Younger-looking skin, stronger bones and improved brain health: 6 Reasons to eat more mushrooms
(Natural News) Mushrooms look a little strange compared to common superfoods like apples or cucumbers, but edible fungi are delicious, savory ingredients. There are different kinds of mushrooms, and they offer health benefits such as improving your brain health and keeping your bones strong. Unlike other white foods that you’re supposed to avoid (e.g., sugar... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recipes for a Festive Holiday Feast
MONDAY, Dec. 23, 2019 -- Elegant holiday dishes are surprisingly easy to pull off when you stick to only a few ingredients. Try this delicious pork loin roast flavored with fragrant dried herbs and the perfect accompaniment -- apples and sweet... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eating two apples daily for eight weeks can lower 'bad' cholesterol, study finds
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but two might be better, a study suggests. Eating two apples a day may reduce people's risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, experts found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers identify novel biomarkers to accurately measure dietary intake of key bioactives
(CNC Communications) Recent studies published in Nature Scientific Reports:Identify new biomarkers for measuring the intake of flavanols and procyanidins, key bioactives in apples, blueberries, grapes, pears and cocoa. Validate -- based on rigorously established criteria - the utility of these new biomarkers. Provide researchers with a path forward to accurately assess bioactive nutrient intake in large populations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rise of the superbugs: Bacteria are outsmarting humans. Will they eventually kill us all?
(Natural News) It is getting hard to keep track of all the recalls and outbreaks associated with foodborne illness lately. In the last month, apples, vegetable products, meat, and fish have all been recalled for possible Listeria contamination. In the same time frame, a Salmonella outbreak that has been linked to ground beef has been making the rounds, and an E. coli outbreak has been linked with packaged salad... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New type of apple is nutritious and lasts in fridge for a year
Growers in Washington State have begun shipping a new variety of apples called Cosmic Crisp to stores across U.S. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fire Blight Spreads Northward, Threatening Apple Orchards
Growers in northern states are combating virulent outbreaks of a disease as seasons grow warmer, orchards have been reconfigured for higher yields and new varieties may be more vulnerable. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jim Robbins Tags: Apples Trees and Shrubs Genetics and Heredity Flowers and Plants Antibiotics Bacteria Cornell University National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation Champlain (NY) Maine your-feed-science Source Type: news

Why Modern-Day Foragers Want You to Eat Weeds for Dinner
Illustration by Natalya Balnova for TIME Thistles, a kind of flowering plant often covered in angry-looking prickles, are probably not an ingredient in any of your go-to recipes. But Katrina Blair wants you to try eating them anyway. “I love to take the root, fresh or dry, and blend them into a chai,” she says. She also recommends combining the greens with lemons, apples and water for a refreshing lemonade — just be sure to strain out the spikes, she warns. Blair, 50, is the founder of Turtle Lake Refuge, a Durango, Colorado-based nonprofit that advocates for, among other things, foraging and eating weed...
Source: TIME: Health - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Uncategorized Food onetime Source Type: news

Italy ’s Olive-Oil Industry Sees Simmering Threats from Climate Change and Nasty Bacteria
By Eric RegulyROME, Nov 6 2019 (IPS) On a warm Saturday morning in late October, the silver-green leaves of the 200 productive olive trees on a rolling country property in Umbria, in central Italy, sparkled in the brilliant sun. Fausto Venturi, a local farmer who devotes autumn weekends to making olive oil, could not have been happier. The weather was perfect for harvesting the Moraiolo olives. The small, round green fruit is indigenous to Umbria and Tuscany, prized by olive growers for its high yield and among connoisseurs for the oil’s gorgeous emerald-green colour and fruity aroma, with hints of artichokes and he...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Eric Reguly Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Europe Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Trick or truth? The real story behind Halloween candy tampering
As kids around the country prepare to hit their neighbourhood streets for the annual trick-or-treating ritual, we examine how real the threat of poisoned candies, razors in apples and other Halloween treat tampering we've heard about for decades really is in Canada. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Try This Healthy Autumn Apple Dessert
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30, 2019 -- Apples are a superfruit loaded with nutrients and soluble fiber. While warm apple pie is the quintessential American dessert, a few tweaks to the standard recipe can lighten the calorie load. First, switch from pie to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Michigan apples recalled in 8 states due to listeria concerns
McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Jonathan and Fuji are among the varieties recalled after test reveals possible contamination (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Michigan produce company is recalling apples in eight states for possible listeria contamination
A Michigan produce company has recalled nearly 2,300 cases of fresh apples that could be contaminated with listeria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One avocado a day helps lower 'bad' cholesterol for heart healthy benefits
Move over, apples - new research from Penn State suggests that eating one avocado a day may help keep "bad cholesterol" at bay. According to the researchers, bad cholesterol can refer to both oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and small, dense LDL particles. In a randomized, controlled feeding study, the researchers found that eating one avocado a day was associated with lower levels of LDL (specifically small, dense LDL particles) and oxidized LDL in adults with overweight or obesity. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - October 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

