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2011-06-28 14:38:46

Researchers from the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology have found that certain neotropical stream ecosystems rely almost entirely on a single fish species known as the banded tetra for the critical nutrient phosphorus. In a paper recently published in the journal Ecology, the researchers, led by Gaston E. "Chip" Small, explain why this particular species plays such a crucial role"”and why these stream systems are vulnerable as a result. "I initially set out to understand how...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

Essential Source announced today the release of Max Effect Liquid Vitamin with Potency Protection Ampoules, and one of the highest proven ORAC scores in the liquid vitamin category. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Essential Source, Inc., the makers of specialty health and beauty products, today announced the release of Max Effect Liquid Vitamin for national distribution, following a hugely successful test market. Max Effect provides energy, heart health support, immune system support,...

2011-06-11 00:00:29

Hero Nutritionals breaks ground again with a sweet vitamin option for sugar-conscious parents San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 The company that made history by being the first to put essential vitamins and minerals in a delicious and easy-to-swallow gummy form is making news once again. Hero Nutritionals LLC is proud to premier two new products into the health and wellness marketplace. An expansion of their widely-acclaimed Yummi Bears®, the number one selling children's...

2011-06-01 14:36:22

Byproducts useful for fertilizer, fuel and nutraceuticals could tip the economic balance in favor of the novel purification systems An article published in the June issue of BioScience describes the early scale-up stage of a new biotechnology with environmental benefits and possible commercial potential. Algal turf scrubbers are field-sized, water-treatment systems that can extract excess nutrients from streams, canals, and lakes polluted by agricultural, domestic, and some industrial runoff....

2011-05-04 14:37:12

A mountain of waste that grows by a million tons every three years from the sewage plants of Australia's major cities and towns is the target of an unusual mining venture. Scientists in the CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE) are working on ways to turn one of the nation's major urban organic wastes into a safe source of fertility for the continent's depleted soils. In a 21st century quest to turn "Ëœmanure into gold' they are using one of...

2011-04-28 08:44:00

AYER, Mass., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to consumer demand for foods made from sprouted beans, soyfoods innovator Nasoya (www.nasoya.com) has introduced SPROUTED TOFU PLUS, the first organic tofu to offer essential levels of calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K, plus all the benefits of sprouted foods, considered "wonder food" by the ancients. "Nasoya's Sprouted Tofu Plus gives consumers greater bioavailability of nutrients and better digestibility," said Walter Riglian,...

2011-03-30 15:15:00

LIVINGSTON, N.J., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As part of an ongoing campaign to promote health through a more Nutrient Rich diet and lifestyle, NutrientRich.com is offering a free online webinar called "Switch to Rich" on April 13, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST. The free, online presentation is designed to educate attendees on the powerful benefits of a Nutrient Rich diet. In 2005 and again in 2010, the U.S. dietary guidelines reinforced the need for everyone to eat more Nutrient Rich...

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2011-02-08 09:59:40

New study shows large eggs are 14 percent lower in cholesterol and 64 percent higher in vitamin D According to new nutrition data from the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), eggs are lower in cholesterol than previously thought. The USDA-ARS recently reviewed the nutrient composition of standard large eggs, and results show the average amount of cholesterol in one large egg is 185 mg, 14 percent lower than previously recorded. The analysis also...

2011-02-01 22:33:36

After taking a small dose of inorganic nitrate for three days, healthy people consume less oxygen while riding an exercise bike. A new study in the February issue of Cell Metabolism traces that improved performance to increased efficiency of the mitochondria that power our cells. The researchers aren't recommending anyone begin taking inorganic nitrate supplements based on the new findings. Rather, they say that the results may offer one explanation for the well-known health benefits of...

2011-02-01 15:26:00

DENVER, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Potato lovers, rejoice! Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. A strong emphasis is made on reducing calorie consumption and increasing physical activity. Additionally, the other two areas of strong focus are consuming more "healthy foods" like fruits and vegetables, as well as consuming less sodium, saturated and...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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