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Progresso(R) to Launch New High Fiber Soup Line in Fall 2009

Product innovation designed to meet growing consumer demand for fiber-rich foods MINNEAPOLIS, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A new line of High Fiber soups from Progresso(R), available in grocery stores this fall, is set to raise the bar for taste, nutritional value and variety among ready-to-serve ...

Peppermint Oil, Fiber Can Fight Irritable Bowel

These older treatments may sometimes work best, researchers say THURSDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) -- For some patients, the best therapy for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may be older, cheaper drugs such as fiber, antispasmodics and peppermint oil, a new study finds. According to ...

Z Trim Multifunctional Fiber Lightens the Menu Labeling Legislation Issue at Mid-Atlantic Food Expo, September 17 & 18

Joins with Students from Baltimore's NAF High School to Demonstrate How Z Trim Can Improve the Nutritional Profiles and Tastes of Sauces and Desserts in Booth #165 MUNDELEIN, Ill., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (Amex: ZTM ) announced today...

Hungry Girl and Fiber One(R) Team Up to Offer Delicious Ways to Get Your Fiber Fix

New Hungry Girl Book Features Tips and Tricks for Hungry Chicks Including Guilt-Free Recipes and Survival Guides MINNEAPOLIS, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien is offering tasty ways to rethink fiber. Lillien's new book HUNGRY GIRL: Recipes and Survival Strategies ...

Investigational drug tested for preventing muscle fiber death in muscular dystrophy

CINCINNATI An investigational antiviral drug currently undergoing human trials in Europe for treating Hepatitis C infections may have potential to reduce muscle cell damage in Duchenne and other forms of muscular dystrophy (MD). A research team led by Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center ...

Have Your Cookie and Fiber too With Nana's Newest Cookie Bar

San Diego-Based Nana's Cookie Company Adds High-Fiber Line to its Selection of All-Natural Cookies SAN DIEGO, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego-based Nana's Cookie Company introduced today its new line of "Nana's Fiber Cookie Bars." The new high-fiber cookie bars provide...

Fish Oil Flounders, But Fiber Might Lower Stroke Risk

Pair of studies examine effect of diet on stroke prevention, outcomes,,,, THURSDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Fish oil won't help prevent a stroke, but a high-fiber diet might make a difference, say two new studies designed to assess the impact of nutrition on stroke. "Fish oils ...

ConAgra Mills Puts Focus on Fiber at International Baking Industry Expo

Breakthrough Sustagrain(R) Aims to Maximize the Nutritional Benefits of Products OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and wellness continue to rank at the top of consumer concerns, with heart and digestive health, diabetes and satiety near the top of the li...

ConvaTec Launches New AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening Fiber

Now 20 Times Stronger,* Advanced Ribbon Dressing Features Hydrofiber(R) Technology SKILLMAN, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced today the launch of AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing w...

Stanford Bio-X researchers use needle-thin probe to get first look at working muscle fiber

Using an unusual microscope with a tip the size of a needle, Stanford researchers are now able to look at tiny fibers of working muscles in live humans, with minimum discomfort to the patienta development patients are sure to welcome. This microendoscopy technique for viewing sarcomeresmicrosco...

AUDIO from Medialink and Kellogg: Finding Fun Ways to Fill Up With Fiber

NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating high-fiber foods may not be at the top of your list of fun things to do, but not getting enough fiber in your diet makes having any kind of fun a lot harder in the long run. Here's more on new ways to enjoy upping your fiber intake, while enjoying the b...

Quench Your Summer Thirst...With Fiber

Metamucil(R) Offers New Pink Lemonade Flavor Just In Time For Summer CINCINNATI, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamucil(R) today announced a new and refreshing way to help Americans beautify their insides this summer with the addition of Pink Lemonade flavored powder to its number one fiber supp...

DuPont Selects South Carolina Site for Planned $500 Million Investment to Expand Production of High-Performance Kevlar(R) Fiber

CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont has selected its Cooper River plant to receive the planned $500 million investment it recently announced to significantly expand production of high-performance DuPont(TM) Kevlar(R) para-aramid brand fiber for industrial and military us...

