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2015-01-26 00:20:25

DALLAS, January 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Sports Nutrition Market 2015-2019 research report that profiles and discusses key sports nutrition

2015-01-23 23:07:23

Axiom Nutraceuticals, private label contract manufacturer of innovative dietary supplements, announces a charitable donation made to Vitamin Angels to support efforts of providing essential nutrients

2015-01-23 23:01:22

See fitness and weight-loss results this New Year and maintain them all year long with Liporidex—safe and natural appetite suppressants, energy boosters and workout enhancers! (PRWEB)

2015-01-22 23:01:05

Ben Pakulski's The Incredible Bulk reviews have been popping up all over the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that claims to allow rebound hyper growth

2015-01-22 16:22:49

With contributions from world-renowned experts in metabolism, the textbook is the first to extensively analyze and illustrate techniques for use in early phase clinical studies of new drugs for diabetes,

2015-01-22 12:28:16

NuGo Nutrition adds the best-in-class fiber bars, renamed Fiber d'Lish, to its impressive portfolio of healthy lifestyle bars. PITTSBURGH, Jan.

2015-01-22 12:27:49

Functional beverage supports Vitamin Angels' mission to provide vitamins to women and children in need DANA POINT, Calif., Jan.

2015-01-22 12:27:24

In the latest interview series from FutureFood 2050, researchers and thought leaders weigh in on cutting-edge strategies that may help drive down skyrocketing rates of obesity around the world.


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
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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