High blood pressure - this is how many apples you should eat everyday to lower BP
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches, chest pain and difficulty breathing. But, adding apples to your diet could lower your risk of hypertension, a nutritionist has claimed. How many should you be eating to prevent the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Peanut Butter Good For You?
Is peanut butter healthy? Nutrition experts have long debated the question, given peanut butter’s high fat content. But when its full nutritional profile is considered, to many, the answer is yes. “It really is a healthy food,” says registered dietitian Lisa Sasson, a clinical professor in the department of nutrition and food studies at New York University. “There are so many reasons to keep it in your pantry or bring it to work, if you like the taste.” One major reason is that peanut butter has “a great nutritional package” with protein, fiber and many minerals and vitamins, says...
Source: TIME: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are apples good for diabetes?
A person with diabetes must monitor the carbohydrate and sugar in their diet. Although apples contain these compounds, they are a healthful choice for people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In this article, find out the effects of apples on blood sugar and insulin levels, plus other fruits to eat for diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Apples, bananas, and peaches, oh my! Taking one small step for better health today can be as easy as planning healthy snacks! https://go.usa.gov/xQ4fr   #NWHWpic.twitter.com/UqIYSUn5U5
Apples, bananas, and peaches, oh my! Taking one small step for better health today can be as easy as planning healthy snacks! https://go.usa.gov/xQ4fr  #NWHW pic.twitter.com/UqIYSUn5U5 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at womenshealth) Source Type: news

Eat an apple a day to maintain a healthy weight and prevent cancer
(Natural News) An apple a day, indeed, keeps the doctor away: Studies have confirmed that eating an apple a day can help maintain weight and fight against cancer. In a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), it was found that eating more foods rich in flavonols, anthocyanins, and flavonoids – such as apples... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You Asked: What ’s the Best Way to Wash Fruits and Vegetables?
It’s a scary time to eat a salad, given the news of a vast E. coli outbreak in the U.S. spread by contaminated romaine lettuce. If the outbreak has you worrying about your produce-washing habits, you’re not alone. But washing your produce won’t protect you from E. coli. A recent study in Food Science & Nutrition found that rinsing or submerging leafy vegetables in water doesn’t meaningfully reduce their burden of E. coli bacteria. Another study, this one from the University of Georgia, found specially designed produce washes were even less effective than a water rinse at clearing away E. coli. (...
Source: TIME: Health - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

So you want to be an outreach librarian? Spotlight on Katherine Chew
Who knew there was such a thing as “outreach on a stick”? If you’re in Minnesota, like this month’s GMR Partner Outreach Librarian, Katherine Chew, you might know. From ice cream, taffy apples, and every deep fried food you can think of (olives!), the Minnesota State Fair takes the on-a-stick notion to new heights.   Name: Katherine Chew Title: Research/Outreach Services, University of Minnesota Bio-Medical Library, Minneapolis, MN How long have you been in the role of an outreach librarian? Officially November of 2014, practically (i.e. first outreach activity/event) April 2015. How did you g...
Source: The Cornflower - April 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Jacqueline Leskovec Tags: Blog Outreach Partner Outreach Libraries Source Type: news

Bad antibodies made good: The immune system's secret weapon uncovered
(Garvan Institute of Medical Research) The 'bad apples' of the immune system are also its secret weapon, according to major Australian research published today in the world-leading journal Science. In a world first, scientists from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research have revealed how a population of 'bad' antibodies in the immune system -- which are usually 'silenced' because they can harm the body -- can provide crucial protection against invading microbes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Strawberries, Spinach Top List Of Pesticide Contamination
BOSTON (CBS) – It’s springtime and many of us are craving colorful seasonal delights, like for example, a strawberry spinach salad, but strawberries and spinach both top the list when it comes to pesticide contamination. The Environmental Working Group found that one sample of strawberries tested positive for 22 different pesticides and spinach contained nearly twice the pesticide residue by weight than any other fruit or vegetable. Other members of the so-called “dirty dozen” include nectarines, apples, and grapes. Can rinsing your produce with water help get rid of pesticide residues? Yes. So does...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local dirty dozen Dr. Mallika Marshall Pesticides Source Type: news

