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2015-05-23 23:01:13

Dr Don Colbert is announcing that his Red and Green SupremeFoods are now improved antioxidant fruit and super green-food blends from Divine Health. (PRWEB) May

fish oil
2015-05-22 13:20:00

In March of this year, the New York Times reported that fish oil claims are not supported by current research. However, it’s too early to make that type of sweeping statement because that research was only about cardiovascular health, and not the other benefits of fish oil supplements. A more recent report identified some of the other benefits of fish oil, noting that the cardiovascular research was about people with known cardiac disease or people with strong risk factors and most of those...

2015-05-22 12:26:36

DUBLIN, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/56rdzr/north_america)

2015-05-22 08:24:44

Promotes eye health nutritional awareness with a new e-book ST.

2015-05-21 23:07:38

Diet Doc’s new diabetic diet plans are strategically designed to help their patients stabilize blood sugar levels and safely lose excess fat Los Angeles, CA

2015-05-21 23:06:47

Drinking too little water affects coordination and vision, shared Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio host on Sports Doctor show in a recent segment.

lucky iron fish anemia
2015-05-21 14:09:10

Iron deficiency is the most common and widespread nutritional disorder in the world, but this little iron fish is here to save the day!

2015-05-21 12:30:19

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xrwsg8/north_america)

2015-05-21 08:32:34

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9hr9l5/europe_fibers_and)

2015-05-21 08:32:28

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3jw3zh/europe)


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.