Sulforaphane-rich vegetables found to lower blood sugar in diabetics
(Natural News) Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli sprouts contain sulforaphane, a natural plant compound that offers several health benefits. According to a study, this unique compound can be used to naturally lower the blood glucose levels of individuals with Type 2 diabetes. The study, which was published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, was conducted by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 28, 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

Kale Is One of the Most Contaminated Vegetables You Can Buy. Here ’s Why
Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes its Dirty Dozen list, which ranks the 12 pieces of produce that contain the highest amounts of pesticide residues. This year, one of the dirtiest fruits and vegetables turns out to be kale, occupying the third spot on the EWG’s list of most contaminated. Strawberries top the list, followed by spinach. (The full 2019 Dirty Dozen list, ranked from most contaminated to least, include strawberries, spinach, kale, nectarines, apples, grapes, peaches, cherries, pears, tomatoes, celery and potatoes.) The list is compiled from the results of regular testing done by t...
Source: TIME: Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Rugby player and former England captain Chris Robshaw, 32, answers our health quiz
The Rugby player admitted his hangover cure is a day on the sofa, broccoli and some coconut water. He revealed he's keen on lager tops, 'nothing too wild'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tributes to Pioneer of Cancer Prevention With Diet, Dr Paul Talalay Tributes to Pioneer of Cancer Prevention With Diet, Dr Paul Talalay
Talalay led a team that isolated sulforaphane, a potent anticancer compound in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, which launched the field of cancer prevention research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

The Right Way to Cook High-Antioxidant Veggies
WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 -- Foods high in antioxidants -- like kale, broccoli and blueberries -- could be your ticket to better health, as long as you don't cook the nutrition out of them. Some like it hot, but not the delicate pigments that give... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New study confirms broccoli to be extremely effective at battling liver cancer
(Natural News) Even though we’ve made tremendous advances in science in recent years, some of the best medicine you can find today comes from plants and trees. Case in point: broccoli. It’s always been considered a health food, but now, a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition shows that this cruciferous vegetable has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Broccoli is one of the best detoxifying foods you'll ever find
(Natural News) Every day, people are exposed to many different toxins from the food that they eat. These harmful substances have to be eliminated from the body, otherwise, they can cause diseases, such as cancer. Although the body already functions to get rid of these toxins, it still needs a little boost to function at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the warfarin diet
Warfarin is a blood thinner that can be more effective when restricting foods that are vitamin K-rich. Examples of these include broccoli and asparagus. Learn more about foods to avoid on the warfarin diet here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Powerful natural medicine in broccoli sprouts found to prevent cancer and protect the brain from stroke damage
(Natural News) A phytochemical found in broccoli was found to dramatically minimize the most damaging effects of a stroke. Researchers found that the molecule sulforaphane, which is naturally abundant in the vegetable, acts as a protective enzyme in the brain. Scientists from the King’s College London further noted the “scavenger-like” properties of sulforaphane, particularly in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Sweet potatoes pack the unique health benefits of regular potatoes with a little something extra. “In general, the more color you can add into your diet coming from fruits and vegetables, the better,” says Yasi Ansari, a sports dietitian in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Still, the many nutritional benefits are no excuse to spring for sweet potato fries at every chance. Here’s what you need to know about how healthy sweet potatoes are, plus the best ways to incorporate them into any diet. What are the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes? “All potatoes are nutrient-dense and healthy for you,&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Ask Well: Do Cruciferous Vegetables Really Fight Cancer?
You cannot go wrong incorporating a lot of cruciferous vegetables, which include broccoli and brussels sprouts as well as dark leafy greens like kale and arugula, in your diet. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Vegetables Head and Neck Cancer Colon and Colorectal Cancer Lung Cancer Breast Cancer Diet and Nutrition Vitamins Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Throat Prostate Gland Source Type: news

Do rumored spirulina benefits stand up to the scrutiny of science? Experts agree with a resounding YES
(Natural News) With so many foods and supplements being hyped these days for their ability to enhance health, it’s natural to have some doubts. They can’t all be as great as claimed, can they? Most of us are willing to concede that familiar foods like blueberries and broccoli are likely as beneficial as scientists say,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural chemicals produced by vegetables like kale and broccoli help maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer
(Natural News) Cases of colon cancer are on the rise, which is bad news considering it’s the second leading cause of cancer death in adults in the U.S. How can you avoid being one of the 97,220 new cases of colon cancer expected this year? While there is a genetic component to colon cancer that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Broccoli is one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can eat
(Natural News) When it comes to delivering nutrition, not many plants can match the broccoli, especially if you prepare it correctly. An article in Good Housekeeping talks about the many health benefits of this cole crop, as well as ways to maximize the nutrition from it. Broccoli is one of the many vegetables in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you need to know about juicing cruciferous vegetables
(Natural News) Health-buffs advocate vegetable juicing, but research data warns that the practice might have goitrogenic, or goiter-inducing, effects. Does this mean you should stop drinking green juice or can you keep juicing to maximize your mineral and nutrient intake? Some studies have revealed that cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, kale, and spinach, may have negative... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy
No one ever had fun visiting the cardiologist. ­Regardless of how good the doc might be, it’s always a little scary thinking about the health of something as fundamental as the heart. But there are ways to take greater control—to ensure that your own heart health is the best it can be—even if you have a family history of cardiovascular disease. Although 50% of cardiovascular-disease risk is genetic, the other 50% can be modified by how you live your life, according to Dr. Eugenia Gianos, director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “This means you can greatly ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Lombardi and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Baby Boomer Health heart health Source Type: news