It ’s Halloween. Beware Urban Legends (and Cars).
It ’s the risks to costumed little pedestrians that should worry parents, not tainted candy or razor blades in apples. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aaron E. Carroll Tags: Halloween Traffic Accidents and Safety Poisoning and Poisons Hoaxes and Pranks Rumors and Misinformation Parenting Source Type: news

Fiber in Fruits and Grains Protects Against Diverticulitis
Our diets are overly refined. Eating more whole fruits, especially apples, pears and prunes, can help our digestive health. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Diverticulosis Diet and Nutrition Fiber (Dietary) Constipation Digestive Tract Colon Source Type: news

What do turmeric, apples and grapes have in common? Scientists have found they all help treat prostate cancer
(Natural News) Prostate cancer is among the leading cancers in men in the U.S., second only to skin cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates around 174,650 new cases of – and 31,620 deaths from – prostate cancer each year, in its latest report. Fortunately, new evidence suggests that eating certain foods could play a role in starving – or even preventing – cancer.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat these 15 foods to boost your kidney health
(Natural News) The kidneys are small, bean-shaped organs that serve the body in many ways. To improve your kidney health, eat fresh fruits and vegetables like apples, cucumbers, and garlic. Your kidneys have several important functions: They help eliminate waste and excess water from the body They maintain salt and mineral balance They balance red... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delicious, nutritious, health-promoting: There are many reasons to eat an apple every day
(Natural News) The old saying is indeed true: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Many studies have explored the health benefits of apples. Here are just some evidence-based health benefits you can get from eating an apple: It can ward off cancers. Various studies examined the anti-cancer potential of apples. For example, a case-control study published... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can nutrients from apples help with stem cell therapy?
(Natural News) Stem cell therapy is a modern approach developed for tissue regeneration. This approach, also known as regenerative medicine, mainly involves the replacement of diseased or damaged cells with healthier and newer cells. Although stem cell therapy was initially conceived with embryonic stem cells as its main components, controversy regarding the use of such... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stock up on These Fall Superfoods
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- Butternut squash, Brussels sprouts and apples are all amazing fall superfoods and the perfect reason to get cooking. Cheap and versatile, butternut squash is loaded with fiber and vitamin A. For an easy butternut squash... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Apples to apples? Neural correlates of emotion regulation differences between high and low risk adolescents - Perino MT, Guassi Moreira JF, McCormick EM, Telzer EH.
Adolescence has been noted as a period of increased risk taking. The literature on normative neurodevelopment implicates aberrant activation of affective and regulatory regions as key to inhibitory failures. However, many of these studies have not included... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Here's why you shouldn't throw away perfectly good apple peels
(Natural News) When it comes to apples, nutrition isn’t only skin-deep. To get the most out of your organic apples, you should enjoy the apple’s skin, along with its fleshy interior. There’s a good reason why organic apples are considered by some people to be one of the world’s healthiest fruits. This natural superfood contains high... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The physics professor who says online extremists act like curdled milk
Hate may be less like a cancer and more like bubbles, says Neil Johnson, who applies physics theory to human behaviorLone wolves. Terrorist cells. Bad apples. Viral infections.The language we use to discuss violent extremism is rife with metaphors from the natural world. As we seek to understand why some humans behave so utterly inhumanely, we rely on comparisons to biology, ecology and medicine.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 23, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco Tags: Science Race US news Antisemitism Source Type: news