Strawberries Top the “Dirty Dozen” List of Fruits and Vegetables With the Most Pesticides
In the latest report about pesticide residues, the Environmental Working Group says that 70% of conventionally grown fruits and vegetables contain up to 230 different pesticides or their breakdown products. The analysis, based on produce samples tested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, found that strawberries and spinach contained the highest amounts of pesticide residues. One sample of strawberries, for example, tested positive for 20 different pesticides, and spinach contained nearly twice the pesticide residue by weight than any other fruit or vegetable. The two types of produce topped the EWG ranking of the 12 fr...
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Strawberries Number 1 (Again) On the ‘Dirty Dozen’
EWG researchers this year found that more than 98% of samples of strawberries, along with spinach, peaches, nectarines, cherries and apples, tested positive for residue of at least one pesticide. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Healthy Hot Cross Buns for Easter
Delicious and indulgent, this classic recipe combines aromatic spices with honey and citrus flavors to create hot cross buns that melt in your mouth and are perfect for Easter morning. These hot cross buns are made from the perfect balance of wholemeal spelt and rye flour, similar to how my great Polish aunt used to make her brioche. The dough is enriched with good quality extra-virgin olive oil that marries perfectly with the sophisticated and robust flavor of the rye. I’ve then added generous amounts of plump raisins and dried apricots so that each mouthful has a burst of flavor. Make a double batch because thes...
Source: TIME: Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Easter Food healthytime weekend recipe Source Type: news

An apple a day really does work: The flavonoid-rich fruit improves cardiovascular health, decreases risk of disease
(Natural News) Apples once again show that they can keep the doctor away. A study has found that the flavonoid-rich fruit enhances cardiovascular health and reduces the risk of disease by improving endothelial function. Just eat it with its skin for more benefits. Past studies have shown that there is an inverse association between apple... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Wholesome Carrot, Apple and Oatmeal Muffins
If you crave a quick and healthy breakfast or snack on the run, then these wholesome muffins hit the spot in every way. They are packed with fiber and quality ingredients and are the perfect portable meal if you need some quick nourishment. I love to make them when I know I’ve got a busy week in front of me. They last for about five days when stored in the fridge, and marry perfectly with an almond milk latte. The addition of a generous amount of grated carrot and apple helps to keep them delicate and moist, while the walnuts add a crunch and a boost of omega-3s. You don’t need to fuss when making these muffin...
Source: TIME: Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food healthytime Recipes weekend recipe Source Type: news

11 Things Nutritionists Eat at the Airport —and 4 They Avoid
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Kiwi berry, the latest superfood: Nutrition information and health benefits
(Natural News) Diets rich in fruits (and vegetables) are considered to be the healthiest. The most common ones, such as bananas, apples and berries, are readily available on the market. However, there is a wide range of fruits out there that are yet to be discovered and investigated for their health benefits. The study below focused... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthiest Office Snacks, As Chosen By Nutritionists
(CNN) — When your stomach starts grumbling during a midmorning meeting or when you’re stuck at your desk without a break in sight, what is the most satisfying and healthy snack to grab? To answer this question, I asked 10 nutritionists what their favorite go-to nosh is during a busy workday. Below, their responses. ALMONDS “Almonds are my number one go-to snack when hunger hits between meals. In a study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 1.5 ounces of almonds (about 35 nuts) consumed as a snack daily for four weeks helped to suppress hunger between meals. How? Because the fiber, prot...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local TV Snacks Source Type: news

Food waste is costing us all: The environmental and financial cost of spoiled food
(Natural News) You wouldn’t suspect bananas, apples, tomatoes, salad, sweet peppers, pears and grapes to be the primary culprits of a costly crime. Yet according to an AlphaGalileo article, a Swedish research team identified those aforementioned fresh produce to comprise nearly half of the food that goes to waste on the shelves of retail stores.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating Fruit Can Actually Help You Lose Weight. A Nutritionist Explains
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Gluten-Free Apple Cake That Won ’t Last Long
This cake is inspired by my great aunt who was Polish and an incredible baker. She would mix wholesome cakes by hand with a wooden spoon and churn out babka to feed to our Polish family on a regular basis. I would watch her with excitement and help out in the kitchen, making the most spectacular apple cakes that were packed with apples and scented with a hint of vanilla. This recipe is from my latest cookbook Healthy Baking. I like to use Golden Delicious Apples in this recipe, but you can use any kind you prefer. Chop them into smaller pieces, so they cook quicker when baking. This cake is quite moist, so store in an airt...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes The Healthy Chef weekend recipe Source Type: news

