Broccoli and Brussels sprouts a cut above for blood vessel health
(Edith Cowan University) New research from Edith Cowan University has shown some of our least favourite vegetables could be the most beneficial when it comes to preventing advanced blood vessel disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Your Body ’s First Responders
B vitamins aren’t glamourous… With the exception of vitamin B12, you may not be familiar with what the other B vitamins do. That can be a problem. B vitamins are critical nutrients for your immune system. And you may think you’re getting enough when you’re not. If you read ingredient labels, you often see B vitamins listed. The packaging may even say, “fortified with B vitamins.” But these are not really vitamins at all. They are “chemical copies” that have no real nutritional value. Today, I’ll show you how B vitamins help you beat infections and how to get the b...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 6, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news
How to Stay Physically and Mentally Healthy While COVID-19 Has You Stuck at Home
Most health advice can be boiled down to simple behaviors, like eating a balanced diet, exercising and getting good sleep. During a pandemic like COVID-19, these actions are especially crucial for maintaining you physical and mental well-being. But social distancing complicates things. How are you supposed to eat right when you’re living on non-perishables? How can you work out when you’re cooped up at home? How can you sleep when you’re anxious about, well, everything? This expert-backed guide is a good place to start. Here’s how to stay healthy (and calm) while social distancing during the COVID-1...
Source: TIME: Health - March 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news
Eating leafy greens delays cognitive decline by at least 11 YEARS, finds study
(Natural News) As if there weren’t enough reasons to eat leafy greens, researchers from Rush University in Chicago have added one more. A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Neurology showed that eating green leafy vegetables — such as spinach, broccoli, kale, arugula and Brussels sprouts — can help protect the brain and slow down people’s cognitive decline by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Kale is a nutrient-dense superfood because of these 7 health benefits
(Natural News) Kale is a nutrient-dense superfood belonging to the same family of vegetables known as cruciferous vegetables. This family includes other well-known superfoods like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and collard greens. Kale lives up to the reputation of its cousins thanks to its impressive health-enhancing properties. Kale is nutrient-dense Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Q & A: How to have a guilt-free holiday dinner
The holidays are a time of merriment, often centered on food. While the energy during the festive season is at a high, for health-conscious folks it can create unneeded stress around personal food consumption.Erin Morse, chief clinical dietitian at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, shares how to remove the guilt from eating delicious meals, and how holiday partygoers can honor their bodies, feelings and traditions through a practice called intuitive eating. Studies have found that intuitive eaters have a lower body mass index, or BMI, better cholesterol and triglyceride levels, take more pleasure in their eating, and ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
Attention Vegetable Haters: It Could Be In Your Genes
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — If certain vegetables have always made you gag, you may be more than a picky eater. Instead, you might be what scientists call a “super-taster:” a person with a genetic predisposition to taste food differently. Unfortunately, being a super-taster doesn’t make everything taste better. In fact, it can do the opposite. Super-tasters are extremely sensitive to bitterness, a common characteristic of many dark green, leafy veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts, to name a few. “The person who has that genetic propensity gets more of the sul...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Source Type: news
Add miso to your slaw for a gut-healthy (and delicious) snack
(Natural News) Coleslaw is a common side dish that’s often made with cabbage and mayonnaise. If you’re looking for a healthier version of coleslaw, why not try this gut-friendly, refreshing version made with Brussels sprouts and miso? Why use Brussels sprouts instead of cabbage? Brussels sprouts are also a cruciferous vegetable, closely related to cauliflower... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
From Culinary Dud To Stud: How Dutch Plant Breeders Built Our Brussels Sprouts Boom
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Source: NPR Health and Science - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Charles Source Type: news
Stock up on These Fall Superfoods
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- Butternut squash, Brussels sprouts and apples are all amazing fall superfoods and the perfect reason to get cooking. Cheap and versatile, butternut squash is loaded with fiber and vitamin A. For an easy butternut squash... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Natural compound found in broccoli reawakens the function of potent tumor suppressor
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Long associated with decreased risk of cancer, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables -- the family of plants that also includes cauliflower, cabbage, collard greens, Brussels sprouts and kale -- contain a molecule that inactivates a gene known to play a role in a variety of common human cancers. A new study demonstrates that targeting the gene, known as WWP1, with the ingredient found in broccoli suppressed tumor growth in cancer-prone lab animals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 16, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
HEALTH NOTES: Eat greens... and baby will too!
