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2014-07-28 23:04:11

The Europe Carotenoids & Antioxidants Market report defines and segments the carotenoids & antioxidants market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-carotenoids-antioxidants-nutraceuticals-4078442934.html (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The Europe Carotenoids & Antioxidants Market report defines and segments the carotenoids & antioxidants market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market is estimated to...

2014-07-28 23:03:27

The North America Carotenoids & Antioxidants Market report defines and segments the carotenoids & antioxidants market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-carotenoids-antioxidants-nutraceuticals-6977119934.html (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The North America Carotenoids & Antioxidants Market report defines and segments the carotenoids & antioxidants market in North America with analysis and forecast of...

2014-07-28 23:02:11

Protein shakes no longer need to be boring. Bariatric Eating announces the expansion of their protein shake link to include pomegranate-rasberry, summer melon and vanilla bean flavors. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Bariatric Eating, a leading supplier of nutritional supplements, protein powders and drinks, announced that it will be introducing three additional flavors to its Inspire premium protein drink line of products this summer. The additional flavors include: Inspire...

2014-07-28 12:54:29

UT Southwestern Medical Center A protein that controls when genes are switched on or off plays a key role in specific areas of the brain to regulate metabolism, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found. The research potentially could lead to new therapies to treat obesity and diabetes, since the transcription factor involved – spliced X-box binding protein 1 (Xbp1s) – appears to influence the body's sensitivity to insulin and leptin signaling. Insulin and leptin are...

2014-07-28 12:27:48

School applications will be accepted through August 20 LANSING, Mich., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is pleased to announce that beginning today the Michigan Department of Community Health is partnering with the statewide Building Healthy Communities program, a private-public initiative designed to fight obesity and improve childhood wellness through school-based programming. "The Michigan Department of Community Health is proud to join forces...

2014-07-28 10:08:55

New York University Vouchers to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets increase the amount of produce in the diets of some families on food assistance, according to research led by NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. The study, which appears online in Food Policy, suggests that farmers market vouchers can be useful tools in improving access to healthy food. This finding validates a new program created by the Agricultural Act of 2014, or...

2014-07-28 00:21:20

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study finds that few adult survivors of childhood cancer follow a heart-healthy lifestyle that protects against heart disease, diabetes and other health problems MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a...

2014-07-27 23:02:37

The 3-Week Diet review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Brian Flatt’s diet program for losing weight and building lean muscle mass. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 According to the 3-Week Diet system review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive diet system that can help both men and women lose weight naturally without medications. The 3-Week Diet system, as it is reviewed now by Vkool, was developed by Brian Flatt, a nutrition specialist and weight loss...

clean plate club
2014-07-26 04:00:48

Summary by Brian Wansink, PhD, Cornell Food and Brand Lab If you’re a member of the Clean Plate Club – you eat pretty much everything you put on your plate – you’re not alone! A new Cornell University study shows that the average adult eats 92% of whatever he or she puts on his/her plate. “If you put it on your plate, it’s going into your stomach,” says Brian Wansink Ph.D., author of the forthcoming book, Slim by Design, Professor of Marketing and Director of the Cornell Food...

2014-07-25 23:07:15

Natural supplement offers incredible levels of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa®, a plant-based supplement packed with more than 90 different nutrients, will now be available direct to consumers through the nutrition website, RevNutrition.com. The supplement, based on the natural power of the Moringa plant (Moringa Oleifera) from the Dead Sea region, contains more than 46 antioxidants and 18 amino acids. The mineral-rich soil...


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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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