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2012-04-12 13:03:57

In a study published in Nutrition Research, researchers looked at the association of out-of-hand nut (OOHN) consumption with nutrient intake, diet quality and the prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome in both children and adults. Consumers of OOHN, including tree nuts (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts), had higher intakes of energy, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (the good fats) and...

2012-04-04 23:00:05

Limited-edition Gift for Moms Includes Exclusive Items and Free Shipping Valhalla, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 Balance Bar®, one of America´s original nutrition/energy bar leaders, is offering its first-ever Mother´s Day Gift Set. It´s the perfect choice for active, on-the go moms who appreciate the right combination of great taste, healthy nutrition, energy and convenience. The limited-edition Balance Bar Mother´s Day Gift Set includes: twenty-four bars of...

2012-04-03 05:31:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Did you know that the most common childhood food allergy is found in milk? A standard test that is used to detect food ingredients that cause milk allergy may actually not be working, putting millions of children under the age of 3 at risk for an allergic reaction. Joseph L. Baumert, Ph.D., who was in charge of the studied explained that thermal and non-thermal processing of foods can change the proteins responsible for milk allergy in ways that make the proteins more...

2012-04-03 05:31:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It is a known fact that sugar found in food is bad for teeth and the waistline, but now another sugar produced in the body's cells is implicated as a health hazard and blocking it may bring benefits that include treating cancer and improving long-term memory in older people. The sugar is not table sugar, it is a substance produced in the body's cells that qualify as sugars because of its chemical standing. Its name is "oh-glick-nack," O-linked beta-N-acetyl...

2012-04-02 23:01:46

Protica is pleased to announce that its newly released protein shot, Profect®, was designed with the needs of college students in mind. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 Protica is pleased to announce that its newly released protein shot, Profect®, was designed with the needs of college students in mind. Profect protein can be used by college student to ensure they are consuming a healthy diet while away from home for the first time. Profect´s nutritious formulation may also...

2012-03-29 02:33:17

Within Redundancy of Genetic Code Exists Information that Helps Determine How Fast Proteins are Produced, UCSF Team Finds A hidden and never before recognized layer of information in the genetic code has been uncovered by a team of scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) thanks to a technique developed at UCSF called ribosome profiling, which enables the measurement of gene activity inside living cells – including the speed with which proteins are made. By...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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