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2012-10-25 04:00:55

Prograde Genesis now also includes beta glucan fiber sourced from oats. The fiber not only reduces cholesterol, but can help regulate blood sugar. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 Fiber is frequently touted as the key to heart health. But when Prograde Nutrition, one of the nation's top health supplement manufacturers, decided to add a fiber supplement to its product Prograde Genesis, they found one source of fiber with much more far-reaching benefits. Beta glucan, a fiber...

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...

2012-06-13 06:25:02

SHERWOOD, Ore., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Entia Biosciences, Inc. (OTCBB: ERGO) (ENTIA) today announced that it has received a patent from the Nation of Canada covering the "Use of Ergothioneine as a Preservative in Foods and Beverages." The new patent No. 2,680,223 expires on March 7, 2028 and has also been filed with the United States Patent Office and the European Union. The food and beverage preservation patent is the first of the Company's many patent applications to issue and was...

2012-06-11 02:25:29

Nestle Health Science Introduces Next Generation Food and Liquid Thickener to Improve Swallowing Safety Compared to Thin Liquids FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle Health Science today announced the availability of Resource® ThickenUp® Clear, an innovative, non-starch-based thickening powder. This product is designed to decrease the risk of aspiration compared to thin liquids for people with dysphagia - a serious condition affecting nearly 25...

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...