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Potatoes May Fight Potassium Deficiency Pandemic
2013-04-24 07:53:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research presented Tuesday at the annual Experimental Biology 2013 conference in Boston, Massachusetts points to a link between consuming white potatoes and an increased intake of potassium. According to the study, for each additional kilocalorie of white potatoes consumed by adults 19 years of age and older, there was a corresponding 1.6 mg increase in potassium intake as well as a 1.7 mg increase among children and teenagers...

2013-03-13 23:02:11

A new nutrition/beauty combo has Vitamin D covered and works to tackle this major health issue. Skin Authority announces a natural Vitamin D solution which addresses deficiency inside and out Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Got Vitamin D? Not likely. One billion people worldwide, and more in wintertime, are estimated to be Vitamin D deficient. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than half of U.S. adults are regularly “popping vitamins and...

2013-02-27 16:26:48

Acquisition Adds Value to Patients and Healthcare Providers in Brain Health and Metabolic Health COVINGTON, La., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pamlab, a specialty biomedical company taking a personalized nutritional approach with prescription medical foods for the brain health and metabolic health markets, today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its business to Nestle Health Science for an undisclosed amount. Nestle Health Science aims to develop science-based...

2013-01-14 02:29:25

PARK RIDGE, Ill., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For much of the country, winter brings the year's coldest temperatures, shortest days and least amount of sunshine - the body's chief source of vitamin D. The dark winter days make it increasingly difficult for most Americans to meet their vitamin D needs, especially for those living in the cloudiest cities in the country. From New York to Oregon and beyond, if you find yourself in one of America's cloudiest cities or experiencing an especially...

2012-12-21 05:01:04

A 100% vegan solution for the one billion+ people who are Vitamin D deficient (a figure that grows in winter). Skin Authority announces a new, natural Vitamin D solution which addresses deficiency inside and out. This "nutrition sandwich" is one-of-a-kind and safe for everyone. Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Got Vitamin D? Not likely. One billion people worldwide (a figure that grows in winter) are estimated to be Vitamin D deficient. Skin Authority announces a new, natural...

2012-08-25 23:00:20

As Terry Asher is a patient trainer, avid workout enthusiast, model and much more...the release of his new "Multi-Vitamin Guide" being totally free to the public makes us at Revolution Laboratories, LLC proud to make him the newest contender for this years Team RevLabs recruit. houston, texas (PRWEB) August 25, 2012 As Terry has become a force to be reckoned with in the fitness world, he only seems to increase his desire to give back to the health and nutrition community. Despite the fact...

2012-08-02 12:58:04

Most women in the US consume too little choline, an essential nutrient found in eggs New research from Cornell University indicates that pregnant women who increase choline intake in the third trimester of pregnancy may reduce the risk of the baby developing metabolic and chronic stress-related diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes later in life. The results, published in the latest edition of the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, suggest...

2012-07-18 06:27:06

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Responsible Nutrition is honoring the 100th anniversary of the vitamin. The term was coined by Casimir Funk, a Polish-American biochemist, in 1912. In the century since then, scientists have uncovered the specific functions of vitamins and established the many benefits of adequate intakes of these critical nutrients, which by definition are essential to health, wellbeing, and life itself. "Even the most conscientious...

2012-06-12 10:22:58

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a draft report by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on vitamin D and calcium: Statement by Taylor C. Wallace, Ph.D., senior director, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN: "The draft report issued today by the U.S. Preventive...

2012-06-05 02:28:42

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (NYSE: ABT) -- As an alternate option to its traditional shakes, Abbott is introducing new Ensure Clear(TM), a fruit-flavored nutrition beverage available in peach and blueberry pomegranate flavors. Ensure Clear offers three times more protein than juice(2) and 21 essential vitamins and minerals to help adults looking to fill dietary gaps. For nearly 40 years, Ensure products have been trusted to provide targeted and balanced nutrition to...