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2014-01-09 08:24:01

Nutritional Company Extends Partnership with U.S. Skiers SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences Inc. (NYSE: USNA) has extended its individual partnerships with Sochi contenders U.S. freeskier Grete Eliassen and Nordic combined teammates Billy Demong, Bryan Fletcher and Taylor Fletcher through 2014. The accomplished skiers will continue to act as the nutritional company's global brand ambassadors as they prep for the Winter Games.(Logo:...

2014-01-08 23:22:01

Natural Algae Astaxanthin manufacturers Fuji Chemical Industry Co Ltd., Algatechnologies Ltd., and Cyanotech Corporation announce that they will form the “Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association” (NAXA), a trade organization dedicated to educating the public and dietary supplement industry about the health benefits of Natural Astaxanthin and the major differences between sources. Kailua-Kona, HI (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Natural Algae Astaxanthin manufacturers Fuji Chemical Industry Co...

2014-01-08 08:28:50

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA) earned 96 national and international accolades for its high-quality products, exceptional customer service, innovative marketing tools and strategic partnerships with more than 600 world-class athletes topping the company's previous year's record. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120807/LA53885LOGO) "USANA is always looking for ways to improve its already impressive company culture, products and...

2014-01-07 23:22:12

RDA-12™ provides the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for all 12 of the essential vitamins naturally found in fruits and vegetables. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 AddisonField helps consumers look, feel and perform their best with the launch of RDA-12™. RDA-12™ is a 100% all-natural, plant-derived multivitamin providing superior nutrition from whole fruits and vegetables. RDA-12™ provides the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for all 12 essential vitamins from...

Specially Designed Fruit Smoothie May Lead To A Healthy Glow
2014-01-06 14:24:46

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus A group of university students are enjoying a specially designed fruit smoothie a day to discover whether it can improve their appearance and make them feel healthier. Their efforts are part of a study to assess what effect a carotenoid rich fresh fruit drink could have on our skin and perceived attractiveness. The research, by the Schools of Psychology and Biosciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC), is comparing two...

2014-01-02 12:22:29

Company contributed nearly $7 million in products and funds to charitable organizations RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The health and well-being of millions of individuals around the world was supported this year thanks to nearly $7 million in product and cash donations from NBTY, Inc., along with its affiliates (together "NBTY"), a leading global provider of health and wellness products. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/NY39542LOGO) As a...

Most Vitamin Supplement Studies Flawed, Researcher Says
2013-12-31 07:30:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online A majority of large, clinical trials of vitamin supplements, including some that have found supplements harmful, are based on flawed approaches to study design, according to a recent analysis published in the journal Nutrients. Such faulty methodologies render these clinical studies fundamentally useless in determining the true value of micronutrients, the scientists reported. Balz Frei, professor and director of the Linus...


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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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