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2014-07-08 08:30:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspire Bariatrics, Inc., a company that develops and markets novel medical devices to treat obesity, today announced that it has completed enrollment and device implantation in the company's PATHWAY pivotal trial for obesity as of June 18. A total of 171 patients have been enrolled at 10 clinical sites in the United States. The PATHWAY trial is a randomized, controlled, pivotal study testing the effectiveness and safety of the...

Prolonged Sitting Removes The Beneficial Effects Exercise Has On Cardiovascular Health
2014-07-08 06:10:12

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As we have become a more technological society, we have also become a more sedentary society. We already know that this is one of the major causes of obesity, but it affects our bodies in many other ways. Among these, a new study from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center reveals that a sedentary lifestyle lowers cardiorespiratory fitness levels. The findings, published online in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, noted that...

2014-07-08 00:21:06

Data demonstrates the utility of InSpark's advanced blood glucose pattern recognition technology. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InSpark Technologies, Inc. announced today that the peer-reviewed Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology has published the paper "Evaluation of the Utility of a Glycemic Pattern Identification System" in its July 2014 issue. The system that is the subject of this paper is being incorporated into InSpark's Vigilant(TM) iPhone-enabled...

2014-07-07 23:08:09

Weight loss achieved through moderate calorie reduction and physical activity could help control hot flashes in women going through menopause, a study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine reports. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Weight loss achieved through moderate calorie reduction and physical activity could help control hot flashes in women going through menopause, a study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine reports. The study is...

2014-07-07 23:06:19

Network marketing industry expert joins LyfeStart International. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 LyfeStart International welcomes Daniel Sistrunk as a LyfeStart Executive Advisor. Daniel Sistrunk has three decades of experience in the network marketing industry. In previous positions, he has secured thousands of customers and direct sales representatives, generated millions in annual revenue, and has been recognized as top recruiter and top income earner. “I was drawn to LyfeStart,...

2014-07-07 23:05:41

The top 5 health benefits of krill oil are discussed in a new article and video from the health experts at PureKrill.com. The article also compares krill oil’s health benefit to traditional fish oil supplements. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Krill oil is quickly becoming more popular than fish oil as the best source of omega-3 fatty acids. Prized as a high quality source of EPA and DHA, supplementation with krill oil has demonstrated health benefits; including improved...

2014-07-07 23:04:23

The Culinary Dietitian and Television Host will help educate people about the Dukan Diet and demonstrate that eating healthy while losing weight can still be delicious. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The Dukan Diet, a four-phase weight loss plan created by French doctor Pierre Dukan, has signed culinary dietitian and television host Gina Keatley as the new spokeswoman. As an advocate of cooking and eating wholesome, natural, lean protein foods, Keatley is the ideal spokeswoman for the...

2014-07-07 23:03:43

Leading health supplement company Metabolic Nutrition today announced that its popular Tri-Pep Branch Chain Amino Acid (BCAA) supplement will now be featured at all Vitamin Shoppe locations nationwide. A powerful supplement that increases physical stamina, endurance, and muscle recovery, Tri-Pep BCAA is one of the many superior, pharmaceutical grade supplements produced by the industry-leading Metabolic Nutrition. Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Metabolic Nutrition, one of the...

2014-07-07 23:02:39

North America Dietary Fibers Market is segmented and studied on the basis of ingredients and regions. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-dietary-fibers-8944678589.html (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The North American region accounts for the largest share, both in terms of value as well as volume, in the global market for dietary fibers. The region continues to hold that position due to its flourishing end-user industries. The North American region has been totally driven by...

2014-07-07 23:00:54

In the article “Ending the War on Fat,” Time Magazine touts wellness advice that Dr. Casad has been giving her patients since 2009. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 For the past five years, Dr. Connie Casad, a Dallas, Texas gynecologist and bio-identical hormone specialist, has been advising her patients to eat good fats, eliminate sugar and processed sugars in their diets, to increase fruits, vegetables, grains and reduce portions for a healthier lifestyle. Now, she is seeing that...


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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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