How to live longer: Five healthy food swaps to help you live a longer life
HOW TO live longer: We all know the importance of eating a healthy, balanced diet to help ward off diseases and achieve optimum health, but when it comes to staple foods it can be hard to know which we should eat more of and which less. One expert reveals five healthy food swaps to help make for a long life. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt ’s Food Challenge: a Good Effort but Not Enough
A bakery shop in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian flatbread, known as Aish baladi or country bread is on the table of all Egyptians, even the poorest, thanks to a smartcard system that assigns certain quantities to each family to avoid unnecessary waste. By Maged SrourCAIRO, Apr 18 2019 (IPS) “Unfortunately the overall nutritional panorama of Egypt does not look well,” says Dr. Sara Diana Garduno Diaz, an expert concentrating on nutrition and biology at the American University of the Middle East. Diaz’s research focuses on dietary patterns and ethnic-associated risk factors for metabolic syndrome. “While tra...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Middle East & North Africa Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (B Source Type: news

How to live longer: These colourful veg may protect against heart disease and cancer
HOW TO live longer: Eating a balanced diet packed with fruit and vegetables is key to healthy living, but many people tend to eat the same foods and neglect others with vital nutrients. Add these colourful vegetables to your diet, which studies have shown may protect against heart disease and cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Eating this fermented food could help lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure can lead to serious health problems if left untreated, but eating a healthy, balanced diet is one of the best ways to keep your reading in check. Certain foods in particular have been found to have blood pressure lowering properties - including the following fermented food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The green vegetable juice proven to regulate blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes is a serious condition which can lead to more serious health problems if left untreated. But one way it can be prevented is to eat a healthy balanced diet. Specific food and drinks have proven particularly effective. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Drinking this red juice every day could lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is a condition that can be difficult to spot so doing what you can to keep your reading in check is very important. One way to do this is by having a healthy, balanced diet - in particular, drinking a certain juice every day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for the heart: The spice-based supplement proven to boost heart health
BEST supplements for the heart: Diet plays a huge role in keeping the heart healthy. Alongside eating a healthy balanced diet, some experts say a certain spice, available as a supplement, has a number of important cardiovascular benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 85p fruit you should eat to lower your cholesterol
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could also increase your life expectancy, and prevent against deadly high cholesterol, by regularly eating this cheap fruit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 14p fruit you should eat to avoid high blood pressure
HOW to live longer: Prevent early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could also increase your life expectancy, and prevent deadly high blood pressure symptoms, by regularly eating this cheap fruit. Are you at risk of hypertension? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Four of the best exercises to relieve stiff and painful joints
ARTHRITIS is a condition that causes a person ’s joints to become painful and inflamed. Alongside eating a healthy, balanced diet, experts say exercise can help reduce and prevent pain. Here are four of the best exercises to do. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamins and Supplements Can ’t Replace a Balanced Diet, Study Says
Roughly 90% of American adults do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, but many are trying to make up for it by popping pills. According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, 75% of U.S. adults take a dietary supplement of some kind. Multivitamins, many people believe, are a one-step way to get the nutrients they need. But new research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that vitamins and supplements may not be enough to keep you healthy. Nutrients consumed via supplements do not improve health and longevity as effectively as those consumed through foods, according to the study. While getting the rig...
