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2014-10-15 05:29:57

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On October 16, 1945, a fundamentally important organization was founded: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). According to the FAO website, the foundational and continuing goal of the FAO is to achieve food security for all people on earth. The organization seeks “to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy goals.” They do this by focusing on their...

2014-10-14 23:11:34

Bariatric Eating, an online retailer of bariatric vitamins and nutritional supplements releases two new protein drink flavors. Among the new flavors is Inspire Pumpkin Pie, just in time for the season. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Bariatric Eating ("BE"), a leading supplier of nutritional supplements, protein powders and drinks, announced that it will be introducing two tasty flavors to its INSPIRE premium protein drink line of products this fall. The flavors...

2014-10-14 23:10:57

Trendy diets and pills facing harsher scrutiny in face of new findings in weight loss science and It says "stop trying to “rewire” the body to lose weight, work with it instead. Dr Nwe, founder of the Ace Medical Weight Loss Center announces the upcoming new book "Fat-Me-Not: Weight Loss Diet of The Future. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 A greater understanding of the human mind and body is leading many weight loss experts to reevaluate their methods,...

2014-10-14 23:10:51

New omega-3 supplement from Nordic Naturals offers superior quality omega-3s from fish oil and phospholipid-bound omega-3s from herring roe. Watsonville, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Nordic Naturals, the #1 fish oil brand in the U.S. according to SPINS scan data, announces the release of Omega-3 Phospholipids™. The product combines the brand’s top-selling omega-3 fish oil concentrate with phospholipid-bound omega-3s from herring roe to deliver the potent alternative to krill....

2014-10-14 23:10:22

Diet Doc has updated their medical weight loss programs, now enabling patients to lose up to 20 pounds per month without resorting to fad diets and over-the-counter diet aids. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Fad diets become fad diets for a reason. Someone, somewhere notices a positive effect from an herb or a certain food and their ability to lose weight. They tell their friends, who tell more friends, and suddenly diet folklore happens. Of course, everyone realizes that there is...

2014-10-14 23:09:18

DietAnalytics helps consumers to optimize their diet and health plans through data-driven analytics and reliable health and fitness content. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 A new website, DietAnalytics, has recently launched and is making waves in the diet and health space. As a data-driven diet and health recommendation and content site, DietAnalytics seeks to use cutting edge data analytics to help people traverse the expansive and diverse diet world and find their own personal gateway to good...

2014-10-14 20:23:03

Recent studies indicate bariatric treatments like those utilized by leading weight loss surgeon Dr. Feiz are putting type 2 diabetes in remission for a growing number of patients. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those living with severe obesity, type 2 diabetes is one of the major health risks that poses a serious threat to the length and quality of their lives, increasing the risks of heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure. With such very real medical concerns,...

2014-10-14 16:28:16

Federal court in Texas upholds Mission's dual-iron patent covering one of the nation's most prescribed prenatal vitamin brands. SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company, headquartered in San Antonio, today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas has issued a consent judgment confirming the validity of its dual-iron patent (U.S. Pat. No. 6,521,247) at the conclusion of the lawsuit filed against Virtus Pharmaceuticals, LLC....

2014-10-14 12:30:42

ALBANY, New York, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research, in its latest research report states, the global fish oil market will grow significantly in the coming years. The global fish oil market was valued at USD 1.1 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 1.7 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 5.05% from 2012 to 2018. The volume of fish oil production was 1,035 kilo tons in 2011 and is expected to reach 1,130 kilo tons in 2018, growing at a CAGR...

2014-10-14 08:29:35

Users get customized food choices based on lifestyle, medical conditions and taste preferences NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- My Food Coach, an interactive nutrition portal, was launched today by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). My Food Coach by NKF builds upon the foundation's popular online Kidney Kitchen and offers additional features that enable people with a variety of health conditions and personal dietary needs to customize their food choices and meal...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.