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Mothers Of Children With Autism Less Likely To Have Taken Supplemental Iron During Pregnancy

University of California - Davis Health System Mothers of children with autism are significantly less likely to report taking iron supplements before and during their pregnancies than the mothers of children who are developing normally, a...

Latest Nutrition Stories

2014-09-23 16:25:03

Gifted Nutrition President Dominates 50th Anniversary Mr. Olympia Competition MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The "War4four" is now over! Phil "The Gift" Heath was presented with a special 50(th) Anniversary 18k gold Sandow after winning his fourth consecutive Mr. Olympia competition in Las Vegas on September 20th, a feat that has not been achieved since Ronnie Coleman did it 13 years ago. With the help of his new supplement line, Gifted Nutrition, and the...

2014-09-23 16:24:48

Pennsylvania Families & Farmers Benefit From Support WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) today applauded Representative Glenn Thompson (R-PA-05) for cosponsoring the bipartisan Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which will establish national labeling standards for food and beverage products and eliminate the potential confusion and bureaucratic, costly red tape stemming from a 50-state patchwork of laws and regulations that...

2014-09-23 12:32:33

New York Families & Farmers Benefit From Support WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) today applauded Representative Chris Collins (R-NY-27) for cosponsoring the bipartisan Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which will establish national labeling standards for food and beverage products and eliminate the potential confusion and bureaucratic, costly red tape stemming from a 50-state patchwork of laws and regulations that could...

2014-09-23 12:32:32

Wisconsin Families & Farmers Benefit From Support WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) today applauded Representative Tom Petri (R-WI-06) for cosponsoring the bipartisan Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which will establish national labeling standards for food and beverage products and eliminate the potential confusion and bureaucratic, costly red tape stemming from a 50-state patchwork of laws and regulations that...

2014-09-23 12:30:48

DUBLIN, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nutritional Supplements in the U.S., 6th Edition" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The U.S. nutritional supplements market is going to maintain its average growth rate of just over 6% per year through 2018, hitting sales of $16.4 billion in that year. Growth in the market slowed in 2013 and the first part of 2014 due to negative press coverage...

2014-09-23 12:30:01

CONCORD, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MilkSplash(TM) Milk Flavoring has joined the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), a broad coalition of more than 255 retailers, food and beverage manufacturers, restaurants and other organizations committed to help reduce obesity -- especially childhood obesity. The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation promotes ways to help people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance -- calories in and calories out. It focuses its...

2014-09-23 08:31:50

Company Again Partners with American Culinary Federation's Chef & Child Foundation to Inspire Chefs to Host National Childhood Nutrition Day Events CLEVELAND, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The obesity rate has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To help reverse this disturbing trend, American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's Chef & Child Foundation is...

2014-09-22 23:11:25

Market Size - $32.05 Billion in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 7.3%, Market Trends – Rising health awareness among consumers - New report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/probiotics-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The global market for probiotics is expected to reach USD 52.34 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing consumer awareness regarding gut...

2014-09-22 23:10:35

At the 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, the nonprofit Seafood Nutrition Partnership announced the successful launch of a pilot program called Eating Heart Healthy: A Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Program for Women. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 At the 10th Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, the nonprofit Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) announced the successful launch of a pilot program called Eating Heart Healthy: A Cardiovascular Risk Reduction...

2014-09-21 23:02:48

Shane Michaels releases a review of Weight Destroyer, the latest weight loss and health improvement guide from fitness expert Michael Wren Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Weight Destroyer, a weight loss and health improvement method developed by fitness expert Michael Wren that has already helped tens of thousands of people finally lose stubborn weight and reverse health conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and accelerated aging has caught the attention of Shane...


Latest Nutrition Reference Libraries

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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2009-04-23 11:07:34

Bittercress (Barbarea vulgaris), also commonly known as Herb Barbara, Rocketcress, Yellow Rocketcress, Winter Rocket, and Wound Rocket, is a European biennial herb. This plant displays a rosette of shiny, dark green leaves at the base and additional pinnately divided leaves on the stem. In the spring, yellow flowers originate in tightly packed terminal groups just above the foliage. Bittercress grows wildly as a weed in many parts of North America. The flowers can be in bloom May...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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