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds
Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controversial, widely used class ofpesticides that are particularly harmful to bees, according to a study published on Tuesday.Neonicotinoid pesticides, also known as neonics, are used on more than 140 different types of crops, from apples to rice. Neonics are most persistent in corn and soybeans as the pesticide is used to coat the seeds of these crops.Continue reading... (Source: Gu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 6, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Lauren Aratani in New York Tags: Bees Pesticides Environment Insects Animals Wildlife Farming Agriculture Science Source Type: news

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds
Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controversial, widely used class ofpesticides that are particularly harmful to bees, according to a study published on Tuesday.Neonicotinoid pesticides, also known as neonics, are used on more than 140 different types of crops, from apples to rice. Neonics are most persistent in corn and soybeans as the pesticide is used to coat the seeds of these crops.Continue reading... (Source: Gu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 6, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Lauren Aratani in New York Tags: Bees Pesticides Environment Insects Animals Wildlife Farming Agriculture Science Source Type: news

Your Apple Has 100 Million Microorganisms Living On It. Should You Care?
Fruit and vegetables are among the healthiest foods around, packed with plenty of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. But have you ever wondered about what else you might be eating when you bite into an apple? Gabriela Berg did. The head of the Institute of Environmental Biotechnology at Graz University of Technology in Austria has been studying the microbes that inhabit fruit for most of her professional career. This seemingly esoteric curiosity has recently taken on more practical health implications, as research into the human microbiome has uncovered the key role bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms that live on ou...
Source: TIME: Health - July 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition microbiome Source Type: news

Eat The Seeds: Why The Germs In Apples May Be Good For You
(CNN) – Apples overflow with bacteria — about 100 million bacteria, many of which are healthy. Apple aficionados who swallow the core not only get extra fiber, flavonoids and flavor, they also ingest about 10 times more bacteria than people who discard the rough bits at the center, new research finds. And for those hoping to “keep the doctor away,” go organic, suggests the new study, which was published in Frontiers in Microbiology. Organic varieties carry a more diverse community of germs than the conventional and so could be healthier for us to eat. Apples are fruit celebrities, with more people e...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Apples CNN Source Type: news

The 100 Million Bacteria On Apples May Be Key To Their Health Benefits
Apples may be healthy not in spite of the many bacteria they house, but because of them. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

The Millions Of Bacteria On Apples May Be A Key To Their Health Benefits
Apples may be healthy not in spite of the many bacteria they house, but because of them. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Shape Matters: Normal BMI Apples, Olives Fare Worse Than Pears Shape Matters: Normal BMI Apples, Olives Fare Worse Than Pears
Apple vs pear vs olive-on-a-stick: the"scale is not everything." New study underscores the importance of waist circumference for mortality risk even when weight is normal, extends prior observations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 24, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

An apple contains 100MILLION bacteria, scientists say
Researchers from Graz University of Technology in Austria examined the differences in bacteria between organic apples and shop-bought ones and found there was a greater variety in organic ones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An apple carries about 100 million bacteria -- good luck washing them off
(Frontiers) Published in Frontiers in Microbiology, a new study shows that organic apples harbor a more diverse and balanced bacterial community -- which could make them healthier and tastier than conventional apples, as well as better for the environment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

