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2014-04-10 23:28:19

Adam Green, is set out to promote the Xocai's "Change Your Chocolate" success to the demand for raw Acai Berry in Japan and Taiwan. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Twelve pounds of chocolate is consumed, on average per person, per year. That is a lot of chocolate. Here is the problem: most people are eating the “regular” unhealthy chocolate, which has been ripped of its vital antioxidants and other important nutrients. Conventional chocolate processing means that the cacao is...

2014-04-10 23:26:38

Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released the Anchor Weight Management Certification Program to help therapists, nutritionists, coaches and personal trainers add to their current approaches to treating food and body image issues. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver medical weight loss doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released...

2014-04-10 23:26:35

Sugar free vitamin water is made from the all natural stevia plant extract and used by Jim Thompson of http://www.FruitaWater.com to make the best sugar free drinks in the world. According to Thompson, these stevia sweetened beverage flavors are FDA approved and useful for people suffering from obesity, diabetes and lethargy. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Stevia energy sport beverage is designed to increase stamina and decrease weight gain. Stevia energy drinks are the new naturally sweet,...

2014-04-10 23:26:08

A New Opportunity for Advertisers to Reach Healthcare Professionals Focused on the Treatment and Management of Diabetes Ewing, NJ (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 eHealthcare Solutions (EHS) is proud to announce Diabetes In Control (http://www.diabetesincontrol.com), which was recently acquired by HIPER, LLC, has signed a multi-year exclusive site representation agreement as a partner in its Healthcare Professional (HCP) network. Diabetes in Control is an online resource for medical professionals...

2014-04-10 23:24:53

Health Nutrition News explains why lowering triglycerides are important for heart health and discusses how to lower triglycerides using the right kind of omega-3 supplements. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Health Nutrition News has a new video in which they discuss triglycerides (TG), how they are important to human life, and are the main form of fat in the body. When the body has extra triglycerides, they are stored in different places, such as the hips and belly, in case they are...

2014-04-10 23:03:54

The innovative “Kids Run the OC Presented by Nutrilite” obesity prevention program is poised to reach stratospheric heights in 2014 with a record 6500 kids and 80-plus locations participating. More than 17,500 elementary students have completed the program, logging the equivalent of one half million miles since its inception in 2004. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The innovative “Kids Run the OC Presented by Nutrilite” obesity prevention program is poised to...

2014-04-10 23:02:45

In-demand research report “Understanding consumer trends and drivers of behavior in the US Dairy Food market” drawn up by Canadean is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the yogurt sector is predicted to post the strongest growth (a 4% CAGR) through 2018. London, UK (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 During 2008-2013, the maturity of the US dairy food industry has provoked the static growth in value sales. Furthermore, the growth rate is anticipated to accelerate...

2014-04-10 23:02:13

Renowned sports nutrition brand, Cellucor, wins highly coveted “Pre-Workout of the Year” award for its explosive pre-workout, C4 Extreme, at the NASKORSPORTS Supplement Awards ceremony. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Premier sports nutrition brand, Cellucor, took home “Pre-Workout of the Year” at the 2014 NASKORSPORTS Supplement Awards ceremony for its explosive pre-workout supplement, C4 Extreme. NASKORSPORTS presented the award on April 5, 2014, during the FIBO POWER Expo...

2014-04-10 16:24:14

Startling Truths Revealed as Families 'Get the 411' on What's in their Foods & Beverages WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer advocate group Citizens for Health, has named High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) the #1 food additive to avoid for this year's "Read Your Labels Day." The annual event held each April 11 (4/11) was created to help American families get the "411" on what's in packaged foods and beverages, and the controversial industrial sweetener was identified as...

2014-04-10 12:14:24

University of Miami study shows that chromium supplementation is not effective in lowering fasting glucose in diabetic and non-diabetic populations Approximately 26 percent of the U.S. population has impaired fasting glucose, which is a predisposition for developing type 2 diabetes, and chromium supplementation has been suggested as a method that may help control and prevent the disease. A new study by a University of Miami (UM) researcher analyses nearly three decades of data on 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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