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2015-05-06 12:32:46

CHARITY PROVIDES FOOD TO 7 MILLION SENIORS ANNUALLY CHICAGO, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States, issued a call

2015-05-06 12:30:10

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The amino acids, peptides, and proteins (nutraceuticals) market in North America is estimated to grow from around $290.09

2015-05-06 08:32:35

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The fibers & specialty carbohydrates (nutraceuticals) market in North America is estimated to grow from around $1,587.1

2015-05-06 08:30:39

- Board Authorizes Another $100 Million Buyback NORTH BERGEN, N.J., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.

2015-05-05 23:09:56

Diet and fitness service FitClick has just released its free Talk-to-Track mobile app, which uses new voice-transcription auto-tracking technology to track a user's calorie intake.

2015-05-05 23:05:24

Bone Health Company Commemorates Third Anniversary of Helping to Advance Bone Health Care for Consumers Worldwide Los Angeles (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 May

2015-05-05 23:04:26

Enhance Wellness Website Offers Nutrition Education and Healthy Recipes West Orange, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 Barnabas Health, the state’s largest

2015-05-05 23:02:50

Utilizing the most modern medical, nutritional and scientific research has enabled Diet Doc to develop clean eating diet plans that teach patients how to break addictions to high calorie, nutritionally

2015-05-05 16:29:56

Weight loss operations such as those performed by expert bariatric surgeons like Dr.

2015-05-05 16:28:43

LONDON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Vitamins (Nutraceuticals) Market by Application (Functional Food, Functional Beverages, Dietary Supplement, Animal Nutrition, and Personal Care) North America


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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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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