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2012-09-29 23:01:45

Beta Glucan slows digestion and may help boost fat metabolism. Prograde is putting it to work in the new Prograde Genesis supplement. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 There are many benefits to including a strong source of fiber in a diet, including lower cholesterol and a healthier heart. But Prograde, a top nutrition supplement producer, has gone a step further by using beta glucan, a fiber source derived from oats, to help its customers lose weight. Beta glucan is a...

Tough Gel May Help With Replacing Damaged Cartilage In Human Joints
2012-09-05 13:55:42

Biocompatible material created at Harvard is much tougher than cartilage A team of experts in mechanics, materials science, and tissue engineering at Harvard have created an extremely stretchy and tough gel that may pave the way to replacing damaged cartilage in human joints. Called a hydrogel, because its main ingredient is water, the new material is a hybrid of two weak gels that combine to create something much stronger. Not only can this new gel stretch to 21 times its original...

2012-08-22 11:13:27

Promising results were reported here today from a proof-of-concept clinical trial of an "anti-hunger" ingredient for yogurt, fruit shakes, smoothies and other foods that would make people feel full longer and ease the craving to eat. Scientists described the ingredient, a new version of a food additive that has been in use for more than 50 years, at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. The potential new tool in the battle of the bulge is methyl...

2012-08-21 22:46:43

The focus of nutrition for good health is quietly shifting to include consumption of food ingredients specifically designed to nourish the non-human cells that comprise 80 percent of the cells in the typical person, an authority on the topic said here today. Speaking at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, Robert Rastall, Ph.D., cited several factors driving these so-called "prebiotic" ingredients toward more...

2012-06-01 23:02:51

Walk into any grocery store today and it is almost impossible to pick up any kind of processed food that doesn't have some variant of MSG in it. Yet numerous studies indicate it can have ill effects on health. One HCG Diet Coach tries to increase awareness of MSG's potential dangers while helping people through the HCG Diet. (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Perhaps without products like MSG on the market, Paul Johnson, long-time HCG diet coach would have a completely different career. He spends every...

2012-05-12 23:01:22

According to American Family Physician, the official clinical journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians, swallowing problems and dysphagia affect approximately 10% of adults over the age of 50, and it is especially common in healthcare and senior care facilities, with around 25% of hospitalized patients, and 30-40% of nursing home patients experiencing swallowing problems. Millions of children and teenagers are also affected with swallowing disorders. Elberton, GA...

2012-05-11 23:02:34

HealthyAnswers.com is a publisher and a leader in providing current natural health information on their website. Along with thousands of archived articles on health related issues, they also offer a complimentary health newsletter, quality nutritional solutions, and self improvement books. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 HealthyAnswers.com reports that raspberry ketones — a substance extracted from whole raspberries — can help shrink human fat cells by increasing a...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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