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Foods That Lower The Risk Of Cancer: American Institute for Cancer Research

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cancer is a diagnosis that everyone wants to avoid. In many cases, cancer happens as a result of our lifestyle choices, while some are unfortunately genetically predisposed. Regardless...

Latest Nutrition Stories

2014-08-19 23:14:44

Whether it’s for sports or looks, there are a lot of men out there who are hoping this school year holds new and exciting adventures with a new body. Even if wanting to gain weight and muscle mass or overcoming a bulking plateau, CB-1 Weight Gainer offers these four tips to help men bulk up. Orem, UT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Whether it’s for sports or looks, there are a lot of men out there who are hoping this school year holds new and exciting adventures with a new body. Even if...

2014-08-19 23:12:29

The newest member of the Max Muscle Sports Nutrition (MMSN) team Mike Dalton took over as regional director for the states of Colorado and Utah. His enthusiasm, business sense and career experience set him above the rest as he plans for regional expansion. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Mike Dalton accumulated a wide array of skills from his career background working in business development and management. He managed and communicated directly with his employees while selling, shelving and...

2014-08-19 23:00:16

Sublime Beauty® reveals that one special and simple thing to improve facial skin. It is quick, easy and skin looks amazing after its use. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 What gives skin an edge and is that "something extra" in skin care? What can soften skin, replenish and nourish it while lightly exfoliating? The Collagen Antioxidant Mask from Sublime Beauty®. "Client after client raves about how their skin feels and looks after using the collagen...

2014-08-19 20:24:07

Letter from Top-Selling Brand Sets Record Straight about Recent FDA Communication Regarding Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Labels VISTA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, the family owned maker of the top-selling brand of natural soaps in North America, has responded to the online publication Food Safety News' inaccurate article, "Big Donor to GMO Labeling Campaigns Gets in Trouble for One of its Own Labels," published August 18, by demanding...

2014-08-19 16:29:18

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovita Health Science - the makers of ENU(TM), an innovative ready-to-drink, complete nutritional shake - has been named a Division Finalist in the 10(th) Annual Minnesota Cup business competition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137503 ENU is a naturally enhanced, complete nutritional shake that is remarkably flavorful, with more protein and less sugar than established brands. ENU is made with non-GMO ingredients,...

2014-08-19 16:29:14

Three-Year Grant to Serve Children in Weekend Power Pack Program With More Than 500,000 Healthy Meals RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to further support the health and wellbeing of the greater Triangle community, Bayer CropScience has announced a three-year, $300,000 grant from The Bayer USA Foundation to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. The grant will sustain seven Weekend Power Pack programs during this time....

2014-08-19 12:28:25

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediterra(®) (www.MediterraNutrition.com), the first company to introduce all-natural nutrition bars inspired by the Mediterranean Diet, today publically announced the members of its corporate Advisory Board. With a wealth of knowledge in different areas related to food and wellness, the advisors were chosen to provide counsel to Mediterra's executive team and have played an integral role in the early product and brand development stages....

2014-08-19 12:28:09

Former Coca-Cola Senior Executive Has 25-Year Track Record of Building and Growing Consumer Brands RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBTY, Inc., a global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins and nutritional supplements, today named Steven Cahillane Chief Executive Officer. A 25-year consumer goods industry veteran, Mr. Cahillane comes to NBTY from Coca-Cola, where he led the successful integration of Coca?Cola Enterprises' North American bottling...

2014-08-19 08:32:31

One Large Eggland's Best Egg Contains Just 60 Calories CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of testing, Eggland's Best (EB) is proud to announce that the calorie count for their large eggs has been reduced from 70 calories to 60 calories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130212/NY57963LOGO "Three different outside labs were used to confirm the lower calorie content," said Bart Slaugh, PhD, Director of Quality Assurance at Eggland's Best. "The calorie...

2014-08-18 23:07:38

Community Health Center of Snohomish County has released an article voicing their concerns about the increasing number of Americans suffering from diabetes, and explains how their services can assist those struggling with this difficult disease. Everett, WA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 “Diabetes is blind to age, race, color, and walk of life,” warns Community Health Center of Snohomish in a recent article. “In the last decade, the number of Americans suffering from diabetes have...


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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