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People Often Perceive Calorie Content Based On Texture Of

People Often Perceive Calorie Content Based On Texture Of Food: Study

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Our taste in food is an intimately personal thing. Some foods we savor, and some we despise. Tastes, texture and temperature are just a few things that can make a difference. A team of...

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2014-04-17 23:13:50

The Metabolic Switch Diet Plan designed by Sally Asher is the latest fitness course that helps people lose weight and keep it off forever. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The Metabolic Switch Diet Plan is the latest cooking course for those people who want to learn how to increase their body’s metabolism, and how to burn more fat than ever before. This course provides learners with a wide range of exercises to build...

2014-04-17 23:08:55

Watch Our Digestive Health Educational Programming on PBS and Major Networks Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 GI for Life, an innovative nutriceutical company focused on digestive health products is proud to announce the introduction of their first nationally televised program, called Gastrointestinal Inflammation, developed to educate viewers on the effects of diet and colon cancer and other common digestive conditions. The program was produced by Outlook TV, and can be...

2014-04-17 23:08:20

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Nutraceuticals markets. Global market for Nutraceuticals is forecast to reach US$311.8 billion by 2020, driven by growing adoption of preventive healthcare measures among the aging population. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The modern trend of combining science with nutrition has set into motion the evolution of a new market segment in the traditional healthcare industry termed as...

2014-04-17 23:04:40

Cellucor, sports nutrition brand and maker of the explosive pre-workout supplement, C4 Extreme, announced the winner of the first ever ‘Cellucor C4 Mystery Flavor Challenge.’ New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 After months of anticipation from Cellucor fans, the sports nutrition brand revealed the winner of its first ever ‘Cellucor C4 Mystery Flavor Challenge.’ “Flyin’ Hawaiian” beat out 32 other flavors in a fan driven, ‘March Madness’ style bracket. During the final...

2014-04-17 23:04:31

Tests Conducted by Leading Food Certifier SCS Global Services Confirm Antioxidant Levels Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Hollandia Produce, LPs’ Live Gourmet brand Living Upland Cress and Grower Pete’s Organic brand Living Watercress have been certified as Antioxidant-rich Superfoods based on a laboratory analysis of their antioxidants levels, especially lutein. Bags of Living Upland Cress and Living Watercress will now feature the Antioxidant Superfood certification label from...

2014-04-17 23:04:06

Top health and nutritional supplement company Metabolic Nutrition has announced its upcoming rerelease of leading fat-loss supplement Synedrex, which will be available for purchase starting May 1 from Metabolic Nutrition’s online store and at local health supplement retailers. Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Leading nutritional supplement provider Metabolic Nutrition today announced the upcoming and highly anticipated rerelease of its powerful and effective weight loss thermogenic...

2014-04-17 23:01:47

Research conducted at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. And, the link between sleep duration and children’s weight status can be traced back to aspects of the home environment....

2014-04-17 23:00:45

The non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is helping support the 10-week Dancing Classrooms program for the fifth grade class at Mountain Meadow Elementary School in Buckley, Washington. While learning to dance, students will have fun, stay fit and also cultivate essential life skills. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by the Omidi brothers, is happy to sponsor the Dancing Classrooms program at Mountain Meadow...

2014-04-17 16:27:01

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) today issued the following statement: We have more than 15,000 members and many more thousands of satisfied customers in Illinois. We will continue to provide the outstanding products and services that they have come to expect from Herbalife over the past three decades. We will always support the good work of our members. We are confident in the integrity of our longstanding business and the Company's compliance with...

2014-04-17 14:32:49

The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of therapies to aid the fight against diabetes and obesity. Researchers from Warwick Medical School and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust used a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) based method to identify and confirm the presence of brown adipose tissue in a living adult. Brown fat has become a hot topic for scientists due its ability to use energy and...


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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