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2014-10-22 16:28:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As fall arrives, so do drives in the country and drinking fresh-squeezed juices and cider. Unfortunately, serious outbreaks of foodborne illness, also called food poisoning, have been traced to drinking fruit and vegetable juices and cider that have not been processed to kill harmful bacteria. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reminds consumers to read the label carefully on juice or cider products they...

2014-10-22 16:24:57

@WTA has donated more than $90,000 to @USANAinc charitable efforts since 2011 SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NYSE: USNA) The USANA Health Sciences and the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced today its Aces for Humanity initiative benefiting the USANA True Health Foundation has raised more than $25,000 this year for the not-for-profit charity whose mission is to provide the most critical human necessities to those suffering or in need....

2014-10-22 12:30:54

CitraNatal® basic(TM) available at amazon.com makes high-quality, gentle nutrition more accessible for women planning a pregnancy. SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --"Mom, I'm hungry." Do developing babies crave certain foods? Well, not exactly. Yet from the moment of conception babies have specific needs for essential nutrients to help ensure their proper growth and development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153725 In fact, the pregnancy planning phase is an ideal time...

2014-10-22 08:34:53

Chelated Trace Minerals in Swine Rations Allow For Increased Efficiency ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supplementation of trace minerals in swine diets is crucial for animal growth, reproduction and immune system development. However, supplementation levels often exceed inclusion requirements resulting in excess mineral excretions. In a recent study completed by researchers at the University of Illinois, growing pigs that were fed diets supplemented with chelated trace...

2014-10-22 08:32:25

-- Relamorelin is a Novel Peptide Ghrelin Agonist for Diabetic Gastroparesis -- DUBLIN and BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, and Rhythm, a biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Actavis has been granted an exclusive option to acquire Rhythm's wholly owned subsidiary, Rhythm Health, Inc., which is developing relamorelin (RM-131), a peptide ghrelin agonist, for the treatment of diabetic...

2014-10-22 04:22:29

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated products, announces that its Omega Q Plus® Lutein heart health supplement has received a 2014 SupplySide CPG Editor's Choice Award. BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Informa Exhibitions has named Omega Q Plus(®) Lutein, a unique heart health supplement formulated by Dr. Stephen Sinatra and exclusively sold by Healthy Directions, LLC, as one of its winners for the 2014 SupplySide...

2014-10-21 23:15:35

Ongoing and Recent Evidence Shows RA Patients Who Supplement Methotrexate With Folate Therapy Have Better Outcomes, According To Makers of EnLyte With Delta Folate. Sunset, LA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Over one million people in the U.S. suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disease marked by pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints. The most common first line treatment for RA is methotrexate, a prescription medication belonging to the class of drugs knows as DMARDS....

2014-10-21 23:11:27

Nutraceutical Labels from Lightning Labels for the New Year Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 While many brands have begun preparing their product packaging for the holiday season, supplement companies should already be hard at work on their nutraceutical labels for what comes after - New Year's. Lightning Labels, a custom sticker and label printing company, can assist companies as they look to roll out fresh looks that will pique the interests of prospective customers for 2015. The...

2014-10-21 23:07:46

Two new flavors of sugar free, gluten free nutrition bars launched to the US market. St. Louis MO (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 St. Louis based Extend Nutrition has released its new sugar free and gluten free protein bars that are clinically proven to help control blood sugar for 6 to 9 hours. The new Cookies & Cream and Chocolate & Caramel bars are currently available at extendbar.com, with retail sales to begin later this year. The two new all-natural bars are uniquely sweetened...

2014-10-21 23:00:48

Shane Michaels releases a review of Sugar Impact Diet by nutrition and fitness expert JJ Virgin, which is designed to uncover the 7 hidden sugars that cause inflammation, bloating, fatigue and weight gain. Lose up to 10 pounds in just 2 weeks on JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Sugar Impact Diet has now been released after much anticipation by health and fitness enthusiasts worldwide. JJ Virgin, New York Times bestselling author of The Virgin Diet...


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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