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2014-09-18 23:14:31

Ultra-pure and highly concentrated supplement from comes straight from Alaska’s Bering Sea Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Active people, athletes, and body builders across the country will have greater access to an effective and natural supplement, as 54°North Omega-3 with Vitamin D3 is now available through Amazon.com. The supplement, which is 100 percent American made, is sourced directly from the company’s fishermen in the Bering Sea. It is made from fresh Alaskan...

2014-09-18 23:12:50

Restore and balance yourself from the inside out with a new, natural supplement called Skin Balance. It contains organic spirulina (blue and green algae), vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) and pharmaceutical MSM (organic sulfur) and is beneficial for all complexions, especially those prone to acne and rosacea. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Restore and balance yourself from the inside out with a new supplement that’s not only good for your skin, but your entire body! It's called...

2014-09-18 23:09:45

MarketResearchReports.Biz include new market research report"China Health Food Industry Report 2014-2017" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse All Food Market Research Reports at http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/category/118 Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 With the development of China’s economy, health foods, which have special functions of adjusting human body physiology, preventing diseases, promoting health, prolonging life, etc., have won great...

2014-09-18 23:08:11

Over 20,000 Diet Doc patients, who participated in an in-house survey, revealed an average loss of 20 pounds during their first month of following the no carb diet plans. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Finding the perfect no carb diet can be challenging, leaving many dieters feeling that their weight loss struggle will never end. But, because Diet Doc’s staff is specially trained in the science of fast weight loss, patients can expect to see fast weight loss results without...

2014-09-18 23:03:08

Activz Coconut Water Powder, a whole-food powder made from the nutrient-rich water of young, organic coconuts from Thailand, to be announced at Natural Products Expo East at the Baltimore Convention Center September 18-20th. Activz Coconut Water Powder is the newest product in the highly-acclaimed Activz Whole-Food Nutrition revolutionary line of produce powders available in a variety of organic fruit, vegetable and grass options and is available at http://www.activz.com. Salt Lake City,...

2014-09-18 23:01:31

Stealth Health Revolution co-founders, Montel Williams Frank Davis announce new whole-food nutrition recipe book, “The Simple Scoop -- 150+ ways to make delicious, nutrition-packed meals using Activz whole-food powders” as next step for the Stealth Health Revolution. Complimentary copy will be given to the first 200 attendees at a signing event with Montel Williams and Frank Davis at Natural Products Expo East on September 19th at 12-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time in Activz Booth #5623....

2014-09-18 16:28:20

The international event organized by INAF features renowned experts including Simin Meydani, PhD and Jeffrey Bland, MD, PhD MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Atrium Innovations Inc. ("Atrium" or the "Company"), a globally recognized leader in applied clinical nutrition research and education, is proud to announce its speaker line up for BÉNÉFIQ 2014, an international rendez-vous dedicated to the topic of health ingredients taking place Sept. 23-25 in Quebec City, Canada,...

2014-09-18 16:27:28

SPOONER, Wis., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Informa Exhibitions has named Youth Garden(TM) Serum by IMMUNO-VIVA a finalist for the 2014 SupplySide CPG Editor's Choice Awards in the Skincare Category. Five products were selected by the SupplySide editorial team for achievements in innovation and market impact in 20 categories. Winners will be announced at SupplySide West 2014 during the SupplySide CPG Editor's Choice Awards Reception, set for October 8 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in...

2014-09-18 16:25:07

-- Jeffrey R. Hennion joins as EVP, Chief Marketing and eCommerce Officer PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC) (the "Company"), a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, today announced the addition of two experienced retail executives to their leadership team. Jeffrey R. Hennion will serve as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and eCommerce Officer, and Daisy Vanderlinde joins as Chief Human Resource Officer....

2014-09-18 16:24:50

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe report titled "Asia-Pacific Nutraceuticals Industry Outlook to 2017 - India and China to Lead Growth" present a comprehensive analysis of the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals industry covering market size in terms of revenues, market segmentation by geography, trends and developments and future outlook of the industry. The report also entails a detailed description of the...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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