Source: TIME: Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: The fermented supplement proven to help shed pounds
BEST supplements for weight loss: When it comes to losing weight, eating a healthy balanced diet and regular exercise are recommended. But some evidence has also demonstrated how a certain supplement can help a person shed their extra pounds. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The green-coloured fruit that could help lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure may not cause any immediate problems in the early stages, but left untreated, it can lead to serious health complications. Eating a healthy balanced diet can help control your reading - in particular eating a green-coloured fruit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better Muscle Mass Linked to Improved Immunotherapy Response
Researchers at Osaka University in Japan have identified a key component of physical health associated with response to immunotherapy drugs. Among people with non-small cell lung cancer, higher levels of muscle mass predicted a better response to PD-1 inhibitor immunotherapy. Sarcopenia — the term used to describe low muscle mass levels — appears to reduce the benefits a person receives from immunotherapy cancer treatment. “Sarcopenia at baseline is a significant predictor of worse outcome in patients with advanced NSCLC [non-small cell lung cancer] receiving PD-1 blockade,” the study investigators ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - March 28, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: One tasty fruit you can enjoy that won’t cause blood sugar spikes
TYPE 2 diabetes can be controlled by cutting down on foods that are high in sugar. Even though fruit contains natural sugars, health experts still advise including it as part of a balanced diet, but there is one fruit which may actually help to prevent high blood sugar. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the best cooking oil to protect against early death and heart attacks
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and protect against heart attacks by adding this cooking oil to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s Everything You Need to Know About Gut Health
It’s hardly news that the gastrointestinal tract is important to human health: It transports food from the mouth to the stomach, converts it into absorbable nutrients and stored energy, and shuttles waste back out of the body. If you don’t properly nourish yourself, you don’t live. It’s that simple. But in recent years, scientists have discovered that the GI system has an even bigger, more complex job than previously appreciated. It’s been linked to numerous aspects of health that have seemingly nothing to do with digestion, from immunity to emotional stress to chronic illnesses, including can...
Source: TIME: Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

How to live longer - the fruit you should eat every day to avoid high blood pressure
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, and prevent high blood pressure symptoms, by adding this cheap fruit to your daily dinner routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The one vegetable that could help increase your life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: The secret to long life has slowly been unravelled over the years. Experts says a healthy, balanced diet is key, but what foods in particular should you be eating? A certain vegetable could help reduce your risk of dying. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 50p fruit to lower your risk of death and avoid high cholesterol
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, and prevent high cholesterol, by adding this cheap fruit to your daily breakfast routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Eat this trendy treat that may help ward off disease and prolong life
HOW TO live longer: We all know the importance of eating a healthy, balanced diet, but certain foods can do more to boost life expectancy than others. According to experts, a particular ‘trendy’ treat which has grown in popularity in recent times may help to fight against diseases like prostate cancer and heart disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The one hot drink proven to lower a high reading
HIGH blood pressure can lead to more serious health problems if left untreated. One way to control and prevent the condition is to follow a healthy, balanced diet - in particular, drinking a certain hot drink could help lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for cholesterol: This essential fatty acid could lower cholesterol levels
BEST supplements for cholesterol: Having high cholesterol can increase your risk of serious and even life-threatening health problems. But it can be prevented by eating a healthy, balanced diet. An essential fatty acid in particular has proven effective at lowering high cholesterol levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Four changes to your eating habits - and it’ll help with weight loss
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy by making some changes to your eating habits - and it ’ll even help with your weight loss diet plan. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The one cooking oil you should always opt for to boost life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: Over the years, experts have discovered the impact a healthy, balanced diet can have on life expectancy. But when it comes to specific foods you should be eating, what kind of oil should you be cooking with to improve longevity? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The chemistry behind kibble (video)
(American Chemical Society) Have you ever thought about how strange it is that dogs eat these dry, weird-smelling bits of food for their entire lives and never get sick of them? There are many different dog food formulas on the market, designed for such things as weight loss, long shelf life or a balanced diet. This week on Reactions, you'll learn what's behind the chemistry used to make the perfect dog food kibble: https://youtu.be/_UJWctZyguY. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How to live longer - the amount of tomatoes you should be eating every week
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy by eating more tomatoes. But, how many tomatoes should you be eating every week to avoid death? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Add more of this vegetable to your diet to help boost life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: Ensuring you get your five-a-day of fruit and vegetables is key to a healthy, balanced diet, with different types having different health benefits. According to experts, this particular vegetable may help to extend life by warding off diseases and health issues like heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research uncovers secret behind flavonoids ’ health benefits
NIEHS scientists open door to new medicines by discovering how flavonoids — at levels found in balanced diet — block cancer-promoting protein. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 4, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for the heart: The fruit-based supplement proven to boost heart health
BEST supplements for the heart: The heart is arguably the most important organ in the human body and eating a healthy and balanced diet is one of the best ways to keep it in the best condition. Some experts also recommend taking a fruit-based supplement to keep heart health in check. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The amount of coffee you should drink everyday to avoid an early death
HOW to live longer: You can prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy by adding more coffee to your daily diet. But, how much should you be drinking every day? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of water chestnuts?
