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2013-03-02 23:01:13

Scott Tischler Conscience unveils the four healthiest fruits on the planet just in time for their season. Monroe, WI (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 While growing

Vitamin C Has Little Effect On Common Cold In The General Public
2013-02-13 18:35:19

Even though it’s long been commonly understood vitamin C can be used to treat and even prevent the common cold, there’s yet to be any hard science to support this.

Vitamin D Supplement Labels Grossly Inaccurate About What's Inside
2013-02-12 11:15:17

With recent findings stating obese individuals may have a deficiency in vitamin D levels, more people may be inclined to take a daily supplement to ensure they are getting the proper amount in their system. However, a new study has found many people may not even be getting the recommended amount of that sunshine vitamin when they do take a daily tablet.

Vitamin D Deficiency More Likely To Occur In Obese Individuals
2013-02-06 14:18:39

Vitamin D is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, helping to build strong bones and stave off rickets. A new study has shown that there may be a deficiency of this vitamin in people who are obese.

2013-01-29 10:16:37

New research suggests that increased consumption of foods containing colorful carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene and lutein, may prevent or delay the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Beta Carotene Benefits May Include Protection Against Type 2 Diabetes
2013-01-23 08:54:11

Researchers recently revealed that beta carotene may help reduce the risk for the most common form of diabetes, while the Vitamin E variant gamma tocopherol could elevate the risk for the disease.

2012-12-29 05:03:05

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin,


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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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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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