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When Is Vitamin E Intake Most Crucial

When Is Vitamin E Intake Most Crucial?

David Stauth, Oregon State University Amid conflicting reports about the need for vitamin E and how much is enough, a new analysis published September 15 suggests that adequate levels of this essential micronutrient are especially critical for...

Latest Nutrition Stories

2014-09-16 16:26:07

AVON LAKE, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural foods advocate Phiner Dike-Jelden has a remedy for the nation's obesity epidemic that doesn't involve radical "dieting," pharmaceuticals or surgery. Her new book, "Phiner Cuisine: Fat Be Gone," reveals how proper nutrition can provide good health, beauty and wellness, both physically and spiritually. The book contains tried-and-true advice on how to fuel the body in a sustainable way while finding more joy in the experience of...

2014-09-16 12:30:19

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inergetics, Inc. (OTCBB: NRTI), a leading developer of nutritional supplements, today announced that its OmEssentials(®) line of advanced nutritional supplements will be carried by AKiN'S Natural Foods stores which feature only the purest and highest quality natural foods, food supplements and cosmetics. The OmEssentials(®) product line includes premium vegan and vegetarian formulas to promote general health and wellness as well as...

2014-09-16 12:29:56

-- National Weight Control Registry Investigates Behaviors for Success -- FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study of people who have lost substantial weight and kept it off long term finds that low calorie or sugar free beverages were a helpful tool in their weight management efforts, as reported by the study participants. The study was conducted by the National Weight Control Registry (NWCR), which is the largest longitudinal study of people who have lost...

2014-09-16 08:31:22

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, September is Healthy Aging Month. EyePromise has developed free learning resources to celebrate the month that is intended to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older and encourage people to take control of their health. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146305 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146306 Learning resources can be found...

2014-09-16 08:31:04

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 million American kids are headed back to school this fall, and they're not alone. In addition to new backpacks, they'll be carrying billions of microbes and germs eager to get acquainted with your child. To help families prepare, Zarbee's Naturals, the company behind the fastest growing natural cough syrup for children, is expanding its family wellness offerings with a new line of immune support products formulated...

2014-09-16 08:27:23

Collaboration will create better understanding of Mobile Prescription Therapy BALTIMORE, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association (ADA) Maryland Chapter and WellDoc®, a health care behavioral science and technology company, have announced the launch of a collaboration to empower people in Maryland with type 2 diabetes to take control of their diabetes by improving their day-to-day self-management. This announcement marks the beginning of the collaboration...

2014-09-15 23:09:01

Summer is drawing to a close and with Thanksgiving and Christmas drawing closer, many of the well-prepared gift-givers of the US will be starting to plan what they’ll give to their loved ones this festive season. The team behind SlimPlate System, one of the US’ leading weight loss methods, is encouraging more people to give the greatest gift of all this year – the chance to kick-start a brand new, healthy and happy lifestyle with their collection of portion control plates. Rock Hill,...

2014-09-15 23:08:06

Diet Doc created gluten free diet plans to help their patients with gluten allergies avoid side effects and lose unhealthy and embarrassing excess fat Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Many people have difficulty losing excess weight because their diet plans are not sensitive to those with gluten allergies. The intolerance to this protein found in wheat causes side effects that may include diarrhea, fatigue and joint pain. With this in mind, Diet Doc developed their medical...

2014-09-15 23:04:00

The North America Agricultural Micronutrients Market report defines and segments the agricultural micronutrients market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-agricultural-micronutrients-1498674770.html (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The North America Agricultural Micronutrients Market report defines and segments the agricultural micronutrients market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The...

2014-09-15 23:02:07

Over 400 physicians and clinicians representing 14 countries around the world will gather this week at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort will gather this week for the second annual International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. Drs. Ornish, Esselstyn, Campbell and many of the foremost experts in preventive, nutritional medicine—whole food, plant-based nutrition—are featured as part of the conference faculty. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Physicians and clinicians...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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