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2014-04-22 23:10:17

Locali Conscious Convenience Celebrates Venice, CA Location With a Grand Opening Event Featuring Its Cutting-Edge, Organic & Vegan-Inspired “Last Meal Worthy” Menu Favorites Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Locali Conscious Convenience, known for its specialty in healthy, cutting-edge, vegan and organic inspired menu options, celebrates the Grand Opening of the Venice, CA location, bringing their popular concept to the Westside. Locali’s Hollywood location on Franklin is a...

2014-04-22 23:07:15

For the second straight year, a Twinlab Corporation manufactured product has been recognized for innovation in the natural products industry. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 After winning a 2013 Expo West NEXTy award for Twinlab’s launch of the standard-setting CleanSeries “super-certified” sports nutrition line, the company has again been recognized as an industry trendsetter after this year’s NEXTy award nominations. For 2014, Mommi 3-in-1, a prenatal protein and vitamin...

2014-04-22 23:02:49

Nutrition 21, LLC (“Nutrition 21”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a multi-year license agreement with Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (“Church & Dwight”) for the use of chromium picolinate in Church & Dwight’s dietary supplement products. Purchase, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Nutrition 21, LLC (“Nutrition 21”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a multi-year license agreement with Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (“Church & Dwight”) for...

2014-04-22 16:28:29

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Alcohol and Starch/Sugar Enzyme Market by Type (Carbohydrase, Protease, and Lipase), by Application (Industrial, Specialty) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/europe/france/alcohol_starch_sugar_enzyme_market_type_carbohydrase_protease_lipase_application_industrial_specialty_geography_global_trends_forecasts_2018.htmlAlcohol enzymes are...

2014-04-22 16:25:56

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Commercial Amino Acidshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/substances/commercial_amino_acids.html REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe U.S amino acids market reached $1.5 billion in 2012. This market is expected to grow to nearly $1.6 billion in 2013 and nearly $2 billion in 2018, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5%. This report provides:An overview of the market for amino acidsAnalyses of...

2014-04-22 12:32:57

Setting Record Straight on Unique Plant's Healthy Oil CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canola oil is widely regarded as heart-healthy and versatile by health professionals and chefs, but some consumers may not understand why - or know what canola is in the first place. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76820 "Canola is often confused with rapeseed, but the two crops and their oils are distinctly different both compositionally and nutritionally," explains...

2014-04-22 11:50:42

Bariatric surgery has positive effects not only on weight loss but also on diabetes and heart disease. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy and University of Cincinnati have shown that the health benefits are not caused by a reduction in the stomach size but by increased levels of bile acids in the blood. These findings, reported in Nature, indicate that bile acids could be a new target for treating obesity and diabetes. Previous research from the Sahlgrenska Academy has demonstrated...

2014-04-22 08:34:24

Life-Changing Opportunity for Individuals with Celiac Disease and other Gluten-Related Disorders in Pasadena, CA June 7-8 LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), the leading national organization improving the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders, today announces that over 3000 people are expected in Pasadena on June 7 - 8, 2014, for CDF's 20th Annual National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO. (Photo:...

2014-04-22 08:32:18

First complete supplement line from global vitamins and nutritional supplements leader, NBTY, Inc., sourced from pristine raw materials, manufactured to industry-leading quality standards, and free from Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), irradiation, and gluten. RONKONKOMA, N.Y., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBTY, Inc., a leading global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality vitamins and nutritional supplements, introduces Nature's Origin®, its first complete line of vitamins,...

2014-04-22 08:26:32

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today provided further information for its shareholder and investor update call on April 23, 2014 at 4:15 pm EDT. The call will be hosted by W. John Short - Chief Executive Officer & President of RiceBran Technologies. Also joining the call from...


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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