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2014-08-12 12:27:53

MOMENCE, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FutureCeuticals, Inc. announces the publication of a successful clinical study on the direct effect of a dietary supplement ingredient formula on reactive oxygen species (ROS, often referred to as "free radicals") in humans. This landmark study is a significant step forward in the understanding of the impact of fruit- and vegetable-based materials on ROS concentrations in vivo. "ORAC has traditionally been a valuable quality control...

2014-08-12 08:30:41

Health and Wellness Retailer Offers Free Product Samples and Festivities for Customers Across the Country NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vitamin Shoppe(®) will host its latest "Share the Health" Expo this Saturday, August 16, in more than 600 stores nationwide from 11am - 2pm (local time). As part of this event, each store will offer its own specialized festivities, such as free product samples and consultations with local wellness partners. Health...

2014-08-11 23:03:06

The North American Minerals Market report defines and segments the minerals market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-minerals-nutraceuticals-2549066544.html (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The North American Minerals Market report defines and segments the minerals market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The minerals market in North America is estimated to grow from around $538.9 million in 2012 to...

2014-08-11 12:28:22

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nutraceuticals - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nutraceuticals in US$ Million by the following Product Groups/Segments: Dietary Supplements (Vitamins, Minerals, Herbals, Non-Herbals, & Others), and Functional Foods & Beverages. The report provides separate...

2014-08-11 12:27:22

Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. In the...

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2014-08-11 08:28:26

Significant shortfall found in people's diets throughout the world ADA, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research published in the September issue of the British Journal of Nutrition and featured in the just released Global Phytonutrient Report highlights a significant shortfall in fruit and vegetable consumption in people's diets around the world. Commissioned by the Nutrilite Health Institute of Amway, the research finds the majority of adults worldwide would have to at least...

2014-08-10 23:00:33

The North America Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins Market report defines and segments the Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-amino-acids-peptides-proteins-nutraceuticals-5491083197.html (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 The North America Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins Market report defines and segments the Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins market in North...

2014-08-09 23:03:01

101 Superfoods That Stop Your Joint Pain And Inflammation reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this resource guide that promises to make known the many great tasting anti-inflammatory superfoods. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 101 Superfoods That Stop Your Joint Pain And Inflammation is a resource guidebook that claims people will be able to enjoy delicious foods that heal their joints, protect their brain and feel energetic and...

2014-08-09 23:01:10

The European Energy Drink Market report defines and segments the energy drink market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-energy-drinks-1139194468.html (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 The European Energy Drink Market report defines and segments the energy drink market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The energy drink market in Europe is estimated to grow from around $4,688.1 million in 2012 to $6,611.9 million by 2018, at...


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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