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2014-11-17 04:22:12

AMSTERDAM, November 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The total natural food ingredients market, including sensory and textural food additives and functional ingredients, is worth

2014-11-16 16:21:11

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES NATIONWIDE JOIN PARTNERSHIP FOR A HEALTHIER AMERICA TO OFFER HEALTHIER CHOICES ACROSS CAMPUS NEW ORLEANS, Nov.

coffee health benefits
2014-11-15 06:17:47

Drinking three to four cups of coffee per day has been associated with an approximately 25 percent reduction in a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee claims in the latest edition of its Coffee and Health Diabetes Report.

2014-11-14 23:07:34

The Women’s OBGYN Medical Group of Santa Rosa provides parents with the information and guidance needed to prepare as an individual and as a family, particularly important during the preconception

2014-11-14 23:05:28

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne recommends eight glasses a day in addition to all other fluids. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) November 14, 2014

2014-11-14 23:05:04

Many studies link light to moderate drinking (up to two standard alcoholic drinks per day for a man) to better health, but the science remains uncertain.

2014-11-14 23:02:25

Licaps Fusion Technology with High-Integrity Seal Helps Deliver Optimal Potency Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) November 14, 2014 Capsugel today announced that

2014-11-14 20:22:24

Organization Aims to Raise Funds and Awareness This Holiday Season SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov.

Moderate Alcohol Consumption Is Healthy Only For Some People
2014-11-14 03:57:58

A new study at Sahlgrenska Academy confirms that moderate alcohol consumption can protect against coronary heart disease. But only for the 15% of the population that have a particular genotype.

2014-11-14 08:27:57

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today that Dr. Neil M.


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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