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2015-04-21 23:03:48

Beginning May 1st, popular online health retailer, Abe's Market, will carry Wojo

2015-04-21 16:27:52

Hilmas criticizes meta-analysis method; welcomes opportunity to review finalized manuscript WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Natural Products Association (NPA) is the

2015-04-21 16:22:38

Growers reminded to CARE as part of commitment to environmental stewardship and collaboration with beekeepers for this year's planting season RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-21 12:26:34

LONDON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America minerals (nutraceuticals) market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2014 to 2019.

2015-04-20 23:13:30

Broccoli sprout extract protects against oral cancer in mice and proved tolerable in a small group of healthy human volunteers, the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, partner with UPMC

2015-04-20 23:10:44

Jenny Broers loses nearly 60 pounds by ‘thinking military’ and executing her Nutrition Plan from Max Muscle Sports Nutrition: An Objective, The Plan, Intelligence, Support, Execution and Victory

2015-04-20 23:10:39

Freeman Formula, a brand dedicated to creating nutritional products with premium ingredients that help people to achieve their health and fitness goals, announced that it has teamed up with Nutritional

2015-04-20 23:08:45

FIT Crunch is pleased to announce that Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine will visit GNC Headquarters Store to serve his delicious protein bars, sign autographs, take pictures, and much more!

2015-04-20 23:02:35

Fit Body Boot Camp releases Spring fat loss tips to help get bodies ready for Summer. Chino Hills,

2015-04-20 12:35:01

Consultants at Beverly Hills Physicians are trained to work with patients and find a way to pay for life-changing weight loss surgery. LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For obese


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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