A new study found that pregnant women who ate a diet rich in green vegetables such as leafy greens, green peppers, peas and Brussels sprouts had babies who enjoyed them too. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Brussels sprouts found to reduce your risk of cancer
(Natural News) If you have been eating kale for its health benefits, you will like its cousin — the Brussels sprouts. The much smaller cruciferous vegetable shares a lot of the same nutrients and cancer-preventing properties. Brussels sprouts are a member of the Brassicaceae family, which includes the cabbages they closely resemble save for the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Dark chocolate may be nature's perfect superfood
(Natural News) Many of us are willing to suffer through eating some of the less-delicious foods out there in the name of good health – Brussels sprouts, anyone? – but there are a few cases where we really can have it all, and dark chocolate is one of those foods that tastes great while being... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
‘Brussels sprouts drug’ could treat Alzheimer’s
Aberdeen University scientists claim they are 'moving forward with a new drug' that could treat Alzheimer's by converting vitamin A into retinoic acid, which is involved in nervous system health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
One 20th of a mince pie and half a parsnip: Christmas if you stick to the recommended calories
The 'nanny state' approved Christmas lunch is made up of one pig in blanket, six thin slices of turkey, five small roast potatoes and two Brussels sprouts. It was drawn up according to NHS guidelines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Brussels sprouts could cut your risk of cancer
An average 80g serving (roughly five sprouts) provides more vitamin C than an orange, all your vitamin K needs (good for wound healing), and more fibre than a slice of brown bread. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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
You have to TRAIN your mouth to enjoy Brussels sprouts
Researchers from Purdue University, Indiana, found that the more a person's saliva is exposed to bitter foods, the greater number of proteins it produces that bind to the compounds that make these flavours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health 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
The PictSweet Company Recalls 12 Ounce Steam ’ables Baby Brussel Sprouts for Undeclared Milk and Soy Allergens
Bells, TN – The Pictsweet Company has recalled 960 cases of Pictsweet Farms 12-ounce Steam’ables Baby Brussels Sprouts because they may contain undeclared milk and soy allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or soy may run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news
These 5 Tips From Dietitians Will Make It Easier to Eat Healthy
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jessica Migala / Health Tags: Uncategorized Healthy Eating Nutrition onetime Source Type: news
Health Tip: Eat More Cruciferous Vegetables
-- Eating lots of cruciferous vegetables -- such as kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower -- could lower your risk of developing heart disease, Australian researchers say. Study results published in the Journal of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 31, 2018 Category: General Medicine 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
Early stages of schizophrenia can be treated with nutrients found in Brussels sprouts, shellfish, and oranges
(Natural News) Around two million Americans suffer from schizophrenia, and it’s a frustrating chronic mental illness that is marked with disabling symptoms like delusions and hallucinations. Unfortunately, the antipsychotic medications that are often given to address these problems come with their own set of risks. Now, scientists have discovered that certain nutrients could help to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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
Veggies a Healthy Recipe for Older Women's Hearts
WEDNESDAY, April, 4, 2018 -- Eating lots of vegetables may help older women keep their blood vessels healthy, Australian researchers report. The biggest benefit seems to come from cruciferous vegetables, including cabbage, Brussels sprouts,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 4, 2018 Category: General Medicine 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
Common nutrient in food could help fight schizophrenia, study says
Study from the University of Manchester and Western Sydney University found some common nutrients found in, for example, Brussels sprouts, could help treat symptoms of psychotic illnesses (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Can eating chocolate improve your eyesight? Optician reveals top tips for eye health
EYES could be protected by eating dark chocolate, an optician has revealed. People should eat all of their Brussel sprouts this winter, and even wear sunglasses to prevent serious damage, he urged. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Breast cancer treatment: Can Brussels sprouts, soy reduce side effects?
Researchers have found that soy and cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, could reduce the long-term side effects of breast cancer treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer 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
NYT gets trolled for recipe for Brussels sprout sliders
The New York Times posted a years-old recipe for a vegetarian slider dish on Twitter this week. It calls for Brussels sprouts cut in half like a burger bun and filled with onions and marinated tempeh. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News 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
How to get rid of BAD BREATH: These foods could cause bad oral hygiene
BAD breath affects about half of all adults. But, it could be prevented by steering clear of certain foods, including cheese, cabbage and brussels sprouts, according to dentist Dr Harold Katz. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 16, 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
You can "turn off" aggressive breast cancer genes and make tumors treatable by eating Brussel sprouts and drinking green tea, according to new study
(Natural News) A new study finds that eating brussel sprouts and drinking green tea can “turn off” aggressive breast cancer genes and make tumors treatable, as reported by The Daily Mail. The researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) conducted an experiment on laboratory rats with estrogen receptor (ER)-negative breast cancer. Trygve Tollefsbol... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Anti-ageing diet: The THREE vegetables to combat dementia, wrinkles and arthritis REVEALED
AGEING does always have to be inevitable, and eating a diet rich in vegetables - such as aubergine, red peppers and brussels sprouts - could help turn back time. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News 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
These foods fight deadly lung disease
