Can food replace medicine?
The concept of using food as a form of preventive medicine was first proposed by Hippocrates and is now being used by physicians and dietitians to study the relationship . According to Dr. Geib, eating the right types of food is crucial to preventing diseases. He recommends eating cost-effective super foods like vegetables, natural grains and berries. Foods high in antioxidants like blueberries an.... (Source: Sound Medicine)
Source: Sound Medicine - April 21, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Sound Medicine Source Type: news

HEALTH: Ask Well: Dried or Fresh Blueberries?
Do dried blueberries provide the same antioxidant benefits as fresh berries? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blueberries Health Foods Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

Well: Ask Well: Fresh vs. Dried Blueberries
Do dried blueberries provide the same antioxidant benefits as fresh berries? Anahad O’Connor responds to a reader’s question. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ANAHAD O'CONNOR Tags: Ask Well Featured Source Type: news

Cut your heart attack risk dramatically by simply eating more berries
This study was for dietary influences that increase heart and cardiovascular health... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 15, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MMWR: synthetic pot suspected in cases of kidney failure
4.5 out of 5 stars Acute Kidney Injury Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoid Use — Multiple States, 2012. MMWR 2013 Feb 15;62:93-98. Full Text About a year ago, TPR posted that several cases of acute renal failure following the use of synthetic cannabinoids had been reported in Wyoming. After this, the story seemed to drop off the map, and we were unable to obtain any additional information despite several calls to the Wyoming Department of Health. The current issue of MMWR contains at important update. Following an alert issued after the 4 Wyoming cases were reported, 12 additional cases wer...
Source: The Poison Review - February 15, 2013 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical acute renal failure blueberry spice kidney injury synthetic cannabinoid Wyoming Source Type: news

Sweet-potato waffles with blueberry syrup
A hint of spices and a blanket of blueberry syrup make these sweet potato waffles a breakfast treat. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - February 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three-grain raspberry muffins
Cornmeal gives these muffins a crunchy texture that pairs well with any sweet berry, from raspberries to blueberries. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - February 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myocardial Infarction Risk in Women Reduced With Intake of Berries
Blueberries and strawberries contain high concentrations of anthocyanins, a flavonoid shown to help lower blood pressure and improve endothelial function. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - January 28, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Strawberries and blueberries reduce heart attacks in younger women
Younger women who eat more strawberries and blueberries may reduce their heart attack risk by one-third, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, and published in the journal... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Well: Berries Lower Heart Attack Risk in Women
Blueberries and strawberries have large concentrations of the flavonoid anthocyanin, which may help lower blood pressure and improve blood vessel function. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: heart attack Blueberries Strawberries Food Body Medicine and Health Featured Fruit Source Type: news

