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Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Organic Deglet Dates Due to Mislabeling and Undeclared Allergens
Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand Organic Deglet Noor Dates Pitted because it may contain undeclared coconut, an allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to coconut run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 14, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

This Girl Tr òn: The Forgotten Subject of Vietnam War Photographer Larry Burrows
Larry Burrows was a seasoned veteran of the Vietnam War when, in early 1968, he met 12-year-old Nguyễn Thị Tròn. Operating out of Saigon, the southern Republic of Vietnam’s capital, the photographer had been covering the conflict for LIFE magazine since 1962. He shadowed American troops, documenting ferocious firefights, surviving hours in the air with helicopter-gunship crews, and freeze-framing harrowing moments of bravery and despair, exhaustion, and appalling violence in combat zones. Though much of his best work had been shot in the thick of the action, he had come to be haunted by the trauma visited ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gary Jones/ Suối Đá Tags: Uncategorized Larry Burrows LIFE Magazine photography Vietnam Vietnam War Source Type: news

What Proteins Cause Cow ’ s Milk Protein Allergy?
Discussion Cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) is one of the most common food allergies. It is estimated to have an incidence of 2-7.5% in infants and a prevalence of 0.5% in breastfeed infants. The prevalence decreases with age at 1% in children> or = 6 years. CMPA does not have a laboratory test and therefore is a clinical diagnosis. It is defined as a “hypersensitivity reaction brought on by specific immunologic mechanisms to cow’s milk.” Generally symptoms present within the first month of life and involve 2 of more systems with 2 or more symptoms. Systems are dermatologic (including atopic der...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 11, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Healthy bars like Nakd nibbles have more sugar than treats
Research shows some 'healthy' snack bars have more sugar than chocolate treats. Love Raw almond and coconut bar contains 18.5g of sugar - more than Maltesers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: The health benefits of coconut oil may be overblown, experts say
Health experts break down what to know about the supposed health benefits of adding coconut oil to your diet. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Coconut oil for sunburn: Does it work?
What is coconut oil and what are the benefits of coconut oil for sunburn? How can sunburn be prevented and how can coconut oil be used for sunburn? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Stroke risk: Drinking THIS every day could PREVENT heart disease
STROKES are on the increase in the UK, but drinking dairy-free coconut milk could reduce your risk - as well as lowering likelihood of heart disease - according to an expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is coconut oil healthy?
According to a recent survey, 72% of Americans think coconut oil is a healthy food. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are the benefits of coconut water?
Some people love the taste, and some hate it. But there is no debate that coconut water has boomed in popularity over the past decade. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Idaho Foodbank Recalls Coconut Beverage, Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Eggs, and Cheese Product Because Of Possible Health Risk
The Idaho Foodbank is recalling approximately 27,000 pounds of Coconut Beverage, Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Eggs, and Cheese Product. These products are being recalled because they were not continuously maintained or stored at the required temperature due to a malfunction in the cooler. This could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 21, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Big Food starts anti-coconut oil campaign again, despite studies showing its great for your health
(Natural News) Coconut oil is highly regarded for its wide array of uses: From moisturizing skin and clearing up acne to cooking your favorite foods, there’s plenty of reasons why people love coconut oil. But, as you may have noticed, this versatile fat has been getting a lot of bad press lately. For example, the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Separating food facts from fiction
UCLA Broadcast Studio As a nutritional epidemiologist devoted to prevention, Karin Michels has spent much of her career studying how health can be optimized through a proper diet.“People think it all comes down to their genes, but there is so much we can control by not smoking or being overweight, eating right and exercising at least moderately,” says Michels, professor and chair of the epidemiology department in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.What constitutes healthy eating? Michels, who frequently gives public talks on the topic, has found there are many widely held misconceptions that le...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Seven health benefits of coconut water
Coconut water can be a great way to rehydrate after a sweaty workout. Learn how it can replenish your electrolytes and provide extra potassium. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Sunneen Health Foods Issues Recall of Parfait Due to Undeclared Allergens
Sunneen Health Foods is voluntarily recalling mislabeled Whole Foods Market PB&J parfaits sold at five Whole Foods Market stores in New York and New Jersey because the products contained soy and tree nut (almond and coconut) allergens that were not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or 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 - July 12, 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

