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2014-04-17 23:00:45

The non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is helping support the 10-week Dancing Classrooms program for the fifth grade class at Mountain Meadow Elementary School in Buckley, Washington. While learning to dance, students will have fun, stay fit and also cultivate essential life skills. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by the Omidi brothers, is happy to sponsor the Dancing Classrooms program at Mountain Meadow...

2014-04-17 16:27:01

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) today issued the following statement: We have more than 15,000 members and many more thousands of satisfied customers in Illinois. We will continue to provide the outstanding products and services that they have come to expect from Herbalife over the past three decades. We will always support the good work of our members. We are confident in the integrity of our longstanding business and the Company's compliance with...

2014-04-17 14:32:49

The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of therapies to aid the fight against diabetes and obesity. Researchers from Warwick Medical School and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust used a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) based method to identify and confirm the presence of brown adipose tissue in a living adult. Brown fat has become a hot topic for scientists due its ability to use energy and...

2014-04-17 12:24:02

DUBLIN, Apr. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mkz4cv/global ) has announced the addition of the "Global Nutraceuticals Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Nutraceutical market to grow at a CAGR of 6.30 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing global ageing population....

2014-04-17 08:28:21

New Yorkers Can Now Benefit from a Personalized Cardiovascular Disease Wellness Program FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Heart Diagnostics Corporation, a pioneer in integrating next-generation diagnostics into personalized nutrition and lifestyle programs for patients with or at risk for heart disease, today announced that the company can serve patients from all 50 states now that it has successfully completed the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH)...

2014-04-16 23:16:44

A person should be able to snack without derailing their weight loss plan. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center lists five healthy snacks to eat while on a diet. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Snack time can be difficult when on a diet. The want for something fulfilling but don’t want to eat too much can drive a person crazy. Snack time doesn't have to be challenging, thanks to the SlimPlate App created by the inventors of the diet, the SlimPlate System. It allows users great...

2014-04-16 23:16:33

90 Second Fat Loss Program designed by Gred Palumbo And Frank Lawlis is the latest fitness program that helps people get a lean and strong body within months. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 90 Second Fat Loss Program is the latest fitness program for men and women who want to learn how to lose their stubborn body fat quickly and easily without medications. This program includes simple and fast weight loss exercises...

2014-04-16 20:21:57

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DA NUTRITION offers limited number of public members to join the company as shareholders to share company values and the future. The company established in 2011 known for premium quality sports and weight loss supplements planning to expand its range globally. A DA NUTRITION (formerly known as DA FITNESS-NUTRITION) spokesman has announced, this will be the only time DA NUTRITION release shares to public. "we want to...

2014-04-16 12:32:22

$2 million grant to launch 4-H Food Smart Families pilot program in five states CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies show 16.2 million children in America live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Responding to this need, National 4-H Council and ConAgra Foods Foundation announced today a partnership that will equip more families to make healthy living a part of their everyday lives through nutrition education,...

2014-04-16 11:14:10

Youngest children from most vulnerable populations benefit most Antibiotics improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The results suggest that the youngest children from the most vulnerable populations benefit most in terms of clinically relevant growth gains, particularly for weight. Poor nutrition in early childhood has both short and long term health effects and underlies around a third of...


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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