Chocolate Milk May Be Better Than Sports Drinks for Exercise Recovery Chocolate Milk May Be Better Than Sports Drinks for Exercise Recovery
Athletes who drink chocolate milk during exercise or after a hard workout may recover just as quickly as they would with sports drinks, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Chocolate milk boosts exercise recovery MORE THAN sports drinks, study finds
Researchers from  Shahid Sadoughi University in Yazd, Iran, found that the popular milkshake allows athletes to intensely exercise for around six minutes longer than sports drink without tiring. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chocolate milk may be better than sports drinks for exercise recovery
(Reuters Health) - Athletes who drink chocolate milk during exercise or after a hard workout may recover just as quickly as they would with sports drinks, a research review suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Expert reveals which foods could help you life a longer life  
A healthy diet doesn't always mean you need to give up your favourite foods. Australian dietitian Dr Joanna McMillan reveals chocolate and wine are just some you can eat for a longer life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients Often Mistake Migraine'Triggers '
(MedPage Today) -- Tracking app data show little association for chocolate, nitrates, MSG (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - July 3, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Fitness star Sophie Guidolin shares the foods she eats every day
Sophie Guidolin, from Queensland, eats 'snicker oats' and a smoothie for breakfast - which includes Nutella, chocolate protein power, granulated nuts and maple syrup - and a chicken stir fry for lunch. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitness star and mother-of-four Sophie Guidolin shares the foods she eats every day
Sophie Guidolin, from Queensland, eats 'snicker oats' and a smoothie for breakfast - which includes Nutella, chocolate protein power, granulated nuts and maple syrup - and a chicken stir fry for lunch. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dark chocolate is good for fighting metabolic syndrome, unless you stress about it
(Natural News) Consumption of dark chocolate has been associated with the decrease in risk of cardiometabolic problems. However, a team of researchers found that the efficacy of dark chocolate in this regard may be significantly affected by levels of anxiety. The following study, which was published in the Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, aimed to examine the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 'healthy' snacks that contain more sugar than a CHOCOLATE bar
Nutritionist Rory Larkin analysed the labels of 19 different healthy snack bars and found that 12 were classed as high in sugar and had a red traffic light label. Six contained more sugar than a Freddo. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the most healthful high-fat foods?
Fats are an essential component of nutrition, alongside carbohydrates and protein. The key is choosing the healthful, unsaturated fats. There are many healthful high-fat foods to choose from, including avocado, chia seeds, dark chocolate, eggs, and fatty fish. Learn more about the best healthful high-fat foods here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

New wasps named after Crocodile Dundee and Toblerone amongst 17 new genera and 29 species
(Pensoft Publishers) A total of 17 new genera and 29 new species of parasitoid wasps are described from across all tropical regions of the world. Amongst the novel taxa, there are three genera named after the action comedy 'Crocodile Dundee', the chocolate brand 'Toblerone', and the Madagascar spiny forests. In addition, five species are named after institutions holding some of the largest wasp collections. The findings are published in the open access Journal of Hymenoptera Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 25, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

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

Legumes and oily fish can delay the onset of menopause
(Natural News) For a lot of women, going into menopause is one of the worst stages in life. With all the symptoms – fatigue, weight gain, moodiness, hot flashes – most of the time, food is the only comfort. However, no matter how tempting that piece of chocolate is, women might want to resist and opt for healthier... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Foods that are both fatty and sweet can hijack the part of the brain that regulates food consumption
It may have taken thousands of generations of hunting, gathering, farming and cooking to get here. But in the end, the genius of humankind has combined fats and carbohydrates to produce such crowning culinary glories as the doughnut, fettuccine Alfredo, nachos and chocolate cake with buttercream... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Think Differently When Trying to Reduce Obesity, Experts Suggest
(MedPage Today) -- People won't buy a'healthy'chocolate bar, but firms can reduce calories quietly (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New Brunswick bans chocolate milk, juice sales in public schools
New Brunswick's public schools are getting rid of flavoured milk and juices in a revamped nutrition policy that Education Minister Brian Kenny announced on Wednesday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

New Brunswick bans chocolate milk, juice sales in schools
New Brunswick public schools are getting rid of flavoured milk and juices in a revamped nutrition policy that Education Minister Brian Kenny announced on Wednesday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

Can't live without fried desserts? Blending mixes with oat brand and psyllium husk fiber reduces their oil content
(Natural News) There’s something to be said about guilty pleasures: You know it’s bad for you, but you go for it anyway. Take fried desserts, for instance. Most people know it’s unhealthy, but they will still flock to state fairs and carnivals for fried chocolate bars and even fried ice cream. However, a study in CyTA... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

