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2014-08-26 23:08:04

Agreement will make real-food meals for tube-fed patients available across the US. Chesteron, Indiana (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 People on feeding tubes who are looking for real food alternatives to commercial formulas that typically contain corn syrup as a primary ingredient, now have more options for “blenderized” meals. Today, Real Food Blends announced that its full line of feeding-tube meals is now available through Medline, the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and...

2014-08-26 23:05:27

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Micronutrients Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled “Micronutrients Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020”. According to the report, global market for micronutrients was valued at USD 4.37 billion in...

2014-08-26 23:03:27

Parker Waichman LLP, Seeger Weiss LLP, and Barbat, Mansour & Suciu PLLC have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey Protein does not have as much whole protein as claimed on the label because the manufacturers have engaged in “protein-spiking.” Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, Seeger Weiss LLP and Barbat, Mansour & Suciu PLLC have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers who purchased the...

2014-08-26 23:00:33

Private Label Nutraceuticals, leading contract manufacturer of private labeled dietary supplements and products ranks No. 739 on 2014 Inc. 5000 list of today’s fastest growing private companies in America. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Private Label Nutraceuticals, prominent contract manufacturer of custom labeled nutritional dietary supplements and products has been recognized by Inc. magazine as part of their 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000 list. This exclusive list honors the...

2014-08-26 16:29:32

Sustainable practices and new seeds, traits and crop protection products on display at Farm Progress Show BOONE, Iowa, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are looking to farmers to use practices that leave a better world, and Bayer CropScience is responding to support farmers by providing the innovative tools and resources to make it happen. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139541 At the 2014 Farm Progress Show today in Boone, Iowa, the company showcased a road map to...

2014-08-26 16:28:07

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Consumer Health in the United Arab Emirateshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/demographics/consumer_health_united_arab_emirates.htmlConsumer health recorded healthy positive growth during 2013 with sports nutrition recording the highest growth, followed by weight management and herbal/traditional products, whilst allergy care recorded the lowest growth. Consumers seem to be...

2014-08-26 16:28:02

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Glucose Meter Industry Report 2014 " report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Glucose Meter Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global glucose meter industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure....

2014-08-26 12:30:17

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill's Regenasure ® glucosamine HCl is now Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) for use in pet food and/or animal feed of dogs, cats and horses. An independent panel of experts composed of respected veterinarians completed a comprehensive review of the product's safety and toxicology data and issued a favorable GRAS opinion. Regenasure® glucosamine is the only GRAS, fully traceable vegetarian glucosamine produced exclusively in the US...

2014-08-26 12:24:54

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), along with supporting organizations, have issued formal letters to the leaders of Amazon.com, Apple Inc., Google Inc., and the Microsoft Corporation calling on each of them to remove offensive fat-shaming applications from their online app stores and strengthen their review process to ensure no further fat-shaming apps are approved for download. "Applications such as "Fatify," "Fatbooth,"...

2014-08-26 12:22:26

Bayer CropScience Collaborates with Equipment Manufacturers, Seed Companies and Retailers to Test Innovative Seed Lubricant RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year Bayer CropScience conducted its first large-scale field trials of its new Fluency Agent seed lubricant, which received favorable reviews from growers. To ensure the commercial viability of the seed lubricant replacement, this year Bayer again engaged with equipment manufacturers, seed companies and...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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