A beginner's guide to growing your own broccoli
(Natural News) Broccoli is a delicious superfood that offers a lot of health benefits. If you want to plant this cruciferous vegetable in your garden or homestead, here are some tips that you need to keep in mind. Broccoli planting season Broccoli that matures during cool weather yields heads that are sweeter than broccoli harvested during other... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Avocados, almonds and broccoli are NOT vegan: Why dieters' favorite ingredients break the rules
A segment from the BBC comedy quiz show QI explained why many foods aren't vegan. Ethics professor Dominic Wilkinson of the University of Oxford explains the conundrum. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Horseradish contains 10x more glucosinolate than broccoli, making it a potent cancer-fighting superfood
(Natural News) You might have heard that broccoli can help fight cancer. If you’re not a fan of this cruciferous vegetable, you might be struggling to increase your intake. Even if you love broccoli, however, it can be difficult to consume enough of it to get the protection you’re seeking. Thankfully, there’s another route you... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists document at the anti-obesity effects of tomato and broccoli
(Natural News) Increased levels of resistin, an adipocyte hormone that regulates glucose metabolism, may cause obesity leading to insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine reveals that tomato and broccoli can reduce resistin levels and restores insulin sensitivity. Researchers at Helwan University and Modern Sciences... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating more red cabbage reduces your risk of Alzheimer's
(Natural News) Eating more red cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var capitata rubra) can lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. A study published in the European Journal of Medicinal Plants revealed that red cabbage possesses antioxidant and anticholinesterase activities that can help prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease. The study was conducted by a team of researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Forget the headlines - the best diet is the one that works for you | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz
Do whole grains prevent diabetes? Is moderate drinking good or bad for you? Nutritional studies are more complex than you are toldThere ’s a news cycle that we have all become attuned to. It’s what has led various publications to conclude that broccoli is both causing and preventing cancer, that chocolate is a weight-loss food and a diet killer, and that diet soft drinks, against all odds, are causing people to gain weight.This is the world of nutritional epidemiology. And it is complex.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz Tags: Nutrition Food science Health & wellbeing Life and style Society Source Type: news

French Fries Are The No. 1 Vegetable Toddlers Eat, Study Says
ARLINGTON, Va. (CBS Local) — A new study shows major gaps in food choices in youngster’s diets. More than 27 percent of young children do not consume a single discrete serving of vegetables on any given day, according to the Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study. Among the vegetables toddlers do eat — French fries are the no. 1 vegetable consumed. According to the study, after a child turns one their food choices tend to change as they eat more family foods. By age two, many children have preferences and eating habits that will last their lifetime — and that’s why health experts want parents...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat Local TV talkers Source Type: news

Fighting colorectal cancer with gut health: Certain probiotic bacteria, combined with broccoli, found to prevent and reduce tumors
(Natural News) Broccoli has a lot of health benefits and is a known cancer-fighting food, but according to a recent study, combining the vegetable with engineered probiotics can help kill colorectal cancer cells. Even though the five-year survival rates for the earliest stages of colorectal cancer are “relatively good,” the later stages chances of survival... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women who eat broccoli sprouts may reduce child's risk of breast cancer
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham say adding broccoli sprouts to the diets of expecting mothers could be a 'key factor' in slashing the risk of the killer disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women who eat broccoli sprouts may reduce their child's risk of breast cancer  
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham say adding broccoli sprouts to the diets of expecting mothers could be a 'key factor' in slashing the risk of the killer disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Chemicals in some vegetables prevent cancer in mice
Chemicals in some vegetables, including kale, cabbage and broccoli, helped prevent colon cancer in mice, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compound in kale, cabbage and broccoli protects against bowel cancer  
Researchers from  the Francis Crick Institute, London, found that when green vegetables are digested a protein is activated that reduces gut inflammation and prevents bowel cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemicals found in vegetables prevent colon cancer in mice
(The Francis Crick Institute) Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, a new study from the Francis Crick Institute shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Compounds in 'monster' radish could help tame cardiovascular disease
Step aside carrots, onions and broccoli. The newest heart-healthy vegetable could be a gigantic, record-setting radish. In a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that compounds found in the Sakurajima Daikon, or "monster," radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Picture This -- It Makes Kids Eat More Veggies
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 -- Parents often struggle to get their kids to eat more vegetables. But could something as simple as a picture of broccoli on a plate get children to load up on the healthy stuff? Probably, at least for preschoolers, a new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Compounds in 'monster' radish could help tame cardiovascular disease
(American Chemical Society) Step aside carrots, onions and broccoli. The newest heart-healthy vegetable could be a gigantic, record-setting radish. In a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that compounds found in the Sakurajima Daikon, or 'monster,' radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. The finding could lead to the discovery of similar substances in other vegetables and perhaps lead to new drug treatments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best natural H. pylori treatments?
The bacteria H. pylori can cause a range of gastrointestinal issues, including gastritis. Infection may even lead to gastric cancer. Fortunately, there are many natural ways to help treat it, including honey, aloe vera, broccoli sprouts, and lemongrass oil. Learn about eight natural treatments for H. pylori here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the best diet for osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis has no cure, but it is possible to reduce its symptoms by making dietary changes. People can eat foods that reduce inflammation and boost the immune system, such as broccoli, oily fish, and dark leafy greens. Avoiding refined carbohydrates and sugar should also help to minimize symptoms. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Osteoarthritis Source Type: news

