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

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 16, 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 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

These 5 Tips From Dietitians Will Make It Easier to Eat Healthy
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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