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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...

2014-10-15 23:02:42

Gluten Feed Market research report provides drivers and restraints are explained in detail in the report, along with growth opportunities. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The report "Gluten Feed Market by Source (Wheat, Corn, Barley, Rye, Others), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others), & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2019" defines and segments the gluten feed market with analysis and forecasting of the global values for the market. It also identifies...

2014-10-15 16:29:56

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and NASA Astronaut Mae Jemison Join Bayer and Newark Eighth Graders in Hands-on Science Experiments at Students 2 Science WHIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation today presented a $100,000 two-year grant from the Bayer USA Foundation to Students 2 Science (S2S), Inc., an innovative STEM education organization that introduces elementary, middle and high school students from Northern and Central New Jersey to real-world science and...

2014-10-15 12:30:37

On the eve of World Food Day, the IDB and the PepsiCo Foundation announce $5 million grant for nutrition program to help children in Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the eve of World Food Day, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the PepsiCo Foundation launched Sustained Program to Improve Nutrition (Spoon), a five-year program designed to simultaneously prevent undernutrition and reduce the risk of obesity in babies...

People Can Still Eat Potatoes And Lose Weight: Study
2014-10-15 03:13:12

Provided by Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. Research published this week in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition demonstrates that people can eat potatoes and still lose weight. The study, a collaborative effort between the University of California at Davis and the Illinois Institute of Technology, sought to gain a better understanding of the role of calorie reduction and the glycemic index in weight loss when potatoes are included in the diet. "Some people have questioned the...

2014-10-15 08:28:53

San Diego health and wellness retreat discusses the fiscal impact and loss of overall productivity due to health concerns SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fiscal impact and loss of overall productivity due to health concerns is massive: employees with chronic health issues miss a total of 450 million additional days of work each year, compared to healthy workers(1). Two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or struggle with obesity(2), which, in turn, has a...

world food day
2014-10-15 05:29:57

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On October 16, 1945, a fundamentally important organization was founded: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). According to the FAO website, the foundational and continuing goal of the FAO is to achieve food security for all people on earth. The organization seeks “to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy goals.” They do this by focusing on their...

2014-10-14 23:11:34

Bariatric Eating, an online retailer of bariatric vitamins and nutritional supplements releases two new protein drink flavors. Among the new flavors is Inspire Pumpkin Pie, just in time for the season. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Bariatric Eating ("BE"), a leading supplier of nutritional supplements, protein powders and drinks, announced that it will be introducing two tasty flavors to its INSPIRE premium protein drink line of products this fall. The flavors...


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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin