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2015-03-16 16:24:05

LONDON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of diabetes worldwide, which has been exacerbated by the growing obesity problem across the globe.

2015-03-16 08:32:08

Coral Springs, FLORIDA, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for fish oil omega-3 is projected to grow from $1.1 billion in 2011 to $1.7 billion by 2018.

2015-03-16 08:31:18

Management Projecting $2.5 Million in Year over Year Sales Toronto, ON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Axxess Pharma Inc.

2015-03-14 23:00:47

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics highlights the month of March as National Nutrition Month.

2015-03-13 23:04:04

Diet Doc has earned their reputation of trust, safety and reliability by providing safe and natural prescription diet pills, all accompanied by a complete disclosure of active ingredients when

2015-03-13 23:03:36

PreD Store Shoppers Get 25% off Disease-Fighting Coenzyme Q10 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 13, 2015 PreDiabetes

2015-03-13 12:22:27

BURNABY, Canada, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising Demand for Compound Feed in Poultry Sector, Increasing Penetration in Niche Applications and Growing Sophistication

2015-03-12 23:08:53

Good Scout Group and MDigital Life define this subset’s unique brand affinities, key interests and lifestyle preferences through a collaborative research report. Austin,

2015-03-12 23:00:44

Meat Institute Helps Consumers Tell USDA and HHS ‘Hands Off My Hot Dog’ Washington, D.C.

2015-03-12 16:25:49

Large CHOP Study Finds Childhood Obesity Rates May Be Related to Infant Growth Patterns PHILADELPHIA, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Body mass index (BMI) during infancy


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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.