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2014-07-23 12:23:58

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Micronutrients (Boron, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Zinc and Others) for Fertigation, Foliar, Soil, Seed Treatment and Other Applications for Cereals, Pulses & Oilseeds, Fruits & Vegetables and Other Crop Types in Non-chelated and Chelated Forms - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" According to the report, global...

eat your peas - they're good for you
2014-07-23 03:45:18

University of Chicago Press Journals At some point, most kids will hear that drinking milk helps make their bones strong or that fish is food for the brain. But do these messages foster the idea that if something is good for us, it must surely taste bad? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, when children hear about the benefits of healthy food, they're less likely to eat it. "We predicted that when food is presented to children as making them strong or as a tool...

2014-07-23 08:32:18

In addition, preliminary results from an Australian sponsored trial have yet to verify whether the mechanism of RVX-208 action may affect glucose metabolism. TSX Exchange Symbol: RVX CALGARY, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resverlogix Corp. (TSX: RVX) announced today findings from the recent analysis of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events (MACE) data in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) enrolled in both the ASSURE and SUSTAIN trials. In ASSURE, MACE was a pre-specified...

2014-07-23 08:31:50

LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) found that supplementing with calcium elevates calcium levels too high,(1) putting women at risk for kidney stones, among other health problems. Women close to menopause are commonly told to take supplements containing calcium and vitamin D to prevent diseases such as osteoporosis, to which they are particularly prone. "I would recommend that women determine how much calcium they...

2014-07-23 08:31:34

Diabacor(TM) offers information on the many health benefits of increasing fiber in diabetic diets. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diabacor(TM) knows how difficult eating with diabetes can be. There are foods that must be completely cut out or reduced to help control blood glucose levels, and those can be foods that other most people eat nearly every day such as sodium, sugars, and most carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are often one of the hardest items for people...

2014-07-23 08:31:30

Simplifies Meal Planning for Diabetics, Pre-Diabetics & Health-Conscious Consumers BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooking smart with diabetes just went from painful to painless, thanks to online meal planning service eMeals. Subscribers to the new eMeals Diabetic Plan will receive seven simple, flavorful, carb-smart dinner menus on their smartphones or computers every week - all written by cookbook author Nancy S. Hughes and reviewed by eMeals registered dietitians. Each menu...

2014-07-23 08:30:52

Targeted approach to aid in post-injury healing creates an entirely new category in the $30 billion fast-growing domestic nutrition supplement marketplace NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutrition For Healing® LLC today announces that MEND(TM), a nutrient dense speciality medical dietary supplement designed to aid healing from musculoskeletal injuries and surgeries, is now available through leading medical facilities in New York City and will be nationwide by the end...

2014-07-23 08:30:49

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Bioactive Ingredients & Product Market by Ingredient and by Product - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The market for bioactive ingredients is projected to experience a growth rate of 7.2% by 2018 to touch $33.6 billion. This estimation is attributed to the widening bioactive industry, which is a result of...

2014-07-23 08:30:17

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the receipt of a grant from the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR) to support clinical study PC025, which is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of diazoxide choline controlled release tablets (DCCR) in obese Prader-Willi syndrome patients. The clinical study is being conducted at the University of California, Irvine under the direction of Dr. Virginia Kimonis. "We have found that the...

2014-07-23 04:21:18

NEW YORK and LORTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diet-to-Go, a nationwide producer of award-winning diet meals dietitian-formulated to promote natural weight loss, announced today its partnership with Wellness Layers and the launch of a new, Diet-to-Go, web and mobile social weight loss portal with integrated apps for iPhone and Android. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129537 The new social weight loss portal, myDiettogo, features the ability to order Diet-to-Go...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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