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2014-10-17 23:05:49

Angelic Bakehouse, a leading producer of sprouted whole-grain products, has introduced new, bold packaging to better connect with consumers and attract new fans. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 As the natural foods industry continues to grow and expand into mainstream markets, natural and organic brands are recognizing the opportunity for going bold with their package design. Angelic Bakehouse, a leading producer of sprouted whole grain breads, premium wraps and pizza crusts, is one of these...

2014-10-17 23:02:04

Employees from Omega Protein Corporation’s Houston headquarters volunteered to support the Houston Food Bank yesterday, sorting, inspecting, and repackaging food donations to feed those most in need in Southeast Texas communities. The partnership reflects Omega Protein’s commitment to serving its communities, and is helping to eliminate record rates of child food insecurity in Texas. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Thursday marked an important day of service for employees at...

2014-10-17 23:01:57

The 24-week study of the popular Dukan Diet showed significant weight loss results New York, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 During the 55th Annual American College of Nutrition Conference on October 16 in San Antonio, Dr. Jay Udani, CEO of Medicus Research LLC and Medical Director of Northridge Hospital Integrative Medicine Program, presented the final results from a recent study on the popular Dukan Diet. The study, which was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the Dukan Diet’s...

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2014-10-17 08:16:02

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers who were exposed to signs informing them of the distance they would need to walk to burn off the calories in a sugary drink are less likely to purchase those beverages, according to research published online Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health. Instead, those adolescents were more likely to leave the store with a lower calorie product or a smaller-sized drink, and those healthier choices persisted for weeks...

exercise for depression
2014-10-17 07:09:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physical exercise has long been known to improve or support emotional well-being and a new study from Canadian and British researchers has found that being active three times a week can significantly lower the odds of being depressed. The study, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, found a direct connection between exercise and mood – with more sedentary study volunteers exhibiting more depressive symptoms. "Assuming the...

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2014-10-17 06:48:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Health experts have been warning for years that crash weight-loss diets, often arriving in the form of a fad diet, do not lead to permanent weight loss and can in fact cause a person to regain weight faster than if they would have with a ‘slow and steady’ weight loss diet. However, new research from Australian researchers has found that those who lose weight slowly at first are just as likely to gain it back in the future as those...

2014-10-16 23:10:58

New book provides simple, delicious recipes for healthier lifestyle. SYDNEY, Australia (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Author Sandy Koutalis reveals her publication, “Sugar free, gluten free and preservative free KISS Method of Cooking” (published by Xlibris), a culmination of the changes her family made to their eating styles. This book allows expansion of creativity within one’s kitchen realm. Koutalis imparts to readers a fun and healthy way to prepare food with a collection of amazing...

2014-10-16 23:09:35

Unlike typical online fad diets, Diet Doc’s staff works closely with their patients to teach them how to break bad eating habits, lose weight rapidly and maintain permanent weight loss Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 While almost any sensible diet plan will work to initially shed excess pounds, many dieters become discouraged and lose interest when they encounter a roadblock. With no one to turn to, the dieter typically gives up. With this in mind, Diet Doc developed their diet...

2014-10-16 23:06:14

EMV Jabu is a crisp, reduced-calorie drink that will keep energy levels up without peaks or crashes. South Jordan, Utah (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 mynt™ (http://www.movemynt.com), a revolutionary way of doing business in the direct selling industry, introduces the newest flavor in its lineup of healthy and sustained energy drinks with the addition of EMV® Jabu. This new energy drink delivers the same premium nutrition as its other two delicious energy drinks—EMV Acerola and EMV...

2014-10-16 23:01:39

Prediagnosis diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer, according to a new study published October 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The influence of diet, a modifiable lifestyle factor and potential prognostic factor, on survival after an ovarian cancer diagnosis is unclear. To evaluate diet quality and the overall influence of diet on ovarian cancer survival,...


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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