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2009-08-26 08:30:00

CALGARY, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ - Building on the success of their send-a-gene feature on Facebook, Genome Alberta has launched a new GenOmics Facebook application built on the NewsCloud Social Media Toolkit. The new site at http://apps.facebook.com/genomics will be a one stop source for genomics and other related 'omics' news including nutrigenomics, metabolomics, and metagenomics. With a few mouse clicks users can post stories from around the web, write their own stories or blogs, check out...

2009-05-13 08:00:00

Natural Compound Enhances Exercise Recovery and Stress Management, Supports Natural Immune Function and Joint Health NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- WellGen, Inc., a life science company at the crossroads of food and pharmaceuticals, today announced the launch of its first consumer products, a line of nutritional supplements under the brand name Te Ame. The Te Ame(TM) line will initially be available in four different formulations, reflecting WellGen's research into a range of...

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2008-12-29 15:01:41

The emerging field of nutrigenomics, which aims to identify the genetic factors that influence the body's response to diet and studies how the bioactive constituents of food affect gene expression, is explored in a series of provocative, interdisciplinary reports and analyses in the December 2008 Special Issue (Volume 12, number 4) of OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. This compendium of papers describing the innovative new...

2008-12-29 10:05:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The emerging field of nutrigenomics, which aims to identify the genetic factors that influence the body's response to diet and studies how the bioactive constituents of food affect gene expression, is explored in a series of provocative, interdisciplinary reports and analyses in the December 2008 Special Issue (Volume 12, number 4) of OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc....

2008-12-22 10:03:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A small nutrigenomic open label pilot study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, tested whole food supplement "Sun Chlorella A" and the impact on gene expression. The study suggests that Sun Chlorella influenced gene expression related to cholesterol and blood glucose. The Chlorella study involved 34 subjects. Participants ingested four grams of "Sun Chlorella A" tablets each morning and evening for a 16-week period....

2008-10-23 15:00:10

The following releases focus on the topic Diet & Nutrition IV ALL TIME-OFFS ARE IN EASTERN TIME, UNLESS NOTED STORIES MOVED AT 4:35 AM ET ON OCTOBER 23, 2008. SPOKANE, Wash.--High Fiber Barley Linked to Diabetes Prevention Source: National Barley Foods Council The following knowledgeable industry leaders and scholars from Business Wire's ExpertSource database are available to discuss topics relating to Diet & Nutrition IV Marlene Lesson, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E.,...

2008-10-09 09:00:00

Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager, press@researchandmarkets.com U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716 Logo: http://www.researchandmarkets.com Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ c376fa/consumer_targeting) has announced the addition of the "Consumer Targeting in Food and Drinks: Lifestyle Brands, Personalized Nutrition and Customized Flavors" report to their offering. Personalized nutrition is an emerging trend...

2008-10-09 03:00:17

By Parslow, Virginia The development of personalised diets tailored to our genes will help us to both maintain health and relieve disease. Current dietary guidelines provide a "one-size fits all" approach that ignores the genetic differences between individuals. However, studies of the interaction of genes and diet are now coming of age as a result of the sequencing of the human, mouse and rat genomes, improved understanding of the mechanisms that underlie chronic inflammation, and new...

2008-09-15 15:00:09

The following release focuses on the topic Fitness & Health IV ALL TIME-OFFS ARE IN EASTERN TIME, UNLESS NOTED STORIES MOVED AT 4:35 AM ET ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2008. WENATCHEE, Wash.--Unwanted Hair Growth in Women Could Herald Serious Medical Problems Source: American Electrology Association CHATSWORTH, Calif.--Natrol(R) Cholest Intercept(TM) Can Lower Cholesterol by as Much as 15 Percent in as Little as 1 Month(a) Source: Natrol CHATSWORTH, Calif.--Natrol Launches New...

2008-09-12 15:00:07

By MORGAN, Jon The next big thing: food that switches off bad genes. -------------------- IMAGINE going to a doctor with severe arthritis and instead of being prescribed a drug you are told to eat a special kiwifruit grown only in New Zealand. It's not impossible. Food that may be able to help mend the health problems caused by our genetic makeup is being explored by a team of New Zealand scientists. The research hopes to take what we now know as functional food -- food that is...


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