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2010-12-01 00:28:36

The Archives of Internal Medicine reported that more than 75 percent of Americans have insufficient levels of vitamin D. Today, the Institute of Medicine released new guidelines for the recommended daily intake of vitamin D. Wellesse Vitamin D3 and Calcium Liquid helps meet the new DRI. Ferndale, WA (Vocus) November 30, 2010 Wellesse®, manufacturers of a liquid vitamin D3 supplement, applauds The Institutes of Medicine's (IOM) decision today to increase the Dietary Reference Intake...

2010-11-30 16:46:00

New Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin D mark significant progress but individuals' unique needs may call for more NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 30,2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nature Made applauds the Institute of Medicine (IOM) for the new Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for Vitamin D, released today, which represent recommended dietary intake levels of vitamin D for the Americans based on the latest scientific advances in nutrition. Although these new recommendations show great...

2010-11-30 14:03:00

Vitamin D and calcium have been the focus of much research since the Institute of Medicine set nutritional reference values for them in 1997. Known as Dietary Reference Intakes, the values for these and other nutrients serve as a guide for good nutrition and provide the scientific basis for the development of food guidelines in both the United States and Canada. Updated DRIs for these two nutrients are presented in a new IOM report, Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D, which...

2010-11-30 08:58:00

Today Ddrops Company also launched new Ddrops(TM) 800 IU per drop product WOODBRIDGE, ON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ - Today, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released long awaited new guidelines for vitamin D intake increasing the recommended Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI's) of vitamin D to maintain bone health. Specifically, the new guidelines issued by the US based Institute of Medicine highlight: Increase the daily vitamin D intake recommendation for adults up to 70 years of age...

2010-11-30 08:21:00

- Increased DRI, Step In Right Direction Still Falls Short, CRN Says - WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, today called the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine's (IOM) newly released report on the Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) levels for vitamin D "a modest step in the right direction that fell short of truly capturing the extensive and positive...

2010-11-29 23:02:00

MADISON, N.J., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the Institute of Medicine increasing the daily recommended intake of vitamin D to maintain bone health, Americans may be left wondering how to meet the new guidelines. Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, the makers of the #1 selling brand of calcium and vitamin D supplements, announces the launch of new Caltrate® Soft Chews, a great-tasting and convenient way to help reach the new, higher daily vitamin D goals.* To...

2010-11-29 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The majority of Americans and Canadians are getting enough vitamin D and calcium to meet their needs, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Most people up to age 70 need no more than 600 international units, or IUs, of vitamin D per day, and those 71 and older may need as much as 800 IUs, the report finds. The amount of calcium needed ranges, based on age, from 700 to 1,300 milligrams per day. A large amount of evidence...

2010-11-04 09:00:00

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As you turn your clocks back to mark the end of Daylight Savings, take a few of those extra minutes to add a healthy, protein-packed breakfast to your morning routine. Research suggests that including protein like lean beef at breakfast promotes satiety, which can curb hunger when trying to maintain or lose weight(1). What's more, a new study finds that balancing protein intake across three meals by increasing protein intake at breakfast and...

2010-10-22 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Prepared Foods Company today announced a comprehensive plan to decrease the sodium content in its products by another 10 percent from reductions made earlier this decade. This major initiative will carry through 2015 and includes the company's popular STOUFFER'S®, LEAN CUISINE®, BUITONI®, HOT POCKETS® and LEAN POCKETS® brands which will undergo gradual but...

2010-08-10 12:49:26

Vitamin D is effective in reducing frequency of many diseases and cost of medical care, stresses UC Riverside's Anthony Norman Anthony Norman, a leading international expert in vitamin D, proposes worldwide policy changes regarding people's vitamin D daily intake amount in order to maximize the vitamin's contribution to reducing the frequency of many diseases, including childhood rickets, adult osteomalacia, cancer, autoimmune type-1 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity and...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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