All eyes on Canada as first G7 nation prepares to make marijuana legal
From crime to health to business, Canada ’s decision to legalize marijuana is a grand progressive experiment that promises to answer a host of questionsWhen Canopy Growth opened its first cannabis factory in an old chocolate plant near Ottawa four years ago, it did so predicting a bright future. Canada had already legalized medical marijuana, and Canopy predicted full legalization for recreational use to be next.What the company hadn ’t predicted, however, was the sudden flood of foreign visitors. Politicians and police authorities from Jamaica, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Greece and Australia have all c...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Selena Ross in Montreal Tags: Canada Cannabis Drugs Americas World news Science Society Source Type: news

Registration Open for 2018 Global Oral Health Summit, User-Centered Educational Program Takes Center Stage
ATLANTA —Along with open registration for its 2018 Global Oral Health Summit, Carestream Dental is pleased to announce a unique educational program that was designed with the guidance of real practice management software users. The results are an event that ’s made for oral health professionals by oral health professionals.“User-centered design and the voice of the customer drives the development process at Carestream Dental, and these concepts carried over to the decision-making process surrounding the speakers, session formats and courses offered at the Summit,” Ed Shellard, D.M.D., chief dental o...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 5, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Sanders Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds in Fudge Mini Bites
Sanders announced today that it is recalling its 3.75oz Milk Chocolate Covered Fudge Mini Bites because they may contain undeclared almonds. People who have allergies to almonds 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 2, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Sweets and chocolates 'to be removed from supermarket check-outs'
Sweets and chocolates will be removed from supermarket check-outs in Britain where stores will be banned from offering two-for-one deals on junk food, it was claimed last night. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Divvies, LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Benjamint Crunch Chocolate Bars Due to Undeclared Milk In The Mint
Divvies announced today a voluntary recall of its Benjamint Crunch Chocolate bars due to possible undeclared milk in the peppermint used in the bars. The recall is limited solely to the Benjamint Crunch Bars that were sold online through the Divvies website. This recall will impact approximately 140 consumers. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 25, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

New Seasons Market LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Mini Butter Croissants and Mini Chocolate Croissants
New Seasons Market LLC is recalling NSM 8-pack mini butter croissants and 8-pack mini chocolate croissants because they contain undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to 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 - May 24, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Teleflex to acquire QT Vascular assets, takes option on Chocolate Heart DCB
QT Vascular said today it inked a deal to sell its non-drug coated coronary products to Teleflex (NYSE:TFX), including its Chocolate XD and Glider, with an option to purchase its Chocolate Heart drug-coated coronary balloon catheter which is currently under development. Singapore-based QT Vascular has not released any financial details of the deal, but said that it will continue to develop and market its other products, including its Chocolate Touch drug-coated percutaneous transluminal angioplasty balloons. The company said it is currently enrolling patients in an IDE trial of the Chocolate Touch device. Re...
Source: Mass Device - May 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Catheters Drug-Device Combinations Vascular QT Vascular Teleflex Source Type: news