Your lungs are under constant assault. That’s why COPD is the third leading cause of death according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 15 million Americans have it. COPD is short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It’s a group of lung diseases like emphysema and chronic bronchitis. They constrict your airways. They make breathing difficult and can cause wheezing or coughing. Most doctors will tell you that smoking is the major culprit. But even if you never smoked you are still at risk of COPD. You see, our modern world is a big factor. Our air is full of chemicals. Bad air i...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Nutrition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD lung disease lungs Source Type: news
3 nutrients for a sharp, ageless brain
For decades mainstream medicine told us that dying neurons are the problem with an aging brain. But the difference between an old brain and a sharp, young brain isn’t just neurons… You see, mental function depends on two kinds of brain cells. Neurons are just half the story. In fact, when scientists studied Albert Einstein’s brain they found he had a wealth of “other” brain cells that accounted for his genius. I’m talking about “glia,” or “glial” brain cells. Scientists have known about glial cells for a long time. But they thought they were just support ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news
Luteolin: How To Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
More than 100 women die of breast cancer in the U.S. every day. It's the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American women. But in my opinion, many of those women really die of a tragic medical error. Let me explain… Millions of women in the U.S. have taken Big Pharma's hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Their doctors prescribe it to try to relieve the symptoms of menopause. Like hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and weight gain. But what the drug companies try to pass off as hormones are actually synthetic concoctions. They are fake versions of the estrogen and progesterone that your body makes ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - June 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news
15 Foods A Nutritionist Always Keeps In Her Fridge
By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious foods on hand helps me hit my daily target for veggies and fruit, and lets me throw together simple but balanced meals, so I don’t ever have to rely on takeout. To stock up for the week, I shop at multiple spots, including my local farmer’s markets, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, traditional supermarkets, and on amazon.com. I’d say I spend about $100 per week on groceries (some of the things I buy aren’t pictured because...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Do Vitamin Supplements Really Work For Colds?
The Question: Will supplements really prevent a cold or shorten one from lingering? The Answer: Dietary supplements aimed at cold prevention, like Zicam or Emergen-C, sound miraculous in theory. But do they actually help to eliminate that nasty bug? The answer from experts is a resounding “no.” Zicam promises to be a “cold shortening” homeopathic remedy. It is available in a variety of forms, all of which use zinc at the major active ingredient. Emergen-C is a popular dietary supplement made from vitamin C which claims to provide extra support to the immune system. Another va...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
According To Nutritionists, Here's What You Should Eat For Healthy Digestion
Summer is eagerly peering around the corner, bringing with her the tastiest foods we might definitely wait for all year long. From ballpark hot dogs and boardwalk ice cream, to barbecue and cotton candy, summertime activities have a way of focusing on one food experience after another. (No judgment, here!) Yet, unfortunately for you, all of those summer treats could be packing a one-two punch to your gut. Given the plethora of sweet and salty summer snacks, it’s easy to overindulge. That’s why it’s important to take note of the foods that are easy on your tummy to help ensure you don’t miss out on a...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Health And Beauty Benefits Of Green Vegetables
For Allure, by Ramona Emerson. The other day, my mother asked if we should have waffles for breakfast, and my response shocked even me: “What if we had a salad?” In the weeks since Allure asked me to write about leafy greens, I’ve changed. Once a kale agnostic, I’m now a Devout Kale Orthodox. The kind of person who eats spinach for breakfast and offers unsolicited advice to strangers in line at the salad bar: “You know, romaine is actually healthier than arugula.” (I know, spoiler alert. Just sit tight for a minute.) All the Good They’re Doing The more I learned about leafy greens...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
From Almond Biscotti to "Crack" Nuts: 16 Easy Recipes for Nut Lovers
Nuts are a great way to add flavor, protein and crunch to your cooking. From salads to sweets, these recipes make the very most of nuts. 1. Almond Biscotti Hands-down, my favorite biscotti recipe. Adapted from Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, they are everything good biscotti should be: buttery, lightly sweet and crunchy but not tooth-shattering. GET THE RECIPE 2. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Raisins & Walnuts Baked oatmeal is a comforting Amish breakfast casserole with a consistency similar to bread pudding. There are endless variations — the recipe is easily adapted with whatever fruits and nuts you hav...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
What Cutting Out Dairy For 3 Weeks Did To My Skin
My battle with acne started in middle school. It's better than it used to be, and I'm much better at concealing it, but breakouts still happen even in my late 20s. While I've tried a lot of products aimed at zapping my zits, and some have worked more successfully than others (salicylic acid face wash, I love you), I've never tried to overhaul my diet for better skin. There's reason to believe that it would help, especially when it comes to dairy. Let me back up for a second. There's no ironclad consensus among dermatologists that eliminating dairy will magically give you the complexion of a skincare spokesmodel. Some studi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Brain Training (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)
Last week in this space I described the reaction of my Facebook tribe to my shocking conclusion that too much of SNAP (food stamps) benefits are being spent on soft drinks and that the soda pop category could easily be excluded from SNAP without harm to any human beings. (See I Need A Drink.) After the column appeared, and I posted a link to it on my Facebook page, the feedback loop began all over again — both on Facebook and on the ArkansasBusiness.com website. I haven’t changed my opinion about the value of soda, but I have had a rich opportunity to observe several logical fallacies used by seemingly rational...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 6, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news