Finding the root cause of bronchiolitis symptoms
(Children's National Health System) 'By treating all bronchiolitis patients with a single agent, we could be comparing apples with oranges,' says Robert J. Freishtat, M.D., M.P.H., chief of emergency medicine at Children's National Health System. The necessary treatment may differ, depending on the underlying cause: Respiratory syncytial virus, rhinovirus or another virus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Two Foods Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal
Diets high in tomatoes and fruits, particularly apples, could speed the healing of smoke-damaged lungs. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meijer Voluntarily Recalls Select Meijer Brand Fresh Packaged Products Containing Apples Due to Potential Health Risk
As a result of the Fresh-Pak Inc. recall, Meijer is announcing a voluntary recall of select Meijer brand packaged products due to sliced apples within the products being potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. To date, there have been no known illnesses reported in connection with this recall. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 21, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Tomatoes and Apples Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal
THURSDAY, Dec. 21, 2017 -- For smokers who've managed to quit, the road to fully repairing lungs damaged by the habit may seem like a long one. But new research suggests help may be close at hand -- in the kitchen. The decade-long study of 650... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Why you should eat three apples or two tomatoes each day
Natural decline in lung function over 10 years was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and apples, found Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health scientists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet rich in apples and tomatoes may help repair lungs of ex-smokers, study suggests
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found the natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, especially apples, suggesting certain components in these foods might help restore lung damage caused by smoking. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lung damage by smoking could be repaired by eating THESE fruits
HEALING properties found in fresh apples and tomatoes can slow down natural ageing of the lungs and even repair damage caused by smoking, research claims. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jack Brown Produce, Inc. Recalls Gala, Fuji, Honeycrisp and Golden Delicious Apples Due to Possible Health Risk
Jack Brown Produce, Inc. of Sparta, MI is recalling Gala, Fuji, Honeycrisp and Golden Delicious apples processed and shipped by one of its suppliers, Nyblad Orchards, Inc., on December 11 through December 16, 2017, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 19, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Depressed and Worried About Finances? How to Become More Financially Savvy
No one starts off in life wanting to worry about money. In fact, most of us dream of achieving wonderful things, including the ability to buy what we want, when we want it. It’s only after a series of disappointments — some call them hard knocks — that we come to the realization that money only goes so far. If we fail to learn the lessons of budgeting and saving, we’re destined to keep running into financial problems. This can lead to many a sleepless night, accompanied by worry and depression about finances. Finding a path from what I’ll call financial illiteracy to being more financially sav...
Source: Psych Central - December 16, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Anxiety Depression Money and Financial finances Financial Burdens money problems spending Source Type: news

Empowering Women Improves Communities, Ensures Success for Generations
Credit: IFADBy Becky HeeleyROME, Dec 4 2017 (IPS)At an event held on October 29 at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Gender Awards 2017, five countries were honored for impressive achievements in gender equality and women’s empowerment despite harsh conditions and numerous daunting situational and societal obstacles. The five countries are Bangladesh, Mozambique, Colombia, Morocco, and Mauritania. The IFAD supported projects in these countries have ambitious goals for a more egalitarian future. To date these projects have successfully provided women with decision-making opportunities, skill t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Becky Heeley Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Food & Agriculture Gender Global Headlines Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Women & Economy Women's Health Source Type: news

Did you solve it? This apple teaser is hard core!
The solution to today ’s puzzleOn my puzzle blog earlier today I set you the following puzzle:You and your two friends Pip and Blossom are captured by an evil gang of logicians. In order to gain your freedom, the gang ’s chief, Kurt, sets you this fearsome challenge. The three of you are put in adjacent cells. In each cell is a quantity of apples. Each of you can count the number of apples in your own cell, but not in anyone else’s. You are told that each cell has at least one apple, and at most nine apples, and no two cells have the same number of apples.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 20, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Alex Bellos Tags: Science Mathematics Education Source Type: news

Disease-resistant apples perform better than old favorites
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) You may not find them in the produce aisle yet, but it's only a matter of time before new disease-resistant apple cultivars overtake favorites like Honeycrisp in popularity, according to a University of Illinois apple expert. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 14, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Ask Well: Do Pesticides Get Into the Flesh of Fruits and Vegetables?
Some pesticides are actually designed to be absorbed into the tissue of the fruit or vegetable to protect it from pests (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Fruit Vegetables Hazardous and Toxic Substances Pesticides Apples Cucumbers Cantaloupes Sustainable Living Agriculture and Farming Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: THESE foods are best for fighting joint pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis affects about 400,000 people in the UK. Apples, peaches, oats and turmeric were just a few of the best foods for managing the condition ’s symptoms, according to scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutrients in apples and grapes found to increase stamina
(Natural News) A recent study found that certain nutrients in apples and grapes increase the body’s stamina, according to a report by NutraIngredients-USA. Scientists from the Faculty of Sports Science at the University of Burgundy reported that two 500 milligram (mg) doses of polyphenols increased the endurance of athletes studied by almost 10 percent. Furthermore,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