Dairy-free warning: Drinking YOUR coffee this way could trigger heart disease
DAIRY-free is a trend on the rise, with everything from almond milk, to coconut yoghurt and soy ice-cream now widely available alongside their traditional animal-derived counterparts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coconut oil health claims not all they're cracked up to be, says new study
If you’ve been stirring coconut oil into your coffee or cooking with it every day, a Calgary nutritionist says you should heed a new warning by the American Heart Association. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Coconut oil health claims not all they're cracked up to be, says report
If you’ve been stirring coconut oil into your coffee or cooking with it every day, a Calgary nutritionist says you should heed a new warning by the American Heart Association. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Coconut oil has more ‘bad’ fat than beef and butter: heart doctors
(Reuters Health) - Coconut oil raises ‘bad’ cholesterol in the same way as other foods high in saturated fats like butter and beef, according to the American Heart Association. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Rikki USA, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Masa ’s Gourmet Sweet and Sour Sauce, Masa’s Gourmet Curry Coconut Sauce and Masa’s Gourmet Pulled Pork BBQ Sauce
Rikki USA, Inc. of Redmond, WA is recalling Masa ’s Gourmet Sweet and Sour Sauce, Masa’s Gourmet Curry Coconut Sauce and Masa’s Gourmet Pulled Pork BBQ Sauce 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 product s. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 19, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

New Study Confirms That Coconut Oil Is Alarmingly High In Saturated Fat
It’s time to stop turning to coconut oil to make your brownies healthier. Coconut oil, it turns out, is not the health food people think it is. This oil might be stocked on the shelves of your health food store, but a recent report released by the American Heart Association suggests that this might be a mistake.  You’re not alone in this misconception. An AHA survey found that 72 percent of Americans considered coconut oil a health food. But coconut oil, it turns out, is shockingly high in saturated fats. In fact, 82 percent of the fat found in coconut oil is saturated ― that’s signi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Conspiracy Against Saturated Fat: Dr. Jack Wolfson responds to the American Heart Association's ignorant attack on coconut oil
(Natural News) Over the weekend, a news story based on the American Heart Association’s tired, worn-out and scientifically obsolete war on healthy fats went viral, claiming that coconut oil was somehow bad for cardiovascular health. Remember, the AHA is the same nutritionally illiterate organization that, for decades, told heart attack victims they could eat unlimited... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coconut oil is as unhealthy as beef fat and butter
A report released by the American Heart Association advises against the use of coconut oil because it contains high levels of saturated fats - almost six times higher than olive oil. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Saturated Fat: Weighed, Measured, And Found Wanting
A stunningly good, extraordinarily comprehensive paper on the health effects of saturated fat in our diets has weighed them in every relevant way, measured them with every pertinent metric, and found them wanting. There are no saturated fatty acids shown to be better than “harmless at best,” and those we consume most often and abundantly in fatty meats, processed meats, fast foods, dairy and processed dairy products are decisively worse than that. They are bad for us. Until rather recently, the idea that pepperoni pizza, ice cream, and bacon were far from good for our health would have evoked nothing ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Replacing saturated fat with healthier fat for your heart
A recent New York Times survey found 72 percent of Americans think coconut oil is healthy, but only 37 percent of nutritionists agree. The American Heart Association says replacing saturated fat found in coconut oil or butter with corn or peanut oil can lower cardiovascular disease by about 30 percent. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new findings. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA on Harms of Saturated Fat, Coconut Oil
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Turning car plastics into foams with coconut oil
(American Chemical Society) End-of-life vehicles, with their plastic, metal and rubber components, are responsible for millions of tons of waste around the world each year. Now, one team reports in ACS Sustainable Chemistry& Engineering that the plastic components in these vehicles can be recycled with coconut oil and re-used as foams for the construction, packaging and automotive industries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 7, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Coconut palm sugar: Can people with diabetes eat it?
Coconut palm sugar has a rich caramel colour, tastes like brown sugar, and has less fructose than other sweeteners. Is it safe for people wth diabetes? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Diets high in fat and carbohydrates 'may lead to osteoarthritis'
This study supports our advice that a diet that is low in saturated fats can help the ten million people in the UK who have arthritis. We also know that vitamins and minerals such as calcium, vitamin D and iron are important for maintaining healthy joints and bones. "Being overweight puts more strain on joints, which can affect the likelihood of developing arthritis. Losing weight may mean a person doesn't have to takepainkillers so often." (Source: Arthritis Research UK)
Source: Arthritis Research UK - April 23, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Autonomous control and implementation of coconut tree climbing and harvesting robot - Dubey AP, Pattnaik SM, Banerjee A, Sarkar R.
Last few decades have witnessed a rapid development in robotic technology. Different types of intelligent machines which facilitate various tasks in industry environment are becoming popular. This paper focuses on designing a low cost coconut tree climbing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Feed your furry friend a tablespoon of organic coconut oil to unlock these amazing health benefits....
(Natural News) You’ve probably heard a lot about the natural benefits of organic coconut oil and perhaps you’ve even experienced them firsthand, but have you ever considered giving it to your dog? It turns out that man’s best friend can also benefit from this potent natural remedy. Coconut oil’s benefits come from the good fats... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improve Your Mood With Turmeric Root (Curcumin)
"Dr. Sears," C.R. asked me, "I know curcumin is good for treating a lot of things, but can it improve someone's mood?" This morning, one of the women on my staff, C.R., came into my office to talk to me about her 15-year-old son. He'd been irritable and moody and sleeping a lot lately. Most mornings, he'd miss the bus to school and then stress about being late. But today, he was up on time with his backpack packed and a smile on his face. C.R. even heard him whistling in the shower! And he was at the bus stop 10 minutes early. C. R. started taking curcumin supplements a few weeks ago. She ha...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - March 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Mom Shares Postpartum Medical Struggles With Powerful Instagram
A powerful Instagram post is shedding light on the medical challenges that can follow childbirth and celebrating moms’ scars. Eighteen months ago, Kari Horn gave birth to her son via emergency C-section. Though becoming a parent has been a joyful experience for the Virginia mom, her postpartum journey involved umbilical hernias, more surgery and further complications. While recovering from these complications, Horn posted a striking photo of her abdomen on Instagram to share her story and remind other struggling moms that they are not alone. In the caption, Horn described her photo as one of “the part...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Avoid fads and stick to diet guidelines,' say US heart experts
Conclusion This review looked into food groups often linked to cardiovascular risk, some of which may be overstated or based on poor evidence. Overall, the researchers reported there being evidence solid fats are harmful. Examples include coconut and palm oil, eggs, fruit and veg juicing with pulp removal, and "[US] Southern diets" that include added fats, fried and processed foods and sugar-sweetened drinks. There's also evidence extra virgin olive oil, blueberries and strawberries, leafy green vegetables and controlled portions of nuts are beneficial for cardiovascular health. Investigating wh...
Source: NHS News Feed - February 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Heart/lungs QA articles Source Type: news

