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2014-11-14 05:56:34

Many people embrace commercial programs or ‘fad’ diets in order to lose weight, and while these methods may help you shed pounds – an abnormal eating regimen could potentially have serious effects on heart health.

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2014-11-14 05:47:33

A new study from the University of Minnesota has investigated the joint health and environmental impact of dietary habits, and found that changes to a healthier, Mediterranean-style diet would be of benefit to the planet as well as to our own life expectancy.

2014-11-13 23:14:36

Gaining weight doesn’t have to mean sitting around and eating junk food.

2014-11-13 23:13:50

Healthy food recipes and samples, animal rescue shelters, nationally recognized speakers, cooking demos, fun kids area combine to make an event for the entire family.

2014-11-13 23:07:54

Ongoing Partnership Results in Seamless School Nutrition Management Solutions Rocklin, California (PRWEB) November 13, 2014 Harris School Solutions,

2014-11-13 23:04:23

New Report added in RnRMarketResearch.com Database 2014 Deep Research Report on Global Nicotinamide Industry Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 13, 2014

2014-11-12 23:15:25

Health and fitness bloggers and enthusiasts now have a great new resource to share their work or to study the latest in weight loss and health information, Weightlossonlineinfo.com.

2014-11-12 23:15:01

Brand provides ultra rich health solutions direct from the North Pacific Ocean Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 Omojo Health has announced the

2014-11-12 23:13:40

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Food Processing Machinery and Equipment markets.

2014-11-12 23:12:00

Better Nutrition can mean a better life.


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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