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2014-11-10 23:07:42

The new Rounded Plate is a 21-day program, designed for families to make healthy eating choices together. Durham, North Carolina (PRWEB) November 10, 2014

2014-11-10 20:30:47

When the latest fads fail, Dr. Michael Feiz is here to provide the very best in weight loss surgery LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2014-11-10 20:27:02

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2014-11-10 12:28:48

At the July 2014 Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) held in Stockholm, findings were presented that fish oil, like that found in Quality Encapsulations

2014-11-10 12:25:11

Study investigates patterns of change in childhood obesity over time; data point to need for earlier interventions BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-10 12:24:56

Americans Drive Donations by Creating "Digital Meals" Through Innovative Social Media Campaign RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov.

2014-11-09 23:01:01

Sports and Energy Drinks Market report identifies driving and restraining factors for the global sports and energy drink markets with analysis of trends, opportunities, and challenges.

2014-11-07 23:05:15

Diet Doc incorporated the healthy principles of the Nordic Diet, the Paleo Diet, the Atkins Diet and gluten free diet plans into their nutritionally balanced, medically guided weight loss programs

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2014-11-07 03:00:01

New research provides details on how gut bacteria turn a nutrient found in red meat into metabolites that increase the risk of developing heart disease.

2014-11-06 23:12:14

GFruit, an antioxidant-rich fruit newly introduced to the U.S. market, is ready to be retailed nation-wide.


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
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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