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2015-01-14 08:28:38

New Study Shows Low-Calorie Sweeteners Like SPLENDA® Have Benefits FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan.

2015-01-14 08:25:54

Levinson To Present "How To Turn FLMA Into Your Competitive Advantage" CHICAGO, Jan.

2015-01-13 23:11:12

Healthy Vitamins is excited to announce that Garden of Life has just released two new flavors, Chocolate and Vanilla, in their popular weight loss protein powder, Raw Fit. (PRWEB)

2015-01-13 23:07:27

Diet Doc’s newest diet plans focus on helping those who find losing belly fat difficult due to unaddressed hormonal imbalances Houston, TX (PRWEB) January

2015-01-13 23:06:10

Prediabetes Treatment Facility Expands to Accommodate Growing Pittsburgh Clientele Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 13, 2015

2015-01-13 12:26:10

Just in time to help with all those New Year's Resolutions, the Show Me The Sugar app will help consumers find the hidden sugar in everyday foods, in easy to understand teaspoons, not just in hard

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2015-01-13 10:46:25

America’s clergy work to bring some measure of tranquility and solace to their congregations each week, and a new study show that some men of the cloth may be doing so at the expense of their own health.

2015-01-13 00:20:11

David Phillips, one of the stars of Belfast Giants ice hockey team, has signed a new deal with Protein Lifestyle for his sports nutrition products. COLCHESTER, Essex, Jan.

2015-01-12 23:06:32

Diet Doc understands that many smokers abandon their New Year’s resolutions to quit smoking because they reach for food to curb nicotine cravings resulting in unwanted weight gain.


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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.