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Specially Designed Fruit Smoothie May Lead To A Healthy Glow
2014-01-06 14:24:46

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus A group of university students are enjoying a specially designed fruit smoothie a day to discover whether it can improve their appearance and make them feel healthier. Their efforts are part of a study to assess what effect a carotenoid rich fresh fruit drink could have on our skin and perceived attractiveness. The research, by the Schools of Psychology and Biosciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC), is comparing two...

2014-01-02 08:23:26

DUBLIN, Ireland, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lffwkl/lutein_cas) has announced the addition of the "Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lffwkl/lutein_cas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report 2013 presents comprehensive data on lutein markets...

Tomatoes In The Diet May Help Lower Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer
2013-12-19 08:34:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Post-menopausal women may find protection from breast cancer in a tomato-rich diet, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). As their body mass index (BMI) climbs, the risk for breast cancer risk also rises in postmenopausal women. Eating a diet high in tomatoes, the researchers say, has a positive effect on the level of hormones that play a role in regulating fat and sugar...

Trio Of Studies Claim Daily Vitamins Offer No Real Benefits To Health
2013-12-17 15:05:25

[ Watch the Video: Multivitamin Myths Debunked? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three newly published studies in the Annals of Internal Medicine have found no real value in taking daily vitamin supplements. In an accompanying editorial published alongside the studies, a team of UK and US scientists blasted the use of the supplements, saying “enough is enough.” "The message is simple: Most supplements do not prevent chronic disease or death, their use is...

2013-10-25 23:21:18

The Allow Golden Rice Now campaign, led by former Greenpeace leader, Dr. Patrick Moore, is calling on the organization to back up their claims of potential harm. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 "We believe Greenpeace and their allies oppose Golden Rice entirely because it was produced with genetic science, and are manufacturing reasons why we should not allow this life-saving food to be grown," says Dr. Moore. "We demand that Greenpeace specify a...

2013-10-21 23:03:00

In-demand market research report “Survey of Feed Pigments in China” worked out by Guangzhou CCM Information Science & Technology Co. Ltd. (CCM) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 During the past several decades, the Chinese feed pigment industry has undergone a considerable transformation. The most obvious changes include a shift from synthetic products to natural ones as well as the prevalence of domestic players over...

2013-10-15 23:18:35

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Survey of Feed Pigments in China. London (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The feed pigment industry in China has witnessed two obvious changes in the past decades: natural products are replacing synthetic ones, and domestic players taking the place of foreign ones. Trying to present a comprehensive understanding of this fast-growing industry, this report targets five main feed pigments (capsanthin, lutein, apo-ester, canthaxanthin and...

2013-10-01 23:03:03

Cutting-edge research report “Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report 2013” worked out by BAC Reports has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London,UK (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 In 2010, the global lutein market value reached around USD 233 million. It is forecast to witness a 3.6% CAGR in the forthcoming years to go beyond USD 308 million by 2018, supported by the constantly improving demand for the product. BASF Corporation, Aopharm Group, DSM Food Specialties,...


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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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.