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2014-03-05 08:26:03

SALT LAKE CITY, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- "Official Health Supplement Supplier of the WTA" has been a partner since 2006; will extend sponsorship through 2016 -- Eugenie Bouchard, Madison Keys, Monica Puig, Sloane Stephens, Samantha Stosur, Zheng Jie and Zhang Shuai sign on as brand ambassadors -- More than 160 WTA players use USANA products, including 14 of the Top 20 and 7 of the Top 10 -- The "Aces for Humanity" campaign will donate...

2014-03-03 23:26:44

Hangover Lab™ is one of only a select few companies to offer a duel remedy in the form of two pills (Restore and Renew), that naturally provide relief from symptoms of the occasional over indulgence. Restore and Renew contain an array of vitamins and minerals that naturally and effectively work together to rid the body of the traditional symptoms that are often associated with hangovers. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Hangover Lab™, based in Portland, ME, announced today that...

2014-02-27 08:26:26

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A leader in nutrition and now a leader in Winter Games gold, USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA) congratulates all of its sponsored athletes on their remarkable feats in Sochi. If @TeamUSANA was a country, it would have placed second in the overall medal standings with a record 30 podium appearances--13 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze--and tied with Russia for the most gold hardware of the Games. USANA's sponsored athletes set the bar high for...

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...

2014-02-25 23:03:32

Supporting the Health of Many Impoverished U.S. Families Cottonwood, AZ (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Nutri-Health Supplements®, a leader in the nutritional supplement industry for over 25 years, is proud to announce a donation of over 5,000 bottles of their Nutri-Daily multivitamins to Nourish America, an award winning non-profit organization dedicated to providing nourishing foods and nutritional supplements to disaster victims and low income families in America. “Nutri-Health is...

prostate cancer risk
2014-02-24 04:58:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online High-dose supplementation with both the trace element selenium and vitamin E can increase the risk of prostate cancer in some men, according to a new multi-center study appearing in Friday’s edition of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The study, which was led by Dr. Alan Kristal of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, found that vitamin E could heighten the risk in men with low baseline selenium levels, while...

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 16:25:18

Researchers also find a slight, though statistically non-significant, increase in age-related macular degeneration risk among multivitamin users; call for further study SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (Logo:...

2014-02-13 04:20:54

Healthy Directions, a top source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, announces that seven of its supplement products tested by ConsumerLab.com's Quality Certification Program are "Approved Quality". BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Healthy Directions, a top source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, today announced that seven of the nutritional supplement formulas that it submitted for testing through...

2014-02-07 12:46:54

Dietary supplement users take these products as just one component of a larger effort to develop a healthier lifestyle, according to a newly published review in Nutrition Journal, a peer-reviewed scientific publication. The review, “Health Habits and Other Characteristics of Supplement Users” (Nutrition Journal. 2014, 13:14), co-authored by Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) consultant Annette Dickinson, Ph.D., and CRN's senior vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, Duffy...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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