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2014-08-13 23:08:52

Sara Soulati is CEO of Global Cardio Care, a Company Where the Community Can Practice Lifestyle Modification and Disease Prevention Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Sara Soulati, CEO and founder of Global Cardio Care, Inc., a firm that manages physician practices that deliver EECP® therapy, today announced availability of non-GMO, vegan food products to help prevent and reverse risk of cardiovascular disease for people who live in urban Los Angeles. Since 2002, when Sara...

2014-08-13 23:08:13

SlimPlate System is an effective method of weight loss that could have better consequences for the immune system than many of the popular ‘fasting’ diets that are prevalent today. After new research in the United Kingdom found that those who opt for ‘fasting’ diets could be less able to fight off infection, the team at SlimPlate System are urging dieters to opt for their sensible portion control plan and regain control of their immune systems. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2014-08-13 23:04:19

The European Nutraceuticals Market report defines and segments the nutraceuticals market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-nutraceuticals-4040529353.html (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The European Nutraceuticals Market report defines and segments the nutraceuticals market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The nutraceuticals market in Europe is estimated to grow from around $5,819 million in 2012 to $8,850.8...

2014-08-13 23:03:01

The Kaleidoscope Collection, customized nutrition paks developed by Hi-Health Corporation to support healthy lifestyle goals, launches with a new formulation, packaging and product offerings in August 2014. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Kaleidoscope Collection, customized nutrition paks developed by Hi-Health Corporation to support healthy lifestyle goals, launches with a new formulation, packaging and product offerings in August 2014. As consumers’ lives and...

2014-08-13 16:25:05

2nd Annual ObesityWeek(SM) Conference Takes Place Nov. 2-7, 2014, in Boston, Mass. SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans spend billions of dollars every year on unproven weight loss products, according to the Federal Trade Commission, leaving many desperate for effective solutions. While consumers pick up these fraudulent supplements, foods and devices, well-trained but often overlooked obesity professionals - scientists, clinicians, surgeons and others - are...

2014-08-13 16:24:07

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC) (the "Company"), a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, today announced its Board of Directors has authorized a multi-year program to repurchase up to an aggregate $500 million of the Company's Class A common stock. The authorization is effective immediately, and replaces the Company's previous authorization which had approximately $250 million remaining. The Company may finance...

2014-08-13 12:28:06

An Intravenous Fat Emulsion Approved for Adult and Pediatric Patients BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Nutrilipid(®) 20% (I.V. fat emulsion) for parenteral nutrition therapy in adult & pediatric patients. Nutrilipid 20% is indicated as a source of calories and essential fatty acids for parenteral...

2014-08-13 12:26:22

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Halal Food Market in Europe 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2126358/Halal-Food-Market-in-Europe-2014-2018.html About Halal Food Halal is an Arabic term meaning "permissible" or "lawful". The opposite of Halal is Haram, which means "prohibited" or "unlawful". Basically, Halal and Haram are the universal words which apply to all facets of Muslim life, including Halal banking, Halal...

2014-08-13 08:29:45

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Z Trim Holdings, Inc. ("ZTH") (OTC Markets: ZTHO), an AgriTech company providing value-added, highly functional ingredients to a variety of industries, announced the imminent commencement of an animal feeding study by an independent laboratory to quantify the physiological effects of its recently launched ingredient, Biofiber Gum ("BFG"), on weight gain and cholesterol. Prior studies that identified such health benefits, using similar but...

2014-08-13 04:21:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of older adults who visit emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, but not because of lack of access to health care, critical illness or dementia. Despite clear signs of malnutrition or risk of malnutrition, more than three-quarters had never previously been diagnosed with malnutrition, according to the results of a study to be published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.