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Grellin.org Helps Consumers Rate Healthfulness – or Not – of Fast Food Dining Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 New dietary guidelines are
Brenda Watson, C.N.C., renowned Public Television educator and digestive health expert returns to the air during March with Skinny Gut, Vibrant You, which brings to life her latest book, The Skinny
An industry leader in manufacturing organic food and supplements, renewable energy, and clean water products has unveiled a new prenatal multivitamin supplement. Mountain
Royal River Natural Foods reports on new study. Freeport, ME (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 Royal River Natural Foods, a locally-owned independent natural
February is American Heart Month, and the Center for Primary Care is sharing tips on improving heart health. Evans, GA (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 In honor
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Novus sponsored webinar, presented by WATT Global Media, will be held March 12 ST. LOUIS, Feb.
CEO David Lissy introduced First Lady Michelle Obama for keynote address WATERTOWN, Mass. and WASHINGTON, Feb.
Companies, celebrities, athletes and foundations launch new fruit and vegetable brand aimed at taking over America's taste buds WASHINGTON, Feb.
The Domestic Hunger-Relief Organization and Wholesale Grocery Distributor Launch Rural Child Hunger Capacity Building Institute Engaging 20 Local Food Banks CHICAGO, Feb.
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, 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 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...
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...
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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.