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2015-04-23 12:30:51

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Council of San Francisco has been recognized

2015-04-23 08:27:01

With the launch of their highly anticipated protein powder Myoblast on the horizon, Nubreed Nutrition launches the functional training series Nubreed 90. TROY, Mich., Apr.

2015-04-22 23:11:02

Health Food Emporium proudly introduces a new postnatal multivitamin that helps you continue to nourish your unique needs in the wonderfully busy postpartum months. (PRWEB)

2015-04-22 23:10:17

El Paso Fit Body Boot Camp has challenged local residents to lose a total of 1,000 pounds during their 28-Day Meltdown Challenge.

2015-04-22 23:08:03

2015 Global Fatty Acid Industry Research Report of 211 pages now readily available at DeepResearchReports.com database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 22, 2015

2015-04-22 23:05:27

New convenient liquid meal made from buckwheat, fruits, vegetables, vitamins & minerals and DHA Omega-3 tackles hunger as delicious alternative to usual unhealthy snacks. Vilnius,

2015-04-22 23:04:37

Utah-based cold-pressed juice company Eden seeks funding to expand production while spreading messages of good health, celebrating natural diversity, and eliminating food waste. Salt

2015-04-22 23:03:57

The Vitamins (Nutraceuticals) market in Asia Pacific to reach $1,534.07 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2014 to 2019.

2015-04-22 23:01:26

As the obesity rate in the United States continues to grow, renowned health and fitness expert Samir Becic, founder of nonprofit Health Fitness Revolution, delivers a video message to Americans

2015-04-22 12:32:25

LONDON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports nutrition products refer to energy bars and drinks, protein bars and dietary supplements.


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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