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2015-03-29 11:43:44

Not all lettuce is created equal. This new study shows that the color of lettuce determines how quickly its antioxidants work.

2015-03-28 23:01:15

Purity Products®, a leading direct to consumer provider of dietary supplements announces the release of their revolutionary new weight loss product, MuffinStop™. Plainview,

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2015-03-28 12:18:50

Plastic: It's what's for breakfast! Bioplastics made from egg whites demonstrate serious antibacterial properties, and scientists believe that this could be used in preventing hospital-acquired infections.

2015-03-27 23:05:05

The goal of the Jordan Rubin's new Transform Your Temple program is to provide key building blocks to help re-build your temple (your body) from the inside out in just one year's time.

2015-03-27 23:04:53

After selling over 2 million bottles in Europe, Rapide60 is now available to the US public for online purchase.

2015-03-27 23:03:46

Vitamin D testing, monitoring and supplements to be available to pregnant women at no cost San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 GrassrootsHealth, an

2015-03-27 12:23:43

BURNABY, Canada, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing demand for ready-to-eat food products coupled with rising preference for natural food ingredients to drive food

2015-03-26 23:19:52

Fix Your Fat Loss Hormones reviews have been popping up all over the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that claims it can help fix one’s hormones, enable

2015-03-26 23:15:45

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Enteral Feeding Devices.

2015-03-26 23:15:36

BehaviorMatrix's data science platform monitors the emotional pulse of patient populations and delivers insights into why people feel the way they do and helps predict their behavior.


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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