When it comes to chocolate, the darker the better: Dark chocolate reduces stress while improving memory
(Natural News) When new research comes out saying that we should increase our consumption of broccoli or start eating kale, we might not feel overly inclined to make the suggested changes. However, there are very few of us who don’t love chocolate, and two new studies by researchers from the Loma Linda University Adventist Health... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TV doctor reveals why broccoli is the only vegetable you need to eat
EXCLUSIVE According to London-based  Dr Rangan Chatterjee, vegetables play an 'incredible' role in regulating people's immune systems. He adds stress can seriously damage digestive health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Broccoli is a life saver': TV doctor reveals why the green vegetable is the ONLY one to eat
EXCLUSIVE According to London-based  Dr Rangan Chatterjee, vegetables play an 'incredible' role in regulating people's immune systems. He adds stress can seriously damage digestive health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat more broccoli and Brussels sprouts for a healthier heart
(Natural News) Eating more cruciferous vegetables, especially broccoli and Brussels sprouts, makes the heart healthier, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The study likewise found that the consumption of these vegetables lessened carotid artery wall thickness among the elderly women who ate them. In conducting the study, researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies should be fed broccoli and spinach to wean them off milk  
Baby's first food should not be mashed banana or rice, with parents advised to wean their children on broccoli. Child food experts are advising parents to choose bitter vegetables (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top healing foods that fight cancer: Do you eat them often enough?
(Natural News) Cancer is a disease that can be prevented through an active lifestyle and a healthy diet. Nutritionist Rick Hay discussed which food items are beneficial for supporting the body in keeping cancer at bay. (h/t to Healthista.com.) Leafy green and cruciferous vegetables — These refer to the vegetables under the Brassica genus of plants which includes broccoli,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Noninvasive spinal stimulation method enables paralyzed people to regain use of hands, study finds
paylessimages/iStockphotoMore than 1.2 million Americans are living with paralysis from spinal cord injuries, which results in loss of the ability to perform such tasks as opening a water bottle.The ability to perform simple daily tasks can make a big difference in people ’s lives, especially for those with spinal cord injuries. A UCLA-led team of scientists reports that six people with severe spinal cord injuries — three of them completely paralyzed — have regained use of their hands and fingers for the first time in years after undergoing a nonsurgical, nonin vasive spinal stimulation procedure the rese...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

You Asked: Is It Bad To Eat Foods That Give You Gas?
Maybe it’s the hummus platter at your favorite Mediterranean restaurant, or the cauliflower-and-broccoli side at your supermarket. Most of us are aware of our problem foods—stuff we’d eat all the time if it didn’t make us so gassy. If you’ve ever wondered where that gas comes from and whether it’s bad for you, the answers may surprise you. “Gas is the byproduct of the activity of the gut microbiota that live in our large bowel,” says Jane Muir, an associate professor of gastroenterology and head of translational nutrition science at Monash University in Australia. The human g...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

The endless health benefits of broccoli
(Natural News) People have given broccoli a bad name for far too long. When these small, green flower heads are on the plate, people would usually put them on the edge of the plate, not even looking at it. That’s too bad, really: This green, tree-like vegetable contains a lot of health benefits that could... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Strawberries Top the “Dirty Dozen” List of Fruits and Vegetables With the Most Pesticides
In the latest report about pesticide residues, the Environmental Working Group says that 70% of conventionally grown fruits and vegetables contain up to 230 different pesticides or their breakdown products. The analysis, based on produce samples tested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, found that strawberries and spinach contained the highest amounts of pesticide residues. One sample of strawberries, for example, tested positive for 20 different pesticides, and spinach contained nearly twice the pesticide residue by weight than any other fruit or vegetable. The two types of produce topped the EWG ranking of the 12 fr...
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Broccoli For Clean Carotids; Anorexia Arrhythmia; CANTOS Mechanism
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - April 6, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli might lower heart disease, stroke risk, study finds
Not all veggies appear to be equally effective. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Veggies a Healthy Recipe for Older Women's Hearts
Eating lots of vegetables may help older women keep their blood vessels healthy, with the biggest benefit from cruciferous vegetables, including cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and broccoli. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetables may protect women from neck artery hardening
Eating a diet rich in vegetables, especially those like broccoli and sprouts, may reduce cardiovascular risk in women by helping prevent hardening of the neck arteries, according to researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Elderly women should eat broccoli to reduce their risk of stroke, study finds
Researchers from the University of Western Australia in Crawley found that those who eat three or more portions of any types of these vegetables a day have much healthier blood vessels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetables may help protect elderly women from hardening of neck arteries
(American Heart Association) Eating more cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and broccoli was associated with less carotid artery wall thickness among elderly women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What to Do When Anxiety Is Driving You to Overeat
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Gardner / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Eating more of this vegetable can help cut the risk of disease
PROSTATE CANCER symptoms can be difficult to detect in the early stages, and it ’s not until it progresses that signs begin to show. But according to some studies, adding certain foods to your diet, like broccoli, can reduce your risk of developing the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You already know superfoods are full of nutrients – but do you know how to prepare those foods for maximum nutrient bioavailability?
(Natural News) A group of scientists from Zhejiang University in China has determined “the healthiest way to eat broccoli.” The cruciferous vegetable is full of sulforaphane, a compound that can help maintain blood sugar levels. Studies even show that it might have anti-cancer properties. However, once broccoli is cooked for several minutes, the benefits of sulforaphane are destroyed. To absorb... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating Fruit Can Actually Help You Lose Weight. A Nutritionist Explains
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

