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2014-09-29 08:30:55

Premiere Natural Vitamin Brand Wins Best Supplement Award by Leading Nutrition Publication for their Embrace 35+ Prenatal Multivitamin SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, the number-one trusted natural vitamin brand, celebrates recognition from leading natural healthpublication Better Nutrition as a 2014 Best of Supplements Award winner in the women's multivitamin space for their Embrace Prenatal 35+(TM) Multivitamin. The number of...

2014-09-29 08:29:51

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, today announced that its CE Mark for the Maestro(®) Rechargeable (RC) System for obesity was expanded to include the management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus through improved glycemic control. "Diabetes and obesity are among the biggest public health challenges of...

2014-09-27 23:03:09

The weight loss strategy course was designed to give participants a healthier, firmer, and tighter body in three weeks or less Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Margaret Meyers, a fitness fan who turned her life around by committing to healthy lifestyle changes, recently announced the launch of her new Weight Loss Strategies guide, “Fat Destroyer System - How To Destroy Your Body Fat In 21 Days or Less.” The eBook, which is available for $47, helps clients attain a stronger,...

2014-09-27 12:21:15

The acclaimed weight loss surgeon Dr. Feiz can provide impeccable revision weight loss surgery to those who are frustrated with the results of a prior procedure LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Dr. Feiz and Associates, the acclaimed surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz and his team are proud of the work they've done to help those who struggle with obesity rejuvenate their health and enhance their health through bariatric surgery. However, as bariatric surgery options like Lap Band, sleeve...

2014-09-27 04:21:04

LUGANO, Switzerland, September 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Helsinn Group, a Company focused on building quality cancer care, announces that anamorelin, its novel, once-daily ghrelin receptor agonist significantly increased lean body mass (LBM) compared with placebo in two Phase III trials comprising the largest trial program of its kind to date in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with cachexia, an area of significant unmet medical need In both pivotal...

2014-09-26 23:08:03

Alarming statistics and studies on how poor diet and lack of physical activity affect our body, are released every day. Jillian Panzella realized it was time to take action on the problem rather than talk about it, and started her own natural food distributor and wellness consulting company. (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Through Jillian Panzella Nutrition, she already helps many women obtain a healthy body and adjust their lifestyles to live better, stress-free lives. She takes a very...

2014-09-26 23:05:24

To enhance their low calorie diet plans and prescription hormone diet treatments, Diet Doc has developed exclusive weight loss shakes to suppress the temptation to overindulge and quickly burn excess body fat Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Diet Doc created their prescription hormone diet plans that combine natural supplements, like their exclusive weight loss shakes,[ http://www.dietdoc.com/shop/weight-loss-shakes __title__ weight-loss-shakes] and healthy food recipes to show...

2014-09-26 16:23:37

Weight loss surgery from physicians like Dr. Michael Feiz proven effective in numerous studies, while weight loss claims for "miracle" products prove baseless LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Writing for two of the leading medical journals, BMJ and JAMA, medical investigators Dr. David Arterburn and Dr. Anita Courcoulas recently took up the question of whether weight loss surgery is needed for severely obese individuals. As explained in an article on the Group Health...

2014-09-26 12:26:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America is today mourning the loss of Sister Christine Vladimiroff, OSB, who served as president and CEO of the charity from 1991 to 1998, when the organization was known under a former name, Second Harvest. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140711/126271 Vladimiroff, a Benedictine nun, died on Sept. 25, in Erie, Pennsylvania. She was 74. "We are very sad to learn of the passing of Sister Christine," said Bob Aiken,...

2014-09-25 23:13:48

The market is segmented into non-chelated and chelated, which account for 82.0% and 18.0%, respectively, of the market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-agricultural-micronutrients-1498674770.html (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The non-chelated agricultural micronutrients market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from $3,775.3 million in 2013 to $5,483.6 million by 2018, at a CAGR...


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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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