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2014-07-30 23:04:18

Nourish Nutrition and Health provides nutrition education to individuals seeking a healthy lifestyle. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Effective today, the wellness company, Nourish Nutrition and Health, is now accepting Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance. Owned by Samantha Mendelowitz, registered dietician and licensed dietetic nutritionist, Nourish Nutrition and Health opened for business earlier this year just north of downtown Pittsburgh, in Wexford. The basis of the...

2014-07-30 23:04:11

The Europe Phytochemicals & plant extracts market report defines and segments the Phytochemicals & plant extracts market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-phytochemicals-plant-extracts-nutraceuticals-2329930701.html. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Europe Phytochemicals & plant extracts market report defines and segments the Phytochemicals & plant extracts market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The...

2014-07-30 23:03:38

Penny, a teaspoon tax on the sugar added to beverages, is a reasonable and needed approach to encourage beverage manufacturers to offer healthier choices for consumers and support prevention efforts Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 “Today, we have said ¡Basta! (enough) to the unhealthy onslaught of sugary drinks that are being promoted to our children and our families. The SWEET Act is an important step to invigorate the beverage industry to put the health of people first and...

2014-07-30 20:23:04

A single procedure with renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz can add many years to your life...and much life to your years! LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most frequent worries leading bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. hears when people come to his office seeking weight loss surgery is that they fear they will pass away early and have less time to spend with their children, or fail to accomplish important life goals. Their concern is...

2014-07-30 12:30:09

DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Gluten Feed Market by Source (Wheat, Corn, Barley, Rye, Others), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others), & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the Gluten Feed Market with analysis and forecasting of the global values for the market. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors with an analysis of trends, opportunities, burning issues, winning...

2014-07-30 08:36:18

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Natural Fiber Composites Market 2014-2019 Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2185210/Global-Natural-Fiber-Composites-Market-2014-2019-Trends-Forecast-and-Opportunity-Analysis.html Background:Natural fiber composites market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.2% during 2014-2019. The major drivers of natural fiber composites market are...

2014-07-30 08:33:20

SALT LAKE CITY, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you currently take a vitamin D supplement? New research says you should. A study conducted by USANA Health Sciences, in conjunction with Intermountain Healthcare's The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH), found that taking a daily vitamin D supplement is the best way to improve vitamin D levels in the body. The study examined levels of vitamin D in 743 male and female adults throughout the United States, between the ages of 20 and 65....

2014-07-30 08:33:08

Weight-Management and Healthy Living Company Introduces New Line of Sleep Products OWINGS MILLS, Md., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss products and programs, is proud to announce a new line of products available in its Take Shape For Life division. The new Habits of Healthy Sleep Set will feature a Far-Infrared Blanket, Melatonin, Restfulmind(TM) Herbal Sleep Tea, Chilltime(TM)...

2014-07-30 08:32:43

HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional product company and a leading integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty protein products, today announced Bret Scholtes, the Company's President & Chief Executive Officer, and Andrew Johannesen, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 34(th) Annual Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. ET in Boston,...

2014-07-29 23:16:59

Natural supplement offers incredible levels of vitamins, minerals and nutrients Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa®, a plant-based supplement packed with more than 90 different nutrients, will now be available direct to consumers through AKiN’s and Chamberlin’s Natural Foods stores. The supplement, based on the natural power of the Moringa plant (Moringa Oleifera) from the Dead Sea region, contains more than 46 antioxidants and 18 amino acids. AKiN’s and...


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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