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2010-12-14 07:35:00

PepsiCo is "very close" to a breakthrough on a mix of sweeteners and flavor modifiers that will make its low-calorie beverages taste better than before, the company's chief executive officer said Monday. "We want to be out there with a product that is outstanding, not one that is just good," Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi said at a conference hosted by Beverage Digest. "We are very close," she said, referring to a line-up of products that she declined to name. Nooyi said the breakthrough would...

2010-12-09 07:00:00

LEUVEN, Belgium, December 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FUGEIA today announced that it has received the FDA No Objection Letter with regard to the GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status of its Brana Vita (TM) wheat bran extract. This innovative product is rich in cell wall derived arabinoxylan oligosaccharides (AXOS) ; a family of natural soluble fibre constituents. The AXOS in Brana Vita(TM) are very potent prebiotics, stimulating the growth of beneficial colon bacteria such as...

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...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.