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2014-10-16 16:28:04

"Hunger in America 2014" Documents Hard Lives and Tough Choices Faced by Americans at Risk of Hunger CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest provider of charitable food assistance to low-income Americans, today announced additional findings from its landmark report, Hunger in America 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140711/126271 The study is the largest and most comprehensive study of people seeking charitable food assistance in the...

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2014-10-16 03:00:30

Provided by Rosalie Grivell, University of Adelaide It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide. Results of the world's biggest study of its kind - offering healthy eating and exercise advice to pregnant women who are overweight or obese - were published October 14 in two papers in the...

2014-10-16 12:31:37

Bayer CropScience Showcases Newest Food Chain Partnership Projects at PMA Fresh Summit Convention and Expo. ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a world leader in agriculture technology, Bayer CropScience strives to provide innovative solutions that will help to feed a global population that will reach more than 9 billion by 2050. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152453LOGO Bayer's commitment to sustainable agriculture is demonstrated by the company's Food Chain...

2014-10-16 08:31:59

Gold Crest Care Center, a leading NYC nursing home, stresses the importance of proper nutrition and offers dietary tips for senior citizens. BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center, a trusted NYC nursing home, urges senior citizens and their families to learn the basics of proper nutrition for senior citizens. The nursing facility's staff has created a short list of key tips for families and seniors looking to improve their mental and physical health through dietary...

2014-10-16 08:30:33

Darlene, a 75 year old senior, shares her inspiring weight loss success story. She found longevity, happiness and health with the help of Roca Labs. Morbidly obese seniors have found new hope with Roca Labs' Gastric Bypass Effect®. COOKEVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darlene, a 75-year-old senior from Cookeville, TN, is among the latest of the Roca Labs success stories. She has an incredible weight loss story--in just under one year, she lost 86 lb with the help of Roca...

2014-10-15 23:13:51

Top-quality products include supplements that help athletes reach their full potential. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Winners Nutrition, a brand offering a wide range of sports nutrition and other key supplements for athletes, bodybuilders and activate individuals, will now have its products featured on leading nutritional products website Go4itNutrition.com. The brand will have 8 of its popular products available on the site, including supplements that assist with energy,...

2014-10-15 23:12:49

Keeping nutrition as a priority can be tough for busy families. Resources from Journeyworks provide guidance on how to prepare healthy meals and snacks while saving time and money. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Studies are increasingly linking late-life health concerns, such as heart disease and diabetes, with the eating habits developed in a person's younger years. Unfortunately, childhood obesity continues to increase at an alarming rate. The cost of high-quality...

2014-10-15 23:12:25

Rebounding with bellicon Proves Scientifically Superior Activity for Lowering Risk Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 In a recently published paper in "Brain, Behavior and Immunity," researchers report that overweight and obese individuals have higher levels of stress-induced inflammation than those within a healthy weight range, increasing their risk for diseases including arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Given that two-thirds of adults in the United States are...

2014-10-15 23:08:09

Women nationwide have turned to Diet Doc, the nation’s leader in medical weight loss programs, and are feeling more confident with a sexier, slimmer body while also reducing their weight-related breast cancer risk Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Although there is no direct scientific evidence that being overweight or obese actually causes breast cancer, it is thought that the rate at which women are diagnosed with this deadly disease does increase after menopause and that,...

2014-10-15 23:04:38

Michael Spitzer has written the definitive guide for losing weight and getting fit over the age of 40. Based on science and real world results, this book shatters the deception and scams that persist in the diet pill, herbal supplement, and weight loss business. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 In the Wild West of the 1800’s it was common to see shysters selling miracle products from covered wagons. Today these “snake oil” remedies still exist in the form of diet...


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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