13 Nutritious fruits that can help relieve constipation
(Natural News) A person with constipation has difficulty emptying their bowels and the condition may cause pain and discomfort. To relieve constipation, drink lots of water and eat fiber-rich fruits like apples and pears. The signs and symptoms of constipation If you have constipation, you suffer from irregular and tough bowel movements, which can cause lower... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postmenopausal 'pears' at lower risk of heart disease than 'apples'
Body fat distribution key to risk of developing CVD in postmenopausal women Related items fromOnMedica Job strain linked to heightened risk of early death in men with heart disease/diabetes Parity lower in women with unfavourable lipid profile Gestational diabetes raises long-term CVD risk Obesity associated with worse mortality and higher CVD risk Sweetened drinks greater risk for poor glycaemic control (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 1, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Hair loss expert reveals five fruits that could stop you from going BALD 
Dr Bashar Bizrah, founder of the Beyond Med Centre clinic in Kensington, claims apples could help prevent dandruff and says evidence is starting to show peaches can halt thinning hair. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Snack Healthier
-- The keys to healthier snacking are moderation and choosing your munchies wisely, says the American Heart Association. The AHA recommends: Crunchy foods, such as apples, celery sticks, cucumbers, rice cakes, popcorn and nuts. Low-sugar... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Improving digestion: 11 gut-friendly foods
(Natural News) Your digestive tract is crucial to your overall well-being because it is responsible for absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste from the body. If you suffer from digestive issues like abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, or diarrhea, eating gut-friendly foods like apples and chia seeds can help relieve your painful symptoms. Other conditions, such as Crohn’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should eat pears: A nutrient review
(Natural News) Did you know that pears are related to apples? Like apples, pears are juicy, nutritious fruits rich in vitamins and minerals. Pear trees can live for more than 250 years, making them one of the longest-living fruit trees on Earth. Cultivated pears are derived from one or two wild pear species distributed in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What foods are good for kidneys?
Foods that are beneficial for kidney health include dark leafy greens, berries, and apples. Foods to avoid include high-phosphorous foods. Learn more about foods that are good for the kidneys here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

A compound found in apples can protect the body against heart disease
(Natural News) Eating apples could be a way to keep your heart protected. A study published in the journal Nutrition Research found that xyloglucan, a compound found in apples, can protect against heart injury and lower the risk of coronary heart disease. In an earlier study, researchers at the Catholic University of Daegu in South... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple corn muffins
Of the many varieties available, Baldwin, Braeburn, Cortland, Fuji and Gala are among the best apples for baking. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apples with dip
This dip uses fat-free cream cheese instead of full-fat cream cheese, which makes it lower in fat and calories. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple salad with figs and almonds
Apples and figs are a delicious combination. Figs are also a good source of iron, calcium and phosphorus. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What ’s the Best Way to Get Rid of a Bad Aftertaste?
Ordering a dish loaded with garlic or onions can be a commitment. The flavors can linger on the tongue long after a meal is over, no matter how many breath mints you pop. But what actually causes a bad aftertaste — and is there any way to get rid of it? Cordelia Running, director of the Saliva, Perception, Ingestion and Tongues (SPIT) lab at Purdue University, says that aftertastes are generally caused by “little bits of the actual flavor stimuli that might hang around”: physical remnants of food that get caught in the mouth, for example, or molecules that remain in the saliva or mucus. Potent foods, suc...
Source: TIME: Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Peanut butter hummus
This fresh spin on traditional hummus can be spread on sandwiches or served as a dip for apples and celery. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network -- just in time for you to try over the weekend. You also [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 9, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Check your spice rack for these 10 gut-healthy spices
(Natural News) Certain foods, like apples and yogurt, can improve your digestion. But aside from these beneficial foods, some spices like cardamom and garlic can relieve digestive problems. Boost your digestive health with spices Several studies have determined that various many spices stimulate the liver, which helps the organ secrete bile with a higher percentage of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pest-killing fungi could protect NYS grapes, apples from invasive insect
(Cornell University) Cornell University-led research reports that two local fungal pathogens could potentially curb an invasive insect that has New York vineyard owners on edge. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 30, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

After the FBI fabricated the Russia collusion hoax, does the agency have any credibility to accuse patriot group leader?
(Natural News) Throughout the “Spygate” scandal involving Deep State players loyal to ringleader Barack Obama, Americans were repeatedly told that ‘rank-and-file members’ of the FBI and Justice Department were solid, patriotic men and women who are dedicated to serving our country. The problem, we were told, was just a few bad apples at the top.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating apples and pears can reduce your risk of Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) Type 2 diabetes is on the rise, but this chronic disease can be prevented with the help of dietary and lifestyle changes. A study published in the journal Food & Function suggested that eating apples and pears can cut your risk of this dreaded disease. Researchers at Zhejiang University in China carried out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news