QT Vascular Enters Into Asset Purchase And Option Agreement With Teleflex
Teleflex will acquire the Company's commercial coronary products and an option to purchase the drug coated Chocolate Heart(TM) SINGAPORE, May 24, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- QT Vascular Ltd., ("QT Vascular", and with its... Devices, Interventional, Cardiology, Acquisitions QT Vascular, Chocolate XD, Glider , Chocolate Heart, balloon catheter (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Food industry is failing to slash sugar levels in products
Sugar levels in popular foods including ice cream and chocolate bars were supposed to be cut by 5 per cent over the last year, but figures showed the reduction was only on average two per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blitz on sweet treats sees slow start
The sugar hit in puddings, biscuits and chocolate remains high despite a crackdown. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When it comes to chocolate, the darker the better: Dark chocolate reduces stress while improving memory
(Natural News) When new research comes out saying that we should increase our consumption of broccoli or start eating kale, we might not feel overly inclined to make the suggested changes. However, there are very few of us who don’t love chocolate, and two new studies by researchers from the Loma Linda University Adventist Health... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I Took the First FDA-Approved Migraine Prevention Treatment. It Transformed My Life
On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraine headaches. Aimovig, made by Amgen and Novartis, is a monthly, self-administered injection that blocks a molecule involved in migraine attacks. Over the course of three clinical trials, the drug was successful at reducing the frequency of migraines for chronic sufferers. It is expected to be available in as soon as a week and will cost $575 per month, though out-of-pocket costs will vary depending on insurance. This is the story of Susan Giordano, 58, whose chronic migraines have nearly ceased after taking a monthly s...
Source: TIME: Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Giordano Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Caffeine protects the lungs by strengthening minute tissue structures
(Natural News) There are some things that – by virtue of logic – just don’t go together: Raking leaves and a windy day, for instance. Chocolate and dogs also fit the bill, and even caffeine and babies. However, a study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology could very well change our thoughts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Optimum shade for cocoa
(ETH Zurich) As chocolate becomes ever more popular, demand for cocoa keeps rising. For production to keep up, agricultural practices have to become more sustainable. ETH researchers tested what shade trees can contribute to solving this problem. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The best way to boost the health benefits of cocoa beans lies in how you roast them
(Natural News) Several studies have already determined that chocolate offers various health benefits, but according to researchers from Penn State University (PSU), roasting cocoa beans for a specific length of time and at a certain temperature can both “preserve and even boost the potency of some bioactive and antioxidant compounds while protecting desired sensory aspects... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat more dark chocolate to resolve irregular heartbeats
(Natural News) Chocolate lovers, rejoice: A study published in the journal Heart has found that eating moderate amounts of chocolate can reduce the risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AFib), a life-threatening form of irregular heartbeat. Scientists at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, together with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Aalborg University, and the Danish Cancer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies for Mother ’s Day
This healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe is super easy to make. My secret is to use good-quality dark eating chocolate. The 70 – 80% cocoa type such as Lindt, which is not too sweet. Using quality ingredients will create the most delicious cookie, and will be perfect with your next pot of tea or to dunk into a glass of icy cold almond milk. You don’t need any special equipment to make this recipe, just a bowl for mixing the ingredients with your hands. I always double or triple the recipe because they don’t last long in my home. This recipe is from my cookbook Purely Delicious. WHAT’S GREAT ABOUT ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Cocoa CRISPR: Gene editing shows promise for improving the 'chocolate tree'
(Penn State) Use of the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 could help to breed cacao trees that exhibit desirable traits such as enhanced resistance to diseases, according to Penn State plant scientists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 10, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Eating a Mediterranean-style diet protects your liver
(Natural News) If you want a healthy liver and gut, an article on EurekAlert! recommended taking up a Mediterranean-style diet. A study on American and Turkish patients with liver cirrhosis showed that eating fermented milk products and vegetables – plus moderate amounts of chocolate, coffee, and tea – could reduce the chances of serious complications that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rebuilding the Amazon forest with chocolate: How cocoa could be the key to making South America green again
(Natural News) For decades, Brazilian ranchers have been part of the wide-scale destruction of the Amazon rainforest. Now, they – and chocolate – could be the keys to make South America green again. According to a Reuters report, many ranchers are planting cocoa trees with the support of environmentalists who believe cocoa plantations can serve as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The fertility diet: Foods to eat and skip if you want to get pregnant
New research has shown that certain foods could be helpful in boosting fertility in women - including salmon and spinach - and even helping increase semen quality in men, such as dark chocolate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Morning's Dr Chris reveals eating this popular snack may be your key to happiness
DR CHRIS appeared on This Morning to offer health advice, and one suggestion he made which is sure to be popular was a dietary one. The health professional advised eating chocolate to boost mood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sensual sweet seduction: Why chocolate is good for your heart, brain, and mood
(Natural News) People from all over the world collectively consume more than three million tons of cocoa beans a year, according to the World Cocoa Foundation. Chocolate comes from the fruit of the Theobroma cacao tree, whose name means “food of the gods” in Greek, an apt name for the most popular sweet treat in the world. Theobroma cacao is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jamie Oliver does not ban junk food in his home
The celebrity chef says snacks like biscuits and chocolate are a "treat" in his house. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jamie Oliver: 'I don’t ban junk food at home'
The celebrity chef says snacks like biscuits and chocolate are a "treat" in his house. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 Surprising Foods That Pack a Day ’s Worth of Added Sugar
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / AP Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

What Causes Flushing?
Discussion Flushing is usually thought of as a benign condition such as blushing, but can be quite irritating if it is frequent or persistent (i.e. menopausal hot flashes) or even pathologic (i.e. malignancy). “Flushing is a subjective and sensation of warmth that is accompanied by reddening of the skin anywhere on the body but favors the face, neck, and upper torso…. Flushing can be broadly divided into episodic or persistent. Episodic flashing is mediated by the release of endogenous vasoactive mediators or medications, while persistent flushing result in a fixed facial erythema with telangiectasias and cyan...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 30, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dark chocolate may boost vision
Researchers have set their sights on dark chocolate as a potential vision booster, after finding that the delicious treat may improve eyesight. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Here's why we're willing to pay more for unhealthy foods we crave, according to science
(Natural News) According to a study, we don’t usually mind paying for unhealthy foods, especially when we’re craving for some chocolates or chips. Results from neuroscience research have determined that we’ll pay more for bigger portions of the food that we crave. The research, which was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news