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2014-04-09 23:30:16

7 Day Fitness is the latest program developed by Wesley Virgin, who promises to teach people how to get their body in shape. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 7 Day Fitness is a new program developed by Wesley Virgin, who has many years of experience in the health and fitness industry. The program provides people with a lot of exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to get a healthy...

2014-04-09 23:28:51

Dead Sea Moringa, an all-natural supplement offering various critical health benefits, is now available for purchase at RonnieColemanNutrition.com, a major online retailer for sports nutrition and related products. Boca Raton,FL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa, an all-natural supplement offering various critical health benefits, is now available for purchase at RonnieColemanNutrition.com, a major online retailer for sports nutrition and related products. Leveraging the power of...

2014-04-09 23:27:40

Foothill Farms®, a dry-blending and packaging food company, responds to recent USDA changes for K-12 Grain and Protein maximums by adding new recipe categories specific to USDA foods and whole grains. Now K-12 distributors, foodservice brokers, directors, managers and school nutritionists can more easily find recipes and create monthly menus. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 This January, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) permanently lifted the part of the...

2014-04-09 23:22:17

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Health And Wellness Market In Russia, Ukraine & Kazakhstan (Nutraceutical, Cosmeceutical And Beverages) Size, Segment And Country Analysis & Forecast 2012 - 2017" to its database. Browse Full Report:- http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/health-and-wellness-market.html Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Transparency Market Research Reports incorporated a definite business overview and investigation inclines on...

2014-04-09 23:02:50

Natural astaxanthin health benefits, dosage, and side effects covered in new video from Health Nutrition News. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 In their newest video HealthNutritionNews.org reviews the superior antioxidant astaxanthin and talks about the health benefits it provides. With the power to protect the eyes, skin, joints and central nervous system as well as to boost immunity, reduce inflammation, and improve brain function it is one of the most effective antioxidants to...

2014-04-09 23:00:26

The Venus Factor system, developed by John Barban, is a brand new weight loss program that help women lose excess fat within a short period of time. A full review of The Venus Factor system on the site Vkool.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Venus Factor system is designed by John Barban, who promises to help women lose weight naturally within 12 weeks. This system is designed to drastically enhance female metabolism without food...

2014-04-09 16:22:53

328 growers produced at least 2,000 pounds of FiberMax cotton per acre LUBBOCK, Texas, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A record number of FiberMax(®) growers achieved one-ton yields during the 2013 season and overcame challenges, such as low soil moisture and glyphosate-resistant weeds. Bayer CropScience honored 328 growers at the ninth annual FiberMax One Ton Club(TM) awards banquet on April 3 in Lubbock. This year, 194 inductees were first-time One Ton Club members, the highest number of...

2014-04-09 15:59:18

Boston University researchers have learned new information about the consequences of overeating high-calorie foods. Not only does this lead to an increase in white fat cell production, the type prominent in obesity, but it also leads to the dysfunction of brown fat cells, the unique type of fat that generates heat and burns energy. This study is the first to describe how overeating causes brown fat cells to "whiten." Published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the results...

2014-04-09 12:32:55

According to new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics A new USDA mandate calling for access to free drinking water during lunchtime at schools participating in the National School Lunch Program went into effect at the start of the 2011-12 school year. Researchers from the University of Michigan and University of Illinois at Chicago examined compliance with the new requirement as well as perceptions about drinking fountain cleanliness and water quality....

2014-04-09 12:31:02

More than 60 Top Economists Support Bipartisan Proposal to Prompt Long-Term Cost Analyses of U.S. Health Care Policy WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of House action on the budget resolution, Representatives Reid Ribble (R-WI), Mark Pocan (D-WI) and other House Members proposed a standalone measure to enable Members of Congress to get a fuller picture of the costs and benefits of health care and other legislation. Currently, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...


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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