Weekend Recipe: Your Guide to Creating Dairy-Free Nut, Seed and Rice Milks
When I create recipes, I always try to cater to people who have intolerances to ingredients such as lactose. Nut and seed milks are a delicious lactose-free alternative to traditional dairy milk, and they can be used in a variety of recipes that require the real thing. They can also provide your body with essential minerals such as calcium and magnesium. In my cookbook Purely Delicious, I created a full chapter exclusively to these concoctions — 12 total, all with their own unique benefits and flavor profiles. The key ingredient you choose to make your dairy-free milks with will ultimately determine the taste and tex...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food 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

Diabetes type 2 - this is how many nuts you should eat everyday to lower blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, feeling very tired, and feeling very thirsty. But, adding nuts to your diet could lower your blood sugar, scientists have revealed. How many cashews, almonds and hazelnuts should you eat everyday? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Peanut Butter Good For You?
Is peanut butter healthy? Nutrition experts have long debated the question, given peanut butter’s high fat content. But when its full nutritional profile is considered, to many, the answer is yes. “It really is a healthy food,” says registered dietitian Lisa Sasson, a clinical professor in the department of nutrition and food studies at New York University. “There are so many reasons to keep it in your pantry or bring it to work, if you like the taste.” One major reason is that peanut butter has “a great nutritional package” with protein, fiber and many minerals and vitamins, says...
Source: TIME: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Century Snacks LLC Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk, Soy, Wheat and Cashews in Snak Club Family Size Tropical Trail Mix
Century Snacks of Commerce, CA, is recalling certain 16 OZ. bags of Tropical Trail Mix because they may contain milk, soy, wheat and cashew allergens and this is not declared on the package. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, soy, wheat or cashews run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 19, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

6 Ways to Make Your Coffee Even Healthier
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Go Nuts for Heart Health
TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 -- The crunchy goodness of peanuts, walnuts, cashews and other nuts may be just what the cardiologist ordered, new research suggests. The study couldn't prove cause-and-effect. However, the analysis of health data on more... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Supermarkets using cheaper ingredients in own-brand pesto
Which? investigation finds standard ranges using cashew nuts instead of pine nuts, and parmesan substituteAn investigation into supermarket own-brand pesto has found that bamboo fibres, potato flakes and nut flour are being used as cheaper alternatives to traditional ingredients.Pesto, which is traditionally made from basil, pine nuts, parmesan, olive oil – and sometimes lemon juice and garlic – has become a staple food in the UK.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Greenfield Tags: Supermarkets Consumer affairs Food & drink industry Retail industry Food science Business Life and style Money UK news Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Stress-Busting Smoothie
I designed this smoothie for myself due to my busy work schedule, and hectic work environment. My immune system was low and my cortisol levels were high, so I needed to pay more attention to my heatlth and get my own wellbeing back on track. This smoothie is my ultimate healthy breakfast. It provides sustained energy, supports my immune system, my digestive system and is rich in protein and antioxidants. It takes just one minute to make and any leftovers can be taken to work and enjoyed as a snack or light meal the same day. Adding protein in my smoothies helps to keep me full all morning and it also aids my concentration ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking diet Food healthytime Recipes weekend recipe Source Type: news

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Tags: Uncategorized Food Healthy Eating onetime Source Type: news

Seggiano USA, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts
Seggiano USA, Inc. of Cheyenne, WY is voluntarily recalling Tuscan Kale Pesto mislabeled with Artichoke& Garlic labels because the labels do not declare tree nuts (cashews). Individuals who have allergies to tree nuts run the risk of a serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the Tuscan Kale Pesto product. No incidents have been reported to date in connection with this issue. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Snyder ’s Lance Announces Voluntary Recall of a Limited Amount of 6.5 oz Emerald® Glazed Walnuts Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Peanuts, Almonds, Cashews and Pecans
Emerald ® Nuts is initiating a voluntary recall for a limited amount of its 6.5oz Glazed Walnuts product, distributed nationwide, due to the potential presence of undeclared peanuts, almonds, cashews and pecans in the product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of ser ious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

