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2014-10-14 23:09:18

DietAnalytics helps consumers to optimize their diet and health plans through data-driven analytics and reliable health and fitness content. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 A new website, DietAnalytics, has recently launched and is making waves in the diet and health space. As a data-driven diet and health recommendation and content site, DietAnalytics seeks to use cutting edge data analytics to help people traverse the expansive and diverse diet world and find their own personal gateway to good...

2014-10-14 20:23:03

Recent studies indicate bariatric treatments like those utilized by leading weight loss surgeon Dr. Feiz are putting type 2 diabetes in remission for a growing number of patients. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those living with severe obesity, type 2 diabetes is one of the major health risks that poses a serious threat to the length and quality of their lives, increasing the risks of heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure. With such very real medical concerns,...

2014-10-14 16:28:16

Federal court in Texas upholds Mission's dual-iron patent covering one of the nation's most prescribed prenatal vitamin brands. SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company, headquartered in San Antonio, today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas has issued a consent judgment confirming the validity of its dual-iron patent (U.S. Pat. No. 6,521,247) at the conclusion of the lawsuit filed against Virtus Pharmaceuticals, LLC....

2014-10-14 12:30:42

ALBANY, New York, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research, in its latest research report states, the global fish oil market will grow significantly in the coming years. The global fish oil market was valued at USD 1.1 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 1.7 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 5.05% from 2012 to 2018. The volume of fish oil production was 1,035 kilo tons in 2011 and is expected to reach 1,130 kilo tons in 2018, growing at a CAGR...

2014-10-14 08:29:35

Users get customized food choices based on lifestyle, medical conditions and taste preferences NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- My Food Coach, an interactive nutrition portal, was launched today by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). My Food Coach by NKF builds upon the foundation's popular online Kidney Kitchen and offers additional features that enable people with a variety of health conditions and personal dietary needs to customize their food choices and meal...

2014-10-14 08:29:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 100 million Americans are watching their diet to lose weight or to maintain their current weight. The eating habits of these calorically-conscientious consumers have changed significantly in the past five years. The percentage of consumers out to lose weight who eat several small meals a day, often snack between meals and usually only snack on healthy foods has increased between 2009 and 2014. The percentage of those who seek to...

2014-10-14 08:28:53

Eggland's Best Awarded "Best Recovery Food" CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's Health has continued its long-running program of identifying the top foods for women, and has awarded Eggland's Best Organic eggs a coveted spot on their prestigious 2014 "Supermarket Stars" list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151781LOGO Each year, Women's Health highlights the top packaged foods for women in a variety of categories that must be nutrient-packed while...

2014-10-13 23:08:55

Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, have pooled their resources to develop trimino™, a sugar-free protein infused water – a healthy alternative to sugary soft drinks. Branford, CT (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, shared a common concern about the state of America’s children: they’re too sedentary and because of that, they’re too fat. Citing figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that childhood obesity...

2014-10-13 23:07:13

On October 14th, child nutrition dietitian Kristen Yarker will be hosting a complimentary webinar for parents: “Preventing Picky Eating: 3 Common Causes and Successful Strategies.” Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 On Tuesday, October 14th from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm PDT, registered dietitian and accomplished child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker will be sharing her proven strategies for stopping children’s picky eating in a complimentary, live, online webinar titled, “Preventing...

2014-10-13 23:07:07

Diet Doc’s medical weight loss programs now include exclusive cholesterol diet programs that focus on reducing bad cholesterol levels through safe and rapid weight loss, healthy meal and snack plans and exclusive prescription hormone treatments Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Diet Doc knows that fad diets typically fail because they are generic and that most dieters require a unique weight loss strategy that will work for them. For this reason, Diet Doc created their prescription...


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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