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2015-04-08 00:20:41

AMMAN, Jordan, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Calorie consumption in the Middle East and North Africa region is on the rise, based on data compiled by webteb.com [http://webteb.com

2015-04-07 23:12:21

Rising costs of sterile vitamin C solution may have unexpected benefits as doctors return to early vitamin C therapy practices. Naperville, Illinois (PRWEB)

2015-04-07 23:10:49

Following The New York Times’ article “Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research” released last week, Bo Martinsen, MD, co-founder of Omega3 Innovations, has written a response: “

2015-04-07 23:07:56

Diet Doc warns consumers of internet weight loss scams, including homeopathic online hCG diet drops that are ineffective and potentially dangerous. Los Angeles,

2015-04-07 23:02:12

New York-based Nonprofit Announces Spring Gala and Year-Long National Campaign New York, NY (PRWEB) April 07, 2015 Wellness in the Schools, the New York-based

2015-04-07 23:01:36

Numerous studies show that whey protein supplements can help you increase strength, gain muscle and lose significant amounts of body fat.

micronutrients
2015-04-07 15:44:33

Every week a new buzzword emerges in the health and wellness world. Whether it’s a new ingredient, dietary style, or superfood, it can be hard to distinguish between real breakthroughs and passing trends. But you know micronutrients are more than a passing trend when the World Health Organization (WHO) describes them as “magic wands” for your body.

2015-04-07 12:31:25

Hunger Hero Awards publicly recognizes six outstanding charitable partners for their roles in providing for hungry neighbors in the heartland SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 7, 2015

2015-04-07 12:31:05

Mediterra Nutrition Bars Are the First Nutrition Bars Inspired by the Mediterranean Diet; Six Bar Flavors Including Savory, Make it Easy to Adhere to the Diet While On-The-Go. NEW YORK, April

2015-04-07 04:22:31

HUNTINGTON, N.Y., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitamin Science®, a world leader in eye vitamins, today announced its launch of AREDS2 E-Free Blue Formula for macular health.


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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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