As marijuana use rises, doctors warn pregnant women
Two-year-old Maverick Hawkins sits on a red, plastic car in his grandmother's living room in the picturesque town of Nevada City, Calif., in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. His playpal Delilah Smith, a fellow 2-year-old, snacks on hummus and cashews and delights over the sounds of her Princess Peppa Pig stuffie. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virginia Diner, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut Allergen in Chocolate Covered Cashews 10 oz. cans
Virginia Diner, Inc. is voluntarily issuing a recall of 10 oz. cans of Plow& Hearth Chocolate Covered Cashews at Plow& Hearth ’s locations and nationwide (Mail Order) as a precaution because they may contain peanuts and peanut allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. A label mix up was discovered b y a consumer who received and opened a Cashew Tower Set (3 individual cashew cans) of which one can, the 10 oz. Chocolate Covered Cashews, were found to have Salted Peanuts. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 30, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Farrell Farms, Inc. Issues allergy alert on undeclared milk in Dark Chocolate Almonds, Dark Chocolate Cashews, and Dark Chocolate Pecans
Farrell Farms, Inc. of Goldsboro, NC is recalling 7 oz Dark Chocolate Almonds, 7 oz Dark Chocolate Cashews, and 7 oz Dark Chocolate Pecans, because these products may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 29, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Food Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Allergen (E.G. Milk) in Product
Colorado Nut Company of Denver, CO is recalling Cashew Cranberry Cherry Jubilee, Oat Bran Nutty Crunch, Honey Nutty Granola, Peanut Delight, and Frontier Trail Mix, because they may contain undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 22, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts
MONDAY, Nov. 13, 2017 -- Avoiding heart disease may be a nutty idea. That's the conclusion of a new study of more than 210,000 U.S. adults tracked for 32 years. Researchers found that those who regularly ate peanuts, walnuts, cashews and other nuts... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts & excl;
MONDAY, Nov. 13, 2017 -- Avoiding heart disease may be a nutty idea. That's the conclusion of a new study of more than 210,000 U.S. adults tracked for 32 years. Researchers found that those who regularly ate peanuts, walnuts, cashews and other nuts... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine 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

United Natural Trading LLC Announces Voluntary Recall of Dark Chocolate Almonds and Dark Chocolate Cashew Due to Possible Health Risk From an Undeclared Milk Allergen
United Natural Trading LLC, Edison, NJ, is voluntarily recalling Dark Chocolate Cashews and Dark Chocolate Almonds (see below) sold under the Woodstock, Market Basket, Lunds and Byerlys brands due to a possible health risk from an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 6, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Dutch Valley Food Distributors Inc. ISSUES ALLERGY ALERT ON UNDECLARED MILK IN Item # 050605 12/11oz Dark Chocolate Almonds and Item # 050601 12/11oz Dark Chocolate Cashews.
Dutch Valley Food Distributors Inc. of Myerstown, PA is recalling 11oz Dark Chocolate Almonds and 11oz Dark Chocolate Cashews, because it contains undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 6, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Grand BK Corp. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts (Almonds, Walnuts and Cashews) in " California Aloha Mix "
GRAND BK CORP. of Maspeth, New York is recalling its 14 ounce packages of " CALIFORNIA ALOHA MIX " because they may contain undeclared tree nuts (Almonds, Walnuts and Cashews). People who have allergies or severe sensitivity to tree nuts (Almonds, Walnuts and Cashews) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 15, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Voluntary Recall of CLIF BUILDER'S Bar Chocolate Mint Flavor, CLIF Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Mint and CLIF Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Chip Flavors
Clif Bar& Company is initiating a voluntary recall of CLIF ® BUILDER'S ® Bar Chocolate Mint flavor, and CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Mint and CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Chip flavors due to possible presence of undeclared peanuts and some tree nuts, including almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, walnuts and coconuts. Clif Bar& Company is taking this precautionary safety step for people who are allergic to peanuts and these listed tree nuts. People with an allergy to peanuts and these specific tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic react...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 5, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Recall Expansion in New Jersey on Fewer than 650 units of Ava ’s Brand Organic Roasted Unsalted Cashews and Organic Roasted Unsalted Almonds
Hampton Farms is expanding its voluntary recall to include Ava ’s Brand Organic Roasted Unsalted Cashews and Ava’s Brand Organic Roasted Unsalted Almonds distributed only in New Jersey. This is the result of a recall expansion from Hampton Farms’ supplier, Hudson Valley Foods, Inc. of Highland, NY advising Hampton Farms that ingredients sold to the compan y have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 20, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

NOW Health Group Inc. Expands Voluntary Recall of Ellyndale ® Nutty Infusions™ Because of Possible Health Risk
NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is expanding the voluntary recall of Ellyndale ® Nutty Infusions™ Roasted Cashew Butter – Product Code E0540, Lot# 2125155, and Ginger Wasabi Cashew Butter -- Product Code E0541, Lot# 2124118, to include Roasted Almond Butter – Product Code E0545, Lot# 2124119, and Mango Chili Cashew Butter – Product Code E0542, Lot# 2125156. An FDA fol low-up inspection of the Nutty Infusions supplier’s facility revealed these lots have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fa...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 16, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