The healthiest way to eat broccoli according to science
Researchers from Zhejiang University in China found the best way to preserve broccoli's healthy compound sulforaphane is to chop it into 2mm pieces and wait for 90 minutes before stir frying. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Broccoli with garlic and lemon
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is The ‘ Souping ’ Trend For You?
 By Lisa Drayer, CNN (CNN) — When I first heard of “souping,” it brought me back to my clinical days working in a hospital, where pureed soups and other easy to digest foods — also known as “full liquids” — would be prescribed for patients recovering from gastrointestinal surgery, or those who had difficulty chewing or swallowing. Then I reflected upon how much I regularly enjoy soup, especially for the comfort it provides on cold, dreary days — even though, thankfully, I have no health issues that would require such an easily digestible meal. Soup is often my go-to in t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Diets Source Type: news

Broccoli yogurt? Researchers found the concoction killed 75% of bowel cancer tumors in mice, raising hopes it can treat or prevent the disease in humans
(Natural News) Broccoli-based yogurt may seem weird, but it could be beneficial for your colon. New research suggested that the combination of yogurt and broccoli could be used to treat or even prevent colon cancer. The study was conducted by a team of researchers at the National University of Singapore. In the study, a harmless... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Is techno-farming going to replace chemical farming? Some farmers are switching from herbicides to robots for their weed problems
(Natural News) Robotic weeders are growing in popularity, an expert said, to support the growth and proliferation of specialty crops, or crops that are not mass-produced, and which include vegetables like broccoli, onions, lettuce, and tomatoes. The necessity for the utilization of robotic weeders comes from two issues: one, a lack of herbicides that can be... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Broccoli yogurt could treat and prevent bowel cancer
Researchers in Singapore found that yogurt made with the 'superfood' killed 75 percent of tumors in mice, and more than 95 bowel cancer cells grown in a laboratory. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Broccoli-based yoghurt 'could prevent and even cure the disease'
A BROCCOLI-based yoghurt could prevent - and even cure - bowel cancer, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Broccoli a day can keep cancer doctor away: Vegetable-rich diet can help people beat it
A DIET rich in vegetables such as broccoli can succeed in helping people beat cancer, according to a new report yesterday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With these special bacteria, a broccoli a day can keep the cancer doctor away
(National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine) NUS Medicine researchers have engineered bacteria that specifically targets colorectal cancer cells and converts a substance in some vegetables into an anticancer agent. The system reduced the number of tumors by 75 percent and shrank the remaining tumors by threefold in a mouse model of colorectal cancer. Published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, the study suggests that the probiotics taken together with a diet rich in cruciferous vegetables could help prevent colorectal cancer and its recurrence. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

5 Amazing Medical Breakthroughs That Deserve A Toast This Christmas
From broccoli therapy to memory prostheses and human genome editing, 2017 has been full of wonderful medical surprises (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helen Thomson, Contributor Source Type: news

Soy, cruciferous vegetables associated with fewer common breast cancer treatment side effects
(Georgetown University Medical Center) Consuming soy foods (such as soy milk, tofu and edamame) and cruciferous vegetables (such as cabbages, kale, collard greens, bok choy, Brussels sprouts, and broccoli) may be associated with a reduction in common side effects of breast cancer treatment in breast cancer survivors, say a team of scientists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news

