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2009-10-05 12:01:26

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of certain Affy Tapple-brand caramel apples due to a labeling error. The FDA said Affy Tapple LLC of Niles, Ill., is voluntarily recalling its Limited Edition "“ Classic Candy Flavors two-pack caramel apples because the label did not include the allergen statement manufactured on shared equipment with peanuts and tree nuts. Consumers who have an allergy to peanuts might suffer a serious allergic reaction if they consume a...

2009-09-03 07:30:00

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia among the elderly and is projected to increase in prevalence over the next decades as the population ages -- creating an urgent need for treatments that will prevent or reverse the now-inexorable course of cognitive deterioration and memory loss. Because development of synthetic drugs is expensive and complex, many researchers are focusing on botanical extracts whose benefits have been documented...

2009-07-17 14:37:14

Turmeric may help lower risk of breast cancer after exposure to hormone replacement therapy, U.S. researchers say. The study, published in the journal Menopause, found curcumin -- a component of the spice turmeric -- delayed the first appearance, decreased incidence and reduced multiplicity of progestin-accelerated tumors in an animal model. Progestin is a synthetic progestagen that has effects similar to the hormone progesterone. Curcumin also prevented the appearance of gross...

2009-07-17 00:51:31

Vitamin D and turmeric spice might help stimulate the immune system to clear the brain of plaques linked to Alzheimer's disease, U.S. researchers said. The findings, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, may lead to preventing and treating Alzheimer's by utilizing the property of vitamin D3, a form of vitamin D, alone and together with natural or synthetic curcumin, a chemical found in turmeric, to protect the brain against amyloid beta plaques. We hope that vitamin D3 and...

2009-06-01 13:40:48

A Washington watchdog group applauded a new labeling rule governing food coloring made from insect parts but its leaders still want the substance banned. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new regulation, set to take effect in January 2011, that will require companies that use the dried bodies of cochineal insects to create food dyes to list the ingredient on their labels. Previously, foods containing cochineal usually listed only artificial colors or color added to note its...

2009-05-19 21:04:09

An extract of a plant used as a cooking spice -- turmeric -- suppressed fat tissue in mice, U.S. researchers said. The study, published in Journal of Nutrition, found a type of plant chemical known as a polyphenol found in the spice turmeric -- called curcumin -- appears to reduce weight gain in mice, lower their blood cholesterol levels and lower their levels of liver fat. Most significantly, curcumin suppressed the growth of fat tissue in mice as well as in cell models. Weight gain is...

2009-05-18 10:06:56

 Curcumin, the major polyphenol found in turmeric, appears to reduce weight gain in mice and suppress the growth of fat tissue in mice and cell models. Researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (USDA HNRCA) studied mice fed high fat diets supplemented with curcumin and cell cultures incubated with curcumin."Weight gain is the result of the growth and expansion of fat tissue, which cannot happen unless new blood vessels form, a process...

2009-05-05 04:00:00

GREEN BAY, Wis., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It's official...Curamin is the natural products industry's Best New Natural Remedy of the Year. Curamin, the number-one pain-relieving product, is slated to receive a First Place Vity Award from Vitamin Retailer magazine in its upcoming June issue. The annual Vity Awards honor the industry's best-selling products based on a nationwide survey of health food stores. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090505/CG10779) Developed and distributed...

2009-03-09 03:30:00

LONDON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising numbers of baby boomers with eye-ailments and soaring medical costs are causing European consumers to demand innovative diet supplements to protect their eyes and curb any potential eye care-related expenses. The ability of supplements to alleviate blinding diseases such as age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma has opened up lucrative growth avenues in the market. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) New analysis from...

2009-03-09 00:08:17

Curcumin, turmeric's main ingredient, inserts itself into cell membranes and makes them more orderly and resistant to infection, U.S. researchers said. University of Michigan researchers led by Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy said the membrane goes from being crazy and floppy to being more disciplined and ordered, so information flow through it can be controlled. Probing high-resolution intermolecular interactions in the messy membrane environment has been a major challenge to commonly-used...


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Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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