Recipes for Health: Green Smoothie With Pineapple, Arugula, Greens and Cashews
The pineapple stands up well to the arugula and greens, and ginger pumps up the flavor. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - April 28, 2014 Category: Nutrition Authors: By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN Tags: Cooking and Cookbooks Recipes Medicine and Health Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

Gambia: Hygiene Practices & Food Safety Workshop Held
[Daily Observer]The National Implementation Unit of the Enhanced Integrated Framework under the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment in collaboration with International Trade Centre Wednesday held a one day workshop at Baobab Holiday Resort. The workshop brought together stakeholders in the groundnut, cashew and sesame industry amongst others. The awareness forum was funded under the Sector Competitiveness and Export Diversification Project (SCEDP) with the overall aim of creating awareness on (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Recall: Cultured Kitchen's non-dairy cashew cheese
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- The Cultured Kitchen of West Sacramento, Calif., is recalling all flavors of its non-dairy cashew cheese product due to a risk of Salmonella contamination. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 2, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nut eaters may have a longer life expectancy
Conclusion This study found that eating nuts is associated with a reduced risk of death from any cause, and that the more frequently nuts were eaten, the lower the risk of death. Eating 28g of nuts seven or more times per week was associated with a 20% reduced risk of death. The researchers say that previous studies found that increased nut intake was associated with a reduced risk of several diseases (including type 2 diabetes mellitus, colon cancer, high blood pressure and diverticulitis), and that nut consumption has been linked to reductions in various risk factors for chronic diseases. Seeing whether nut consumption w...
Source: NHS News Feed - November 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart/lungs Food/diet Lifestyle/exercise Source Type: news

Study: Eating Nuts Reduces Rate Of Heart Disease, Cancer
BOSTON (CBS) — In the largest study of its kind, people who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20 percent less likely to die from any cause over a 30-year period than were those who didn’t consume nuts. WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Diane Stern reports play pause Study: Eating Nuts Reduces Heart Disease, Cancer Rates Diane Stern That’s according to new research in the New England Journal Of Medicine by researchers ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kckatzman Tags: Health Healthwatch Heard On WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Local Syndicated Local Watch Listen CBS Boston Diane Stern New England Journal Of Medicine Nut Study Source Type: news

First prospective study to date on nut consumption and pancreatic cancer
In a large prospective study published online in the British Journal of Cancer, researchers looked at the association between nut consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer among 75,680 women in the Nurses' Health Study, with no previous history of cancer. Consumption of nuts, including tree nuts (such as almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts), was inversely associated with risk of pancreatic cancer, independent of other potential risk factors for pancreatic cancer... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pancreatic Cancer Source Type: news

Tree nut consumption associated with reduced risk of pancreatic cancer in women
(Motion PR) In a large prospective study published online in the British Journal of Cancer, researchers looked at the association between nut consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer among 75,680 women in the Nurses' Health Study, with no previous history of cancer. Consumption of nuts, including tree nuts (such as almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts), was inversely associated with risk of pancreatic cancer, independent of other potential risk factors for pancreatic cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 7, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Africa: ACA Announces Ambitious Cashew Production Target
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The African Cashew Alliance (ACA) has set an ambitious target of achieving additional 100,000 metric tonnes of processed cashew by 2020. Currently, the volume of raw cashew nut processed in Africa is about 75,000 metric tonnes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 14, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Recipes for Health: Stir-Fried Chicken With Mixed Sweet and Hot Peppers and Cashews
A mix of hot and sweet peppers and “velveted” chicken makes for a delicious dish.     (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - July 15, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN Tags: Recipes Medicine and Health Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

Guinea's agriculture and mining sectors strive to complement not compete | Mark Tran
Amid concerns that a rush for its mineral resources could disrupt farming, Guinea is aiming to boost its agricultural productivityAs she ended her presentation to potential investors in London last week, Jacqueline Sultan, Guinea's agriculture minister, directed a plea to her colleague in charge of mining in the front row. "Please protect our red monkeys and our white toads," she said.It was a telling moment at the Invest in Guinea event at the Westbury hotel. Sultan had been outlining Guinea's farming potential and plans to make it an agricultural powerhouse by 2025. But the entreaty indicated the tension betwee...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 21, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Mark Tran Tags: Guinea World news guardian.co.uk Natural resources and development Environmental sustainability Features Mining Global development Africa Business Agriculture Source Type: news

See’s Candies, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Nuts and Eggs in Milk and Dark Raisins
See’s Company of San Francisco is recalling all Milk and Dark Raisins because it may contain undeclared tree nuts and eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts (e.g.: almonds, walnuts, pecans, cashews) and/or eggs 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 - June 15, 2013 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Tree Nuts And Health
Three new studies involving tree nuts (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts) were presented this week at the Experimental Biology Meeting in Boston, MA. Tree nut consumption was associated with a better nutrient profile and diet quality; lower body weight and lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome; and a decrease in several cardiovascular risk factors compared to those seen among non-consumers... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

New findings on tree nuts and health presented at the Experimental Biology Meeting in Boston, Mass.
(Motion PR) Three new studies involving tree nuts (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts) were presented this week at the Experimental Biology Meeting in Boston, Mass. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 22, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news