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2014-01-15 08:27:50

After popularity of Pure White Mulberry Leaf Extract exceeded supply, NuVitality has restocked with larger bottles and an enhanced formula. CHICAGO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Overwhelming response to NuVitality's new White Mulberry Leaf Extract proved to be a lesson in economics. Demand for the popular blood sugar control product superseded the company's supply leaving shelves empty. In response to customer demand, NuVitality has enhanced its White Mulberry Supplement...

2013-11-08 23:20:23

Containing a blend of health-boosting herbs, NuVitality‘s Pure White Mulberry Supplement naturally lowers blood sugar and blocks cholesterol buildup in arteries. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Heart disease and diabetes are two of the most prevalent maladies in modern society, and there are many prescription drugs on the market to artificially lower cholesterol and chemically replace sugar in food. Now there is an all-natural White Mulberry Leaf Extract supplement from...

2011-05-18 00:08:12

The development and successful testing of a method for unreeling the strands of silk in wild silkworm cocoons could clear the way for establishment of new silk industries not only in Asia but also in vast areas of Africa and South America. The report appears in ACS' journal Biomacromolecules. Fritz Vollrath, Tom Gheysens and colleagues explain that silk is made by unraveling"” or unreeling "” the fine, soft thread from cocoons of silkmoths. The practice began as far back as 3500...

2009-05-08 07:16:53

A new study published online on May 7th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, has found the source of silkworms' attraction to mulberry leaves, their primary food source. A jasmine-scented chemical emitted in small quantities by the leaves triggers a single, highly tuned olfactory receptor in the silkworms' antennae, they show. The results are contrary to the notion that insects are generally attracted to their host plants through the recognition of a blend of volatile compounds by a...

2008-07-09 18:00:09

Major clinical trials conducted by a team of researchers and doctors at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis VA Hospital), demonstrate that mulberry leaf, the food source of silkworms, can help markedly stabilize blood sugar levels and inhibit carbohydrate absorption in Type 2 diabetics by providing additional support which enables them to make better dietary and lifestyle choices. In these studies, a proprietary mulberry leaf extract developed by Lee Zhong, M.D., Ph.D., a graduate and...

2006-12-09 12:00:26

By Nzong Xiong, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Dec. 9--Many local nurseries are receiving their new bare-root fruit trees from now through the end of January. Instead of the usual suspects that produce peaches, plums and nectarines, why not try trees that are a little bit different for the central San Joaquin Valley? While some of these exotic fruits, such as Asian pears and pomegranates, are growing in popularity in the Valley, others, such as jujubes, still are novelties in the backyard and on...


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2005-07-14 11:23:31

The silkworm (Bombyx mori or "raw silk of mulberry") is the larva of a moth that is economically important as the producer of silk. Its diet consists solely of mulberry leaves and it is native to northern China. The silkworm is so called because it spins its cocoon from raw silk. The cocoon is made of a single continuous thread of raw silk from 1000 to 3000 feet (300 to 900 meters) long. Silkworms have a good appetite. They eat mulberry leaves day and night continuously. Thus, they grow...

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