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Flowering Plants Need Sugar Transporter SWEET9 For Nectar Production
2014-03-17 10:58:21

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Evolution is based on diversity, and sexual reproduction is key to creating a diverse population that secures competitiveness in nature. Plants as largely immobile organisms had to solve a problem: they needed to find ways to spread their genetic material beyond individual flowers. To make sure that flying pollinators such as insects, birds and bats come to the flowers to pick up pollen, plants evolved special organs, the nectaries, to attract and...

Tequila Plant Possible Sweetener For Diabetics
2014-03-17 08:26:51

American Chemical Society A sweetener created from the plant used to make tequila could lower blood glucose levels for the 26 million Americans and others worldwide who have type 2 diabetes and help them and the obese lose weight, researchers said here today. The main reason it could be valuable, they explained, is that agavins, a natural form of sugar found in the agave plant, are non-digestible and can act as a dietary fiber, so they would not raise blood glucose. Their report was...

2014-03-13 16:27:27

DALLAS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Vitamin Price in China Edition (1)", "Herbicide Price in China Edition (1)", "Sugar Alcohol Price in China Edition (1)"and "Starch Sugar Price in China Edition (1)" reports to its store. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140313/MN82673) Vitamins as essential trace elements for animal and human can only be obtained from outside. Vitamin industry started late in China, but it began to develop fast very soon....

2014-03-06 16:27:02

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sin-Free Sugar by UBB(TM), the unique calorie free all natural sweetener, successfully introduced last year in Southern California, announces its availability and national product launch at the Natural Products Expo West Show this week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/LA70045 Dennis Wong, CEO of UBB, is also a Type 2 Diabetic with a sweet tooth. He wanted to create a product that would provide the taste experience of...

Sugar Intake Should Be Cut In Half
2014-03-05 14:05:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending that people cut their sugar intake in half in order to combat the obesity epidemic. WHO’s 2002 recommendation stated that sugars should make up less than 10 percent of total energy intake per day. However, the latest recommendations by the organization says that sugars should be less than 5 percent of total energy intake, or about six teaspoons. “Much of the sugars consumed...

2014-03-04 23:25:36

The top 5 fat burning thermogenic foods to increase metabolism and lose weight are revealed in a new report published by HealthNewsWires.com. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New fat burning information revealed by Health News Wires provides information about the top 5 fat burning thermogenic foods to naturally increase weight loss and burn more fat. The key to successful fat burning results lies in the body’s ability to continuously increase the amount of calories it burns. In order...

2014-02-28 23:00:25

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Starch Sugar Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Starch Sugar Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China starch sugar market. The report provides basic starch sugar information including starch sugar definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as well as industry...

2014-02-25 14:06:09

A multi-institutional team reports that it can increase sugarcane's geographic range, boost its photosynthetic rate by 30 percent and turn it into an oil-producing crop for biodiesel production. These are only the first steps in a bigger initiative that will turn sugarcane and sorghum – two of the most productive crop plants known – into even more productive, oil-generating plants. The team will present its latest findings Tuesday (Feb. 25) at the U.S. Department of Energy's ARPA-E...

2014-02-13 23:28:10

Steviva modifies hammer mill to create industry’s first custom sweetening system. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Creating the right flavoring combination for a food or beverage can be a lengthy process. This is especially true when working with high-intensity, all-natural sweeteners such as stevia, which may be up to 600 times as sweet as sugar. Every high-intensity sweetener has unique sensorial attributes, imparting its own taste and functional properties and must be...

2014-02-11 23:01:26

Specialty gourmet etailer of award-winning teas and 100% Kona coffees Pooki’s Mahi today announced the launch of assorted sugar sticks to its Sweetener Collection. Now, tea and coffee drinkers can flavor drinks on the go without measuring the portions at a modest price. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Silicon Valley etailer startup of award-winning teas, brown rock sugar and 100% Hawaiian coffees Pooki’s Mahi announced today the launch of assorted sugar sticks to the...


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