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2014-03-18 23:30:22

Employees from Mostyn Law Firm complete the fifth week of their nutritional boot camp. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Employees from the Houston-based Mostyn Law Firm have just completed week five of a nutritional challenge aimed at improving their overall health and well-being. The challenge was issued by Firm owners Steve and Amber Mostyn to help motivate employees to make healthier lifestyle choices. Though workplace fitness and health initiatives are nothing new, the...

Preference Of Sweeter And Saltier Tastes For Children Are Linked To Each Other
2014-03-18 11:28:14

Monell Chemical Senses Center Scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center have found that children who most prefer high levels of sweet tastes also most prefer high levels of salt taste and that, in general, children prefer sweeter and saltier tastes than do adults. These preferences relate not only to food intake but also to measures of growth and can have important implications for efforts to change children's diets. Many illnesses of modern society are related to poor food...

2014-03-17 23:25:28

HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth in a Biotrust Absorbmax review which is a nutritional supplement designed to help the body absorb all nutrients “to the max”. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 AbsorbMax, BioTrust’s latest health supplement that claims to promote maximum nutrient absorption and solve digestive problems has caught the attention of HealthAvenger.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. “Our Biotrust AbsorbMax review shows that it is the solution...

2014-03-17 23:01:59

Makers of Prevagen, best-selling memory supplement, recognize the vital role of nutrition for healthy brain function this March. Madison, WI (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Quincy Bioscience, creators of Prevagen® best-selling memory supplement, supports National Nutrition Month. The Wisconsin-based biotech company believes that a well-supported brain, that of proper nutrition and supplementation, will lead to a healthier and more productive life. Quincy Bioscience underscores the fact that...

2014-03-13 23:29:20

ELEMENT Meal Replacement Powder, 4th Right Nutrition’s completely organic source of dietary protein, is now available for purchase via Amazon.com, the world’s largest ecommerce website. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 ELEMENT Meal Replacement Powder, 4th Right Nutrition’s completely organic source of dietary protein, is now available for purchase via Amazon.com, the world’s largest ecommerce website. Suitable for active individuals of all types, ELEMENT protein powder was originally...

2014-03-14 00:23:08

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today together with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) at the 2014 Building a Healthier Future Summit, The Dannon Company announced a landmark commitment to further improve the nutrition profile of its yogurt products. As part of its four-part commitment, Dannon will further improve by 10 percent the nutrient density of its products in part by increasing nutrients that are encouraged in a healthy diet, while reducing total sugar and fat,...

2014-03-12 23:30:59

Nutrition shapes the way the body and mind perform. In honor of March’s National Nutrition Month, Medicine in Motion provides suggestions on how to use nutrition to keep the brain performing at its best. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 March is National Nutrition Month, and the Austin sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion want to stress the importance of nutrition for the minds and bodies of people of all ages and every fitness level. Everyone knows that informed diet...

2014-03-12 23:27:43

Sunwarrior, a plant-based supplement company, expands into a new office in Saint George, bringing more jobs to Southern Utah. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Sunwarrior, a Southern Nevada company and a leading provider of plant-based protein powders and supplements, recently opened a new office in Washington, Utah, just outside St. George and Hurricane. They will continue to be based in Southern Nevada, with their headquarters in Overton, but have expanded into Utah with a large office space. They...

2014-03-12 08:30:11

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional work funds Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk ]' community action A team of nurses is turning communities across the UK into lifesavers - and a lot more. In the last 12 months, Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk ] has trained around 600 professionals and thousands of ordinary people to deliver the vital skills that can mean the...

2014-03-12 08:29:46

BEIRUT, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading eyewear brand Magrabi Optical is a strong advocate of good eating habits and nutrition in order to maintain eye health. According to a company spokesman, "a proper diet is important for healthy eyes and we believe it is vital that all our customers be aware of this." The spokesman added that a good diet and nutrition prevents eye conditions such as cataracts and macular degeneration, while also ensuring your eyes are "as...


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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