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2015-03-04 08:28:36

March 8 Game Honors Paramus Teen and Cancer Survivor WHIPPANY, N.J., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation is partnering with the National Hockey League's

2015-03-03 23:10:16

During National Nutrition Month, Lightning Labels Can Provide Firms With Clear, Informative Food Labels Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 March is National

2015-03-03 23:09:18

A new study set to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, suggests yet another potential health benefit of coffee consumption: it could

2015-03-03 23:08:15

Sharon Kleyne Hour™ Power of Water® radio host and Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder Sharon Kleyne discusses recent report that 90% of US population doesn’t drink enough water and

2015-03-03 23:07:45

Diet Doc’s mission is to provide innovative diet products that safely help their patients reach their ideal weight without uncontrollable food cravings, between meal hunger or loss of energy

2015-03-03 23:07:32

First diet plan to focus on simplicity, hunger control & blood sugar management. St.Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 Extend Nutrition, a leading

2015-03-03 23:00:23

Agriculture micro nutrients are vital plant nutrients required in trace amounts. Micro nutrient enhance the quality and productivity of the crops.

2015-03-03 16:28:37

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-03 16:27:58

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America stationary cycle market was valued at $194.3 million in 2014 and is estimated to grow to $246.6 million


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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