Anthocyanin-rich blueberries improve gut health and reduce chronic inflammation
(Natural News) Blueberries have been found to improve gut health and reduce chronic inflammation, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition. Blueberries are rich in anthocyanins that contain anti-inflammatory properties and may improve the gut microbiota. A team of researchers at the University of Georgia wanted to determine whether blueberry supplementation would change... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stunned scientists find BLUEBERRIES are better at destroying cancer cells than conventional radiation therapy alone
(Natural News) Cervical cancer strikes close to 13,000 women each year, claiming over 4,200 lives. Traditional treatment options include surgery to remove the affected tissue, radiation therapy using high energy x-rays to destroy cancer cells, chemotherapy drugs to destroy the affected cells (although healthy cells are killed too), or a combination thereof. However, these treatments... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating a cup of blueberries a day protects you against heart disease and cancer, scientists discover
(Natural News) Did you know that blueberries can help prevent cancer and heart disease? According to a study by researchers from Florida State University, eating blueberries daily could lower the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. For the study, researchers conducted a double-blind and placebo-controlled clinical trial. The researchers observed 48 post-menopausal women diagnosed with pre-hypertension (stage one... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Reasons why you should start eating more blueberries
(Natural News) Aside from being abundant in antioxidants, blueberries, dubbed the “king of antioxidant fruits,” offers a wide range of health benefits. In fact, several studies have proven that simply eating less than one cup of these berries every day can help lower your risk of developing cancer and heart disease. Blueberries can even help... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 Surprising Foods That Pack a Day ’s Worth of Added Sugar
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / AP Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

HIDDEN SUGAR DANGER: Breakfast blueberry muffins contain as much sugar as a can of Coke
(Natural News) You probably don’t think twice about reaching for a blueberry muffin when you want a snack because you believe it’s the healthier option compared to a cupcake. However, according to a report, a blueberry muffin may have the same amount of sugar as a can of soda. Based on the data from the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Best Spring Superfoods to Fuel Your Workouts
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Brickell / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

6 ‘Healthy’ Snacks a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Aspire Food Group Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Exo Bars
Aspire Food Group of Austin, TX, is recalling its 60 gram bars of EXO Blueberry Vanilla, Peanut Butter& Jelly, and Apple Cinnamon bars because they may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have a severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 6, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Stress-Busting Smoothie
I designed this smoothie for myself due to my busy work schedule, and hectic work environment. My immune system was low and my cortisol levels were high, so I needed to pay more attention to my heatlth and get my own wellbeing back on track. This smoothie is my ultimate healthy breakfast. It provides sustained energy, supports my immune system, my digestive system and is rich in protein and antioxidants. It takes just one minute to make and any leftovers can be taken to work and enjoyed as a snack or light meal the same day. Adding protein in my smoothies helps to keep me full all morning and it also aids my concentration ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking diet Food healthytime Recipes weekend recipe Source Type: news

Wild blueberry juice provides cardioprotective effects for people at risk for type-2 diabetes
(Natural News) Blueberries aren’t just for sweet cheesecakes; it can also protect the heart of people who may have had too much of it. A study published in BMC Nutrition revealed that wild blueberry juice has cardioprotective effects which can improve the condition of people with type-2 diabetes. The study, led by the U.S. Department of Agriculture... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumption of juice from Vaccinium angustifolium, wild blueberry, found to provide cardioprotective effects including improved blood pressure for Type 2 diabetics
(Natural News) Wild blueberry juice may help protect the heart and improve systolic blood pressure in adults at risk of type-2 diabetes, according to a study. The study, which was published in the journal BMC Nutrition, used a randomized, single-blind human intervention to determine the effects of wild blueberry juice when consumed. Researchers recruited 19 individuals for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Krissy Brady / Health Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Blueberry muffin could contain nearly as much sugar as a can of Coke
The Obesity Health Alliance and Action on Sugar compared muffins from cafes, train stations and supermarkets. They found some of the trendy snacks had more sugar than a can of Cola Cola (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blueberry muffin could contain more sugar than a can of Coke
The Obesity Health Alliance and Action on Sugar compared muffins from cafes, train stations and supermarkets. They found some of the trendy snacks had more sugar than a can of Cola Cola (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A blueberry muffin 'could have day's worth of sugar'
Health experts say the researchers' findings show how easy it is to consume "huge" amounts of sugar. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Demand for superfoods continues to increase; Can production keep up?
(Natural News) How many avocados have you eaten in the past week? How about blueberries or kale? When certain foods suddenly get a lot of attention for their nutritional content, it’s not unusual for demand to rise. The question is: Can producers keep up? According to the World Fruit Map 2018 from Rabobank, the avocado... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Blueberry lavender lemonade
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Kodiak Cakes Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Kodiak Cakes Blueberry Chia Energy Waffles 10.72 oz. Product UPC code is 7 05599 01215 0.
Kodiak Cakes of Park City, UT is recalling all lots and codes of Kodiak Cakes Blueberry Chia Energy Waffles 10.72 oz that were on shelf prior to March 5, 2018 because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 5, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Compounds In Red Wine May Promote Good Oral Health
BOSTON (CBS) – Compounds found in red wine may promote good oral health. When bad bacteria stick to teeth and gums they can cause cavities, dental plaque and gum disease. Researchers in Spain found that polyphenols may interfere with bacteria’s ability to stick to cells. Red wine may promote oral health. (WBZ-TV) Polyphenols are not only found in red wine but many other foods including teas and blueberries and many other foods. However, this study is not a reason to start drinking red wine. Wine also contains acids which can damage the enamel of your teeth. (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports fo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Health Watch Oral Health Red Wine 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

