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2015-01-30 23:10:49

Just in time for National Croissant Day, Schär's Gluten-Free Croissant Launch is the First of Any Major Brand And In Response To The #1 Consumer Product Request New

2015-01-30 23:10:19

Health Food Emporium is very excited to announce a new USDA organic, Non-GMO Project verified and vegan plant protein powder that tastes great – Organic Plant Protein by Garden of Life.

2015-01-30 23:05:55

Transparency Market Research added a new market research report "Collagen Peptide and Gelatin Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast, 2014 - 2020"

2015-01-30 23:05:46

Agein.com comments on a recent study exploring the dangers of prolonged sitting and offers tips to avoid doing so.​​ Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 30, 2015

2015-01-30 23:05:07

The insoluble dietary fiber market is segmented into various types and end-use industries according to their usage and demand.

2015-01-30 23:03:31

Declining consumption of high fructose corn syrup has led to a contraction in both production and sales of the ingredient.

2015-01-30 20:20:14

Weight loss surgery is still the only proven and effective technique for making significant weight loss a reality, notes Beverly Hills Physicians LOS ANGELES, Jan.

2015-01-30 16:24:35

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of GNC Holdings, Inc.

2015-01-29 23:12:03

Creative Bioscience wins award for innovative supplement Murray, Utah (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Creative Bioscience is thrilled to announce that their

2015-01-29 23:10:05

Research by PsychTests.com indicates that individuals who have difficulty losing weight may be feeding their mind with unhealthy thoughts. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB)


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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