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2014-07-25 08:23:45

PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of GNC Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") authorized and declared the quarterly cash dividend for the third quarter of 2014 of $0.16 per share of the Company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on or about September 26, 2014 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 12, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/NE58753LOGO GNC Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is a...

2014-07-25 08:23:42

July 26 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to be Debut TUSTIN, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proving once again that it is the innovator in the category, youtheory (http://www.youtheory.com) is teaming up with leading health and wellness brand the Vitamin Shoppe to power the Derrike Cope Racing #70 Chevrolet Camaro for the remainder of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide season. This announcement comes at the peak of the season for the #70 Chevrolet Camaro as Derrike Cope,...

2014-07-25 04:21:43

A new study has found that grief before and/or during pregnancy may trigger obesity in children in adulthood. Dr. Michael Gabriel, of a noted Staten Island Pediatrics clinic, GPM Pediatrics, reacts to the study result. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of a prominent Staten Island Pediatrics clinic, GPM Pediatrics, reacts to a recent study, which shows how grief in pregnancy may cause obesity in adulthood. Photo -...

2014-07-24 23:11:25

A revolutionary system emerges for delivering energizing vitamins and boosters directly through the skin. No caffeine crashes or sugar calorie overloads; it has never been easier to lose weight, stay alert and feel ready-to-go all day. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Everyone knows the importance of regular exercise and a balanced diet to maintaining a healthy weight and promoting long-term wellness. It is impossible to get through a stressful day with low energy, much less hit the...

2014-07-24 23:10:16

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Sugar Alcohols markets. Global market for Sugar Alcohols is forecast to reach 5.5 billion pounds (lbs) by 2020, driven by increasing demand for low-calorie sweeteners among the growing base of diabetic & obese population, and strong consumption in food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics end-use sectors. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The market for sugar alcohols, commonly known as food...

2014-07-24 23:05:06

The European Omega 3 & Structured Lipids Market report defines and segments the omega 3 & structured lipids market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-omega-3-structured-lipids-nutraceuticals-1780018773.html (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The European Omega 3 & Structured Lipids Market report defines and segments the omega 3 & structured lipids market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is...

2014-07-24 23:03:54

The North American Omega 3 & Structured Lipids Market report defines and segments the omega 3 & structured lipids market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-omega-3-structured-lipids-nutraceuticals-2265224169.html (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The North American Omega 3 & Structured Lipids Market report defines and segments the omega 3 & structured lipids market in North America with analysis and forecast...

2014-07-24 23:00:39

New report by RTI International summarizes research on the current scope of food insecurity and hunger in America. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new report by RTI International. Under Section 743 of the Consolidated Appropriations...

2014-07-24 16:29:02

SEATTLE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Food banks in Washington and Oregon received 91,675 lbs. pounds of donated food (including $16,250 cash donations equivalent to 65,000 lbs.*) from the 2nd Annual NW Farmers Fighting Hunger Cash/Food Drive during June dairy month. This year the two states generated a total of 91,675 pounds of food (food+cash equivalent), compared to last year's combined total of 58,052 lbs. of food (food+cash equivalent) - an increase of 33,623 lbs. The...

2014-07-24 11:35:43

American College of Cardiology Study underscores need to address risk factors such as diabetes, blood pressure, smoking While awareness campaigns may be getting women to go to the hospital more quickly during a heart-attack, a new look at hospital data shows women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack. In the study published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers from Yale School 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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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