NOW Health Group Inc. Expands Voluntary Recall of Ellyndale ® Nutty Infusions ™ Because of Possible Health Risk
NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is expanding the voluntary recall of Ellyndale ® Nutty Infusions ™ Roasted Cashew Butter – Product Code E0540, Lot# 2125155, and Ginger Wasabi Cashew Butter -- Product Code E0541, Lot# 2124118, to include Roasted Almond Butter – Product Code E0545, Lot# 2124119, and Mango Chili Cashew Butter – Product Code E0542, Lot# 2125156. An FDA follow-up inspection of the Nutty Infusions supplier ’ s facility revealed these lots have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 16, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nature's Path recalling granola for possible listeria contamination
Nature's Path Foods Inc. is recalling Nature's Path brand Coconut & Cashew Butter Crunchy Granola from store shelves due to possible Listeria contamination. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

How To Desensitize Your Child To A Food Allergy
The news is suddenly full of new recommendations on how to keep your baby allergy free. But what if it is too late to prevent allergies in your household? What if you’ve already seen your little one break out in hives, swell into a bawling bruised tomato or some other scary reaction? Have the great advances in allergy understanding just come too late for you and your kid? No. Especially if your child is still relatively young.  The newest treatment, under study by experts at Northwestern University in Chicago, involves educating the immune system on the safety of, say, peanuts, by attaching peanut proteins to wh...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Desensitize Your Child To A Food Allergy
The news is suddenly full of new recommendations on how to keep your baby allergy free. But what if it is too late to prevent allergies in your household? What if you’ve already seen your little one break out in hives, swell into a bawling bruised tomato or some other scary reaction? Have the great advances in allergy understanding just come too late for you and your kid? No. Especially if your child is still relatively young.  The newest treatment, under study by experts at Northwestern University in Chicago, involves educating the immune system on the safety of, say, peanuts, by attaching peanut proteins to wh...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 13, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Recall: Star Snacks Co. Cashews
Star Snacks Co. recalls Southern Grove Cashew Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt, in 8-ounce canisters, sold in 29 states. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cashews recalled after glass found in canisters
Southern Grove Cashews Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt are being recalled due to reports of glass pieces found in the product, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Star Snacks Co. is voluntarily recalling two lots of Southern Grove Cashew Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt due to the potential presence of glass pieces
Star Snacks Co. of Jersey City, NJ is voluntarily recalling two lots of Southern Grove Cashew Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt due to the potential presence of glass pieces. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 6, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Simple Truth Macadamia Nuts and Ava's Cashews pulled from shelves in unrelated recalls for possible Listeria contamination
The Kroger grocery company recalled Simple Truth Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts and Ava's Brand Organic Cashews Roasted and Salted were both recalled for a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, in unrelated incidents according to the Food and Drug Administration. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nuts recalled for possible listeria contamination
The Kroger grocery company recalled Simple Truth Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts and Ava's Brand Organic Cashews Roasted and Salted were both recalled for a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, in unrelated incidents according to the Food and Drug Administration. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Time to go nuts! Almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts and cashews, linked to lower risk of colon cancer
(Natural News) Eating tree nuts, such as almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts and cashews, may significantly reduce the risk of colon cancer recurrence, a recent study showed. To carry out the study, a team of researchers examined more than 800 patients with stage-III colon cancer. Data from an observational study revealed that patients who ate two ounces... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recall on Fewer Than 225 Ava's Brand Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted 8 oz. Tubs in NJ, NY, PA and CT
Hampton Farms is voluntarily recalling Ava's brand Organic Cashews Roasted& Salted 8 oz. tubs distributed in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. We have been notified by our cashew supplier that the cashews used have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No confirmed illnesses have been reported to public health authorities to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 26, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hail Merry Issues Voluntary Recall Due to Labeling Error
Hail Merry LLC, a plant-based snack food company, voluntarily recalls its Meyer Lemon Mini Miracle Tart Party Pack of 6 from the market due to a labeling error. The products contain cashews as listed on the " Ingredients " label, however the " Contains " allergen warning statement does not specifically identify " cashews. " (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 24, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Eating tree nuts may cut risk that colon cancer will return: study
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Colon cancer survivors who ate at least two ounces (57 grams) of tree nuts a week - roughly 48 almonds or 36 cashews - were significantly less likely to have their cancer return or to die from their cancer than those who did not eat nuts, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Winners announced for the Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge
(Elsevier) Chemistry solutions that tap native plants, such as cashew nuts, to tackle mosquito borne diseases through environmentally friendly insecticides and a focus on eco-remediation of land devastated by crude oil spills in Nigeria, won the Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Families Say Lexington Nutrition Health Coach Cured Their Childrens ’ Deadly Food Allergies
LEXINGTON (CBS) — Just a few years ago, digging into a bowl of Peanut M&M’s was out of the question for the Lombardo brothers of Needham–all three suffered severe, multiple food allergies. “I was allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, peas, beans and sesame seeds,” explained Nick Lombardo, the oldest of the three boys who is about to graduate from Needham High School. Luke, a sophomore, said living with allergies was a constant struggle. “I always had to worry about what I was going to eat whenever I went out with my friends,” he said. Nick Lombardo used to be allergic to nuts&nd...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Allergies Amy Thieringer Dr. Mallika Marshall Food Allergies Lexington Needham Source Type: news

