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2014-09-08 08:31:37

Continues history of listening, learning and innovating to help parents raise happy and healthy babies STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips AVENT, the brand most recommended by moms worldwide, is celebrating its 30(th) birthday this year. Since its founding in 1984, Philips AVENT has been listening, learning and innovating alongside healthcare professionals, clinicians and moms to better understand babies' and parents' evolving needs....

2014-09-08 08:30:08

IADSA to Support ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program, International Herbal Quality Control Initiative AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) has endorsed the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program, an international consortium of nonprofit organizations, analytical laboratories, industry members, professional scientists, and others that advises industry, health professionals, and...

dietary guidelines and greenhouse gases
2014-09-08 04:46:50

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If Americans followed dietary guidelines passed by the USDA in 2010 while maintaining their current caloric intake, it would increase food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 12 percent, researchers claim in a new study appearing in the September 5 edition of the Journal of Industrial Ecology. On the other hand, if they reduced the amount of calories they consumed each day to the recommended level of approximately 2,000 calories while...

2014-09-07 23:00:45

The Asia-Pacific Agricultural Micronutrients Market report defines and segments the agricultural micronutrients market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-agricultural-micronutrients-6278283086.html (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Agricultural Micronutrients Market report defines and segments the agricultural micronutrients market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. The...

2014-09-07 11:59:54

Heart disease is an umbrella term for a wide range of related conditions that affect the heart. Coronary heart disease is one example, resulting from plaque build-up on the inner walls of arteries – this reduces the blood flow to the heart and thereby increases the chances of experiencing a heart attack or other complication. Other common heart conditions include: Brugada Syndrome This is a condition that affects the heart rhythm by restricting the sodium ions in heart cells,...

2014-09-06 23:01:49

A new report on the website Vinamy.com called ‘The Ultimate Michelle Bridges Diet Plan: How to Achieve Total Body Transformation in 12 Weeks’ uncovers positive consumption habits which readers can use to achieve a healthier body and lifestyle. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Michelle Bridges is one of Australia’s most popular celebrities for a reason: she simply knows how to inspire people to be better than who they currently are. That is what propelled her to become one of...

2014-09-05 23:05:11

By incorporating the healthiest and most effective principles of the Atkins, Paleo and Mediterranean Diets with their pure hormone diet treatments, Diet Doc offers patients nationwide a diet that really works. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Diet Doc has combined decades of research, the knowledge and expertise of their highly trained staff, their pure hormone diet treatments and customized diet plans with the healthiest and most effective principles of the Mediterranean,...

2014-09-05 23:05:02

Tea contains substances that have been linked to good health. Regular tea drinkers are less likely to develop diabetes and may have a lower risk of heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Tea, especially green tea, is often said to be good for your health. Tea contains substances linked to a lower risk for heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. But keep tea's healthy boost in perspective, says the September 2014 Harvard Men's Health Watch. "Tea consumption,...

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2014-09-05 05:29:47

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For the first time ever, adult obesity rates have exceeded 35 percent in two US states, and no state in the country had obesity rates of less than 21 percent, according to the results of a new report released by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) on Thursday. The study, entitled "The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America," found that Mississippi and West Virginia...

2014-09-04 23:11:14

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview on Globesity: Fat's New Frontier with Vi 5 Star Ambassador and ViMillionaire GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed Vi 5 Star Ambassador and Vi Millionaire GJ Reynolds on Globesity: Fat's New Frontier. Reynolds is an original founding member in the company ViSalus and is...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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