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2014-08-11 08:28:26

Significant shortfall found in people's diets throughout the world ADA, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research published in the September issue of the British Journal of Nutrition and featured in the just released Global Phytonutrient Report highlights a significant shortfall in fruit and vegetable consumption in people's diets around the world. Commissioned by the Nutrilite Health Institute of Amway, the research finds the majority of adults worldwide would have to at least...

2014-08-10 23:00:33

The North America Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins Market report defines and segments the Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-amino-acids-peptides-proteins-nutraceuticals-5491083197.html (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 The North America Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins Market report defines and segments the Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins market in North...

2014-08-09 23:03:01

101 Superfoods That Stop Your Joint Pain And Inflammation reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this resource guide that promises to make known the many great tasting anti-inflammatory superfoods. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 101 Superfoods That Stop Your Joint Pain And Inflammation is a resource guidebook that claims people will be able to enjoy delicious foods that heal their joints, protect their brain and feel energetic and...

2014-08-09 23:01:10

The European Energy Drink Market report defines and segments the energy drink market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-energy-drinks-1139194468.html (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 The European Energy Drink Market report defines and segments the energy drink market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The energy drink market in Europe is estimated to grow from around $4,688.1 million in 2012 to $6,611.9 million by 2018, at...

2014-08-08 23:08:11

These four tips are for the many women who are trying to add curves and gain weight. Orem, UT (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 For many women, it may be shocking to think that someone would actually want to gain weight. The truth is that there are hundreds of thousands of women that are hoping to add curves and gain weight. CB-1 Weight Gainer gives these four tips to help women gain weight. The first tip is to eat foods high in calories. The key to gaining weight fast is to eat more calories than...

2014-08-08 23:07:53

Dr. David Zen Vicena DC, healthy weight loss educator, joins Centum20 launch of new game changer weight loss calorie reduction sprinkle Essentia. Mesa, Arizona, USA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Centum20 welcomes Dr. David Zen Vicena DC, a 35 year holistic chiropractor, healthy weight loss educator and past host of TV show "Natural Healing Arts" as a Brand Partner. Dr. Vicena is a honors graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College and has dedicated his life to helping his patients and...

2014-08-08 23:07:19

Veganism on the Rise in Texas; Good Stuff in Selma Introduces Adama Minerals Vegan Deodorant, Which Is Full of Natural Minerals to Protect and Heal Skin Selma, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Natural health product pioneer Zion Health takes the vegan ideology one step further with natural, vegan body care products. Today, they will be introducing their all-natural line of ClayDry deodorants as a new addition to Good Stuff in Selma, TX. The vegan diet is becoming increasingly...

2014-08-08 23:06:59

The 90 Second Fat Loss program review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Greg Palumbo’s weight loss program for people who want to gain a perfect body and maintain a healthy weight. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 According to the 90 Second Fat Loss program review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive weight loss program that helps users gain a perfect body and maintain a healthy weight. This program provides users with fat burning exercises in 8 weeks, and...

2014-08-08 23:03:26

Food for Health International Introduces Food Supply Depot’s Delicious, Nourishing on-the-Go Meals at Booth PV 1091 at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2014 August 6-9 in Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Food for Health International today announced that their premium line of freeze-dried and dehydrated meals by their Food Supply Depot brand will be among the outdoor recreation trends and products introduced at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market at the...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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