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2015-04-15 08:33:45

WOODBRIDGE, ON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc.

2015-04-15 08:31:57

New investment represents continued commitment to California Bay Area as the biotech manufacturing center for Bayer BERKELEY, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare

2015-04-14 23:11:29

American Generic Labs is is excited to announce the sale of its 50,000th bottle of Metabothin B56 over the course of the prodcust launch in 2009.

2015-04-14 23:04:47

Company Leadership Team Reaches Next Milestone with Publication of The Mindful Diet: How to Transform Your Relationship with Food for Lasting Weight Loss and Vibrant Health Vero

2015-04-14 23:02:49

Diet Doc patients are real people who have struggled unsuccessfully to lose dangerous, unflattering excess fat.

micronutrient deficiency
2015-04-14 18:39:43

Have you noticed that you feel more cranky when you’ve eaten junk food or drunk alcohol for a few days? Or that you feel a little boost of mood after a fresh, nutrient-dense green juice? These mood reactions may have more in common than you think: micronutrients.

2015-04-14 08:32:38

Child Food Insecurity Exists In America's Most Affluent Communities CHICAGO, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding

2015-04-14 08:30:14

--Imprint Plus DIY Food Signage Kits are Economical and Reusuable-- NEW YORK, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-thirds of Americans struggle with weight issues, but eating healthy

2015-04-14 08:29:01

TEL-AVIV, Israel, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi launches a new probiotic supplement [http://www.anlit4kids.com/web/8888/nsf/ProLookup.taf?_function=details&_ID=3676&PF=16&did=1217&G=7648&lang=EN&SM=7667

2015-04-14 04:21:32

WHIPPANY, N.J., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare today announced the expansion of its global clinical development program for the investigational oncology compound copanlisib (BAY


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
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.