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2014-11-19 23:12:34

Global Meta-Analysis Finds Vegetarian Diet Lowers HbA1c Levels by 0.4 Points. WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 A new global meta-analysis published

2014-11-19 23:11:06

Due to the unique Cardio Rebounder, AeroPilates Reformers allow a Pilates fitness program that, when combined with nutritional intervention, has been clinically proven to result in significant

2014-11-19 23:10:36

Eating Heart Healthy Program Helps Participants Learn Beneficial Diet Habits ARLINGTON, VA (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 Seafood Nutrition Partnership announced

2014-11-19 23:09:50

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new study that shows highway traffic could be linked to an increased risk

2014-11-19 23:08:27

New cookbook and health guide provides plant-based recipes, tips, and motivation to readers to reduce heart disease, promote weight loss, and preserve the environment. Sacramento,

2014-11-19 23:03:28

Interactive Rating System for Consumers Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 Fast food restaurants may advertise healthy choices, but how are consumers

2014-11-19 23:03:24

Fit to be Kids specializes in fitness, nutrition, and life coping skills for low-income/at-risk and special needs children and their families, and it is expanding to be able to accommodate more

2014-11-19 12:28:05

Company founder developed system in response to his medical condition MIAMI, Nov.

2014-11-18 23:03:21

ForeverGreen includes marine phytoplankton-based products in new catalog Pleasant Grove, Utah (PRWEB) November 18, 2014


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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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