30 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer
People who eat broccoli and its cousins such as cabbage, cauliflower and bok choy at least once per week have a lower risk of kidney cancer compared with people who consume them less than once a month, according to a multinational European study.07/27/2018 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - July 27, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

2 Uncle Ben's rice varieties recalled in eastern Canada
Mars Food Canada is voluntarily recalling select Uncle Ben's rice products, including its Fast & Fancy Broccoli and Cheddar, and Country Chicken flavoured rice, after learning about possible salmonella contamination in the seasoning pouches in both products. The recall only affects eastern Canada. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

2 Uncle Ben's rice varieties withdrawn in eastern Canada
Mars Food Canada is voluntarily recalling select Uncle Ben's rice products, including its Fast & Fancy Broccoli and Cheddar, and Country Chicken flavoured rice, after learning about possible salmonella contamination in the seasoning pouches in both products. The recall only affects eastern Canada. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Parmesan roasted cauliflower
Here's a great side dish to try this weekend with cauliflower. Then, after you master this technique, try it with broccoli, Brussels sprouts or a combination. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network ? just in time for you to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Is Hummus Actually Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Hummus, the chickpea-based dip that’s a staple in many Middle Eastern cuisines, is on the rise in the U.S. Multiple factors are fueling its growing popularity, according to the USDA: Hummus is naturally gluten-free, and Americans now have bigger appetites for healthier snacks. But how healthy is hummus? Here’s what the experts say. What is hummus made of? Traditional hummus is made from a blend of chickpeas, olive oil, tahini (sesame paste), lemon juice and spices, and this mix makes for a nutrient-dense food, says Elizabeth G. Matteo, a registered dietitian at Boston University’s Sargent Choice Nutritio...
Source: TIME: Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Hundreds Sickened From Del Monte Vegetable Trays
The outbreak was most likely caused by pre-packaged Del Monte Fresh Produce vegetable trays containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip, officials said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Scientists Are Testing Cancer Drugs to Slow Down Aging
Aging is a perfectly natural process, but that doesn’t mean that humans won’t try everything in their power to slow it down. In recent years, researchers who study aging have become intrigued by the idea of slowing the march of time by ridding the body of its population of older cells. In a new study published in Nature Medicine, scientists led by Dr. James Kirkland, director of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging at Mayo Clinic, show that the proportion of older, aging cells in mice is indeed related to aging-related symptoms, from frailty to lower endurance and slower walking speeds. Kirkland and his ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Aging healthytime Innovation Health Source Type: news

Vegetable Trays Tainted With Cyclospora Put Seven in Hospital
TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 -- Federal, state, and local health officials are investigating a Cyclospora outbreak linked to Del Monte 6 oz and 12 oz vegetable trays containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip that were sold at Kwik Trip/Kwik... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Research Reveals Immunotherapy More Effective in Men
For mesothelioma patients, immunotherapy is mostly available through clinical trials at this time. Immunotherapy is a relatively new way to treat cancer, and doctors still are learning who will respond best to these novel therapies. Newly released medical research has found men seem to respond better to immunotherapy than women. But this doesn’t mean immunotherapy is off the table for women with mesothelioma. You should learn all you can about how immunotherapy works, why it may or may not be right for you and how you can best prepare yourself if you decide an immunotherapy clinical trial is right for you. Thorough ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

The humble broccoli brings DRAMATIC benefits to your digestive health
(Natural News) The humble broccoli, which has often taken the much-undeserved title of “America’s most hated vegetable,” is one of the best superfoods out there. Nutritionists love the little green plant for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, but new research confirms its use in promoting digestive health. But before you scoff at the conclusion, remember... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers claim to have found pill to halt Alzheimer’s
A PILL made up of nutrients found in foods such as broccoli and fish could delay or even prevent Alzheimer ’s disease, according to a controversial study. Researchers said the supplements would boost the brain’s “protective shield” and prevent a build-up of harmful proteins. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is THIS the solution to Alzheimer's? Scientists believe the formula boosts memories
Researchers from the Nutrition Research Centre Ireland believe that a combination of nutrients found in trout, broccoli and peppers significantly improves the memories of patients after 18 months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Vegetable Trays in a Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora Illnesses in Select Retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, Because of Possible Health Risk
Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. ( " Del Monte Fresh " ) announced today, the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of 6 oz., 12 oz. and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip sold to select retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Del Monte was notified by state agencies of the outbreak and its potential involvement. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news