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2015-05-20 23:07:06

The Newly-Released Meal Calorie Counter and Daily Calorie Calculator will Work in All Modern Browsers London, UK (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 The founders of

2015-05-20 23:05:53

Hispanics more than two times as likely to be heavy-buyers of sports nutrition products Shelton, CT (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 Although the total of all online

2015-05-20 12:27:29

New, easy-to-take joint health supplement supports joint function and comfort NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Joint health supplement market leader Osteo Bi-Flex® today introduced

2015-05-20 08:26:59

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w78lsl/global_cationic)

2015-05-19 23:12:28

Longtime leader in diet meal delivery is expanding its fresh local service into the New York City area. Lorton, VA (PRWEB) May 19, 2015 Diet-to-Go, a

2015-05-19 23:10:14

For 6 weeks, Omega3 Innovations measured middle school students’ taste preference, focus, and academic performance in response to eating

2015-05-19 23:10:06

Diet Doc works continuously to bring the most effective and innovative diet products to their clients and now introduces Sleep Support, enabling patients to enjoy better sleep leading to improved

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2015-05-19 10:24:14

Snakes aren't so bad... The body changes in a Burmese python after it eats are controlled by alterations in gene expression, and this research could help us better understand how the human body works.

2015-05-19 08:40:49

May is National Osteoporosis Month WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from 11 land-grant institutions and Brigham Young University are working together to help parents motivate

2015-05-19 08:33:05

Winning Film or Video Awarded $5,000 and National Premiere at ObesityWeek 2015 in Los Angeles GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It Starts Now, a nationwide competition


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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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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