What can gorillas teach us?
All the gorillas were dying… Over 50 years of trying to breed gorillas in zoos and nothing was working. It didn’t matter where they tried — San Diego, Cincinnati, St. Louis — not even the best zoos in the country could get these gorillas to reproduce. They were facing extinction. And everyone simply accepted that it was impossible to breed gorillas in zoos. That was until one caretaker took a closer look at what the gorillas were eating. For decades, zoos fed the gorillas what they called gorilla biscuits. But, on top of being unable to reproduce, the gorillas were developing diseases like heart di...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Natural Cures Nutrition carbs coconut oil diabetes gorillas heart disease high blood pressure insulin obesity Syndrome Zero triglycerides Source Type: news

Diabetes is not genetic
She was a beautiful woman. A patient who was easy for me to relate to. When she started to weep, I understood. I’ve heard stories like hers hundreds of times since the beginning of my career, back in Lake Worth in 1992. Let me tell you why I think this is important for you. She said, “My doctor told me I have diabetes, and it’s incurable.” So I told her, you’re not broken. There is no gene for type 2 diabetes. The things we’ve been telling people about diabetes being genetic is just dead wrong. Research has shown that genetic predispositions for most chronic diseases explain very little ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Natural Cures Nutrition Chronic diseases diabetes diet Glycemic glycemic index GMO grains high Glycemic foods low-glycemic food Syndrome Zero Source Type: news

How this couple earns a six figure annual income with 1.5 acres of land
(Natural News) Can small-scale farming in the modern age really generate enough income for the average family to make an honest living? For Jean-Martin Fortier and his wife, Maude-Hélène Desroches, it does. The Canadian couple grows beets, broccoli, salad greens, carrots, and various other types of produce on their modest 1.5 acres of land, from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: How to roast any vegetable
If you don't think you like vegetables, it's time to try roasting. Your oven can caramelize and sweeten a whole cornucopia of produce ? including Brussels sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, tomatoes and even cabbage. It's easy to roast a big batch of one vegetable or to combine a few favorites. Just be sure to pair vegetables [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 26, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

King Soopers and City Market Recalls Deli Broccoli Salads and Coleslaw Because of Possible Health Risk
King Soopers said today it has recalled deli broccoli salads and coleslaw that are sold in King Soopers and City Market stores, located in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. The product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 24, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Paragon Foods Recalls 1.7 Ounce Bagged Broccoli Florets Because of Possible Health Risk
Paragon Wholesale Foods Corp., of Warrendale, PA, is recalling several lots of 1.7 ounce Broccoli Florets in response to a nationwide recall by one of its suppliers, Mann Packing (Salinas, CA) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirt...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 24, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Packaged veggies recalled due to listeria risk
The affected produce includes bagged broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, zucchini, squash and peppers (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Packaged veggies recalled due to listeria risk
The affected produce includes Meijer-brand broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, zucchini, squash and peppers (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-cancer diet: Eating 420g of CHEAP vegetable could help gut ‘prevent’ cancers
CANCER could be helped prevent by eating broccoli to reduce inflammation in the lining of the gut, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Triple B Corporation (Anchorage, Alaska) Recalls Salad Kits and Stir Fry Mixes Due to Possible Contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes
Triple B Corporation of Anchorage, Alaska is voluntarily recalling broccoli florette's, stir fry kit, vegie trays w/ cauliflower, and a veggie pack combo, due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 22, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Updated - Triple B Corporation (Anchorage, Alaska) Recalls Salad Kits and Stir Fry Mixes Due to Possible Contamination with < em > Listeria Monocytogenes < /em >
Triple B Corporation of Anchorage, Alaska is voluntarily recalling broccoli florette's, stir fry kit, vegie trays w/ cauliflower, and a veggie pack combo, due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 22, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Confirmed: Broccoli improves digestive health and protects against toxins, reducing inflammation
(Natural News) A new study has discovered a new health benefit of broccoli: It improves digestive health and protects against toxins, according to a Science Daily report. Researchers from Pennyslvania State University examined how cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, and sprouts, can improve digestive health and protect the gut from toxins. “There are a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How broccoli protects your gut
New research finds that broccoli might be beneficial for gastrointestinal health; it appears to regulate the microbiome and prevent leaky gut. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Brussels sprouts benefits: Daily dose 'could help prevent arthritis or stroke'
A DAILY dose of sprouts, broccoli, cabbage or cauliflower could help prevent a range of ailments from arthritis to stroke and heart disease, a new medical study reveals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily dose of broccoli could prevent heart disease
Researchers from Penn State University found mice fed a diet supplemented with broccoli are better able to tolerate digestive issues. This may be due to a substance in broccoli that promotes gut health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news