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2014-07-21 23:03:06

The North America Vitamins Market report explains and divides the vitamins market in North America with analysis and projection of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-vitamins-nutraceuticals-3919030976.html (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The North America Vitamins Market report explains and divides the vitamins market in North America with analysis and projection of revenue. The vitamins market in North America is estimated to grow from around 765$ million in 2012 to...

2014-07-21 16:27:34

Consumers cite health/nutrition and taste as top reasons for uptick GREENSBORO, Ga., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers' plates, according to new research presented today at the National Chicken Council's Chicken Marketing Seminar in Greensboro, Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/DC46247LOGO-b Overall, the average number of meals or snacks that contained chicken eaten by survey respondents in the two weeks prior...

2014-07-21 08:30:46

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Food Safety Testing Market Outlook 2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2048450/Global-Food-Safety-Testing-Market-Outlook-2018.html The problem of food being affected upon by several contaminants is becoming relevant worldwide, rising concerns for food safety testing. Pathogens, pesticides, toxins, etc. are some of the majorly found contaminants in the food items worldwide. They...

2014-07-20 23:02:26

While November is officially National Diabetes Month, diabetes educators and physicians across the Riverside Health System are encouraging patients and the community to focus on it each day. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Cruising down the aisles of a grocery store, especially when hungry, can fuel very real temptations to snag everything that’s chocolate-covered, frozen or freshly baked. For the majority of people, that’s ok. They can give in to those temptations with very...

lean beef lower blood pressure
2014-07-19 05:24:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of nutritional scientists reveals there is a growing body of evidence to suggest eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease. "This research adds to the significant evidence, including work previously done in our lab, that supports lean beef's role in a heart-healthy diet," said Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition at Penn State. "This study shows that nutrient-rich lean...

2014-07-18 23:05:29

Diet Doc Weight Loss created a new, medical diet plan that helps people reduce the risk of kidney disease by reducing protein and sale intake, phosphorus food additives, and controlling blood glucose levels. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Diet Doc Weight Loss announces a newly designed diet plan to help people reduce the incident of kidney disease. Diet Doc Weight Loss created a new, medical diet plan that helps people reduce the risk of kidney disease by reducing protein and sale...

2014-07-18 23:03:33

Leading health and fitness company Metabolic Nutrition today is calling upon other dietary supplement companies and manufacturers to stop “amino spiking” their products and to help bring an end to this misleading practice that defrauds consumers and hurts the industry. While Metabolic Nutrition uses only 100% high-quality, complete whole protein sources, others companies with lower ethical standards often add cheap, filler amino acids such as Glycine and Taurine that artificially spike...

2014-07-18 23:02:52

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Choline Chloride” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon to be released report identifies rising consumption of poultry meat, and increasing awareness over the importance of feed supplements, as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to announce the launch of a major research program analysing...

2014-07-18 23:02:38

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Whole Grain and High Fiber Foods” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon to be released report identifies strong consumer emphasis on health and well-being, increasing awareness over the benefits of fiber rich diet, and high prevalence of obesity and diabetes, as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is...

2014-07-18 16:23:25

LANSING, Mich., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that Stephen Snyder, Neogen's chief operating officer and president, has resigned, effective July 31, 2014. The company said he will work as a consultant going forward on special projects. His resignation is for personal matters. Snyder has been in this position since September 2013. On an interim basis, his duties will be fulfilled by James Herbert, who has been Neogen's chief executive...


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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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