OmniGuide Announces Launch of LightPath(TM) CO2 Laser Fiber

Smaller Flexible Fiber Enables More Precise Surgical Laser Procedures CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniGuide, Inc., a company pioneering flexible CO2 laser fibers for precision surgery, announced today the launch of its LightPath(TM) fiber for use in minimally-invasive surgical pr...

Risk of Diabetes is Reduced by Intake of Grain Fiber and Magnesium

Higher dietary intake of fiber from grains and cereals and of magnesium may each be associated with a lower risk of type II diabetes, according to a report and meta-analysis in the issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. Projections indicate that the number of people diagnosed with diabete...

High Fiber Breakfast Ideal For Heart

Researchers have found that consumption of whole grain breakfast brings down the rate of heart attacks to a great extent. This finding was presented at the American Heart// Association's conference in Florida yesterday. According to this study people who have whole grain cereal for breakfast ...

Tougher Fiber Dental ‘bridges’ for a Brighter Smie

A tough fiber re-inforced dental material has been developed by, a professor of structural engineering,// Vistasp Karbhari, at UC San Diego. This same lightweight material is used in civil, automotive aerospace, and marine applications. Since they work very well in highway bridges, Professor Vistas...

Basis for Nerve fiber Damage in Multiple Sclerosis Discovered

Researchers have discovered the main culprit for nerve fibre damage in multiple sclerosis, which is triggered by the body's own immune system, which is vital for early diagnosis // and evolving improved treatment of a severe disease. The study indicated the manner in which immune system B-cells dam...

High Fiber Diet to Fight Colon Cancer

According to Dr. Alexis Carrel digestive wastes which become stagnant in our body result in Colon cancer. He received the Nobel Prize in 1911 for his discovery that growing live tissue cells can be damaged if the wastes are not removed properly.// When they are not removed for three days then the c...

Adding more fiber in the diet can offset hemorrhoids.

A diet that is high on fiber is perhaps the first thing that doctors and dieticians would recommend, especially in offsetting hemorrhoids. // Hemorrhoids, a condition characterized by enlargement of blood vessels, in and around the anus that can give rise to bleeding and uneasiness. According ...

High Dietary Fiber Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease

A new study has found that eating a diet with high amount of dietary fiber may eventually lowers a protein, a major causative of the heart disease//. According to foodconsumer.org, the study involving 524 health women and men found that those with the highest intake of dietary fiber had lower l...

High Fiber Diet Found To Protect The Heart

A new study confirms the recommendation by the American Heart Association that eating more fiber, especially water-soluble fiber,// is beneficial to your heart. A number of studies have found a connection between dietary fiber intake and the reduction of heart disease. In the current study, rese...

Eating Fiber Reduces The Risk Of Heart Disease

A new study shows eating dietary fiber specifically from fruits and cereals lowers the risk of heart disease. Previous research has suggested // a connection between higher intake of fiber and lower risk of heart disease. However, few studies have actually looked at the dietary fiber from different...

Risk of Cancer can be reduced to 40% with a High Fiber Diet

A study was conducted with 400,000 people from nine countries, who were divided into five sets according to their consumption of fiber and presented at an International Conference in France. This study showed that fiber was particularly important in reducing cancer of the colon and rectum. ...

Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

Munching on cookies or tortillas probably doesn't come to mind. But a Kansas State University researcher is experimenting with ways to add fiber to the foods we love without changing what we like about our favorite snacks. Sajid Alavi is an assistant professor of grain science and industry...

Fibrin Fibers More Stretchable Than Natural Fiber

Scientists have discovered that fibrin fibers could stretch to three times its length before going back to its original state, while some could even stretch to six times// their original length before breaking. Fibrin involved in blood clotting is developed in the blood from a soluble protein...

Kids Not Getting Enough Fiber

A recent study that looked at the fiber intake among kids shows , most small children between ages 2 and 5 aren’t getting enough fiber // in their diets thereby putting them at higher risk for health problems like constipation and heart disease . Researchers analyzed data of a survey, conducted ...

