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2015-03-11 23:15:23

Nutrition Leaders is pleased to announce the impending release of new products designed to replace prohormones that were banned in December of 2014. Indialantic,

2015-03-11 23:14:48

New Health and Wellness Startup Delivers Custom Meal Replacement Powder, Protein Powder and Vitamin Packs to Help Individuals Target their Unique Nutritional Goals Nashville,

2015-03-11 23:14:29

Handy International adds the Gluten Free Crab & Shrimp Risotto Cake to their prevailing gluten-free product line. Salisbury, MD (PRWEB) March 10, 2015

2015-03-11 23:11:09

Sublime Beauty® this week introduces its latest offering: a box of nine skin care samples.

2015-03-11 23:10:33

The life-changing natural supplement is now available in the United States Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2015

2015-03-11 23:06:28

The professional fast weight loss team at Diet Doc listen closely to each patient, enabling them to design diet plans that are safe, effective and personal to each client’s needs, combined with

2015-03-11 23:02:55

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine will showcase the field’s leading experts, including Drs.

better bone health
2015-03-11 15:20:05

Eating right is the starting point for better bone health because healthy foods are the best source of nutrients that support bones. The 2015 USDA Dietary Guidelines continue to recognize the importance of calcium and vitamin D for bone health. However, diets that also included vegetables, fruits and grains were associated with better bone health outcomes.

2015-03-10 16:31:52

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence is mounting that afterschool programs are an effective tool in the effort to prevent childhood obesity in Tennessee and nationwide, according


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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