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2010-11-18 13:09:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC is empowering consumers to age well with a unique new line that enables them to proactively influence their health. The leading global specialty retailer of nutritional products is launching GNC Longevity Factors, GNC's first and only complete line of nutritional supplements designed to help you age well. The line features clinically tested ingredients to support health and bioavailability enhancement technology to improve the absorption of...

2010-08-04 05:00:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Naturals, the industry leader in omega-3 fish oil, has created the ultimate fitness solution for sports enthusiasts with Ultimate Omega Sport(TM) -- concentrated fish oil for high intensity support. Available exclusively at GNC for one year, Ultimate Omega Sport is offered at over 4800 GNC retail locations and online at www.gnc.com. Used in clinical trials with professional athletes and proven to be free of athletic-banned substances,...

2009-04-22 05:00:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish oil given to professional football players has proven to be effective for improving cholesterol levels, according to a study published in the January/February 2009 issue of Sports Health, A Multidisciplinary Approach. The patented fish oil supplement was administered to 36 professional football players from ages 23 to 41 years of age that volunteered to be randomly assigned to either the treatment or control group in the study. Players were...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'