Helping Dogs With Allergies: A 'Simple Solution' for a Not So Simple Health Problem

...ty acids to help dogs maintain healthy skin and coat from the inside out. Tomato Pomace - Rich in the antioxidant lycopene; an excellent dietary fiber source. Vitamins & Minerals - A complete blend of everything a dog needs for daily wellbeing. "What's wonderful about Simpl...

Samarion Announces Partnership With Adesta to Install the SamarionSolution Nationwide

...pliers around the world, Adesta takes great pride in delivering outstanding technology and superior service. Adesta has deployed over 2 million fiber miles in more than 150 metropolitan and rural areas and completed over 1,000 large-scale electronic security systems in the United States, Europe, Asi...

New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

...y news related to youth smoking prevention, adult quit smoking programs, or any issue related to smoking. The studio is connected directly to the Vyvx fiber network and is always available for live or pre-taped interviews. NCI leads the National Cancer Program and the NIH effort to dramatically re...

Cantel Medical's Mar Cor Purification Subsidiary Acquires G.E.M. Water Systems ... Establishing a Nationwide Reach in Water Treatment

... disposable infection control products primarily for the dental industry, water purification equipment, sterilants, disinfectants and cleaners, hollow fiber membrane filtration and separation products for medical and non-medical applications, and specialty packaging for infectious and biological specimens....

Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury to Ring NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

....m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at 646.441.50...der 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well. Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell w...

Established Medical Sub-Component Manufacturer Achieves ISO 13485 Certification

...nce designing and manufacturing optical fibers and fiber based products, medical OEMS can rely on us to mee...nufacturer, and provider of optical fiber, optical fiber cable, FTTX, optical connectivity, and specialty p...tonics Division, is the industry leader in optical fiber design or modification for highly specialized or c...

Old Orchard Brands Introduces Low-Sugar Acai Juice Blend

...popularity is linked to a uniquely powerful nutrition profile that includes vitamins B1, B2, B3; vitamin E, vitamin C, phosphorus, calcium, potassium, fiber and protein. Its unique properties may reduce cholesterol, aid in weight loss and improve heart health according to www.acaiberry.org . "Li...

Teknipure Cleanroom Wipers Offer Innovative Solutions for Contamination Control Engineers

...der seal technology through the use of pressure and heat to provide maximum fiber and particle retention. The edge of the wiper is then ultrasonically sealed...irst and patent pending wiper design. The sealed edges and borders prevent fiber release when used in a controlled environments. This is provided through re...

West Los Angeles Dental Practice Adds ezlase Laser Treatment to its Services

...ess invasive and the recovery time is much quicker." The ezlase laser emits highly concentrated light energy which is sent through an optical fiber to a handpiece where it is aimed at the precise areas that need to be treated. Procedures improved by the ezlase laser include:   Tr...

Medifast Adds Pretzel and Puffs to Meal Replacement Line

...tables, each day. Medifast's new pretzel sticks and cheese puffs are complete, fully fortified Medifast Meals, providing the right balance of fiber and high-quality protein, plus the daily requirement of 24 vitamins and minerals. The pretzel sticks and cheese puffs are easily transported and ideal...

Kashi Company Introduces TLC(R) Dark Mocha Almond Chewy Bar

...ural goodness that you can actually see and taste. The TLC Dark Mocha Almond Chewy Bar has just the right amount of sweetness while supplying 4g of fiber and 6g of protein. Kashi's new TLC Dark Mocha Almond Chewy Granola Bars will be sold in boxes of six bars each, in grocery aisles nationwi...

Explorer's Bounty Unveils New Line of Tribal Stone Crackers

...ssava) has earned the distinction of being the third largest source of carbohydrates for human food in the world. The root contains significantly more fiber content than a potato. Explorer's Bounty has stone-ground and artisan-baked that natural and healthful Yuca to create a line of snack crackers that ar...

New Survey Highlights Emotional, Financial Toll Multi-Generational Tobacco Use Takes on Parents Sandwiched In Between

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