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2014-08-14 12:28:07

CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study, indicating that Americans have approximately a 40 percent risk of developing diabetes during their lifetime, offers more evidence that nutrition counseling provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist can help prevent or delay diabetes and its related health problems through lifestyle and dietary changes, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. "Health professionals are in agreement that nutrition services...

2014-08-14 08:26:17

Coming to the Rescue of People in Need Around the World SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You don't have to be able to leap a tall building in a single bound to be a hero at the annual caped crusader-themed USANA Champions For Change 5K. The charity run is Saturday, August 30 at 7 a.m. at the Energy Solutions Arena (100 S. 300 W.) in Salt Lake City. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to the USANA True Health Foundation (NYSE: USNA) to help people in need all around the world....

obesity and cancer
2014-08-14 07:24:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obesity increases a person’s risk of developing 10 of the most common forms of cancer, and is believed to cause an estimated 12,000 additional cases of the disease each year, experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Farr Institute of Health Informatics claim in a new study. The research, which was published online Thursday in the UK medical journal The Lancet, looked at the medical data of...

2014-08-13 23:11:59

Consumers have a new outlet to experience the ultra-pure and highly concentrated supplement straight from Alaska’s Bering Sea. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 American Marine Ingredients, a division of American Seafoods Group, has announced its powerful and pure omega-3 supplement, 54° North Omega-3 with Vitamin D3, is now available on RevNutrition.com. “AMI is very pleased to offer our triple strength 54°North brand of wild Alaskan Pollock oil to a much broader range...

2014-08-13 23:11:37

Katherine Orr’s new book, "The Doctors in Mili's Suitcase ~ How I Cured My Diabetes With Food", is an accessible, educational story about adopting a whole food, plant-based diet to reverse type 2 diabetes. Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Katherine Orr recently released The Doctors in Mili's Suitcase ~ How I Cured My Diabetes With Food, which is an accessible, educational story about adopting a whole food, plant-based diet to reverse type 2 diabetes. According...

2014-08-13 23:09:46

BellyTrim XP reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this supplement that claims to transform the body from a fat storing into a fat burning machine. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Belly Trim XP claims it is an all-natural supplement made of fats that can do what nutrition can’t, which is help one regulate hormones and the fat fighting processes in the body. This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson,...

2014-08-13 23:08:52

Sara Soulati is CEO of Global Cardio Care, a Company Where the Community Can Practice Lifestyle Modification and Disease Prevention Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Sara Soulati, CEO and founder of Global Cardio Care, Inc., a firm that manages physician practices that deliver EECP® therapy, today announced availability of non-GMO, vegan food products to help prevent and reverse risk of cardiovascular disease for people who live in urban Los Angeles. Since 2002, when Sara...

2014-08-13 23:08:13

SlimPlate System is an effective method of weight loss that could have better consequences for the immune system than many of the popular ‘fasting’ diets that are prevalent today. After new research in the United Kingdom found that those who opt for ‘fasting’ diets could be less able to fight off infection, the team at SlimPlate System are urging dieters to opt for their sensible portion control plan and regain control of their immune systems. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2014-08-13 23:04:19

The European Nutraceuticals Market report defines and segments the nutraceuticals market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-nutraceuticals-4040529353.html (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The European Nutraceuticals Market report defines and segments the nutraceuticals market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The nutraceuticals market in Europe is estimated to grow from around $5,819 million in 2012 to $8,850.8...

2014-08-13 23:03:01

The Kaleidoscope Collection, customized nutrition paks developed by Hi-Health Corporation to support healthy lifestyle goals, launches with a new formulation, packaging and product offerings in August 2014. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Kaleidoscope Collection, customized nutrition paks developed by Hi-Health Corporation to support healthy lifestyle goals, launches with a new formulation, packaging and product offerings in August 2014. As consumers’ lives and...


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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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