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2014-07-24 08:33:26

New Study Shows Most Breastfeeding Moms Do Not Consistently Consume Enough Ideal Levels of These Key Nutrients ABBOTT PARK, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition needs are greater when breastfeeding than any other time in a woman's life, including pregnancy, yet new research reveals diet alone may not be enough to meet the high nutritional needs during this important time for mom and baby.[1] Abbott (NYSE: ABT), the makers of Similac(®) and experts in infant nutrition for...

2014-07-24 08:30:24

Popular nutrition personalization app now includes weekly, personalized tips from a Registered Dietitian and adds even more dietary goals REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- YottaMark Inc. today announced that its ShopWell food nutrition app has been enhanced with a slate of exciting new features to help shoppers make healthy choices about the food they buy. The app, which has already been downloaded by more than 1.7 million shoppers, provides personalized...

2014-07-23 23:31:16

Aged garlic supplement offers ultra-pure natural remedy based on recipe from the 13th century. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 A revolutionary health supplement from Allivictus Canada Ltd. that is changing the way people consume garlic is now available for purchase through the nutrition website, RevNutrition.com Allivictus is an original Czech garlic tincture made by hand and composed entirely of Czech garlic and alcohol. There are no chemical additives. The supplement is used to...

2014-07-23 23:30:51

CrossFit Studios across America are choosing EnergyFirst premium nutritional supplements to support their clients' extreme workouts and paleo-based, high protein lifestyle. Manhattan Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The physical demands of Crossfit are extreme — high-intensity interval training, olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, powerlifting, gymnastics, kettleball lifting, calisthenics, and strongman exercises are all part of a normal workout. Jason Sobzcak, co-owner of CrossFit...

2014-07-23 23:28:51

The Cruise Control Diet Pdf review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals James Ward's diet book that promises efficiency in losing weight and building muscles. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 According to The Cruise Control Diet Pdf review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive diet guide that uncovers to readers 4 general rules for weight loss, including: Eat natural foods, which help people’s body burn fat naturally Avoid packaged and processed foods,...

2014-07-23 23:28:49

The 4 Cycle Solution review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Shaun Hadsall’s diet and exercise system that promises efficiency in losing weight within weeks. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Some recent studies indicate that eating high carb foods like white rice can help accelerate calorie burning, and increase fat-burning hormones. According to the 4 Cycle Solution review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive fat loss system that uncovers to users the truth...

2014-07-23 23:27:00

Diet-to-Go, a nation-wide producer of award-winning meal plans that were rated number one for taste by Epicurious and NextAdvisor, introduced today new online and mobile tools to help customers lose weight and keep it off. Lorton, VA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 MyDiettogo now provides virtual meal, weight and exercise trackers, as well as community discussion forums, to make it easier than ever for customers to lose weight and improve health. Customers now can track their Diet-to-Go meals,...

2014-07-23 23:26:43

New 2014-15 Catalog is Free, Features More Than 1,000 Healthy Nutrition Products and is Considered a Go-To Resource for Professionals Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Learning ZoneXpress (LZX), an industry leader in nutrition education resources, has released its annual Nutrition Catalog for 2014-2015. First created in 1998, the publication features more than 1,000 products including posters, handouts, DVDs, incentives, lesson plans, interactive games and more. New and best-selling...

2014-07-23 23:26:36

Women are being urged to shun controversial weight loss pills in favour of healthier methods of weight loss, as three women reveal terrible experiences with chemical diet pills. Experts are now encouraging women looking for a weight loss solution to opt for safer, proven methods of losing weight such as portion control, and Ace Medical Weight Loss Center advises systematic portion control to lose weight. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 One woman who looked at diet pills as...

2014-07-23 23:24:17

Extend Nutrition is giving away a Free One-Year Supply of its products to promote the milestone achievement of 25 Million Protein Bars sold. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Extend Nutrition is giving away a Free One-Year Supply of its products to promote the milestone achievement of 25 Million Protein Bars sold. The company makes the only Sugar Free, Gluten Free Protein Bar that is clinically proven to help control blood sugar for 6 to 9 hours – along with a variety of healthy...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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