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2014-10-08 23:14:28

Food is key in gaining weight since it supplies the calories your body needs to store up. These four food tips should help a person consume more calories in the weight gain process. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Food is key in gaining weight since it supplies the calories your body needs to store up. A person trying to gain weight needs to take in more calories than the body burns. These four food tips should help a person consume more calories in the weight gain process. Don’t...

2014-10-08 23:13:43

Organic Australian brand includes high-powered protein with an extremely low fat content Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Optimum Life, an Australian company that provides active adults a healthier option for staying fit as announced that its products are available for purchase at health and fitness website, RevNutrition.com. All Optimum Health products are Australian Certified Organic and are based on the philosophy that natural, pure ingredients give you an edge over other...

2014-10-08 23:13:23

Jean Duane, Alternative Cook, LLC shares her sure-fire recipe for breadsticks. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 After a year of trial and error, finally, these puffy little loaves taste absolutely wonderful! Who says baking gluten free is harder? Yes, you need to get used to some rather unusual ingredients, but gluten-free bread only has to rise once – saving tons of time. In this video segment http://youtu.be/VX-bKFj8niU Ms. Duane shares gluten-free bread baking secrets she...

2014-10-08 23:13:11

Zion Health announces Valley Vet Naturals, founded by two vets, will now feature Kanwa Minerals Powder to provide specialized supplements for preventing common pet illness. Add a pinch of Kanwa Powder to dog and cat's water to help prevent stomach illness. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Natural health product pioneer Zion Health is pleased to announce that environmentally-conscious, vitamin and herb catalog Valley Naturals will now carry Zion's energy detox powder as a multi-purpose...

2014-10-08 23:08:53

Expanding research into gut bacteria is providing new insights on behavior, control and learning to manipulate our diets. This new findings in obesity will turn upside down the weight loss industry which is currently based on science of 1960s, Dr. Nwe, inventor of the SlimPlate System, says. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 How Americans view weight loss may be seriously evolving over the coming months, according to Dr. Myo Nwe of the Ace Medical Weight Loss Center in South...

2014-10-08 23:08:28

Vitalah and the Vitamin Shoppe support nonprofit Vitamin Angels through a special in-store promotion. Santa Cruz County, California (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Vitalah®, creators of Oxylent, is participating in a program offered by the Vitamin Shoppe aimed at driving consumer awareness about the importance of Vitamin Angels, a nonprofit organization that connects undernourished children and mothers with critically needed vitamins and minerals. For every box of Oxylent sold at Vitamin...

2014-10-08 23:08:26

Learning to manage IBS, while also trying to reach weight loss goals, can be challenging. Fortunately, Diet Doc created the nation’s leading gluten free diet plans that promote fast weight loss, while reducing the frequency and severity of IBS symptoms San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Irritable bowel syndrome, IBS, is a common bowel disorder that affects approximately 55 million Americans every day. IBS Symptoms can include abdominal cramping and pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea...

2014-10-08 23:07:49

DMBA chemical structure similar to other banned stimulants DMAA and Ephedrine, consumers urged to look for NSF certified supplements to avoid harmful adulterants ANN ARBOR, Mich. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Researchers from global public health organization NSF International, Harvard Medical School and the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in the Netherlands (RIVM) have found an unapproved synthetic stimulant - 1,3-Dimethylbutylamine or DMBA – in 12 over-the-counter...

2014-10-08 23:04:03

The CRN is the dietary supplement and functional food industry’s leading trade association advocating best practices in manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 BioCell Technology, LLC, developer of BioCell Collagen®, an evidence-based, clinically tested joint and skin health dietary ingredient, announces that it has joined the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing dietary...

2014-10-08 23:02:43

October 8 is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, a day for owners to recognize the importance of keeping their pets at a healthy weight and fitness level. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Today, October 8, is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, a day for owners to recognize that one of the most important things they can do for their pet’s overall health is to keep them within a healthy weight range. An estimated 54% of dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight or obese and thus 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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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