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2015-02-17 08:35:27

Company to Unveil Three New Proryza(TM) Products that offer turnkey ingredient solutions for numerous food and beverage industry applications SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb.

2015-02-17 08:29:48

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Sports DrinksSports drinks are functional beverages formulated to maintain electrolytes balance in the body.

2015-02-16 23:07:03

God’s Lab Inc. adds two new energy supplements to their GOD’S SPEED® pure caffeine-based line of energy products: ALPHA Caffeine™ and CALM Caffeine™.

2015-02-16 23:04:12

Diet Doc’s updated diet plans have helped people nationwide prevent diabetes by stabilizing blood sugar levels and losing dangerous excess weight Fargo, North

2015-02-16 23:02:06

Allprovide Launches With Wholesome, Real Ingredients For Dogs and Cats NORCROSS, GA (PRWEB) February 16, 2015

2015-02-16 23:00:06

In 'But Where Do You Get Your Protein?!', Author Sasha Carr responds to the burning questions thrown at vegan parents. BRISBANE, Australia (PRWEB) February

2015-02-16 12:25:43

Chili peppers, fasting, and other highly touted new weight loss aids and techniques can't remotely match the proven effectiveness of weight loss surgery LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2015-02-16 12:23:37

LONDON, Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing rate of chronic diseases has emphasized the need of Prevention over Intervention.

2015-02-13 23:04:24

Diet Doc couples Oxytocin for weight loss with their master diet plans to help patients overcome emotional eating disorders by reducing stress and anxiety and controlling the urge to reach for

2015-02-13 23:03:19

Bel Marra Health,, a company that offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new study revealing that a daily apple should be accompanied


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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