High cholesterol: The ‘dietary portfolio of cholesterol-lowering foods’ you should eat
WITH the festive season of eating foods high in sugar and salt nearly at an end, many of us might be thinking about our health and how we can improve it as we start 2022. One of the most productive ways to become healthier is to lower your cholesterol through a balanced diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Diet and nutrition help cancer survivors return to good health
After cancer treatment, cancer survivors are eager to return to good health. The right diet and nutrition can play a big role in improving long-term health so cancer survivors can enjoy the years ahead. Diet and nutrition recommendations for cancer survivors are no different from the recommendations for anyone who wants to improve their health: Eat a balanced diet with an emphasis on vegetables, fruits and whole grains; drink alcohol moderately, if at all; and… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 6, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Does Long COVID Exist in the Pediatric Age Group?
Discussion With COVID-19, the scientific research process is playing out daily in the press where the general public can see for themselves and share in the new knowledge and frustrating events that occur usually behind the curtain of science. People try to understand the little snippets of new knowledge that come forth and how they fit into the COVID problem, and most importantly how it may affect themselves, the people they care about and their community. Patients and families daily ask questions of their health care providers who themselves have the same questions, and answer something like “We’re learning s...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How Your Post-Thanksgiving Diet Could Help Save the Planet
As you tuck into your Thanksgiving dinner, the kick-off event (at least for Americans) of the holiday season, spare a thought for the planet’s carbon waistline. Food production is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for more than a third of emissions worldwide — and a new study has given fresh insight into how small changes in the diet can have a big impact on food-related emissions. And even if it doesn’t inspire you to forgo the turkey and trimmings, it serves as a good reminder that a post-holiday pause on overindulgence might be just the kind of thanks Mother Earth might appreciate ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything embargoed study healthscienceclimate Londontime overnight Source Type: news

Are Food and Fitness Enough to Fight Coronary Artery Disease?
A healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet and exercise may go only so far to manage your coronary artery disease. So what might you need? (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Two snacks which may 'lower' levels of the 'silent killer' - what to eat
HIGH cholesterol levels increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. It is important to adopt healthy habits, such as eating a healthy balanced diet, as this can prevent your cholesterol levels becoming high in the first place. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 foods you think are healthy but are really not - how many do you eat regularly?
EATING a healthy, balanced diet is routinely recommended to keep the body in fighting form. However, many of the food items you think are healthy are actually not. To help us lift the lid on the worst culprits, Express.co.uk caught up with Rob Hobson, Head of Nutrition Healthspan Head of Nutrition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair Loss: Four vitamin supplements to help growth - 'the key is having a balanced diet'
HAIR loss is normal, as we can lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day, often without noticing. If you are experiencing hair loss, your doctor can assess the cause. For older women, hormonal changes that are linked with menopause also contribute to hair loss. Nonetheless, there are some products and treatments which may be able to tackle your hair loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplements warning: The vitamin that 'significantly' increases risk of cancer in men
MOST people do not need to take vitamin supplements because they can get all the vitamins and minerals they need by eating a healthy, balanced diet. However, the supplement market is booming. According to one study, supplementing with a popular vitamin hiked the risk of prostate cancer in men. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The popular vegetable that can be 'poisonous' when eaten the wrong way - health warning
VEGETABLES are an essential component of any healthy, balanced diet but some can present hidden health risks when eating the wrong way. One popular vegetable can even prove poisonous when eaten the wrong way - what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The exotic fruit that could help keep your blood sugar levels in check
FRUITS are a wonderful and diverse component of a balanced diet. Eating whole, fresh and locally produced in-season fruits can help prevent and manage diabetes. Now, scientists have found a new fruit which can help treat and prevent diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teens With Obesity Risk Heart Attack, Diabetes As Adults
It's important that teens with obesity adopt healthy behaviors like regular physical activity and eat a balanced diet, but not adopt ‘crash diets,’ researchers say, to lower risk of premature poor health. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Switching from Western diet to a balanced diet may reduce skin, joint inflammation
(University of California - Davis Health) Diet rich in sugar and fat leads to disruption in the gut's microbial culture and contributes to inflammatory skin diseases such as psoriasis. Research shows that switching to a more balanced diet restores the gut's health and suppresses inflammation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIHR Alert: Healthy lifestyles increase life expectancy in people with multiple conditions (multimorbidity) by as much as in other groups
Expert commentary is provided on a UK Biobank study which found that middle-aged people who have multiple long-term conditions can expect to live an extra 6-7 years if they adopt a healthy lifestyle of regular exercise and a balanced diet. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Barilla Foundation Brings Health and Climate Together in New Double Pyramid
The Barilla Foundation New Double Pyramid includes seven cultural pyramids including ones for specific regions like South Asia where these rice workers come from. Other cultural regions include Latin America, East Asia, Nordic and Canada, USA, Mediterranean and Africa. Credit: Deepak Kumar / Unsplash By Alison KentishNEW YORK, Apr 12 2021 (IPS) Following an extensive scientific review, the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) is preparing to launch a new food systems model which incorporates nutrition and climate. Researchers from the Foundation teamed up with counterparts from the Frederico II Univers...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Source Type: news