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2014-10-23 23:04:25

Sarasota's premier IV wellness bar opens its doors, offering a variety of natural intravenous vitamin cocktails and booster shots that maximize wellness, prevent illness and reverse disease. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Sarasota IV Lounge has opened its doors in downtown Sarasota, FL, as the first wellness bar of its kind in the area. Located within the DaSilva Institute of Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Functional Medicine, the Sarasota IV lounge offers intravenous...

2014-10-23 20:29:39

Bariatric surgery performed under the expert care of Dr. Michael Feiz provides the results that save and transform lives. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's very well known by now that comedian and talk show star Rosie O'Donnell has lost more than fifty pounds thanks to bariatric surgery and absolutely glows with her new slimmed downed look. What many people missed, however, was the fact that Ms. O'Donnell has been very vocal about the fact that her decision to undergo a...

2014-10-23 20:29:30

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who developed gestational diabetes and were overweight before pregnancy were at a higher risk of having daughters who were obese later in childhood, according to new research published today in Diabetes Care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Based on long-term research that included a multi-ethnic cohort of 421 girls and their mothers (all members of Kaiser Permanente Northern California), the study is...

2014-10-23 20:25:24

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nutraceuticals in US$ Million by the following Product Groups/Segments: Dietary Supplements (Vitamins, Minerals, Herbals, Non-Herbals, & Others), and Functional Foods & Beverages. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020....

2014-10-23 16:30:01

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Chitin and Chitosan in Metric Tons. The market for Chitin is analyzed by the following derivatives: Glucosamine, Chitosan, and Others. The market for Chitosan is analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, and Miscellaneous....

2014-10-23 08:30:17

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC), a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, has scheduled a webcast and conference call to report its third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, October 30(th) at 9:00 am Eastern Time. During the call, discussions may include material developments that occur subsequent to the distribution of this press release but before the scheduled earnings call....

2014-10-22 23:14:31

All Botanical’s brand offers multiple health benefits from nature’s nutritional powerhouse Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Your workout can now get an extra edge thanks to hemp, a trusted nutritional supplement. Hemp is prominently featured in Green Magic’s line of fitness products, which are now available for purchase on Amazon.com, the world’s largest online marketplace. "When you make hemp products, the idea is to combine all the best elements of the plant and the...

2014-10-22 23:09:07

How to lose weight your body's way. Healthy ways to reduce weight, lifestyle changes needed to maintain the loss. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Losing Weight Your Body’s Way In a world where a multi-billion-dollar diet industry is staring you in the face, it certainly can be difficult to choose the right weight loss method. Why not do your body an extra favor by doing it the healthy way? Set aside the fads and resist those tempting crash diets. Instead, listen to your body, exercise...

2014-10-22 23:06:08

Designation affirms integrity of food safety management system used in production of vitamin B3. Indianapolis, Ind. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Vertellus Agriculture & Nutrition Specialties LLC has received FSSC 22000 certification for production of Niacinamide USP at its Indianapolis (USA) manufacturing facility. The FSSC 22000 certification was awarded to Vertellus following an audit completed by SGS, a global leader in the inspection, verification, testing and certification of food...

2014-10-22 23:02:06

The company joins efforts with the non-profit organization to announce an ongoing donation program to help provide life-saving vitamins to children in need. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Jusuru International’s annual Rise to Enterprise convention at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, the company announced a new partnership with Vitamin Angels that will formalize Jusuru’s commitment as a socially responsible enterprise. Previously, the forward-looking nutraceutical company has...


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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