Latest Nutrient Stories

2011-02-08 09:59:40

New study shows large eggs are 14 percent lower in cholesterol and 64 percent higher in vitamin D.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-12-17 17:22:24

Rapid turnover and remodelling of lipid membranes could help phytoplankton cope with nutrient scarcity in the open ocean.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.