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2010-11-15 08:18:58

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- For many teens, fast food, pizza, and cereal are food groups in and of themselves.  There are many problems with a processed food heavy diet, but high salt intake is of particular concern - potentially leading to adulthood high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. According to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, teenagers consume more salt than any other age group, eating an average of 9 grams more each day.  In a recent study, the...

2010-11-05 11:33:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Dr. Zein E. Obagi, the founder and former officer and director of Obagi Medical Products, Inc. ("OMP") requested a meeting with OMP's recently appointed Interim CEO, Albert F. Hummel, to discuss the future of OMP. In 1988, Dr. Obagi founded OMP, which became the world's top distributor of physician-dispensed prescription skin care products. ZO Skin Health, Inc ("ZO"), a worldwide producer of skin products dedicated to restoring healthy...

2010-10-25 09:54:00

DAVIS, Calif. and TOKYO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Ajinomoto Company have announced a joint research project to explore whether the regular inclusion of dietary sodium glutamate (MSG) used to enhance the taste of foods, has beneficial effects on eating behavior and body weight management. The trial, which will be conducted by ARS' Western Human Nutrition Research Center (WHNRC), will assess in overweight women...

2010-10-14 13:27:35

Perception and digestion of starchy foods varies from person to person Creamy. Gritty. Crunchy. Slimy. Oral texture perception is a major factor contributing to each person's food preferences. Now, a new study from the Monell Center reports that individuals' perception of starch texture is shaped by variability in the activity of an oral enzyme known as salivary amylase. "Differences in starch perception likely affect people's nutritional status by influencing their liking for and intake of...

2010-10-01 17:09:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Colic Calm Homeopathic Medicine for Infant Gas, Colic and Reflux will be exhibiting at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition (NCE) October 2 - 5, 2010. According to the AAP, the NCE is the most comprehensive pediatric meeting in the world and represents the full spectrum of pediatric medical professionals and decision-makers. With exhibitors varying from children's hospitals to new technology, Colic Calm is...

2010-09-10 11:50:43

As interest grows in feeding distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to growing pigs, many questions are being asked about the digestibility of this alternative feed option. "Previous research shows that while the amount of energy in DDGS is greater than that of corn, pigs have lower digestibility of energy in DDGS than in corn," said Hans H. Stein, U of I associate professor in the Department of Animal Sciences. "Our goal was to find out why." Stein's team wanted to develop a greater...

2010-09-02 09:17:00

SANTA MARIA, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hardy Diagnostics, an FDA licensed and ISO certified biomedical firm, is pleased to announce the release of AloeSafe(TM), a hand sanitizer that contains aloe vera, vitamin E, and lavender oil. Unlike most alcohol based hand sanitizers, AloeSafe(TM) is free from potentially harmful ingredients. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100902/LA58798) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100902/LA58798) AloeSafe(TM) does not...

2010-08-23 12:51:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to consumer demand for a colic solution that works, the nationwide pharmacy CVS is now carrying the over-the-counter product, Colic Calm Homeopathic Medicine for Infant Gas, Colic and Reflux in over 7,000 of their stores. Before CVS, Colic Calm was available through the company's website, select food stores, and at miscellaneous retail locations. But now, with a CVS within 2 miles of almost every household in the United States, a...

2010-07-28 12:59:00

BREA, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Niutang Chemical Inc., a subsidiary of Niutang Chemical, has been awarded the 2010 Viachem Producer Partner of the Year. Viachem Ltd., a specialty chemical distributor, conducts sales and marketing for Niutang's full line of high intensity sweeteners in the U.S. and Canada, including the company's newest product, Niutang Liquid Sucralose. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090528/CG23830LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-07-15 09:13:00

BREA, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Niutang Chemical, one of the leading manufacturers of sucralose in the world, announced today that it will introduce Niutang Liquid Sucralose at the International Food Technology (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago. Niutang Liquid Sucralose is the latest addition to the company's full line of high intensity sweeteners and will begin shipping in August. Samples will be available at Niutang's Booth #6422 throughout the IFT Show. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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