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2014-06-04 08:26:06

Renowned health writer documents discovery of modified citrus pectin in her latest book SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the nation's leading writers on the use of naturopathic medicine has released a new book documenting groundbreaking studies on modified citrus pectin (MCP) and its application for addressing serious health issues like cancer, heart disease, chronic inflammation and fibrosis. The book, New Twist on Health: Modified Citrus Pectin for Cancer,...

2014-05-14 23:05:10

USApple compiles list of top ways apples and apple products provide a daily dose of disease prevention. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Apples routinely top grocery lists for a variety of tasty reasons. Beyond the plethora of varieties and apple products to be enjoyed, apples pack a nutritious punch, providing a daily dose of health benefits. “American consumers can be confident when eating or serving apples—whether organic or conventional—that they are enjoying a safe, nutritious,...

2014-01-09 23:23:29

Recent studies are demonstrating a direct correlation between toxicity levels, weight gain, lack of weight loss, and unexplained illnesses. Regal Supplements offers 5 natural detoxifiers all in 1 supplement that can help deliver a balanced detox. Valley Cottage, NY (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 This New Year, millions of people will make a pledge to improve their health through diet and exercise. Yet before making this promise, one should know that it is not just a battle against motivation....

2013-09-20 11:28:31

Special microscope used to reveal hidden aspects of plant anatomy Why don't trees "bleed" to death when they are injured? Researchers from Virginia Tech, the Georg-August University of Gottingen, Germany, and the Jackson Laboratory of Bar Harbor, Maine, have discovered how "check valves" in wood cells control sap flow and protect trees when they are injured. The study, featured on the cover of the September issue of the American Journal of Botany, used a special microscope to reveal...

2013-07-03 23:16:42

FMC Corporation announced today that it will attend the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo from July 13 – July 16 in Chicago, Ill., marking the first time FMC will present its pectin and natural color products at the IFT. More than 20,000 of the top food science and technology professionals from around the world, representing the most prominent organizations in the global food sector, are expected to participate. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013...

Boosting Biofuel Production By Boosting Galactan Sugars
2012-12-21 17:18:07

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Collaboration at JBEI Identifies the First Enzyme Linked to Galactan Synthesis Galactan is a polymer of galactose, a six-carbon sugar that can be readily fermented by yeast into ethanol and is a target of interest for researchers in advanced biofuels produced from cellulosic biomass. Now an international collaboration led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)´s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) has identified the first enzyme...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.