Families Say Lexington Nutrition Health Coach Can Cure Deadly Food Allergies
LEXINGTON (CBS) — Just a few years ago, digging into a bowl of Peanut M&M’s was out of the question for the Lombardo brothers of Needham–all three suffered severe, multiple food allergies. “I was allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, peas, beans and sesame seeds,” explained Nick Lombardo, the oldest of the three boys who is about to graduate from Needham High School. Luke, a sophomore, said living with allergies was a constant struggle. “I always had to worry about what I was going to eat whenever I went out with my friends,” he said. Nick Lombardo used to be allergic to nuts&nd...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Allergies Amy Thieringer Dr. Mallika Marshall Food Allergies Lexington Needham Source Type: news

Now Health Group Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Select Ellyndale ® Nutty Infusions™
NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling its Ellyndale ® Nutty Infusions™ Roasted Cashew Butter – Product Code E0540, Lot# 2125155, and Ginger Wasabi Cashew Butter – Product Code E0541, Lot# 2124118 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 ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 4, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Urban Remedy Issues Voluntary Recall of Mislabeled Non-Dairy Spiced Golden Milk Due to Undeclared Allergen
Urban Remedy is voluntarily recalling Non-Dairy Spiced Golden Milk that was mislabeled as cold pressed apple juice. The products were sold in select Whole Foods Market stores in Arizona, California and Nevada and contained tree nut (cashew) allergens that were not listed on the product labels. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 28, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Women Basically Ensure The Survival Of Their Communities In Rural Kenya
KILIFI COUNTY, Kenya ― Each morning before the heat rises, Kanze Kahindi sets out from her one-room hut near the village of Changojeni for a six-mile walk to the nearest small river. She returns eight hours later, balancing a yellow 5-gallon jerrycan of water on her head. Her chest and legs ache when she finally deposits the 42-pound container in her home, but there’s barely time to rest. Soon she’ll be cleaning and cooking food for her eight children. While men in communities like Kahindi’s till land and care for livestock, women and girls arguably have the most important responsibility when it comes t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergic to Peanuts? Tree Nuts Might Still Be Safe
Careful testing can determine whether you need to avoid cashews, walnuts or others, study finds (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergic to Peanuts? Tree Nuts Might Still Be Safe
Careful testing can determine whether you need to avoid cashews, walnuts or others, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Food Allergy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Bizarre Side Effect 1 In 100 People Experience During Sex
For SELF, by Zahra Barnes. As your sexual arousal ramps up on the trippy journey to orgasm, pleasure is probably the only thing on your mind. Unfortunately, for some people, pain interrupts the party. At least one percent of adults experience coital cephalalgia, or “sex headaches,” aka head pain that occurs before, during, or after orgasm. Here’s what you need to know about this condition, which is basically the unpleasant epitome of a buzzkill. Mayo Clinic spotlights two kinds of sex headaches. The first is “a dull ache in the head and neck that intensifies as sexual excitement increases,” a...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 15, 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 is Black Spot Poison Ivy?
Discussion Poison ivy (PI, Toxicodendron radicans) is a common plant in North America that causes allergic contact dermatitis. Poison oak and sumac also cause similar problems. The rash usually appears as linear erythematous papules or vesicles occurring soon after exposure. Patients often do not identify the exposure specifically but will say they were walking/playing in gardens, fields or woods. PI can be a small plant, vine or even a shrub. The coloring changes over the growing season. Fires may also be a source as burning the plants and being in the smoke can cause extensive lesions on the body. The plant has 3 leaves...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 30, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news