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2015-01-16 16:23:06

The Obesity Society says guideline supplements TOS/AHA/ACC Obesity Treatment Guidelines to fill a gap in treatment SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan.

2015-01-16 12:24:56

"Why should there be hunger and deprivation in any land, in any city, at any table, when man has the resources and the scientific know-how to provide all mankind with the basic necessities of life?"

2015-01-16 12:24:07

Weight Loss Institute of Arizona Offers Surgical Options for Healthier Life PHOENIX, Jan.

2015-01-16 12:22:58

BOISE, Idaho, Jan.

2015-01-16 12:21:58

BioZate® product line now includes heat-stable and clean-flavored proteins EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan.

2015-01-15 23:07:27

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder and water advocate Sharon Kleyne cites Nigerian Ebola success as evidence that drinking more water increases viral immunity. Grants

2015-01-15 23:06:24

Patients across the country are reporting amazing weight loss success, with the majority losing 20 pounds or more, by enhancing their Diet Doc medical diet programs with Appetite Zap

2015-01-15 23:06:07

Eating up to an average of one egg per day can be part of a heart-healthy diet.

2015-01-15 23:05:27

Studies Further Confirm PERCEPTIV™ Improves Cognitive Performance Waltham, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2015

2015-01-15 23:01:24

Sports nutrition and performance lifestyle brand, Cellucor, has added a new pre-workout, C4 50X, to its roster of sports supplements. New York, N.Y.


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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.