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2015-05-19 08:33:05

Winning Film or Video Awarded $5,000 and National Premiere at ObesityWeek 2015 in Los Angeles GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It Starts Now, a nationwide competition

2015-05-18 23:05:40

More and more people are finding weight loss success at Diet Doc because their doctors assess each patient to identify toxicity, internal imbalances and vitamin deficiencies that may be standing

2015-05-18 23:04:55

Camp Shane, the leading weight loss camp for overweight children in the country, is pleased to announce a strategic alliance between Camp Shane and The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s

2015-05-18 23:03:19

NutriSync is the company’s newest resource for health care professionals PALMYRA, Wis.

2015-05-18 23:01:50

After recent analysis of data from past studies, the Society for the Study of Addiction has released a statement discounting results that suggest moderate alcohol consumption is beneficial to

2015-05-18 23:01:39

The Southeast’s Largest Restaurant Delivery Service Adds Nutritious Hope Bars to its Menu to Feed the Hungry Through the “Buy 1, Nourish 2 Project” Orlando,

2015-05-18 12:28:50

BERLIN, Conn., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IA Nutrition, Inc.

2015-05-18 08:34:51

NSF Certified EyePromise vizual EDGE Chewable provides athletes with a safe and convenient approach to improving athletic performance through optimizing vision ST.

2015-05-18 08:34:42

Living Well Just Got More Delicious WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Delights®,

2015-05-18 08:24:34

Urban School Food Alliance, in partnership with Interfel and in collaboration with the French Department of Agriculture, highlights fresh fruits and vegetables May 18-22 NEW YORK, May 18, 2015


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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