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2014-04-10 12:14:24

University of Miami study shows that chromium supplementation is not effective in lowering fasting glucose in diabetic and non-diabetic populations Approximately 26 percent of the U.S. population has impaired fasting glucose, which is a predisposition for developing type 2 diabetes, and chromium supplementation has been suggested as a method that may help control and prevent the disease. A new study by a University of Miami (UM) researcher analyses nearly three decades of data on the...

2014-04-10 08:23:30

DUBLIN, Apr. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jpsc28/global_iodine ) has announced the addition of the "Global Iodine Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Iodine market to grow at a CAGR of 3.56 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased demand for iodine from developing...

2014-04-09 23:31:47

Watch our Colon Health Educational Programming on PBS and major networks. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 GI for Life, an innovative nutritional company focused on digestive health products is proud to announce the introduction of their first nationally televised program developed to inform viewers of the prevalence of colon disease, as well as introduce their cutting edge products designed to promote and maintain digestive and colon health. The program was produced by Outlook TV,...

2014-04-09 23:31:43

“Nutrition Wizard”, a website service that instantly analyzes the nutritional content of a recipe, was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, HealthWatch, which took a look at the latest medical products and services available to consumers. Susan Bridges, the host of NewsWatch and a medical expert, conducted the review and explained to viewers how it can help them eat more healthily and gain control of the ingredients they use in recipes. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April...

2014-04-09 23:30:21

"Health Benefits Of Vitamin C For Skin, Hair And The Body,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers benefits of vitamin C on health, and some reasons to love it. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 “Health Benefits Of Vitamin C For Skin, Hair And The Body,” a new report created by Morris J on the site Vkool.com shows health benefits of vitamin C, and detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover some reasons why...

2014-04-09 23:30:16

7 Day Fitness is the latest program developed by Wesley Virgin, who promises to teach people how to get their body in shape. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 7 Day Fitness is a new program developed by Wesley Virgin, who has many years of experience in the health and fitness industry. The program provides people with a lot of exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to get a healthy...

2014-04-09 23:28:51

Dead Sea Moringa, an all-natural supplement offering various critical health benefits, is now available for purchase at RonnieColemanNutrition.com, a major online retailer for sports nutrition and related products. Boca Raton,FL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa, an all-natural supplement offering various critical health benefits, is now available for purchase at RonnieColemanNutrition.com, a major online retailer for sports nutrition and related products. Leveraging the power of...

2014-04-09 23:27:40

Foothill Farms®, a dry-blending and packaging food company, responds to recent USDA changes for K-12 Grain and Protein maximums by adding new recipe categories specific to USDA foods and whole grains. Now K-12 distributors, foodservice brokers, directors, managers and school nutritionists can more easily find recipes and create monthly menus. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 This January, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) permanently lifted the part of the...

2014-04-09 23:22:17

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Health And Wellness Market In Russia, Ukraine & Kazakhstan (Nutraceutical, Cosmeceutical And Beverages) Size, Segment And Country Analysis & Forecast 2012 - 2017" to its database. Browse Full Report:- http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/health-and-wellness-market.html Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Transparency Market Research Reports incorporated a definite business overview and investigation inclines on...

2014-04-09 23:02:50

Natural astaxanthin health benefits, dosage, and side effects covered in new video from Health Nutrition News. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 In their newest video HealthNutritionNews.org reviews the superior antioxidant astaxanthin and talks about the health benefits it provides. With the power to protect the eyes, skin, joints and central nervous system as well as to boost immunity, reduce inflammation, and improve brain function it is one of the most effective antioxidants to...


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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