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2014-09-17 16:27:14

The FATS(TM) test is available for veterinarians to administer for both canines and felines in September 2014 PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VRN Veterinarian Recommended Nutriceuticals®, maker of premier clinically-proven nutriceuticals, has announced the launch of the Fatty Acid Target Score (FATS(TM)) test exclusively for veterinarians. "We are excited to bring the first fatty acid blood test of its kind to the veterinarian community," said VRN's Chief...

2014-05-19 10:24:59

Massachusetts General Hospital Animal model may help improve understanding of omega fatty acids' impact on human health Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have developed a transgenic mouse that synthesizes both the omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids within its tissues on a diet of carbohydrates or saturated fats. Called "essential" because they are necessary to maintain important bodily functions, omega fatty acids cannot naturally be synthesized by mammals and...

2014-05-05 23:11:59

Dead Sea Moringa, a truly unique supplement based on one of the world’s most nutrient-rich plants, is now available via MakeAmericaWell.com, an online marketplace specializing in all-natural health and wellness products. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa, a truly unique supplement based on one of the world’s most nutrient-rich plants, is now available via MakeAmericaWell.com, an online marketplace specializing in all-natural health and wellness products. Harvested...

2014-04-16 08:32:06

@USANAinc BiOmega(TM) Reels in Rigorous Independent Testing SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NYSE: USNA) -- There's nothing fishy about USANA's wildly popular BiOmega((TM)) fish oil supplement. It has been thoroughly tested, evaluated and given the respected stamp of approval by ConsumerLab.com, a leading provider of independent product testing helping consumers and healthcare professionals make safe and knowledgeable purchasing decisions. THE STUDY In a recent study,...

2014-04-07 11:01:42

Given omega 6 fatty acid's reputation for promoting cancer — at least in animal studies — researchers are examining the role that antioxidants play in blocking the harmful effects of this culprit, found in many cooking oils. After all, antioxidants are supposed to prevent DNA damage. But employing antioxidants could backfire, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. In their study, being reported at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, researchers found that vitamin...

2014-02-28 23:33:51

Garden of Life's Organic, Vegan and Non-GMO certified Raw Protein and Raw Meal Protein powders are now the number one selling protein powders according to SPINS Data. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Garden of Life, a top ranked whole food supplement company, released a line of plant-based whole protein powders and meal replacements last year. The whole line has been very successful and fills a market niche for easily digestible, good tasting proteins. According to SPINS, a team of experts...

2014-01-07 23:24:52

Tropical mango Omega Boost™ is a creamy, delicious formulation of omega-3s that supports optimal health and wellness, and provides increased bioavailability of these essential fats. Watsonville, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 What’s velvety smooth, tastes like tropical mangos, and provides omega-3s the whole family will love? Omega Boost, the latest innovation from Nordic Naturals, the #1 fish oil in the U.S! Omega Boost is a delicious way for adults and children to enjoy 525 mg of...

Vegetable Oils Labeled As 'Healthy' Could Increase Heart Disease Risk
2013-11-12 05:32:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal reveals that some vegetable oils that claim to be healthy might actually increase the risk of heart disease. Due to the results, the research team is now calling for Health Canada to reconsider cholesterol-lowering claims on food labeling based on their findings. It has become common practice to replace saturated animal fats with polyunsaturated vegetable oils because...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids - When Too Much Is Too Bad
2013-10-29 05:10:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While the consumption of omega-3 fatty acids has been previously associated with positive health effects, new research the journal Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes & Essential Fatty Acids suggests that excessive amounts of the substances could have negative consequences. Previous research has linked omega-3s with a reduced risk of cardiovascular death and other cardiovascular disease outcomes, and WebMD reports that there is...

New Research Could Eventually Make Fish Farming Cheaper, More Environmentally Friendly
2013-09-23 11:00:27

University of Texas at Austin It's not the chicken or the egg, but marine scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have answered a basic question about red drum fish and their eggs that may eventually help save the state of Texas a great deal of money in hatcheries management and make fish farming more environmentally friendly. Every year the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department spends millions of dollars breeding red drum, a popular game fish, releasing between 20 and 30...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'