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2014-08-25 12:24:28

Music superstar helps bee-loved Honey Nut Cheerios character Buzz encourage people to connect through dance and celebrate happy and healthy moments MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight-time Grammy Award-winning megastar Usher and Buzz the Bee, the iconic Honey Nut Cheerios((TM)) character, are using dance to spread the word that being healthy can be fun and delicious. Starting today, the two new friends are asking people to celebrate and share healthy and happy moments, like...

pouring wine
2014-08-25 03:00:30

Angie Hunt, Iowa State University Sticking to a general rule of pouring just a half glass of wine limits the likelihood of overconsumption, even for men with a higher body mass index. That’s the finding of a new Iowa State and Cornell University study to be published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Drug Policy. Laura Smarandescu, lead author and an assistant professor of marketing at Iowa State, says the research team looked at a variety of factors to understand...

2014-08-23 23:02:15

Healthy Vitamins is happy to announce that they are wrapping up the summer with a sale on all Megafood One Daily Vitamins, for one week only, August 23rd through 31st 2014. (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 In a recent interview, Gail Bowman, owner of Health Vitamins stated, "Summer is almost over and the kids are going back to school. Moms are starting to think about vitamins to help their family to ward off the many viruses that kids pick up at school. To help out, we are having a one week...

2014-08-23 23:00:54

The Asia-Pacific Minerals Market report defines and segments the minerals market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-minerals-nutraceuticals-5859147929.html (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Minerals Market report defines and segments the minerals market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. The minerals market in Asia-Pacific is estimated to grow from around $622 million in 2012 to...

sleepy teens become obese adults
2014-08-23 03:00:42

Timothy Paul, Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health Teenagers who don’t get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class. According to new research, risk of being obese by age 21 was 20 percent higher among 16-year-olds who got less than six hours of sleep a night, compared with their peers who slumbered more than eight hours. (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends nine to ten hours of sleep for teenagers.)...

2014-08-22 23:06:46

Recent News Articles Give Five Tips But Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Offers Three Additional Equally Important Tips Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 A recent widely circulated news article contains a list of “Five tips for summer sun safety.” Sharon Kleyne, international water advocate and host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water completely agrees with the five tips but adds three additional tips that she believes are less obvious and seldom mentioned but...

2014-08-22 23:05:23

IFNH and ChopChop join forces to help children lead healthier lives. Watertown, MA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health (IFNH) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey has joined forces with ChopChop Kids, an innovative children’s media organization, to educate young people about health and nutrition in a new partnership that will build on the strengths of both organizations. The partnership will encompass quarterly custom editions of...

2014-08-22 23:03:57

Dr. Susan Albers, a psychologist and author of Eating Mindfully, is hosting a unique, new, no-cost online conference August 25th-29th, 2014 that will bring information about mood and food right to a participant's email inbox. Sign up on http://www.mindfuleatingsummit.com. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 A new, online conference is coming August 25th-29th, 2014 about unraveling the mood-food connection. The summit is no-cost and open to everyone. Over 20 top experts will be...

2014-08-22 23:01:57

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Diabetes Drugs Industry” market research report to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Global and China Diabetes Drugs Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Diabetes Drug industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese...

2014-08-22 23:00:32

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Papain Industry” report to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Papain industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus on history,...


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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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'