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Procedures like those performed by Beverly Hills Physicians, have been shown to dramatically improve a person's life....but by just how much? LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/
DALLAS, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Enteral Feeding Devices Market by Product (Feeding Pump, Feeding Tube, Giving Set, Enteral
Environmental and Public Health Leaders Reach Consensus On Recommendations Addressing "Environmental Impact" of Current U.S.
The recommendation for teenagers in the U.S. and abroad to undergo weight loss surgery is rising.
SALT LAKE CITY, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 84 percent of moms say they feel better when their young children eat foods with natural ingredients.
DALLAS, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandlerresearch.org adds "Global Tea Polyphenols Market 2015-2019" is a new research report added to its store.
Single-celled organisms reprogrammed to create a molecule that becomes a hunger-suppressing lipid through regular metabolism could be the solution to the obesity epidemic, according to new research presented Monday at the annual American Chemical Society (ACS) expo.
CHICAGO, March 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From E.
Absence makes the stomach grow fonder.
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, 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 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...
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...
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...
- A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.