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2014-08-11 08:28:26

Significant shortfall found in people's diets throughout the world ADA, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research published in the September issue of the British Journal of Nutrition and featured in the just released Global Phytonutrient Report highlights a significant shortfall in fruit and vegetable consumption in people's diets around the world. Commissioned by the Nutrilite Health Institute of Amway, the research finds the majority of adults worldwide would have to at least...

2014-07-28 23:12:08

Sublime Beauty® explains why Hyaluronic Serum is a good strategy for aging or dry skin. The effective serum is now 30% off at Amazon. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Hyaluronic Acid can hold 1,000 times its weight in water, and that is the key to the power of Hyaluronic Serums. "Hyaluronic acid occurs naturally in our skin," says Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime Beauty®. "But like collagen, it diminishes with age. A topical Hyaluronic serum such as ours...

2014-07-19 23:00:42

ReportsnReports.com adds "Global and Chinese beta-Carotene (CAS 7235-40-7) Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese beta-Carotene (CAS 7235-40-7) industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of beta-Carotene (CAS 7235-40-7) including its classification, application and manufacturing technology. The report then explores global...

2014-07-17 23:06:40

ReportsnReports.com adds “Global and Chinese Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Global and Chinese Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) including its classification, application and...

Fresh Avocado Enhances Absorption Of Essential Nutrients
2014-07-11 03:38:18

Hass Avocado Board Study explores improvements in the absorption of vitamin A when avocados are eaten with tomatoes or carrots Consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A, according to new research published in The Journal of Nutrition. Vitamin A is involved in reproductive health and...

2014-07-10 08:29:08

Study Explores Improvements in the Absorption of Vitamin A When Avocados are Eaten With Tomatoes or Carrots IRVINE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A, according to new research(i) published in The Journal of Nutrition. Vitamin A is involved in...

2014-06-20 12:23:05

KEARNY, N.J. and LA JOLLA, Calif., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avoca, Inc., a division of Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc., has formed a supply agreement with Synthetic Genomics, Inc. (SGI), a privately held company developing and commercializing genomic driven solutions and products in a variety of industries, to extract and commercialize natural astaxanthin from a strain of algae developed by SGI. The multi-year supply agreement also provides Avoca with exclusivity for product sales...

2014-06-19 23:07:59

In honor of June Safe Driving Month, a new survey reveals 40 percent of drivers report anxiety with night driving by age 40, which is a problem for them and can also be a danger for everyone on the road. Vision plays a key role with low-light conditions and glare limiting the ability to see at night and react quickly, but research shows an effective solution to the problem lies right before our eyes. ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 A lack of confidence on the road is associated with older...

2014-06-19 16:26:13

Research Supports Nutrition's Impact on Skin Health and Beauty ORLANDO, Fla., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An increasing body of scientific evidence makes it clear: what we eat may have an impact on the health and beauty of our skin. But what if there was a fruit--available year-round with plentiful volume just in time for skin-centric summertime--that delivered a cocktail of skin-supporting nutrients and compounds? We'd all Mangover our eating habits, adding fresh mango at every turn!...

Ketchup And Other Tomato Products May Help Stave Off Heart Disease
2014-06-10 08:15:57

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Mediterranean diet has long been touted as a surefire way to improve cardiac health, but it has been a mystery as to what the underlying mechanism of the diet was that helped keep the heart healthy. Now, researchers from University of Cambridge say tomatoes may be the answer. The researchers, publishing a paper in the journal PLOS ONE, have found that a daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve blood vessel...


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Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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