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2015-04-20 12:34:34

NEW YORK and ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fruit Street Health (Fruit Street), today announced that

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2015-04-20 12:45:17

Forget age-defying creams or botox injections – the key to becoming more beautiful and looking younger can apparently found in a new type of beer currently being marketed in Japan.

2015-04-20 08:30:31

MISGAV, Israel, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Endobetix Ltd., a developer of a minimally invasive, nonsurgical implant for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity

2015-04-20 08:27:10

SALT LAKE CITY, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences is proud to announce its partnership with two-time NBA All-Star

2015-04-20 00:21:23

DALLAS, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds 2015 Deep Research Report on Global Vitamin H (Biotin) Industry and 2015 Deep Research Report on Global

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2015-04-20 20:00:33

The vegetable you used to pretend were trees to make them go down easier could now play a part in preventing head and neck cancers.

2015-04-17 23:03:28

The probiotics market in North America to reach $584.07 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 7.7% from 2014 to 2019.

2015-04-17 23:02:54

New medical research indicates that, among oxytocin’s many benefits, this natural hormone also aids in weight loss by calming anxiety, soothing stress, enabling patients to focus completely

2015-04-17 16:24:47

New Legislation is Needed to Provide 100 Million More Meals to Charities CHICAGO, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America leads the nation in recovering food from

2015-04-17 16:22:41

MISSION, Kan., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) With all the noise about foods you should or shouldn't feed your family, it can be difficult to make a confident decision while


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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