Water chestnuts are tuber vegetables that grow underwater. They are low in calories and contain antioxidants, and they can be a healthful addition to a balanced diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

How to live longer: 50p vegetable to avoid early death and lower your diabetes type 2 risk
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and lower your chances of diabetes type 2 symptoms by eating more of this cheap vegetable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: New study claims a third of adults over 50 have a protein deficiency
Dr. Jennifer Ashton explains what the proper amount of lean protein should be along with a balanced diet of healthy fats and whole grain carbs. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Overall health starts in your gut, and gut health starts with probiotics and fiber, according to Chinese study
(Natural News) Numerous studies have shown that having a healthy, balanced diet is something that most people should strive for. After all, a good diet is the cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle that will help prevent most diseases and conditions. Now there’s a new study from China that shows how the effects of a good... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the best cooking oil to boost heart health and lower cholesterol
HOW to live longer: Prevent early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and improve your heart health by using more of this cheap cooking oil to your diet. It could even prevent high cholesterol. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 55p snack to avoid early death and prevent high blood pressure
HOW to live longer: Prevent early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and prevent high blood pressure by eating more of this cheap snack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Swap ham and cheese for this tasty potassium-rich sandwich filler
HIGH BLOOD pressure can be caused by eating too much salt, so people with the condition are advised to limit their intake and follow a healthy, balanced diet. Swap processed ham and cheese for this tasty potassium-rich sandwich filler to lower your blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-protein, low-calorie balanced diet found to reduce weight, release toxins, reduce oxidative stress
(Natural News) When it comes to putting on muscle and gaining mass in general, studies have shown that it may be helpful to have a high-protein diet, one that gives the body the right amount of nutrients it needs in order to build muscle while also keeping the total number of calories in check. Now... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the amount of water you should drink everyday to avoid an early death
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and improve your overall health by drinking plenty of water. But how much liquid should you be consuming every day? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 20p fruit you should eat to prevent deadly high blood pressure
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and prevent high blood pressure by eating more of this cheap fruit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for the heart: The supplement proven to help control your heartbeat
BEST supplements for the heart: The heart is one of the most important organs in the body to keep healthy if you want to live a health problem-free life. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is key for this because certain vitamins and minerals can help keep your heart in tip-top condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Follow this country's unique eating habits to boost longevity
HOW TO live longer: Experts say eating a healthy, balanced diet is one way to improve your life expectancy, but what foods in particular should you be eating? A certain country ’s eating habits have helped make it one of the longest-living nations in the world. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The BEST type of vegetable to lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes can be controlled by following a diet which helps to improve blood sugar control. We all know the importance of eating enough fruit and veg as part of a healthy, balanced diet, but there is one type of vegetable in particular that has been shown to lower blood sugar. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the surprising number of peppers you should eat to boost the heart
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and boost your heart ’s health by eating peppers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - 85p fruit you should eat to avoid early death and high blood pressure
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating healthy, balanced diet and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and avoid high blood pressure symptoms by eating more of this cheap fruit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 35p snack you should eat every day to avoid type 2 diabetes
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and slash your chances of diabetes type 2 symptoms by eating this cheap snack every day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The surprising sweet fruit that can improve blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes can be controlled by cutting down on sugar and making other dietary changes. As fruit contains natural sugars, many diabetic people wonder if they need to avoid it, but experts warn fruit should still form part of a healthy, balanced diet. In fact, this surprising sweet fruit can help to improve blood sugar levels and insulin sensitivity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the one spice you should eat every day to lower your risk of cancer
HOW to live longer: Avoid an early death by eating, healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could boost your life expectancy and lower your risk of some cancer symptoms by eating certain foods. This is the spice you should be eating every day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

8 factors that affect wound healing
  While antibiotics, dressings and antibiotics do their part, several factors affecting wound healing can make the treatment process different for each patient. Some of these factors are unavoidable, while others can be controlled or evaded with conscious effort. Here are some of the important factors that can promote or inhibit wound healing: The rate of wound healing depends on several factors. 1. Type of wound The severity of a wound, along with its shape, depth, size and cause, can significantly affect the rate of healing. Wound Source noted that linear wounds often heal faster than rectangular ones do...
Source: Advanced Tissue - January 22, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound healing Source Type: news