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2014-10-16 23:06:14

EMV Jabu is a crisp, reduced-calorie drink that will keep energy levels up without peaks or crashes. South Jordan, Utah (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 mynt™ (http://www.movemynt.com), a revolutionary way of doing business in the direct selling industry, introduces the newest flavor in its lineup of healthy and sustained energy drinks with the addition of EMV® Jabu. This new energy drink delivers the same premium nutrition as its other two delicious energy drinks—EMV Acerola and EMV...

2014-10-16 23:01:39

Prediagnosis diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer, according to a new study published October 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The influence of diet, a modifiable lifestyle factor and potential prognostic factor, on survival after an ovarian cancer diagnosis is unclear. To evaluate diet quality and the overall influence of diet on ovarian cancer survival,...

2014-10-16 23:00:35

Mango – Calories Counter & Diet Tracker from 42 Srl lets users calculate their optimal daily caloric intake needs, capture daily food intake and physical activity, track progress on a day-to-day basis, and make adjustments to their eating and/or exercise routine to achieve their desired weight loss and/or fitness level goals. The new no-cost app is available from the App Store. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 People who need to shed a few (or more than a few!) pounds and...

2014-10-16 20:27:06

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Food Encapsulation in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-16 16:28:04

"Hunger in America 2014" Documents Hard Lives and Tough Choices Faced by Americans at Risk of Hunger CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest provider of charitable food assistance to low-income Americans, today announced additional findings from its landmark report, Hunger in America 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140711/126271 The study is the largest and most comprehensive study of people seeking charitable food assistance in the...

pregnant exercise
2014-10-16 03:00:30

Provided by Rosalie Grivell, University of Adelaide It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide. Results of the world's biggest study of its kind - offering healthy eating and exercise advice to pregnant women who are overweight or obese - were published October 14 in two papers in the...

2014-10-16 12:31:37

Bayer CropScience Showcases Newest Food Chain Partnership Projects at PMA Fresh Summit Convention and Expo. ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a world leader in agriculture technology, Bayer CropScience strives to provide innovative solutions that will help to feed a global population that will reach more than 9 billion by 2050. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152453LOGO Bayer's commitment to sustainable agriculture is demonstrated by the company's Food Chain...

2014-10-16 08:31:59

Gold Crest Care Center, a leading NYC nursing home, stresses the importance of proper nutrition and offers dietary tips for senior citizens. BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center, a trusted NYC nursing home, urges senior citizens and their families to learn the basics of proper nutrition for senior citizens. The nursing facility's staff has created a short list of key tips for families and seniors looking to improve their mental and physical health through dietary...

2014-10-16 08:30:33

Darlene, a 75 year old senior, shares her inspiring weight loss success story. She found longevity, happiness and health with the help of Roca Labs. Morbidly obese seniors have found new hope with Roca Labs' Gastric Bypass Effect®. COOKEVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darlene, a 75-year-old senior from Cookeville, TN, is among the latest of the Roca Labs success stories. She has an incredible weight loss story--in just under one year, she lost 86 lb with the help of Roca...


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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