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fish for your brain
2014-08-05 05:25:16

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Eating more lean meats like fish has proven to be beneficial to our health in many ways. The American Heart Association (AHA) states that eating fish provides a good source of protein that is not high in saturated fats, which helps to keep a healthy weight as well as control cholesterol levels. Additionally, the AHA shows that fish is a protein high in the omega-3 fatty acids, which have shown to be beneficial to the hearts of...

2014-08-04 23:09:09

The Amino Diet Announces Free Health Coaching to All Customers Draper, Utah (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Amino Diet, a weight loss program provider, has begun offering individual coaching through weight loss health advisers to their clientele. They also have plans to redesign and improve their website at http://www.LiquidAminoDiet.com. This website will be revamped for user friendliness and is devoted to better aiding the Amino Diet clients in finding the help, products, and information...

2014-08-04 23:06:53

Diet Doc has partnered with Telemedicine, the nation’s most innovative and modern approach to health care, to bring safe and fast weight loss to patients in even the most remote areas of the country. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 By joining forces with the national Telemedicine system, Diet Doc now has the ability to help patients in any part of the country lose unhealthy and embarrassing excess fat. Even those who have battled a lifelong struggle with weight loss can now shed...

2014-08-04 23:04:38

American Dukan Dieters can now enjoy French Imported Oat Bran Cookies, Oat Bran Bars and Meringues. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Dukan Diet, a four phase weight loss plan created by French doctor Pierre Dukan, is excited to introduce five of the top preferred Dukan Diet products by European Dukan Dieters to the U.S. market. These new product launches, which include Oat Bran Cookies in Lemon and Raspberry, Oat Bran Bars in Chocolate Hazelnut and Orange Chocolate, and Meringues,...

2014-08-04 20:22:24

Weight loss surgery with Dr. Michael Feiz can fight sleep apnea, a potentially serious disorder which can seriously worsen the negative impacts of obesity LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Feiz and Associates would like to point out one of the less well known health-threats associated with obesity: sleep apnea. It's an insidious condition in which breathing during slumber becomes intermittent, resulting in fatigue and a number of potentially very serious health...

2014-08-04 13:23:53

American Association for Cancer Research Consumption of a type of starch that acts like fiber may help reduce colorectal cancer risk associated with a high red meat diet, according to a study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "Red meat and resistant starch have opposite effects on the colorectal cancer-promoting miRNAs, the miR-17-92 cluster," said Karen J. Humphreys, PhD, a research associate at the Flinders Center for...

2014-08-04 09:15:31

Yale University Preventing weight gain, obesity, and ultimately diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers. Published in the Aug. 1 issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI), the study showed that when the researchers blocked the effects of the nuclear receptor PPARgamma in a small number of brain cells in mice, the animals ate less and became...

2014-08-04 08:28:47

Purest whey protein isolate on the market now available in portable packages of Chocolate and French Vanilla flavors EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiProUSA now offers two new convenient on-the-go consumer package sizes. Chocolate and French Vanilla BiPro whey protein isolate will be now available in the 1 lb. jar and a convenient 14 packet On-the-Go box. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140801/132600) BiPro's new flavors with on-the-go sizes will...

2014-08-02 23:02:16

Supplement serves as an all-natural source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and amino acids. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Furthering its expansion across the U.S. market, Dead Sea Moringa® is now available for purchase through VitaminWorld.com. The supplement, which is packed with more than 90 distinct nutrients, is rooted in the wide-ranging benefits of the Moringa plant (Moringa Oleifera), grown in the Dead Sea region. It includes more than 46 antioxidants and 18...

2014-08-01 23:03:43

Diet Doc announces their comprehensive diet plans that produce fast weight loss, while teaching patients how to avoid obesity for longer, more fulfilling lives. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 With fast food restaurants on almost every corner, the need for two incomes, and the convenience of processed, microwavable dinners, it is no wonder that America is facing an obesity epidemic. Diet Doc does not offer patients a mere quick fix for shedding this dangerous excess fat, and are...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.