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2014-10-06 23:08:00

In Celebration of International Walk to School Day on October 8, the California Podiatric Medical Association Weighs in on Childhood Obesity and Offers Healthy Walking Tips Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 “Physical activity can have an impact on cognitive skills and attitudes and academic behavior, all of which are important components of improved academic performance. These include enhanced concentration and attention as well as improved classroom behavior.” – Centers for...

2014-10-06 23:07:19

Beta Switch reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this new way to approach fat loss that promises to help women turn on those fat burning processes in their body. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Beta Switch claims to target trouble spots and switch them to fat burning machines, which helps one get rid of the stubborn belly, thigh fat and arm fat. This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an...

2014-10-06 23:06:56

An in-house clinical study of over 25,000 actual patients revealed that Diet Doc patients lost an average of 20 pounds per month in comparison to Contrave patients, who lost an average of 7.5 pounds per year Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Because of the nation’s very real obesity epidemic, pharmaceutical companies throughout the country are interested in learning more about the intricacies of appetite and hunger. Research has revealed that the same hormones and...

2014-10-06 23:05:35

Dietary Supplement Company to Reveal Details of Study on Patent-Pending Cunermuspir Complex and Proprietary Pure Chelation Process Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Dietary supplement company MitoSynergy will be releasing the results of their double-blinded clinical study at SupplySide West 2014 at booth #20016. With this announcement they will reveal the world’s first optimally oxidized and biocompatible copper chelate, as well as the patent-pending pure chelation process that...

2014-10-06 23:03:47

Angelic Bakehouse, a leading producer of sprouted whole grain breads and pizza crusts, continues to expand distribution of its sprouted whole grain products through well-known distributors DPI, UNFI and most recently, Tony’s Fine Foods. This new partnership with Tony’s strengthens Angelic Bakehouse distribution throughout the West coast. CUDAHY, WI (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Angelic Bakehouse, a leading producer of sprouted whole grain breads and pizza crusts, continues to expand...

2014-10-06 20:23:23

Research highlights changing attitudes about fats and oils MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At least 98 percent of consumers have now heard of omega-3 oils. An increasing number are more likely to purchase products containing ALA, EPA or DHA omega-3 oils. This is according to Cargill's Fatitudes(TM) research, which provides a look at how consumers perceive a variety of oils and fats in packaged goods. "The Fatitudes research will help our customers better understand...

2014-10-06 12:29:01

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from more than 20 major health and medical organizations -- from family physicians, heart specialists and endocrinologists to orthopaedic and bariatric surgeons - convened for a summit in Chicago to begin discussions about how health professionals can better collaborate on providing care to individuals affected by obesity. The inaugural "National Summit for the Provision and Coordination of Care of an Obese Population"...

2014-10-06 08:28:09

Researchers are invited to apply for funding, as the company works to expand our knowledge about how nutrition impacts cognitive health MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How might nutrients, or a combination of nutrients, affect your memory over the next few hours? Or support your brain health over the next few years? With the launch of its new grant program for brain health research, Shaklee hopes to help scientists learn more of these answers. "Shaklee is trying to bring our health...

2014-10-06 04:22:00

LONDON, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Booze, Bets and BMI' survey reveals health and lifestyle trends based on casino game preference. - Survey of over 2,000 gamblers reveals slots players are most likely to be obese - Poker players have one of the lowest BMIs of all gamblers and exercise the most, while nearly three quarters of slots players and video poker players fail to meet recommended guidelines for physical...

2014-10-04 23:02:37

Vitamin E leader to take part in valuable program to help women, new mothers and their children. Big Sandy, TX (PRWEB) October 04, 2014 A. C. Grace Company® announced today that they are a proud supporter of Vitamin Angels® through the Vitamin Shoppe’s donation program during the month of October. A portion of all sales of UNIQUE E® brand vitamin E products sold at the Vitamin Shoppe stores nationwide and online at VitaminShoppe.com will be donated to Vitamin Angels....


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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