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2014-12-18 12:28:42

CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many people, the New Year is an opportunity for a fresh look at life - a time to resolve to return to or even begin a healthy lifestyle.

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Round led jointly by OrbiMed, Pontifax and Jacobs Investment Company.

2014-12-18 08:27:28

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Europe Probiotic Market report defines and segments the market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue.

2014-12-18 08:25:14

What's Trending in Nutrition? Survey of Nutrition Experts Predicts Popular Trends... NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-12-17 23:10:05

TapouT brand of muscle recovery products to be carried in massive distribution network Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Nutritional Products

2014-12-17 23:08:17

SAVI Vital™ is an all-natural supplement based on the Mediterranean diet that helps to address cellular inflammation.

2014-12-17 23:07:24

Despite articles calling “eight glasses” a myth, fresh water advocate and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne stands by the recommendation. Grants

2014-12-17 23:07:10

Diet Doc offers their inside view of why those who buy hCG online are putting their health and their weight loss goals at risk Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December


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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.