20 Easy-to-grow crops you can raise at home
(Natural News) Home gardening is becoming more popular these days, which is largely due in part to its many beneficial effects such as lower food cost and relatively healthier produce. We have prepared an extensive list of easy-to-grow fruits and vegetables to help you kick start your own food garden. Top 10 easy-to-grow fruits Apples... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baking Soda Plus Water Best for Washing Pesticides Off Apples Baking Soda Plus Water Best for Washing Pesticides Off Apples
Washing apples in water with a dash of baking soda is the most effective way to remove pesticide residue, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Baking soda plus water best for washing pesticides off apples
(Reuters Health) - Washing apples in water with a dash of baking soda is the most effective way to remove pesticide residue, new research shows. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Toxic pesticides on YOUR supermarket apples NOT be removed with water
VOMIT-INDUCING pesticides can be accidentally eaten when munching on apples, unless they ’ve been soaked in baking soda for at least 15 minutes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toxic pesticides on YOUR supermarket apples may NOT be removed with water
VOMIT-INDUCING pesticides can be accidentally eaten when munching on apples, unless they ’ve been soaked in baking soda for at least 15 minutes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pesticides: How 'bout washing them apples?
Perhaps you run an apple under water for a moment before chomping down. Perhaps you give it a good rub on your shirt, or maybe you don't even remove the sticker before taking a bite. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fruit for thought: Student cider making and apples at the core of the community
Students at the University of Bristol have swapped cider drinking for cider making, in traditional Westcountry style. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 24, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students; Press Release Source Type: news

Research yields test to predict bitter pit disorder in Honeycrisp apples
(Penn State) A test to determine whether bitter pit -- a disorder that blindsides apple growers by showing up weeks or months after picking -- will develop in stored Honeycrisp apples was developed by a team of Penn State researchers, promising to potentially save millions of dollars annually in wasted fruit. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 19, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

These foods fight deadly lung disease
Your lungs are under constant assault. That’s why COPD is the third leading cause of death according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 15 million Americans have it. COPD is short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It’s a group of lung diseases like emphysema and chronic bronchitis. They constrict your airways. They make breathing difficult and can cause wheezing or coughing. Most doctors will tell you that smoking is the major culprit. But even if you never smoked you are still at risk of COPD. You see, our modern world is a big factor. Our air is full of chemicals. Bad air i...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Nutrition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD lung disease lungs Source Type: news

Important warning for allergy sufferers
I love springtime. But many of my patients dread this time of year… They come to my clinic sneezing and sniffling. They have runny noses, and watery, itchy eyes. They can’t sleep or work. You may have the same problems. You need relief fast to get back to your life. So you might be tempted to pop some OTC remedies or ask your doctor for a prescription. But you may be getting more than you bargained for with those allergy drugs. They may make you lose your mind. Let me explain… Many doctors treat allergies with a class of drugs called (ACs). You know them by names like Benadryl and Dimetapp. In a new ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Apples surviving in a thirsty landscape
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Source: ScienceNOW - September 28, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Hines, P. J. Tags: twil Source Type: news

Our weight tells how we assess food
(Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati) A new study demonstrated that people of normal weight tend to associate natural foods such as apples with their sensory characteristics. On the other hand, processed foods such as pizzas are generally associated with their function or the context in which they are eaten. But that's not all. The research also highlighted the ways in which underweight people pay greater attention to natural foods and overweight people to processed foods. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How to Wish Somebody a Happy Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday night marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, one of the Jewish High Holidays. Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown and lasts for two full days after tonight. It also marks the start of the Jewish holiday season and includes a number of festive traditions. Here is what you need to know about the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. When is Rosh Hashanah and what time does it start? Rosh Hashanah 2017 starts at sundown on Wednesday, Sept. 20 and will last through the end of the evening of Friday, Sept. 22. The first full day of Rosh Hashanah is this Thursday. What is Rosh Hashanah? Rosh Hashanah celebrates the start of the ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Marie Segarra Tags: Uncategorized hoidays onetime Source Type: news

UBC research discovers a chemical-free way to keep apples fresher longer
(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but the mold on it could make you sick. Rhiannon Wallace, a PhD candidate at UBC Okanagan's campus, has developed a way to stop, or at least control, blue mold -- a pathogen that can rot an apple to its core. Wallace's research has determined that bacteria, originally isolated from cold Saskatchewan soils, may be the answer to preventing mold growth and apple rot while the fruit is in storage or transport. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 13, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Stop prostate cancer dead in its tracks by eating apples and grapes, reveals new research
(Natural News) Eating apples and grapes may help stave off prostate cancer onset, the most common cancer among American men. As reported by Nature.com, a study published on Precision Oncology revealed that a combination of nutritional compounds can inhibit cancer cell growth. As part of the study, a team of researchers at the University of Texas at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news