I have never eaten cucumber, onion – or an egg. Can I cure my extreme food phobias?
I ’ve always been a fussy eater. Could an expert show me a life beyond the kids’ menu?Is anyone more reviled than fussy eaters? Exclude the obvious candidates (murderers, estate agents, Piers Morgan) and it seems unlikely. It ’s unfortunate that an era in which half the population identify as “foodies” has coincided with one in which the other half are convinced that eating wheat, gluten or nightshades will result in certain spiritual death. Worse still are people who swerve entire food groups on the basis of bizar re childhood whims that should have been abandoned with their teddy bears. I should know, I am one ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 5, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Joe Stone Tags: Food Eating disorders Health & wellbeing Counselling and therapy Mental health Life and style Psychology Diets and dieting Society Source Type: news

The old wives' tales that are actually true: Carrots help you see, cheese causes nightmares 
We know now that eating bread crusts won't make your hair curly and cracking your knuckles doesn't cause arthritis - but not all 'old wives' tales' are nonsense. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sprinkle CARROTS on your children's Kellogg's: Latest advice warns kids not eating enough vegetables
Grating carrot into porridge or adding spinach to a morning smoothie might sound a little unappetising. But ideas like this could help parents incorporate vegetables into their children's breakfasts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Sept.22, 2022 ​
First evidence that babies can taste, smell in the womb. Special scans of late-term fetuses show that those whose moms had just consumed carrots showed more " laughter face " responses, while those whose moms had eaten kale showed more " cry face " ... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 22, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eating carrots during pregnancy makes babies happy and kale turns them to 'tears'
Children's hatred of greens - and an apparent love of carrots - start in their mums' wombs, astonishing evidence reveals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hatred of green vegetables begins in the WOMB! Babies smile for carrots but grimace for kale 
Researchers from Durham University took 4D ultrasound scans of 100 pregnant women to see how their unborn babies responded after being exposed to flavours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bomb Threat Suspect Nabbed; That's Not a Carrot; DEA Investigates Telehealth Company
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. The FBI arrested a Massachusetts woman in connection with a bomb threat against Boston Children's Hospital. (NBC News) Health officials sound the alarm about overuse of tecovirimat... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 16, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Lenovo announces consumer AR glasses that can tether to iPhones
Lenovo dangles a platform-agnostic carrot in front of AR hopefuls. #hopefuls #lenovo #iphones (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Tiny Sprouts Provide Big Nutrition
TUESDAY, June 7, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Move over baby carrots and petite peas. Even tinier vegetables are catching on as go-to healthy foods. Microscale vegetables, a growing food category that includes sprouted seeds, are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 7, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How to trick your brain into better eating habits
Ditching the cutlery, scoffing a big first bite and discussing the carrots can help rewire our brains and make us more mindful of our mealsBefore diving in at a dinner party, my friend Lizzie always makes a point of asking the host to describe each dish they ’ve made. It’s a way of acknowledging their efforts – but, according to food psychology, she could also be helping herself and her fellow diners eat better by making them more mindful of their meal.Charles Spence is a professor of experimental psychology at Oxford University, who researches the factors that influence what we choose to eat and what we think about ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 17, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Clare Finney Tags: Psychology Food Health & wellbeing Food science Social trends Life and style Society Source Type: news

Boosting Food Security and Education in Schools in Brazil
Students eat lunch in the cafeteria of the João Caffaro Municipal School in Itaboraí, in southeastern Brazil. Schoolchildren returned to eating vegetables and drinking natural fruit juices when the school canteens and the supply of family farming products to the National School Feeding Program resumed in April this year, after an interruption brought about by the COVID pandemic. CREDIT: Mario Osava/IPSBy Mario OsavaITABORAÍ, Brazil , Apr 27 2022 (IPS) “I like lettuce, but not tomatoes and cucumbers,” said nine-year-old Paulo Henrique da Silva de Jesus, a third grader at the João Baptista Caffaro Municipal S...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mario Osava Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Education Featured Food and Agriculture Headlines Health Integration and Development Brazilian-style Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Projects Regional Categories TerraViva United Natio Source Type: news

Butterfly Network taps Heather Getz as CFO and more digital health hires
Also: Employer-focused mental health startup Spring Health makes two new hires, and Carrot Fertility adds to its medical team. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 20, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The Truth About Common Digestive Health Fears
Everyone experiences digestive problems now and then, and they’re nobody’s idea of a good time. In a survey of nearly 72,000 adults in the U.S., 61% reported having had at least one gastrointestinal (GI) symptom over the previous week, and within that group, 58% said they’d had two or more GI symptoms over the past week, according to a study in a 2018 issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Because symptoms like constipation, heartburn, and abdominal pain are generally vague and often don’t have an obvious cause, those suffering tend to fear the worst. “People get very concerned abo...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Delicious recipes designed to help you eat to live longer at every single meal
UK gut health expert Dr Megan Rossi gives recipe ideas to help you eat to live longer at every single meal, including a carrot cake, orange-glazed salmon and a rainbow pancake stack. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Austria Starts Lottery to Boost Support for Vaccine Mandate
Austrian lawmakers passed the European Union’s first law making coronavirus vaccinations mandatory as other member states ease restrictions in the latest wave of the pandemic. The parliament’s lower house approved the policy on Thursday with additional support from most deputies in two opposition groups. The far-right Freedom Party rejected the plan. The mandate will come into force next month, and officials will start imposing fines as high as 3,600 euro ($4,084) for dissenters from mid-March. The government will also introduce a lottery system to reward people willing to take the shot. After months of prepara...
Source: TIME: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marton Eder / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Austria bloomberg wire COVID-19 Londontime Source Type: news