related to these two factors. Their...

Sunshine Vitamin Can Help Keep Your Bones Healthy
2013-07-11 05:08:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Parents who yell at their kids to "go out and play" this summer may want to follow their own advice. A new study from US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found bone aging can be accelerated from a lack of vitamin D. Synthesized when the skin is exposed to the sun's rays, vitamin D conveys numerous other health benefits including lowering the risks of multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis in women....

2013-06-28 23:26:14

Clay Dry Natural Deodorants serve as popular natural deodorant without aluminum for health conscious consumers. Now available at Whole Foods in Santa Monica, CA. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Following numerous successful product debuts throughout the United States, California-based Zion Health has announced the arrival of ClayDry, an all-natural deodorant, at Whole Foods Health Food Store in Santa Monica located on 500 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica, CA. Clay Dry Natural...

2013-06-26 13:55:16

Should women take calcium and vitamin D supplements after menopause for bone health? Recommendations conflict, and opinions are strong. But now, an analysis from the major Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial throws weight on the supplement side—at least for women taking hormones after menopause. The analysis was published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. Among the nearly 30,000 postmenopausal women in the hormone trial, some 8,000 took...

2013-06-21 23:21:13

Save the Children organization recently performed a study into childhood malnutrition and found that it can lead to learning issues later in life. Liquid Health, Inc. makes a children's multivitamin that can help to fill in the gaps in a child's diet. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 At the end of May, Save the Children announced the findings of a recent study they performed looking at chronic childhood hunger. The study “sheds new light on how missing out on nutritious food...

2013-06-18 19:27:03

Taking calcium and vitamin D before exercise may influence how bones adapt to exercise, according to a new study. The results will be presented on Tuesday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. "The timing of calcium supplementation, and not just the amount of supplementation, may be an important factor in how the skeleton adapts to exercise training," said study lead author Vanessa D. Sherk, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Colorado Anschutz...


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2012-04-03 16:31:44

Sandalolitha robusta is a species of dome coral in the family Fungiidae. It is found in the Indo-Pacific oceanic region. This is a large, colonial coral that does not attach to substrate along the seabed. Polyps are embedded in numerous individuals corallites and are separate from one another. They are bordered by alternating wide and narrow septae, calcareous (calcium carbonate) ridges which bear serrated spines. The spines on the costae, the ridges which join the septae to other corallites,...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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