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2014-07-23 08:30:49

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Bioactive Ingredients & Product Market by Ingredient and by Product - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The market for bioactive ingredients is projected to experience a growth rate of 7.2% by 2018 to touch $33.6 billion. This estimation is attributed to the widening bioactive industry, which is a result of...

2014-07-23 08:30:17

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the receipt of a grant from the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR) to support clinical study PC025, which is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of diazoxide choline controlled release tablets (DCCR) in obese Prader-Willi syndrome patients. The clinical study is being conducted at the University of California, Irvine under the direction of Dr. Virginia Kimonis. "We have found that the...

2014-07-23 04:21:18

NEW YORK and LORTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diet-to-Go, a nationwide producer of award-winning diet meals dietitian-formulated to promote natural weight loss, announced today its partnership with Wellness Layers and the launch of a new, Diet-to-Go, web and mobile social weight loss portal with integrated apps for iPhone and Android. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129537 The new social weight loss portal, myDiettogo, features the ability to order Diet-to-Go...

2014-07-22 16:27:29

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI) a leading multi-channel specialty retailer of nutritional products, today announced that the Company will release its fiscal second quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. A conference call will be webcast the same day beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Interested investors and other parties may listen to the webcast of the conference call by visiting the...

2014-07-22 16:25:20

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: "GNC"), a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, has scheduled a conference call and webcast to report its second quarter 2014 financial results on Tuesday, July 29 at 9:00 am Eastern Time. During the call, discussions may include material developments that occur subsequent to the distribution of this press release but before the scheduled earnings call....

junk food impairs olfaction
2014-07-22 11:42:28

Kathleen Haughney, Florida State University Could stuffing yourself full of high-fat foods cause you to lose your sense of smell? A new study from Florida State University neuroscientists says so, and it has researchers taking a closer look at how our diets could impact a whole range of human functions that were not traditionally considered when examining the impact of obesity. "This opens up a lot of possibilities for obesity research," said Florida State University post-doctoral...

childhood obesity
2014-07-22 05:22:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The percentage of American children diagnosed with obesity as a result of their waistline size appears to be holding steady, according to new research published online Monday in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal Pediatrics. In the study, researchers examined data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) from five different periods (2003-2004, 2005–2006, 2007–2008, 2009–2010, and...

2014-07-21 23:10:51

The Machine Whey Has Leucine, Muscle Protecting L-Glutamine, BCAA’s, 25 Grams of Protein Per SVG, and No Trans Fat or Maltodextrin Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Supplement Source, a Canada-based company that specializes in providing all types of supplements to the fitness community, recently announced its decision to add MTS Whey Protein to its inventory. MTS Whey Protein, which is available in five delicious flavors, is a high biological value protein matrix of a proprietary...

2014-07-21 23:08:06

Diet Doc’s modernized weight loss programs supply patients with the best weight loss tools while teaching them how to eat healthy for improved health and a slimmer figure. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Because Diet Doc understands that following a diet plan for fast weight loss can be confusing and that choosing foods that are appealing and healthy, yet low in fat and calories is difficult, their expert staff of doctors, nurses and nutritionists have modernized their approach....

2014-07-21 23:03:55

Cellucor, premier sports nutrition brand and maker of the explosive workout C4 Extreme, is nominated for 12 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Cellucor is nominated for 12 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards including “Brand of the Year” and “Supplement of the Year” for its bestselling pre-workout C4 Extreme. Fans who purchased Cellucor products through Bodybuilding.com ultimately nominated the brand for awards, as the online fitness content 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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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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