Weekend Recipe: A Healthy Carrot Cake
I designed my healthy carrot cake recipe when I opened The Healthy Chef Café in Avalon Beach in Sydney, Australia. It was a hangout for moms, kids, yogis, supermodels and pro surfers — a place where a variety of people could get nourished and feel great. This cake has over one pound of fresh grated carrot, so it’s packed with goodness and fiber. The large amount of carrots in this recipe also helps to keep the cake moist, which is important due to the longer baking time. When making gluten-free cakes, I find ground almonds make a great replacement for the usual white refined flours that you’ll find...
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Teresa Cutter The Healthy Chef Source Type: news

Blueberry lavender lemonade
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Best Kind of Breakfast to Eat, According to Metabolism Experts
This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zee Krstic / Cooking Light Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

The Proven & Unproven Health Benefits Of Honey
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age. Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which at first glance look like drawings from A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh, date to about 8000 B.C. Beeswax has been found on pottery dating as far back as 7000 B.C., most likely used for waterproofing. The ancient Egyptians offered honey to the gods and then joined the Greeks, Romans and Chinese in using it as a salve for wounds and a treatment for fevers and stomach ailments. Today, proponents of honey tout its miraculous healing properties, claiming that it can prev...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Honey Source Type: news

Antioxidant power: Blueberry extract found to improve health outcomes for women receiving radiation for cervical cancer, reducing the damaging effects of the therapy
(Natural News) The extract of blueberry, which is a known superfood, can be beneficial to cervical cancer patients that undergo radiation therapy, according to a study. In the United States, there are about 12,000 women who are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Furthermore, this type of cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How blueberries help to kill cancer cells
Researchers suggest that the success of radiation therapy against cancer cells could be increased significantly, thanks to blueberries. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Berry gives boost to cervical cancer therapy
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. One of the most common treatments for cervical cancer is radiation. While radiation therapy destroys cancer cells, it also destroys nearby healthy cells. University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers studied in vitro human cancer cells to show that combining blueberry extract with radiation can increase the treatment's effectiveness. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - December 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Berry gives boost to cervical cancer therapy
(University of Missouri-Columbia) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. One of the most common treatments for cervical cancer is radiation. While radiation therapy destroys cancer cells, it also destroys nearby healthy cells. University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers studied in vitro human cancer cells to show that combining blueberry extract with radiation can increase the treatment's effectiveness. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 29, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Dementia: How BLUEBERRY vinegar ‘could beat' the disorder
SIPPING blueberry vinegar, or using it in salad dressings, could stave off dementia, it is claimed Scientists have found that the vinegar, which is produced by allowing the fruit to sour, is rich in a brain-boosting chemical. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blueberry vinegar could help fight dementia
The memory of mice with amnesia returned after they were fed the  vinegar, found scientists from Konkuk University, Chungju, in South Korea. Experts hope the same applies to humans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could blueberry vinegar tackle memory loss?
Blueberry vinegar could benefit people with dementia, say researchers, after finding that the fermented product improved memory in mice with amnesia. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Blueberry vinegar improves memory in mice with amnesia
(American Chemical Society) Dementia affects millions of people worldwide, robbing them of their ability to think, remember and live as they once did. In the search for new ways to fight cognitive decline, scientists report in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that blueberry vinegar might offer some help. They found that the fermented product could restore cognitive function in mice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chocolate and red wine are secret to beating wrinkles
Lab researchers from Exeter and Brighton universities made old cells both look and behave 'younger' by applying compounds naturally found in red grapes and blueberries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet to beat arthritis: Ginger, blueberries and green tea  
Scientists from KIIT University in India recommended switching from a meat diet to a plant-based one. They advise sufferers to take probiotics and quit alcohol and smoking. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These Foods May Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Have rheumatoid arthritis? Treat yourself to some blueberries and a cup of green tea. They're among the foods that could ease the pain, swelling and stiffness in your joints and even slow progression of the disease,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 8, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Little-known fruits contain powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant agents
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Research shows that five fruit species native to Brazil's Atlantic Rainforest biome have bioactive properties as outstanding as those of blueberries, cranberries, blackberries, and strawberries. By investigating the presence of anti-aging nutrients that also work at the prevention of cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's, the study clears the path for the conservation and promotion of the genus Eugenia, which contains 400 species (some of them endangered) and presents huge potential in food and pharmaceutical industries. (Source: EurekAlert!...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blueberries help children's reaction times
Researcher from the University of Reading built on previous research that revealed the antioxidants 'flavonoids' boost communication between nerve cells and aid brain cell regeneration. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

