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2014-10-17 06:48:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Health experts have been warning for years that crash weight-loss diets, often arriving in the form of a fad diet, do not lead to permanent weight loss and can in fact cause a person to regain weight faster than if they would have with a ‘slow and steady’ weight loss diet. However, new research from Australian researchers has found that those who lose weight slowly at first are just as likely to gain it back in the future as those...

2014-10-16 23:10:58

New book provides simple, delicious recipes for healthier lifestyle. SYDNEY, Australia (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Author Sandy Koutalis reveals her publication, “Sugar free, gluten free and preservative free KISS Method of Cooking” (published by Xlibris), a culmination of the changes her family made to their eating styles. This book allows expansion of creativity within one’s kitchen realm. Koutalis imparts to readers a fun and healthy way to prepare food with a collection of amazing...

2014-10-16 23:09:35

Unlike typical online fad diets, Diet Doc’s staff works closely with their patients to teach them how to break bad eating habits, lose weight rapidly and maintain permanent weight loss Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 While almost any sensible diet plan will work to initially shed excess pounds, many dieters become discouraged and lose interest when they encounter a roadblock. With no one to turn to, the dieter typically gives up. With this in mind, Diet Doc developed their diet...

2014-10-16 23:06:14

EMV Jabu is a crisp, reduced-calorie drink that will keep energy levels up without peaks or crashes. South Jordan, Utah (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 mynt™ (http://www.movemynt.com), a revolutionary way of doing business in the direct selling industry, introduces the newest flavor in its lineup of healthy and sustained energy drinks with the addition of EMV® Jabu. This new energy drink delivers the same premium nutrition as its other two delicious energy drinks—EMV Acerola and EMV...

2014-10-16 23:01:39

Prediagnosis diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer, according to a new study published October 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The influence of diet, a modifiable lifestyle factor and potential prognostic factor, on survival after an ovarian cancer diagnosis is unclear. To evaluate diet quality and the overall influence of diet on ovarian cancer survival,...

2014-10-16 23:00:35

Mango – Calories Counter & Diet Tracker from 42 Srl lets users calculate their optimal daily caloric intake needs, capture daily food intake and physical activity, track progress on a day-to-day basis, and make adjustments to their eating and/or exercise routine to achieve their desired weight loss and/or fitness level goals. The new no-cost app is available from the App Store. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 People who need to shed a few (or more than a few!) pounds and...

2014-10-16 20:27:06

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Food Encapsulation in US$ Million. 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. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million. 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. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-16 16:28:04

"Hunger in America 2014" Documents Hard Lives and Tough Choices Faced by Americans at Risk of Hunger CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest provider of charitable food assistance to low-income Americans, today announced additional findings from its landmark report, Hunger in America 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140711/126271 The study is the largest and most comprehensive study of people seeking charitable food assistance in the...

pregnant exercise
2014-10-16 03:00:30

Provided by Rosalie Grivell, University of Adelaide It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide. Results of the world's biggest study of its kind - offering healthy eating and exercise advice to pregnant women who are overweight or obese - were published October 14 in two papers in the...


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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