The Human Costs Of Acai Products May Give You Pause Before Buying Your Next Bowl
Acai berries, often touted as so-called superfoods, have some pretty risky origins. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

How to live longer: Acai smoothies may reduce your risk of the global killer heart disease
HOW to live longer: Heart disease poses one of the gravest threats to longevity. Fortunately, drinking acai smoothies has been shown to counter a key precursor to heart disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doc Suspended for Exposing Poor Social-Distancing Practices
After an ob/gyn posted a video showing healthcare workers lined up for free acai bowls — standing close together and without masks — one southern California hospital took away her hospital privileges. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doc Suspended for Exposing Poor Social-Distancing Practices Doc Suspended for Exposing Poor Social-Distancing Practices
After an ob/gyn posted a video showing healthcare workers lined up for free acai bowls — standing close together and without masks — one southern California hospital took away her hospital privileges.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 27, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What are the health benefits of acai berries?
Acai berries: Superfood or hype? The acai (ah-sigh-EE) berry is a grapelike fruit harvested from acai palm trees, which are native to the rainforests of South America. Like other berries, acai berries contain antioxidants and fiber. Some proponents call them a superfood, claiming they help various health concerns, including arthritis, weight loss, high cholesterol and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 6, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Coconut Oil Is ‘ Pure Poison, ’ Harvard Professor Claims
GERMANY (CBS Local) – Months after a report from the American Heart Association (AHA) warned against consuming coconut oil, a Harvard professor is blasting the popular product as “pure poison.” Karin Michels, a professor at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, made the controversial remarks during a lecture that was posted on YouTube and has been viewed nearly one million times. Michels, who is also a director at the University of Freiburg, was giving a presentation entitled “Coconut Oil and Other Nutritional Errors” in German when she made the case that the dietary and cosmetic in...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Offbeat Coconut Oil Harvard Local TV saturated fat talkers Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Acai berries -- superfood or hype?
Acai berries: Do they have health benefits? The acai (ah-sigh-EE) berry is a grapelike fruit harvested from acai palm trees, which are native to the rainforests of South America. Like other berries, acai berries contain antioxidants and fiber. Some proponents call them a superfood, claiming they help various health concerns, including arthritis, weight loss, high [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Healthy Scratch opens at Roswell Park
Roswell Park has opened another eatery on campus, this one aimed at healthy options. The Healthy Scratch opened on the ground floor of the hospital’s Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center at Carlton and Michigan as a 200-square-foot quick-serve cafe, featuring pre-made smoothies, cold-pressed juices and juice shots along with ready-made salads, acai bowls and wraps.. Owned by J essie and Kelly Pegula, the daughters of Buffalo Bills and Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, The Healthy Scratch menu… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 5, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Healthy Scratch opens at Roswell Park
Roswell Park has opened another eatery on campus, this one aimed at healthy options. The Healthy Scratch opened on the ground floor of the hospital’s Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center at Carlton and Michigan as a 200-square-foot quick-serve cafe, featuring pre-made smoothies, cold-pressed juices and juice shots along with ready-made salads, acai bowls and wraps.. Owned by J essie and Kelly Pegula, the daughters of Buffalo Bills and Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, The Healthy Scratch menu… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 5, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Increasing Acai Sales Demands Vigilance for Chagas Disease Increasing Acai Sales Demands Vigilance for Chagas Disease
Every year, Brazil registers between 110 and 150 new cases of the disease. Confirmation of oral transmission involves a parasitologic examination and epidemiologic evidence.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

WATCH: The pros and cons of trendy health foods
Nutritionist Maya Feller breaks down what you need to know about acai bowls, charcoal, almond milk and veggie chips. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

The future of snacking looks like coconut jerky and mushroom bars
Last year, 77,000 people sampled acai chocolates, turmeric popcorn, matcha teas and almond flour breads atNatural Products Expo West show, the world's largest trade event for natural brands. The four-day event returns beginning Thursday in Anaheim.Carlotta Mast, executive director of content... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Everything You Need To Do To Stay Healthy, Fit, And Happy In Your 30s
By Erin Magner for Well+Good So you survived your 20s--and with any luck, there was more green juice than green Jell-O shots involved. Maybe along the way you found your fave ways to move your body, nourish it well, and keep your largest organ (AKA your skin) healthy and glowing. That's great! And now that you've hit the big 3-0, we tapped in-the-know wellness gurus to offer up amazing tips to help you keep your youthful, healthy mojo going strong. What's the number-one secret to making your 30s amazing? Working out is great, cleaning up your diet is even better, but our experts say the most crucial thing you need to st...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news