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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...

Vitamin A Could Help Boost Immune System To Fight Tuberculosis
2014-02-26 09:49:34

Rachel Champeau, University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Tuberculosis is a major global problem, affecting 2 billion people worldwide and causing an estimated 2 million deaths annually. Western countries are once again tackling the disease, with recent outbreaks in Los Angeles and London. The rise of drug-resistant TB, called a "ticking time bomb" by the World Health Organization, and the high cost of fighting the disease highlight the need for new approaches to...

2014-02-20 23:25:54

Global Consortium of Scientists Achieve Research Breakthrough to Make Sorghum Crop More Nutritious; will Contribute to Food and Nutrition Security JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 DuPont today announced an important step toward introducing pro-vitamin A (beta carotene) into sorghum, a staple food in Africa which is naturally deficient in key nutrients. Not only has the level of pro-vitamin A been improved to levels that result in delivery of 100 percent of the daily vitamin A...

2014-02-20 08:31:54

New Private Label Brand "Next Step" Offers Extensive Assortment Designed to Meet Individual Weight Management Needs NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vitamin Shoppe(®) announced today the further expansion of its private label assortment with the introduction of Next Step (TM), a new weight management line that can be personalized to wherever an individual is on their health and wellness journey. Next Step offers a wide variety of products that truly meet...

2014-02-12 12:32:17

HKI's global programs save millions from blindness and death CLAREMONT, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Claremont McKenna College announces today that Helen Keller International, whose mission is to combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition, has won the ninth annual Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. The Kravis Prize carries a $250,000 award and recognizes extraordinary leadership in the nonprofit sector. Kathy Spahn, President and CEO of Helen Keller...

Vitamin C Could Help Cancer Treatment
2014-02-10 04:35:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Intravenous vitamin C treatments have been found to enhance the cancer cell-killing abilities of traditional chemotherapy in laboratory mice, according to research published in the February 5th edition of the journal Science Translational Medicine. Furthermore, the study authors recruited 27 patients who had recently been diagnosed with stage 3 or stage 4 ovarian cancer, and found that adding a high dose of the vitamin along with...

2014-02-06 23:22:02

A new study suggests that low vitamin D may increase a woman's risk for preeclampsia. Purity Laboratories is launching a Vitamin D Blood Spot Testing Kit this month, making it easier than ever to check a person's vitamin D levels. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 A study that will be published in Epidemiology has discovered that low vitamin D levels in pregnant women may increase their risk for severe preeclampsia. The study looked at preserved blood samples of 3,703...

2014-02-06 12:26:59

DUBLIN, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gpwh7l/vitamins_global) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis on the International Vitamins Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Vitamins in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, and...


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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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