Flavonoids from strawberries and blueberries cut heart attack risk in women by one-third
Thousands of research studies over the past decade have heralded the critical importance of eating a diet filled with flavonoids from a variety of brightly colored vegetables and fruits to help prevent and even treat many chronic illnesses. Most plants and fruits rely... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Berries help women beat heart attack risk
Regular consumption of anthocyanin-rich strawberries and blueberries may help prevent heart attacks in young women, suggest study findings. (Source: MedWire News - Cardiology)
Source: MedWire News - Cardiology - January 16, 2013 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Women Who Regularly Consume Strawberries And Blueberries May Reduce Their Risk For Heart Attack
Eating three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries per week may help women reduce their risk of a heart attack by as much as one-third, researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Blueberries and strawberries contain high levels of naturally occurring compounds called dietary flavonoids, also found in grapes and wine, blackberries, eggplant, and other fruits and vegetables... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Strawberries, Blueberries May Cut Heart Attack Risk in Women
Source: American Heart Association Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, Heart Diseases--Prevention (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - January 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“Berry” Good for Your Heart!
(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Researchers have discovered that women who eat three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries a week may lower their risk of a heart attack by as much as one-third. (Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com)
Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com - January 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blueberries And Strawberries May Reduce Women's Risk Of Heart Attack
A new US study suggests women could cut their risk of heart attack by as much as one-third by eating three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries per week, the likely reason being because these foods are high in a class of dietary flavonoids known as anthocyanins. The researchers write about their findings in the 15 January online issue of the American Heart Association journal Circulation. They focused on blueberries and strawberries because they are the most-eaten berries in the US... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 15, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Berry benefits
New research has highlighted the heart health benefits of strawberries and blueberries (Source: BHF National News)
Source: BHF National News - January 15, 2013 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Berries may reduce heart attack risk
BOSTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Women who ate at least three servings of blueberries and strawberries per week had fewer heart attacks, U.S. and British researchers say. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strawberries, blueberries may reduce heart attack risk in women
Women who ate three-plus servings of blueberries and strawberries per week were 32 percent less likely to have heart attacks (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Berry-Rich Diet Credited With One-Third Drop in MI Risk Berry-Rich Diet Credited With One-Third Drop in MI Risk
Eating lots of blueberries and strawberries was statistically linked to such a risk reduction in the cohort of women, but a contribution to the benefit from other heart-healthy traits was hard to rule out. Heartwire (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Video: Berries may help women fight heart disease
Harvard researchers followed about 100,000 women for nearly 20 years and found those who ate several servings of blueberries and strawberries every week lowered their chances of a heart attack by 32 percent. Teresa Garcia reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The secret to staving off a heart attack? Eat plenty of strawberries and blueberries
The Harvard researchers believe the benefits come from the high content of flavonoids in berry fruits, which appear to combat blocked arteries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Berry Habit May Help Women Avoid Heart Attacks
Young and middle-aged women who eat blueberries and strawberries regularly may help lower their risk of a heart attack later. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Berry-rich diet credited with one-third drop in MI risk in NHS 2 cohort
Eating lots of blueberries and strawberries was statistically linked to such a risk reduction in the cohort of women, but a contribution to the benefit from other heart-healthy traits was hard to rule out. (Source: theHeart.org)
Source: theHeart.org - January 14, 2013 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Strawberries, blueberries may cut heart attack risk in women
Women who ate at least three servings of blueberries and strawberries per week had fewer heart attacks. Blueberries and strawberries contain high levels of compounds that have cardiovascular benefits. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 14, 2013 Category: Science Source Type: news

Berries Ward Off MI in Women (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Young and middle-age women whose diet included high levels of anthocyanins -- the flavonoids present in red and blue fruits such as strawberries and blueberries -- had a significantly reduced risk for myocardial infarction, a large prospective study found. (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 14, 2013 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

The antioxidant myth is too easy to swallow | Henry Scowcroft
People are hooked on the fallacy that 'antioxidant' is a byword for 'healthy' – perhaps because the truth is less appealingWhen the press release arrived in our inboxes, we knew what would happen next. A controversial Nobel laureate had stated, in a peer-reviewed paper he described as "among my most important work", that antioxidant supplements "may have caused more cancers than they have prevented".Even the most fad-friendly sections of the UK media were bound to cover the story.In reality, Professor James Watson – one of the DNA double-helix's founding fathers – was only restating wh...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 10, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Henry Scowcroft Tags: Comment Health guardian.co.uk Medical research Food & drink Society Cancer UK news Life and style Science Comment is free Source Type: news

Superfoods can make cancer MORE likely, says pioneer of DNA study
U.S scientist and Nobel laureate Dr James Watson has argued antioxidants found in foods like blueberries 'may have caused more cancers than they prevented'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biological Markets: Why Money Only Sometimes Buys Love
It’s un-American to even bring it up, but in the biological marketplace, money matters. But sometimes that’s more true than others. Why?read more (Source: Psychology Today Sex Center)
Source: Psychology Today Sex Center - January 8, 2013 Category: Sexual Medicine Authors: Douglas T. Kenrick, Ph.D. Tags: Behavioral Economics Evolutionary Psychology Relationships Sex apricots avocados biological markets biological supply blueberries data sources evolutionary economics evolutionary psychologist hammerstein living in the united stat Source Type: news