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2011-01-21 09:08:00

NASHVILLE, N.C., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to opponents of the project, locating the proposed Sanderson Farms chicken slaughterhouse in Nash County likely will make it more difficult for the area to continue to grow and recruit cleaner, greener industries. Current law imposes fixed caps or limits on the amount of nutrients in the Tar-Pamlico and Neuse River Basins. "This facility, and the hundreds of new chicken houses required to supply it, ultimately will have long-term...

2011-01-11 05:15:00

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical studies have proven that the most nutrient-dense natural food on Earth is stabilized rice bran. Tested by the U.S.D.A., stabilized rice bran is an extremely powerful source of vitamins and minerals, essential amino acids, omega-3 fats, CoQ10, complete protein and fiber, and contains more antioxidants than any other food ever tested. As a result, many scientists, researchers and nutritionists now consider stabilized rice bran...

2010-12-29 00:01:19

Essential Fatty Acids join the list of the Top 10 nutritional supplements in 2010. Hobart, IN (Vocus/PRWEB) December 28, 2010 Botanic Choice, a top retailer of natural vitamins and herbs, has just released its list of top 10 single-nutrient supplements for 2010: 1. Aloe Vera - digestion 2. Chromium "“ weight and blood sugar support 3. Apple Cider Vinegar "“ total health 4. Coral Calcium "“ bones 5. Glucosamine Chondroitin "“ joints 6. Cinnamon "“ blood...

2010-12-22 00:01:32

Passages Malibu, a world-renowned, state-of-the-art one-on-one holistic treatment center announces the appointment of top-selling author and celebrity nutritionist Christine Avanti as the new Nutrition Director and Executive Chef of Spa Cuisine. In accord with the mind-body-spirit treatment approach of Passages Malibu to help clients recover from life-threatening addictions and achieve total body healing, Christine Avanti has developed a signature menu of Recipes for...

2010-12-17 17:22:24

Rapid turnover and remodelling of lipid membranes could help phytoplankton cope with nutrient scarcity in the open ocean. A team led by Patrick Martin of the National Oceanography Centre has shown that a species of planktonic marine alga can rapidly change the chemical composition of its cell membranes in response to changes in nutrient supply. The findings indicate that the process may be important for nutrient cycling and the population dynamics of phytoplankton in the open ocean. Tiny...

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2010-12-06 10:42:28

Continued eutrophication of the Baltic Sea, combined with an ever thinner ozone layer, is favoring the toxic cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena, reveals research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. "There are several species of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, that can form surface blooms in the Baltic Sea," explains Malin Mohlin from the University of Gothenburg's Department of Marine Ecology. "Which species ends up dominating a bloom depends partly on how they deal with an...

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2010-11-03 06:15:00

Every person emits the equivalent of approximately two tons of carbon dioxide a year from the time food is produced to when the human body excretes it, representing more than 20% of total yearly emissions. That is what a study by the Universidad de Almería says, confirming for the first time that human excrements contribute to water pollution, primarily with nitrogen and phosphorus. A team of researchers from the Universidad de Almería (UAL) has estimated...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Teen and Family Set Two New Mountaineering World Records Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 On a clear night in May 2010, in subzero temperatures, Jordan Romero, age 13, started his final, 26-hour leg of the steep and dangerous climb up the northeast ridge of Mt. Everest. The day before, he, along with his father, stepmother and three Sherpa guides, had entered Camp 3 and the "death zone""”these are altitudes higher than 26,246 feet, wherein the body uses up its store of oxygen...

2010-09-17 14:03:00

HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, more than 500 of Arkansas's best boomer athletes will compete in 19 National qualifying events for the National Senior Games to be held in Houston, TX in 2011. These athletes provide inspirational motivation to family and friends and demonstrate the difference that fitness makes in enhancing healthy aging and vitality. The active participants in these games demonstrate that age has no limit on active, healthy living and doesn't stop...

2010-07-08 10:30:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking at a public meeting held in response to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) Draft Report, Dr. Andrew Shao, Ph.D., senior vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), presented the following oral comments: "I'm Dr. Andrew Shao, and I am here today representing the Council for Responsible Nutrition. More than 150 million Americans supplement their diets each year with...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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