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2014-10-29 23:07:11

Dr. Jennifer Whirly-Diaz shared 4 ways to stay on a diet through the holidays and still be happy and have fun. Dr. Jennifer specializes in weight loss and is located in Carmel Indiana, close to Indianapolis, Fishers, Noblesville, Zionsville and Westfield Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Tis the Season The Holidays are a wonderful but emotional time of the year. Many people turn to food for solace. When happy, people eat chips and salsa. When sad they turn to the ice cream....

2014-10-29 20:20:04

PARIS, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The motorcade of the Asian-European Tour emerged triumphant after they arrived in Paris on October 1st, completing an 18,000-kilometer journey that left from Guangzhou on August 31. The envoys, driving GAC MOTOR GS5 sport-utility vehicles (SUVs), were greeted with warm welcome and a storm of applause at Eiffel Tower. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155142 The 2014 Great Tour, a major event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the...

2014-10-29 08:34:50

Limited Time Only Products Available to Customers While Supplies Last FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for fall and the holiday season, Nutrisystem, (NASDAQ: NTRI), a leading provider of weight management products and services, announces the addition of six seasonal favorites to its robust menu of more than 150 items. The new products, available while supplies last, are meant to help customers stay on the weight loss track while still allowing them to...

2014-10-29 08:32:23

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus International, Inc. is exhibiting at EuroTier 2014, the world's leading trade fair for animal production. The event takes place in Hannover, Germany November 11-14 and brings together animal production professionals from all over the world. Novus will highlight its sustainable nutritional solutions for multiple animal species. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/154985LOGO This year, Novus is celebrating the 10-year...

quaker oats
2014-10-29 08:29:32

CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new, wide-reaching collection of scientific reviews published in the October 2014 supplement issue of the British Journal of Nutrition, oats may play an important role in improving satiety, diet quality and digestive, cardiovascular and general metabolic health. In the supplement issue, entitled "Oats, More Than Just a Whole Grain," scientists from around the world explore the oat from agriculture and sustainability to nutrition policy and...

2014-10-28 23:12:52

Skinnylicious Cooking reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this cookbook with over 150 recipes that help burn fat and allow people to eat more as they lose the weight and become healthier. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Skinnylicious Cooking promises to help people stop an unhealthy cycle and start living their lives eating delicious food while losing weight, becoming healthier and feeling good about themselves. This has caught...

2014-10-28 23:11:34

Remove These Items from Your Kitchen for Optimal Nutrition- Follow these important steps and notice a major difference. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 You may think you are eating a well-balanced, healthy diet, but if you haven’t gone through the labels in your pantry and fridge, you may be doing the opposite. Improve your overall nutrition by removing these items from your kitchen. Dyes Synthetic food coloring that is legal in the United States has long been banned in many other countries...

2014-10-28 23:11:27

Learn to Start Living Healthy with a Body and BMI Calculator (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Despite the idealistic images of well toned super models thrust at you from every angle of the media, in today’s society, being a little overweight seems to have become normal. Regardless of what may feel like an average weight, your ratio of height to weight indicates the risk you face for serious illnesses. Everyone is different, but with a body and BMI calculator, you gain the insight you need to...

2014-10-28 23:11:20

How to Make Smart Choices for a Healthy Heart: What to eat, and what to avoid. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 How to Make Smart Choices for a Healthy Heart Many people worry about heart disease and the impact it could have on you and your family. Fortunately, there are steps you can take at any age to reduce the risk of heart disease. By following even just one of these suggestions, you can make improvements that will lead to a healthy heart. Eat More Fruits and Vegetables One of the best...

2014-10-28 23:10:50

According to statistics published by the CDC, there are 86 million people in the United States who have elevated blood glucose levels. Chestertown, Maryland (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 sugardown® is a new natural dietary supplement product that helps people maintain healthy blood sugar levels throughout the day. Specifically formulated by one of the world’s most premier complex carbohydrate scientists, sugardown® is the first chewable tablet of its kind. It was designed for...


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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