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2012-12-07 05:00:55

Diet Doc is currently the nations only provider of prescription level saffron extract diet pills. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diets and Weight Loss Plans added specially formulated prescription strength saffron extract weight loss pills to their exhaustive product line of diet aids. Long used in cooking and in some systems of traditional medicine, saffron (Crocus sativus L.) is a completely natural substance. Research indicates that supplements...

2012-10-19 04:03:41

A new prescription saffron extract diet pill has been announced by hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diet & Weight Loss Plans. This prescription diet pill provides weight loss and hunger control while addressing the difficulty of emotional overeating that can sabotage diet and weight loss goals. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 A new prescription saffron extract diet pill has been announced by hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diet & Weight Loss Plans. This prescription diet pill provides...

2012-09-24 23:01:48

Saffron extract satiereal in prescription form is the first prescription diet pill formulated by Diet Doc's Weight Loss Doctors and is a new offering in the Diet Doc arsenal of rapid weight loss diet pills. Saffron extract is helpful for emotional eating and fat metabolism. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Announcing a New Saffron Extract Satiereal Formulated Diet Pill by Diet Doc Weight Loss for Fast Weight Loss and Emotional Eating. Saffron extract satiereal in prescription form is...

Mustard Evolved To Give Predators An Unpleasantly Spicy Meal
2012-08-31 13:01:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many plants have developed spicy mechanisms that deter pests from munching on them. Mustard plants, in particular, have evolved their pungent flavor to effectively target and deter specific predators, according to a new study published this week in the journal Science. Researchers from Duke University, the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Germany and the University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign looked at the...

2012-08-05 23:01:58

Natural Health Sherpa reviews studies on the health benefits of garlic and publishes its findings. (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 Natural Health Sherpa publishes an article that confirms that garlic can help prevent heart attacks and stroke. “Research has shown that garlic has a myriad of cardiovascular benefits. Specifically, it reduces cholesterol levels and helps reduce blood clots,” according to Natural Health Sherpa. A laboratory study published in the Journal of Nutrition showed...

2012-07-19 07:36:17

Suppliers of the orange, vanilla and other flavor and fragrance ingredients used in hundreds of foods, beverages and personal care products are putting their faith in microbes as new sources for these substances. That migration away from the natural plant oils used for centuries to delight the taste buds and nose is the topic of a story in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News. C&EN is the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest...

2012-07-17 23:00:17

Even the smallest foods can help boost health and wellness. Dr. Hooman Shabatian, a weight-loss expert in orange county, offers a number of healthy spices to ease the road towards weight-loss goals. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 With a great influx of diets on the market stating that they are the fastest and easiest way to lose weight, Orange County LAP-BAND surgeon Dr. Hooman Shabatian does not believe in quick fixes. “There is no easy fix. The key to sustainable weight loss,...

2012-07-16 06:29:49

By Katie Williams, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- In the past, ancient civilizations valued spices and herbs for their mythical medicinal power. Now, new science is emerging about the protective properties of spices and herbs, and how you can turn your health around with a simple dash of seasoning to your meal. "Taste is still the number one, it´s not a surprise, the number one influencer on why we choose what we choose to eat," Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, RD, author...


Latest Spices Reference Libraries

Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

Selasian wood, Cinnamomum parthenoxylon
2014-02-10 07:32:18

Cinnamomum parthenoxylon is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Selasian Wood, Saffrol Laurel or Martaban Camphor Wood. The plant is a member of the Lauraceae family. It is indigenous to south and eastern Asia, specifically, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum parthenoxylon trees grow anywhere between 33 and 66 feet tall. Its trunk and branches are covered by a grey or...

Camphorwood, Cinnamomum oliveri
2014-02-10 07:20:22

Cinnamomum oliveri is a tree species commonly growing in rainforest habitats. The species can be found along the areas of Australia’s eastern coast, specifically from coastal New South Wales to the northern tip, Cape York Peninsula and down south in the rainforest behind Seven Mile Beach. It prefers warm, temperate areas and grows best in sedimentary soils. C. oliveri belongs to the Lauraceae family and the plant is often commonly referred to as the Camphorwood, Oliver’s Sassafras,...

Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

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