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2014-07-28 10:08:55

New York University Vouchers to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets increase the amount of produce in the diets of some families on food assistance, according to research led by NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. The study, which appears online in Food Policy, suggests that farmers market vouchers can be useful tools in improving access to healthy food. This finding validates a new program created by the Agricultural Act of 2014, or...

2014-07-28 00:21:20

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study finds that few adult survivors of childhood cancer follow a heart-healthy lifestyle that protects against heart disease, diabetes and other health problems MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a...

2014-07-27 23:02:37

The 3-Week Diet review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Brian Flatt’s diet program for losing weight and building lean muscle mass. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 According to the 3-Week Diet system review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive diet system that can help both men and women lose weight naturally without medications. The 3-Week Diet system, as it is reviewed now by Vkool, was developed by Brian Flatt, a nutrition specialist and weight loss...

clean plate club
2014-07-26 04:00:48

Summary by Brian Wansink, PhD, Cornell Food and Brand Lab If you’re a member of the Clean Plate Club – you eat pretty much everything you put on your plate – you’re not alone! A new Cornell University study shows that the average adult eats 92% of whatever he or she puts on his/her plate. “If you put it on your plate, it’s going into your stomach,” says Brian Wansink Ph.D., author of the forthcoming book, Slim by Design, Professor of Marketing and Director of the Cornell Food...

2014-07-25 23:07:15

Natural supplement offers incredible levels of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa®, a plant-based supplement packed with more than 90 different nutrients, will now be available direct to consumers through the nutrition website, RevNutrition.com. The supplement, based on the natural power of the Moringa plant (Moringa Oleifera) from the Dead Sea region, contains more than 46 antioxidants and 18 amino acids. The mineral-rich soil...

2014-07-25 23:06:36

Supplemental plant protein use is wildly popular these days. In fact, eating plants versus animal-sourced food, in general, has numerous health advantages and is becoming increasingly popular. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In a recent interview, Dr T Colin Campbell stated, "The high-protein, high-fat diet that is customarily consumed by the average American promotes inflammatory reaction; there is no question about that. You see a lot of stuff changing in the immune system [with this diet]...

2014-07-25 12:25:20

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky, LLP is investigating USANA Health Sciences Inc. (NYSE: USNA) ("USANA" or the "Company") in connection with possible breaches of federal securities laws. The investigation stems from concerns that the Company may have made false and misleading statements regarding its operations, financial condition, and prospects. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120409/MM84375LOGO To get more information, click here:...

2014-07-25 08:27:01

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Rodenticides Market by Type, by End User & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Rodenticides are used in pest management programs implemented to kill rodents. The rodenticides market includes chemical and natural rodenticides. Rodenticides are widely used in agricultural fields, green houses as well as...

2014-07-25 08:23:45

PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of GNC Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") authorized and declared the quarterly cash dividend for the third quarter of 2014 of $0.16 per share of the Company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on or about September 26, 2014 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 12, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/NE58753LOGO GNC Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is a...

2014-07-25 08:23:42

July 26 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to be Debut TUSTIN, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proving once again that it is the innovator in the category, youtheory (http://www.youtheory.com) is teaming up with leading health and wellness brand the Vitamin Shoppe to power the Derrike Cope Racing #70 Chevrolet Camaro for the remainder of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide season. This announcement comes at the peak of the season for the #70 Chevrolet Camaro as Derrike Cope,...


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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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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