Latest Self-care Stories

2014-07-03 23:00:12

Customers can save 20% on our entire line of premium nutritional supplements specifically designed to address the nutritional needs associated with many common digestive health issues including colon cancer, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and Vitamin D deficiency. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 To celebrate America’s Independence Day GI for Life, a leading online retailer for nutritional supplements that are specifically targeted to enhance colon and intestinal health,...

2014-07-02 23:06:55

Eating less fat has caused people to eat more processed foods. People should worry less about limiting saturated fat in their diets and focus more on eating a variety of whole or minimally processed foods. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Decades of well-meaning advice to not eat much fat (especially saturated fat) led food manufacturers and consumers to replace fat with refined carbohydrates and sugar. But low-fat chips, cookies, and other highly processed foods aren't necessarily a...

Locusts Get Their Optimum Diet Depending On How Hot I Is
2014-07-02 03:50:42

Society for Experimental Biology If you are a locust, the most nutritious plant to eat depends on the ambient temperature. Scientists at the University of Sydney, Australia, have discovered that locusts choose their food and then where they digest it according to how hot it is. Dr Fiona Clissold, who led the study, explains why temperature has such a large influence on insect diets. "Whilst an insect's metabolic rate increases exponentially with temperature, the rate at which locusts...

2014-07-01 23:13:52

NutriGold’s Vitiman C Gold, Whole-Food B Complex Gold, and Triglyceride Omega-3 Gold selected as finalists for the SupplySide 2013 Editor’s Choice awards. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Three NutriGold products were named as finalists for SupplySide 2013 Editor’s Choice awards for innovation and market significance: Vitamin C Gold in the category of antioxidant supplements, Whole-Food B Complex Gold in the multivitamin category, and Triglyceride Omega-3 Gold in the Omega-3 category. Vitamin...

2014-07-01 08:30:30

Manufacturing and Composition of Matter IP Demonstrates Significant Advances in Processing Technology Allowing for High Nutritional Content and Safe End Products ORLANDO, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International, an early pioneer in the production of Chia Omega-3 oil and Chia flour announced that it has been granted a series of patents on its chia production technology and proprietary chia-based products. US 8,586,104 covers a method of manufacturing a 2-year stable...

2014-06-30 23:19:28

How To Prevent Birth Defects And Down Syndrome During Pregnancy, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers healthy diet plans, simple exercises for pregnant women, and useful tips for preventing birth defects and Down syndrome. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 How To Prevent Birth Defects And Down Syndrome During Pregnancy, a new report on the site Vkool.com shows a wide range of useful tips for preventing birth defects and down syndrome such as:     Take a...

2014-06-30 23:17:18

New extra-virgin coconut oil beverage specifically developed to support optimal brain health, is now available nationwide. Bloomfield, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Made with organic coconuts and fortified with medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), Fuel For Thought® is backed by 40+ years of scientific research. The easy-to-drink beverage is clinically proven to increase levels of ketones, which are the only alternative fuel source for the brain when glucose is not available or when an...

2014-06-30 16:26:58

OWINGS MILLS, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, today announced the addition of three new members to its Scientific Advisory Board: Simon Barquera, M.D., Ph.D., Susan Barr, Ph.D., R.D, and Steven Heymsfield, M.D. With the recent additions, Medifast's Scientific Advisory Board is now comprised of nine medical and scientific...

2014-06-27 23:10:40

Many people are unaware that healthcare workers in perinatal fields are at increased risk for PTSD and Compassion Fatigue. Hear Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett offer an in-depth look at why and how perinatal professionals are at risk, as well as how to cope with these issues and finding strategies for healing. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The National Center for PTSD recognizes every June as awareness month, where collective efforts are made to spread knowledge and increase support...

2014-06-27 23:03:18

In response to customer requests, Activz Whole-Food Nutrition. Simplified. has launched a new weekday blog devoted to sharing healthy and whole-food living resources. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Activz Whole-Food Nutrition. Simplified., is pleased to announce the successful launch of their new weekday blog devoted to sharing whole-food living resources. The Activz Health Blog, much requested by Activz customers after their launch in March at Natural Products Expo West in...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'