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2014-09-17 08:29:14

Consumer food safety educators convene in Arlington, Va. to strengthen foodborne illness prevention ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) today announced it will host the Consumer Food Safety Education Conference in Arlington, Virginia, December 4-5. Through the conference, PFSE will bring public and private sector leaders together to discuss collaborative approaches for promoting food safety at home as fundamental to...

dairy foods for better health
2014-09-17 04:42:38

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Dairy products have long been known to benefit bone health, but a series of recent studies suggest they could also reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity and other metabolic conditions. In one study, presented this week at the Milk and Dairy Products in Human Health session of the 2014 Euro Fed Lipid Congress in Montpellier, France and published earlier this year in the American Journal of Clinical...

2014-09-16 23:12:26

Leading Clarinol CLA powder retailer, BQuick Nutrition, announces new branded materials, intended to help educate consumer on the benefits of Conjugated Linoleic Acid. Madisonville, Louisiana (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 BQuick Nutrition is pleased to announce new branding and packaging for one of its most popular products - BQuick BURN Clarinol CLA Powder. The new packaging has been designed to educate the general public about the many benefits of the product when it comes to weight...

2014-09-16 23:10:28

Diet Doc’s new Emotional Eaters Diet Plans have helped people nationwide improve their health and restore their figure New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Emotional eaters generally turn to food, not because they are actually hungry, but for comfort during times of stress, loneliness, and frustration. These comfort foods typically consist of fatty, sugar laden treats that may provide temporary relief, but can lead to unwanted weight gain, as well as sabotaging the best laid weight...

2014-09-16 23:10:26

New Line Medical has made bulky, confusing cholesterol screening supplies a thing of the past thanks to its new product: New Line Medical Universal Cholesterol Screening Kits. Lafayette, Louisiana (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 New Line Medical is proud to announce the launch of an amazing new product for corporate wellness programs and wellness events: the New Line Medical Universal Cholesterol Screening Kit. “In the past, cholesterol screening was a big hassle for wellness events because...

2014-09-16 23:09:11

One of the top rated online based personal trainer provider Your Online Personal Trainer has unveiled a brand new personal trainer system that will see clients keen on losing weight access custom and personalized diet and fitness plans from just 53p per day London, UK (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 One of the top rated online based personal trainer provider Your Online Personal Trainer has unveiled a brand new personal trainer system that will see clients keen on losing weight access custom...

2014-09-16 23:08:08

Market Size - $2.66 billion in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 11.6%, Market Trends – Growing consumer awareness towards essential ingredients in diet - New report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/prebiotics-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Global Prebiotics Market is expected to reach USD 5.75 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Positive outlook on dairy...

2014-09-16 23:05:18

It is divided into non-chelated and chelated, which account for 82.0% and 18.0%, respectively, of the global Agricultural Micronutrients market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-agricultural-micronutrients-8154701779.html (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Agricultural Micronutrients in the crops (cereal & grain) market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from $1,673.6 million in 2013...

2014-09-16 23:00:31

The amazing ingredient Retinol accomplishes so much for skin, especially aging skin. Sublime Beauty® explains. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Retinol is favored by a majority of dermatologists and skin care experts, especially for anti-aging care. "Retinol has so many benefits - it is one of those amazing products for skin health," says Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime Beauty. "Healthy skin is our goal, and Retinol has an important part in it."...

2014-09-16 16:26:07

AVON LAKE, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural foods advocate Phiner Dike-Jelden has a remedy for the nation's obesity epidemic that doesn't involve radical "dieting," pharmaceuticals or surgery. Her new book, "Phiner Cuisine: Fat Be Gone," reveals how proper nutrition can provide good health, beauty and wellness, both physically and spiritually. The book contains tried-and-true advice on how to fuel the body in a sustainable way while finding more joy in the experience 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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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