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2015-03-30 23:08:28

A five-year-old company in Park City, Utah, believes it has the answer to rehydrating patients before, during and after hospitalization. OGWA Corp.

2015-03-30 23:04:40

FMC Corporation’s Health and Nutrition division announced today the Halal certification for all current Epax® Ultra and Core concentrates manufactured in the FMC omega-3 facility in Ålesund,

2015-03-30 23:00:57

Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder and radio show host Sharon Kleyne warns about body dehydration as Summer months approach. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March

2015-03-30 16:28:51

ENU Sets a New Standard for Convenient, High Quality Ready-To-Drink Nutrition MINNEAPOLIS, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers and serious athletes in search of a healthier alternative

2015-03-30 12:31:48

Grain Foods Foundation Presents Three New Research Sessions at 2015 Experimental Biology Annual Meeting WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinking twice about including grain foods

2015-03-30 12:31:38

Research suggests consistent and early exposure to a variety of vegetables, including white potatoes, may help increase intake and fill nutrient gaps BOSTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-03-30 12:27:25

Guidelines stress benefits of growth monitoring and the role of family doctors in addressing current trends OTTAWA, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Today the

2015-03-30 08:32:11

Study being presented at Experimental Biology 2015 shows adults who eat canned varieties eat more total produce and key nutrients PITTSBURGH, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New research, presented

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2015-03-30 08:56:55

Consuming three alcoholic beverages per day is enough to cause liver cancer, but regularly drinking coffee could offset the effects of the disease, a team of scientists affiliated with the World Cancer Research Fund International revealed last week in a new report.


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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