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2014-12-09 03:30:07

Researchers from McMaster have identified an important hormone that is elevated in obese people and contributes to obesity and diabetes by inhibiting brown fat activity.

2014-12-09 08:38:20

Free App for iOS and Android devices automatically converts real fitness and activity data into specific recommendations on vitamins and supplements personalized to each user. SCOTTSDALE,

2014-12-09 08:32:18

Capacity expansion planned to support growing customer base ST. CHARLES, Mo., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Novus International, Inc.

2014-12-08 23:06:57

Diet Doc teaches their clients how to burn belly fat by keeping abreast of up to date medical and weight loss strategies and incorporating the latest and most effective prescription diet products

2014-12-08 23:06:12

PreDiabetes Centers Offers Complimentary 7-Day Pill Dispenser on Orders of $50 or More Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 To promote the practice

How Does Red Wine Prevent Cancer?
2014-12-08 03:21:46

Alcohol use is a major risk factor for head and neck cancer. But an article published in the November issue of the journal Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology shows that the chemical resveratrol found in grape skins and in red wine may prevent cancer as well.

Antioxidant Capacity Of Citrus Juices Is Multiplied Tenfold
2014-12-08 03:57:52

The antioxidant activity of citrus juices and other foods is undervalued.

2014-12-08 08:31:33

Former Coca-Cola Executive Has 25 Years Of General Management Experience RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Dec.

2014-12-08 04:22:38

DUBLIN, December 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sgjnzs/collagen_peptide) has announced the addition of the "Collagen


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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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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