Latest Nutrition Stories

2014-07-15 23:11:11

Fast Food Solution reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that is making a big claim that people are wasting over $120 and 41 minutes every time they go to the supermarket. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Fast Food Solution promises to be a tool to better health, delivered in a unique and fun way via videos, cheat sheets and a report. This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an...

2014-07-15 23:07:45

Pro-inflammatory foods include fried foods, sodas, refined carbohydrates, and red meat. Green vegetables, berries, whole grains, and fatty fish are thought to combat the inflammatory process. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 One of the most powerful tools to combat inflammation comes from the grocery store, not from the pharmacy, according to the July 2014 Harvard Women's Health Watch. "Many experimental studies have shown that components of foods or beverages may have...

2014-07-15 13:25:44

American College of Cardiology Risk should be balanced with reported benefits of moderate drinking Even in moderation, consumption of wine and hard liquor may be a risk factor for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The research did not identify a similar risk for moderate consumption of beer. Researchers in Sweden studied...

2014-07-15 12:29:04

WHIPPANY, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation today announced the appointment of Malini Moorthy as Head of the Litigation Department in the United States, effective July 30. She succeeds Kaspar Stoffelmayr, whose three-year assignment ended and has rejoined Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127115 Ms. Moorthy brings extensive litigation experience and unparalleled knowledge of the legal issues facing the...

2014-07-15 12:28:27

Three-Time Mr. Olympia Announces Presidency of Brand New Premium Sports Nutrition Supplement Line NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Phil "The Gift" Heath, 3X Mr. Olympia and bodybuilding superstar announced the launch of his new venture, Gifted Nutrition, a brand-new line of premium sports nutrition supplements, where he will serve as the brand's President and partner. A true gift to consumers, the products will be made with the highest quality ingredients that are...

2014-07-15 08:30:43

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Eggland's Best (EB) mark a special occasion as they commemorate the 20 billionth USDA-approved Eggland's Best egg. Eggland's Best eggs are sold in all 50 states in supermarkets across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126781 "We are pleased to have such a strong partnership with Eggland's Best and are proud that the USDA grade mark appears on their egg cartons,"...

2014-07-15 08:29:10

Author Rosemary Hershey shares her personal experience to help women change their habits and mindset to live life successfully. BURLINGAME, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overweight and obese women are impacted by weight bias in business which may be a hidden barrier to career advancement, according to studies cited by author of Diet-Bailout, Rosemary Hershey. study Hershey believes bias exists against women who become too fleshy, and it's not exclusive to the business world....

2014-07-15 08:27:36

Patients and Healthcare Professionals from California, Illinois, Minnesota and New Jersey Honored for Devotion to Healthy Lifestyles FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Health Science today announced the winners of the fifth annual OPTIFAST(®) "New You" weight loss contest. Three OPTIFAST patients, whose combined weight loss totals more than 282 pounds*, will receive an all-expense-paid getaway trip this summer for a weekend of rejuvenation in recognition of their...

2014-07-14 23:09:38

Protein bar, protein powder and diet system purveyor Permalean is now a part of Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based supplement manufacturer EnergyFirst. Manhattan Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 EnergyFirst, manufacturer of all-natural nutritional supplements, acquires protein bar and powder company Permalean for its great products, thriving customer base, and high quality reputation. Permalean, which markets its products as Jim’s Permalean Protein Powders and Jim’s Permalean Protein...

2014-07-14 23:08:44

As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration prepares to issue voluntary sodium guidelines for food manufacturers and restaurants, food market research by The NPD Group, a leading global information company, finds that U.S. consumers are less concerned about their sodium intake, and their consumption of foods with a low sodium or no salt label is declining and will continue to decline in the future. Chicago (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration prepares to issue...

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...

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...

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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