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Tequila Plant Possible Sweetener For Diabetics
2014-03-17 08:26:51

American Chemical Society A sweetener created from the plant used to make tequila could lower blood glucose levels for the 26 million Americans and others worldwide who have type 2 diabetes and help them and the obese lose weight, researchers said here today. The main reason it could be valuable, they explained, is that agavins, a natural form of sugar found in the agave plant, are non-digestible and can act as a dietary fiber, so they would not raise blood glucose. Their report was...

2014-02-14 16:22:33

Measure Could Provide Global Commitment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from HFCs ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy (Alliance) has offered its support for the negotiation of an amendment to the Montreal Protocol which would curtail the global growth of greenhouse gas emissions from hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Their statement of support was delivered at the US Stakeholder Meeting on 2014 HFC Activities under the...

2014-02-14 12:21:48

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) applauds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for announcing its intent to ban the use of a certain set of super greenhouse gases, hydroflurocarbons (HFCs), and open the market to a number of important climate friendly alternatives. These actions will send a strong signal to the international community that the U.S. is serious about tackling climate change as it pushes for an...

2014-02-04 16:26:57

Reliance on Observational Methodology and Intake Estimates Fuels Flawed Conclusions, Is Not Proof of Causation WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sugar Association takes seriously issues regarding cardiovascular health. However, it is difficult to reconcile the correlation being drawn between 'added sugar' and cardiovascular health in a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine on February 3, 2014, especially when recognizing American per capita consumption of...

2014-01-31 11:05:13

Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have found there is no benefit in replacing fructose, the sugar most commonly blamed for obesity, with glucose in commercially prepared foods. The findings, published in the February edition of Current Opinion in Lipidology, show that when portion sizes and calories are the same, fructose does not cause any more harm than glucose. "Despite concerns about fructose's link to obesity, there is no justification to replace fructose with glucose because...

2014-01-29 23:27:30

REV'D® will sample its nutrition bars made for the world's most extraordinary athletes. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Rev’d Provision Co. announced today that it will be sampling its nutrition bars at the Snowsports Industries America (SIA) Snow Show from January 30th through February 2nd, 2014 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver Colorado. Because snowsports are evolving and becoming more physically intense, Rev’d Provision Co. has developed...

2014-01-14 23:01:07

Rev’d Provision Co. announced today that its REV’D® maca superfood bars are now available for sale on the company’s web site. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Rev’d Provision Co. announced today that its REV’D® maca superfood bars are now available for sale on the company’s web site. "I am very happy that our e-commerce program is up and running smoothly. With social media today, we have been getting an increasing number of inquiries from all over the...

2013-12-30 12:20:44

However, overconsumption of calories from fructose can have substantial adverse effects on health Fructose, the sugar often blamed for the obesity epidemic, does not itself have any impact on an emerging marker for the risk of cardiovascular disease known as postprandial triglycerides, new research has found. However, overconsumption of calories from fructose can have substantial adverse effects on health, said Dr. John Sievenpiper, a researcher in the Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor...

Hummingbird Metabolism Burns Glucose And Fructose Equally
2013-12-06 07:38:21

University of Toronto Hummingbird metabolism is a marvel of evolutionary engineering. These tiny birds can power all of their energetic hovering flight by burning the sugar contained in the floral nectar of their diet. Now new research from the University of Toronto Scarborough shows they are equally adept at burning both glucose and fructose, which are the individual components of sugar; a unique trait other vertebrates cannot achieve. "Hummingbirds have an optimal fuel-use strategy...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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