If blueberries were pharmaceuticals, they would be hailed as the greatest "miracle" health breakthrough in the history of medicine
(Natural News) Blueberries are miraculous natural medicine. If they were prescription medications, they would be called a “miracle” health breakthrough and an unprecedented milestone in medical science. Yet you can get them without a prescription, without a visit to the doctor and without “permission” from your health insurance provider. And unlike toxic prescription medications, blueberries... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘We Get Out Here and Disrupt.’ More Than 140 People Arrested Amid Protests in St. Louis
(ST. LOUIS) — When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded. The unrest that followed Friday’s ruling closed large corporate offices, shut down restaurants and bars and even forced U2 to call off a concert that would have drawn 50,000 fans into the heart of the city. And protest organizers may not be done. The demonstrations engulfed the St. Louis region after a judge acquitted Jason Stockley of first-degree murder in the 2011 death of 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jim Salter / AP Tags: Uncategorized Missouri onetime Source Type: news

Hair loss diet: Eating THIS could slow down male pattern baldness
HAIR loss - also known as alopecia - in men is commonly an inherited type called male pattern baldness. However, eating antioxidant-rich blueberries could slow down its onset. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tea, red wine and blueberries prevent flu from taking hold
Flavanoids - natural compounds found in berries - have been found to interact with a certain  gut microbe to prevent severe flu, say researchers in St Louis, Missouri. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural compound coupled with specific gut microbes may prevent severe flu
(Washington University School of Medicine) Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a particular gut microbe can prevent severe flu infections in mice, likely by breaking down naturally occurring compounds -- called flavonoids -- commonly found in foods such as black tea, red wine and blueberries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 3, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tufts' Nutrition Experts Answer Your Questions On The Benefits Of Berries
At the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, you can tell it is blueberry season by the bowls (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tufts' Nutrition Experts Answer Your Questions On The Benefits Of Berries
At the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, you can tell it is blueberry season by the bowls (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Proven health benefits of blueberries
(Natural News) As one of the most popular food product in the country, you’ve undoubtedly come across or even eaten blueberries. These not-quite-tart, not-quite-sweet fruits have been used as a core ingredient in pies, muffins, pancakes, ice cream, and salads. If by some chance you’ve never tried blueberries then you definitely should. Far from simply... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some types of vegetarian diet can raise heart disease risk
Conclusion This large pooled cohort study seems to demonstrate an association between a healthy plant-based diet and reduced risk of coronary heart disease, and an increased risk of heart disease with an unhealthy plant-based diet. This adds to the evidence base supporting the possible benefits of healthy plant-based diets in protecting against certain illnesses. However there are some limitations to the research: The cohort included only health professionals from the US so might not be representative of wider populations in the UK or elsewhere. The study can't provide information on the benefits or otherwise of this d...
Source: NHS News Feed - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Source Type: news

TAH hysterctomy, large fibroid – Lisa ’ s story
Conclusion – I do not regret my decision to have a hysterectomy at all. For me, it was the right decision so far. I didn’t think the big lump that was very noticeable in my stomach was an issue as I was used to it but now I cannot feel that or my cervix (which was 2 inches above my belly button) it is lovely. I have, by no means, a flat stomach now but I hope with healthy eating and daily exercise the swelling will go down and I will regain feeling in my lower stomach. I think you have to expect a certain amount of pain and discomfort at the start and I would definitely recommend whatever pain relief you feel y...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - April 2, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Your Stories fibroids total abdominal hysterectomy Source Type: news

Ask Well: Ask Well: Red Cabbage vs. Blueberries?
Red cabbage is not as high as blueberries in the antioxidants that give these foods a blue or purple color, but it contains other healthful nutrients. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Cabbage Vitamins Blueberries Fruit Vegetables Antioxidants Source Type: news