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2015-03-20 23:02:25

Substance abuse treatment specialist and Choices Recovery Founder Per Wickstrom talks with “The Nutrition Chef” Alex Fioroni at the EcoLuxe Lounge about the benefits of nutritional therapy

2015-03-20 23:01:22

In Q1 2015, RIBUS added two new managers, and garnered the Engredea Editors’ Choice Award for Best Organic Ingredient and a “NEXTY” nomination at the Natural Product Expo West show.

2015-03-20 16:23:28

Eating less and exercising more can definitely help people lose weight, but for severely obese patients, hopes for permanent weight loss without surgery are limited, notes Dr.

2015-03-20 16:23:09

Ashford University professor weighs in on the psychology and sociology of food choices SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Gallup's 2014 Health and Healthcare survey,

2015-03-20 12:25:59

Core Power® Aligns with Professional Football, Hockey, Basketball and Track Heroes CHICAGO, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the "Everyday Awesome" in all of us, Core Power

2015-03-19 23:06:30

There is a seemingly endless supply of diet programs on the market today designed to shed unwanted pounds, but how about gaining weight? Read now to find out healthy ways to help gain weight.

2015-03-19 23:06:26

Dehydration is more than simply craving a tall glass of water.

2015-03-19 23:06:25

Improve the health of your skin by using these tips. (PRWEB) March 19, 2015 Proper Nutrition for Healthy Skin Have you ever noticed how someone

2015-03-19 23:01:25

DiabetesSiseters pleased to announce the addition of Tricia Cedotal to their esteemed Board of Directors. Durham, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 19, 2015

2015-03-19 20:24:12

Talk to Chinese health industry authorities and nurture your business at HNC 2015 SHANGHAI, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- From June 24-26, 2015, the Nutraceutical Industry


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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