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2011-10-11 13:02:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- E.I.D.-Parry (India) Limited, the bioproducts and nutraceutical division of the Murugappa Group, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the voting shares of U. S. Nutraceuticals LLC (dba Valensa International). Valensa will continue to operate as a Limited Liability Company based in Eustis, Florida (USA), with Dr. Rudi E. Moerck as its President and CEO. A History of Cooperation, Experience and Success Parry acquired a 49% stake in Valensa in...

2011-09-30 07:40:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision, LLC, makers of EyePromise® eye vitamins, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website at http://www.eyepromise.com, designed to educate consumers on nutrition and eye health. The new site features information on a variety of eye health topics including nutrition, macular pigment or "internal sunglasses," age-related macular degeneration (AMD), dry eye, and visual performance. EyePromise.com includes videos,...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Lycopene Skin Care's Post Shave Balm is the only cosmetic product to use SyriCalmâ“ž¢CLR, a patented botanical complex specifically formulated to calm irritated skin and help reduce redness. Ft Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Dr Gary Weinberger, Executive Director of Lycopene Skin Care, today announced the availability of an innovative new cream for use by men and women after shaving or waxing "“ Lycopene Post Shave Balm. The pioneering ingredient...

2011-06-15 00:00:28

There continues to be speculation as to whether current growth of the coenzyme Q10 market will be maintained. The North American market has grown by 60% since 2005 and is now at over 210 Metric Tons and there is belief that this category expansion will continue. As a leading supplier, ZMC is confident and well-positioned to support this ongoing growth. The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 Recently CoQ10 supplier Kaneka sent a letter to the marketplace in advance of a press release...

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2011-06-06 09:45:00

Retinoic acid receptor antagonist interferes with sperm production Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center are honing in on the development of what may be the first non-steroidal, oral contraceptive for men. Tests of low doses of a compound that interferes with retinoic acid receptors (RARs), whose ligands are metabolites of dietary vitamin A, showed that it caused sterility in male mice. Earlier results of the experiments using this RAR antagonist were published in the June 1st...

2011-05-27 00:00:28

This relatively unknown super-nutrient from Dr. Mercola is a powerful and beneficial way of complementing a lifestyle plan for optimum health. Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Dr. Mercola's new super-antioxidant supplement, Astaxanthin with ALA, is now available in a phenomenal preservative-free solution with 100 percent natural and non-GMO ingredients. The new formula also contains alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and perilla seed extract, to help maximize the body's absorption of the...

2011-05-26 00:00:29

Health and wellness website responds to growing public interest in this super antioxidant Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 WellWise.org has received repeated inquiries about astaxanthin, a nutrient available for years as a dietary supplement, but which is not widely known. Astaxanthin is the pigment that gives marine creatures such as salmon, lobsters and shrimp their reddish color, but it is far more than simply a coloring agent. Because the potential health benefits of this remarkable...

2011-04-13 21:45:55

New research supported by Nutrilite Health Institute shows older compared to younger adults have up to 80 percent higher intakes of select phytonutrients Although only one in 10 American adults eats enough fruits and vegetables, new research being presented at the Experimental Biology meeting this week in Washington, D.C., finds older adults are consuming higher levels of carotenoids, flavonoids and other phytonutrients found in fruits and vegetables that are thought to support healthy aging....

2011-04-05 21:20:51

A nutrient found in carrots and sweet potatoes may prove key to fighting breast cancer at early stages, according to a new study by researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Sandra Fernandez, PhD, an assistant research professor at Fox Chase, will present the findings at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting 2011 on Tuesday, April 5. Retinoic acid, a derivative of vitamin A, could be a promising cancer therapy because it affects cell growth, proliferation, and survival. Although it is being tested in a...

2011-04-05 12:29:00

GUELPH, Ontario, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- W2 Energy, Inc. (OTC:WTWO) is pleased to announce that on April 1 it began operating the first stage of the SunFilter 2 system filled with a special algae that creates a valuable vitamin as a by-product. The SunFilter 2 is filled only with haematococcus pluvialis algae and fresh water. When grown and dried, 2-5% of haematococcus pluvialis algae are comprised of astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant gaining popularity worldwide as a vitamin...


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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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