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2011-03-25 11:25:27

Important new findings in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association A new study published in the April 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association indicates that inadequate nutrition is linked to a greater risk of anemia in postmenopausal women. "This study suggests that inadequate nutrient intakes are a significant risk factor for anemia in this population of older women and use of multivitamin/mineral supplements is not associated with lower rates of anemia,"...

2011-03-16 00:00:31

Today's scientists are only beginning to grasp the incredible nutritional value super foods such as Spirulina, Chlorella, Wheatgrass and Barley Grass have. Most farm soil is depleted of important minerals. This means our food, even organic, does not always have the optimal amounts of nutrients. The best ways to overcome this deficiency is to take a green super food supplements on a daily basis. These types of supplements contain most or all of the original components of the source from which...

2011-03-06 00:02:31

Essential Source, Inc., the makers of specialty health and beauty products, was one of just 50 companies invited to the celebrity "Gifting Suite" for the Academy Awards over the weekend. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 4, 2011 Essential Source, Inc., the makers of specialty health and beauty products, was one of just 50 companies invited to the celebrity "Gifting Suite" for the Academy Awards over the weekend. Justin Zehrung, Vice President of Essential Source stated, "It was a great opportunity...

2011-02-15 07:10:00

PARK RIDGE, Ill., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New data issued by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports the cholesterol content of eggs has dropped significantly since levels previously measured in 2002. The USDA recently reviewed the nutrient composition of standard large eggs and results show the average amount of cholesterol in one large egg - or its 50-gram equivalent within the further processed egg ingredient category - is 185 mg, or 12 percent lower than...

2011-01-18 16:36:47

Study shows risky knowledge gaps Nutrients, vitamins, minerals "“ during pregnancy a woman's body needs more of them. For most nutrients this increase in demand can be covered with a balanced diet. However, mothers-to-be should ingest some nutrients in the form of tablets. Research conducted by the Chair of Nutritional Medicine at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) indicates there are knowledge gaps: According to this study, pregnant women often start taking sensible dietary...

2010-12-14 00:01:27

The all-new Ultimate Diabetes Supplementâ“ž¢ is now available. Exclusively developed by a diabetic specifically for the benefit of other diabetics, this product is packed with 23 ingredients proven to help diabetics and is backed by a 100% money back guarantee. In addition, Diabetic Nutraceutical Labs has pledged to donate $2 from every bottle sold to leading diabetes charities to help fund the search for a cure. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 The New...

2010-10-27 07:00:00

DALLAS and NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in areas of oncology, cancer supportive care and diabetes, announced it has entered into a pre-licensing feasibility agreement with a leading biopharmaceutical company to develop an oral formulation of an undisclosed prostate cancer compound utilizing its proprietary vitamin...

2010-10-26 07:30:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Strativa Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has entered into an amended and restated license and supply agreement with Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) covering the European development and commercialization rights of Strativa's Nascobal (cyanocobalamin) Vitamin B12 Nasal Spray. Strativa acquired the worldwide rights to Nascobal from QOL Medical, LLC in March 2009, which included a pre-existing agreement with Sobi. Under the terms of...

2010-10-20 08:19:15

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Alzheimer's disease is the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States. This progressive and fatal brain disease destroys brain cells, causing memory loss and problems with thinking and behavior. Currently there is no cure, but a recent study reveals that vitamin B12 may be effective in reducing the risk of memory lost. "Low levels of vitamin B12 are surprisingly common in the elderly.  However, the few studies that have investigated the usefulness of...

2010-10-19 14:12:35

A new study shows that vitamin B12 may protect against Alzheimer's disease, adding more evidence to the scientific debate about whether the vitamin is effective in reducing the risk of memory loss. The research will be published in the October 19, 2010, issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Our findings show the need for further research on the role of vitamin B12 as a marker for identifying people who are at increased risk of...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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