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2010-12-16 13:40:58

A University of Granada professor specialist in Nutrition explained that the species Lycium Barbarum "“currently imported from China"“ comes from the Mediterranean regions and grows in other mild regions of the world. Also, he stated that "Goji berries will not have any positive effect on people that do not follow a balanced diet". While the consumption of Goji berries has risen dramatically over the last months, their properties have not been scientifically proven yet by any...

2010-11-30 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ScienceBased Health®, a leading provider of premium nutraceuticals for eye health, today announced the launch of two new nutritional formulations to support those diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). MacularProtect Complete® Drink Mix is a tasty, mango lemonade flavored drink mix providing the ingredients from the company's best-selling MacularProtect Complete capsule formulation. Two scoops mixed...

2010-10-05 15:12:05

Newly released report finds younger women have greater 'carotenoid gap' in the diet than older women Only about a third of American women are meeting their fruit and vegetable intake recommendations, which means they are likely missing out on potentially important breast and ovarian health benefits (1). Along with vitamins, minerals and fiber, fruits and vegetables contain a type of phytonutrient called carotenoids, which research suggests help support women's health including breast and...

2010-09-17 15:28:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision, LLC launched a unique online campaign to create awareness about Age-Related Macular Degeneration for AMD Awareness Week, September 18-26. Directed toward consumers as well as EyeCare Professionals, the company has issued the "AMD Challenge" at http://www.amdchallenge.com. At the website, visitors play a scratch-off game that provides education about AMD, while providing the chance to win a free bottle of EyePromise®...

2010-09-02 08:54:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision, LLC announced two internal promotions as the company expands operations serving EyeCare Professionals and consumers with its leading EyePromise® nutraceutical products featuring Zeaxanthin. Chris Barber has been promoted to President effective immediately from his previous role of Vice President Sales and Marketing. His promotion also includes appointment to the ZeaVision Executive Board. Founder, Chairman, and Chief Science...

2010-08-11 07:15:00

ERLANGER, Ky., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- WILD Flavors, Inc. (WILD) was excited to showcase two delicious creations at IFT 2010 made with their patented H.I.T.S. ingredients. One of the products available for show attendees was an Enhanced Water for Inside Beauty featuring Clear Lutein Technology. This beverage captured the essence of the "beauty from within" trend that the company has identified as significant in 2010. Through innovative proprietary emulsion technology, WILD provides...

2010-07-07 11:23:00

ST. LOUIS, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision's EyePromise® nutraceutical products are unique science-based formulations designed to support eye health. EyePromise Restore and EyePromise Ten rapidly increase macular pigment density in the eye, minimizing many common vision challenges such as glare and night driving, bright light sensitivity, dark adaptation, and poor contrast sensitivity. Zeaxanthin is a natural macular pigment found in the eye that accumulates primarily...

2010-07-06 08:00:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent survey among eyecare providers, nearly 30 percent hear the following question at least once a week: Will eating carrots really improve my vision? We're not quite sure if it was Bugs Bunny or Peter Cottontail spreading these types of rumors, but VSP Vision Care has enlisted the help of Bill Nye the Science Guy to debunk common eye myths in the latest webisode of VSP EyeFiles(SM). Here's the truth: eating carrots won't improve...

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2010-07-02 09:03:18

While 20/20 vision is a symbol of visual acuity, between now and the year 2020, more and more people will experience some extent of vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other sight-robbing diseases. Now, Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-funded scientists at the Laboratory for Nutrition and Vision Research are finding that healthy eating can reduce not only health care costs, but also the decline of quality of life due to these diseases. The laboratory, directed by...

2010-06-15 09:32:00

ST. LOUIS, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Eye Institute, of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, announced the launch of an ancillary study to the ongoing Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2). AREDS2 is a nationwide study of 4,000 individuals at moderate to high risk for developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) to determine whether oral supplementation of lutein/zeaxanthin and omega-3 fatty acids can further slow the progression of vision loss from AMD, the leading...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.