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2012-03-08 14:55:37

UCSF Identifies New Target Against Obesity Involving Brown Fat In the war against obesity, one´s own fat cells may seem an unlikely ally, but new research from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) suggests ordinary fat cells can be reengineered to burn calories. While investigating how a common drug given to people with diabetes works in mice, a UCSF team discovered that a protein called PRDM16, found in both men and mice, can throw a switch on fat cells, converting...

2012-03-07 02:30:00

Protica has announced that their newly released protein shot, Profect®, can provide important nutrients to help improve the life of sedentary people Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Protica has announced that their newly released protein shot, Profect®, can provide important nutrients to help improve the life of sedentary people. While the value of protein in diet has been accepted and promoted within the athletic community, it has been less well disseminated within the...

US Kids Consume Too Much Sugar, Mostly From Processed Foods: CDC
2012-03-01 06:02:14

Children and adolescents are consuming far too much sugar, mostly from packaged and processed foods, according to a report released on Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “The consumption of added sugars, which are sweeteners added to processed and prepared foods, has been associated with measures of cardiovascular disease risk among adolescents, including adverse cholesterol concentrations,” the CDC said in its report, which is based on...

2012-02-28 12:10:00

A McDonald's in Texas has installed an interactive kiosk allowing patrons to access previously difficult to find nutrition information about the restaurant's food. Brianna Ladapo and other advocates of healthy living applaud this effort and support a higher level of transparency concerning nutrition. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 Nutrition has become a topic of focus for modern-day Americans, due in part to a better awareness of the value of healthy living. Despite the fact that...

2012-02-22 14:50:00

Dispels common misconceptions surrounding strength training Champaign, IL (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Women often subscribe to fitness fads, hearsay, and offbeat diets to get fit. According to top trainer Irene Lewis-McCormick, women must stop succumbing to pop culture in order to see greater strength and muscle definition. “It´s staggering the amount of misinformation that surrounds women and exercise,” says Lewis-McCormick. “With respect to the myths and...

2012-02-22 03:00:00

Protica has announced that their newly released protein drink, Profect® can be used as a healthy alternative to popular energy shots. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 Protica has announced that their newly released protein drink, Profect® can be used as a healthy alternative to popular energy shots. Each serving of Profect can provide natural energy without caffeine or other stimulants. Profect provides energy in the morning when taken at breakfast, in the middle of the day,...

2012-02-22 04:55:00

Based on the large number of emails received by hCG Blog over the past seven days, it appears that many consumers are wary of trying the hCG diet because they fear weight loss programs that require monitoring calorie consumption. In response to this growing concern, hCG Blog would like to announce that the hCG diet does not require counting calories. (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 As an hCG weight loss authority, hCG Blog consistently receives emails from visitors with questions and concerns...

2012-02-15 13:35:00

New Flavor Combines Subtle Sweetness with a Crispy Crunch Valhalla, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 Balance Bar Company, one of America´s top five leading nutrition/energy bar makers, has launched Balance Bar BARE Blueberry Acai. The new flavor joins two other popular BARE bars: Sweet & Salty Chocolate Almond and Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter. BARE Blueberry Acai is made with a crisp high-protein core, simple sweeteners, dried wild blueberries, sunflower seeds and acai juice...

2012-02-13 15:00:00

The new phenomenon launched by Zaggora recognises our indulgences, yet is keeping calorie counting fun and encouraging people to get active (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 The Fatsnapapp recognises that everyone has their moments of weakness; we all enjoy indulging once in a while, whether it´s a burger, pizza or a slice of chocolate cake. However with new legislation coming into force in Britain stating that retailers must declare the calorific value of each individual food item, the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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