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2014-04-14 23:11:00

JayMac Pharmaceuticals, the makers of advanced generation folate therapy, EnLyte, respond to March CDC reports of a 30 percent increase in the rise of autism. Sunset, Louisiana (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 In March, the CDC reported a 30 percent rise in autism, now affecting one in 68 children. Prevention is key, and JayMac Pharmaceuticals, LLC is committed to educating on prenatal prevention with adequate supplementation. Folate is crucial to the developing fetus, and supplementing with folic...

2014-04-14 23:10:16

The Cruise Control Diet plan, created by James Ward, is a brand new program that teaches people how to improve their metabolism in order to lose weight naturally. A full review penned by My Pham on the site Vkool.com points out if this program is worth purchasing. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The Cruise Control Diet plan is made by James Ward, who promises to help people lose weight without using any type of drugs or supplements. The program is divided into 3 phases, including:...

2014-04-14 23:10:15

Figure Competition Secrets is a new program created by Karen Sessions, who claims to teach people how to build lean muscles and lose fat quickly. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Figure Competition Secrets is a new program developed by Karen Session, who has many years of experience in the health and fitness training. The program introduces a lot of exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed...

2014-04-14 23:03:11

In-home Care Provider Publishes Nutrition Guide, Whole 24, To Assist Seniors with Diet-Planning for Specific Diagnoses (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Whole 24™: A Guide to Optimal Health Through Diagnosis-specific Nutrition, an independently published nutrition guide by in-home care provider, 24Hr HomeCare, received over 1,000 downloads in its first 5 days on Amazon Kindle eBooks. Within the 5-day period, Whole 24™ secured the #7 spot in the popular Disorders & Diseases category, a...

2014-04-14 23:00:44

Because nutritional sulfur helps keep skin, hair and nails healthy, it has been referred to as "Nature's Beauty Mineral." Evolution Health MSM powder is one of the few MSM powder supplements made in the United States from raw materials obtained in the US and North America, and is also certified as pure and free of contaminants and heavy metals. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Organic Sulfur (MSM powder) is a vital element in all organic life forms: it reduces...

2014-04-14 20:22:27

The work of Dr. Feiz and Associates is in the spotlight once again as a study shows a link between weight loss surgery and a reduction in the risk of developing uterine cancer. LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In our modern society, obesity is undoubtedly a growing concern, with minor debates on lap band vs. sleeve gastrectomy often taking place over which surgery is more beneficial in combatting the disease. However, one fact has remained clear - when performed by an...

2014-04-14 20:20:50

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pn75xp/global_organic) has announced the addition of the "Global Organic Trace Minerals for Animal Feeds Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pn75xp/global_organic ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Organic Trace Minerals for Animal...

2014-04-14 16:26:01

OAKLAND, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaining either too much or too little weight during pregnancy appears to increase the risk of having an overweight or obese child, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO In one of the largest studies to examine current Institute of Medicine recommendations regarding pregnancy weight gain in relation to childhood...

2014-04-14 16:25:40

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/83kkkx/global_animal) has announced the addition of the "Global Animal Feed Antioxidants Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/83kkkx/global_animal ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Animal Feed Antioxidants market to grow at a CAGR...

2014-04-14 12:30:21

A UK study investigating the link between low vitamin D status and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in British children has identified a genetic variant associated with the disease's severity. The research, conducted by the King's College Hospital Paediatric Liver Centre and the University of Surrey's School of Biosciences and Medicine, and funded by the Children's Liver Disease Foundation retrospectively analyzed the medical records of 120 pediatric patients with NAFLD. The...


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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