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2015-05-07 23:00:32

Liquid BioCell™ receives industry- and world-wide recognition as the 2015 NutraIngredients Readers Choice Winner for its efficacy, innovation and research of its three flagship dietary supplements.

2015-05-07 16:28:51

Both Standard and Aggressive Treatment Provide Similar Benefit in Reducing Atherosclerosis SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Treating both low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or "bad,"

2015-05-07 16:28:49

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.

late night snack
2015-05-07 14:16:22

In Western culture, dinner is often the biggest meal of the day and even after that many people crave late-night snacks. Now, a newly published study from researchers at Brigham Young University may have found the reason why we eat so much late in the day: Our brains don’t get the same reward from food as they do earlier in the day.

2015-05-07 08:42:02

NEW YORK, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The City University of New York School of Public Health (CUNY SPH) has been selected to provide evaluation and external validation of community programs that encourage

2015-05-06 23:09:43

The 3 Week Diet system created by Brian Flatt is a specific program that provides to people simple methods to create a healthy diet plan for weight loss. Boise,

2015-05-06 23:08:07

Stay hydrated with organic, non-GMO superfruit juice blends London, England (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 The beverage industry has grocery and natural food stores

2015-05-06 23:07:53

With new studies revealing the effectiveness of doctor recommended weight loss, Diet Doc unveils new weight loss system focused on doctor supervision San Diego,

2015-05-06 23:06:08

Recognized throughout the month of May, National Physical Fitness and Sports month focuses on the importance of active living, eating well and getting fit. Canadian,

2015-05-06 20:24:04

New Study led by NYU Langone Medical Center Examines Several Contributing Factors Including Race, Income and Peer Comparisons NEW YORK, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although


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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