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2014-04-03 12:30:55

Collaboration to Expand Deworming Services to At-Risk Populations SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 2, Vitamin Angels participated in the Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Conference at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France, where it announced its commitment of $4.5 million to scale up co-administration of albendazole, a deworming treatment, with vitamin A to all eligible pre-school age children not reached by...

2014-03-31 08:30:53

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vitamin Shoppe is pleased to announce it has been recognized as the top-rated vitamin store and top-rated vitamin store brand based on consumer satisfaction in ConsumerLab.com's 2014 Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users. Each year, ConsumerLab.com, a leading provider of consumer information and independent evaluations of products that affect health and nutrition, surveys its subscribers about the vitamins and supplements they...

2014-03-26 16:24:39

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3zhmm6/global ) has announced the addition of the "Global Intravenous Solutions Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Intravenous Vitamin C therapy has been shown to be effective against a wide variety of cancers. By intravenously injecting Vitamin C into a patient, it was observed that Ascorbate was able to generate a...

2014-03-24 12:24:39

Through the Lens of Three Award-Winning Young Filmmakers, "A Supporting Role" Documents the Problem of Micronutrient Deficiencies and What Vitamin Angels is Doing to Help SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitamin Angels, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing vitamin supplementation to at-risk children worldwide, today premieres its first online documentary, "A Supporting Role." Three talented, award-winning filmmakers were selected in collaboration with...

Color-Coded Tags Tell When Food Is Spoiled In Unopened Containers
2014-03-18 08:49:14

[ Watch the Video: Knowing Whether Food Has Spoiled ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Determining if the food you’re about to consume is spoiled or not is often times an unpleasant experience. It is not always easy to tell if something is bad by the way it smells, often leaving taste the only other option. More often than not, people will just toss food out instead of taking a risk. And many likely toss food out as soon as the expiration date has been reached...

2014-03-18 08:31:49

DUBLIN, Mar. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/smqrj6/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Vitamin A Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Vitamin A Industry' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global vitamin A industry with a focus on the...

2014-03-13 23:23:16

The vitamin found to reduce colon cancer risk does not appear to have the same effect on mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Surviving Mesothelioma is reporting on a study in Nutrition and Cancer that suggests Vitamin D supplements are not likely to reduce the incidence or severity of mesothelioma. Previous studies conducted by the mesothelioma researchers at Australia’s National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases found no survival benefit from the antioxidant Vitamins...

2014-03-13 12:28:52

Pioneer and Leader of Natural Food-Based Vitamins Inducted into Hall of Legends and Presented with Founding Supporter Award by Vitamin Angels SANTA CRUZ, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, the number-one trusted natural vitamin brand, was celebrated as an industry vanguard at two separate events during Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif., March 6-9. Rainbow Light Honored for 20 Years of Fighting Global Under-nutritionDuring its 20...

2014-03-12 08:29:46

BEIRUT, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading eyewear brand Magrabi Optical is a strong advocate of good eating habits and nutrition in order to maintain eye health. According to a company spokesman, "a proper diet is important for healthy eyes and we believe it is vital that all our customers be aware of this." The spokesman added that a good diet and nutrition prevents eye conditions such as cataracts and macular degeneration, while also ensuring your eyes are "as...

2014-03-07 16:22:44

Drug-Vitamin-Nutrient Interactions Can Be Dangerous REDMOND, Wash., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MyVitaminPacks, LLC (MVP) announced the immediate availability of automatic drug nutrient interaction information as part of their vitamin application, The Vitamin Advisor. Consumers who are confused about nutritional supplements and are taking medications as well should have concerns about drug interactions and can benefit greatly from the Vitamin Advisor. The Vitamin Advisor takes the...


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Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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