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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...

2014-06-27 12:22:47

CHICAGO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the human population grows, it is critical that the drain on the planet's resources be lessened by decreasing consumption of animal protein. According to two panel discussions on June 23 and 24 at the 2014 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo® in New Orleans, insects are a promising, economically viable alternative source of high quality protein that leave a substantially smaller environmental...

2014-06-25 23:00:23

A nutrition education program in low-income child care centers can improve a child’s at-home consumption of vegetables and low-fat/fat-free milk, according to a study by researchers from RTI International, Altarum Institute, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The study, published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is the first to examine and find that a multicomponent nutrition-education program for low-income preschool-aged children and parents in a child...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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