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2014-06-13 23:02:54

Panelists will discuss the current state and future of patient-centered drug development San Diego (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Three leaders in the field will talk on June 16 about the growing influence of patients in accelerating the innovation of drug therapies. DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting keynote speaker Jamie Heywood of PatientsLikeMe, DIA Global Chief Executive Barbara L. Kunz, and patient advocate and artist Regina Holliday will provide their outlooks on how increased patient involvement...

2014-06-11 16:26:35

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Academy Foundation Announce Children's Health and Nutrition Education Campaign CHICAGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To highlight the role everyone plays in ensuring a healthy future for our nation's children, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation announce the first Kids Eat Right Month, to be celebrated each August. Kids Eat Right Month will focus on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles...

exercise for your gut microbes
2014-06-11 05:09:57

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study has discovered that exercise and high dietary levels of protein increase the diversity of gut bacteria. According to the authors, these findings have important implications for overall long term health. Obesity and other health problems have been linked to low variation of gut microbes (microbiota). In contrast, diverse microbiota is associated with a healthy metabolic profile and immune system response. For this study,...

2014-06-10 23:01:05

New recommendations published in JACN emphasize a plant-based diet to reduce the risk of several types of cancer. WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Six dietary guidelines – more aggressive than previous cancer prevention advice will be unveiled in the June 30 issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. The cancer prevention guidelines, emphasizing a diet rich in plant-based foods, such as soy beans and cruciferous, allium, and carotenoid vegetables, are based on the...

2014-06-10 16:26:44

National Fisheries Institute Spreads the Word About New Recommendations, Which are Based on Review of Ten Years of Scientific Findings WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released draft advice that strongly encourages pregnant and breastfeeding women to eat more fish as part of a healthy diet. The new advice is an update to the agencies' 2004 advice, which was widely misinterpreted as a...

2014-06-04 23:14:52

In The Weekend Wonder Detox, clinical nutritionist Michelle Schoffro Cook outlines six three-day programs designed to help readers look and feel better fast—without jumping through the hoops of the traditional lengthy, complicated, and costly detox process. Dr. Cook’s plans combine detox recipes and nutritional advice with other healing therapies, such as meditation, aromatherapy, acupressure, and yoga, to relax and balance different problem zones of the body: fat stores, liver, lymph,...

2014-06-03 23:11:25

GI for Life, the innovative Nutraceutical Manufacturer and makers of ColoVite, unveiled its national direct marketing campaign, based on educating the public about the latest advances in gastrointestinal and colon health. Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The theme of new advances in gastrointestinal and colon health focuses on raising public awareness of the benefits of a nutritionally based regimen for the prevention of gastrointestinal issues ranging from bloating and...

2014-06-03 23:05:52

Third Annual Avoca Quality Consortium Summit Focuses on New Ways to Break Down Silos, Advance Technology, and Build Bridges to Patients during Clinical Trials Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Top executives from across the pharmaceutical and Contract Research Organization (CRO) industries attended the Avoca Quality Consortium Summit on May 6th and 7th to discuss new opportunities for proactively building quality into clinical programs through collaboration. The concept of building...

2014-06-02 08:32:11

Advance International, Inc. will develop and produce RUTF & RUSF with Advance Protein Powder ALAMO, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pledge to Humanity, a 501c3 non-profit organization has commissioned Advance International, Inc. to formulate and help distribute a superior Ready-to-Use Therapeutic & Supplemental Food (RUTF & RUSF) in a cooperative effort to combat global malnutrition. The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported hunger and malnutrition as the greatest single...

2014-06-02 08:30:28

-School-Focused Programs to Help Kids Under 12 in Australia, Brazil, China, India and Russia DEERFIELD, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mondelez International Foundation today unveiled plans with its global community partners to bring nutrition education, active play and fresh foods to more than one million children and their families in Australia, Brazil, China, India and Russia as part of its multi-year, $50 million commitment to promote healthy lifestyles and address obesity....


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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