Invasive beetle species in Hawaii can now be identified faster with new genetic test
(Entomological Society of America) Researchers at the University of Hawaii have developed a new genetic-testing method for identifying the invasive coconut rhinoceros beetle, which promises to be much faster than existing physical identification methods. The new tool, reported in the Journal of Economic Entomology, could be a significant step toward keeping the species -- a damaging pest to coconut palm trees that was first seen in Hawaii in 2013 -- from becoming widespread. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 25, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Food Trends 2017: What a Nutritionist Sees and Hopes You'll See
By Keith-Thomas Ayoob, Ed.D., R.D. A new year brings an opportunity to reflect on and reevaluate our lives. When you're a registered dietitian/nutritionist, it's also time to review food trends for 2017. That's why I look forward to the annual "What's Trending in Nutrition," a survey from Pollack Communications based on interviews with thousands of registered dietitians. Here's the survey's list of "Top 10 Superfoods" for 2017: 1 Seeds, such as chia and hemp 6 Kale 2 Avocados 7 Green tea 3 Nuts, such as almonds and walnuts 8 Coconut products 4 Fermented foods, such as yogurt 9 Exotic fruits ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 Recipes From Oprah's Cookbook That Give Meals A Healthy Makeover
Oprah’s new cookbook, Food Health and Happiness, is packed with healthy recipes ― 115 of them, to be exact ― and lessons she’s learned in the process of ending her lifelong struggle with eating. One big takeaway? Healthy eating isn’t about deprivation. Instead, focus on “comfort-food makeovers,” like those represented in the three cookbook recipes below. “Couscous” With a Surprise Ingredient function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could YOUR salad be contaminated? Doctor warns of toxic levels of copper lurking in kale, avocado and coconut
An expert claims copper found in produce such as kale, coconut and avocado could be making us sick. Dr Svetlana Koga says although copper is important, high amounts could be dangerous. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 Big Fat Food Lies That Make You Fat And Sick
Since the release of my book Eat Fat, Get Thin, I’ve noticed fierce debates on social media and other news sources about things like calorie counting, eating vs. avoiding fat and genetics. When it comes to overall health and weight loss, there’s an excess of advice out there. Unfortunately, most of it is terrible, misguided, outdated and scientifically disproven. This ubiquitously poor advice can create weight loss roadblocks and even damage your health. Here are four prevalent misguided myths that drive me nuts. Myth #1 – All Calories are Created Equal A calorie is a calorie, right? Wrong. This myth that...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Ways to Improvise In A Food Desert
“Dr. Hyman, I’m going to my in-laws for the holidays, and they live in a food desert,” a reader recently wrote. “Seriously, they have one grocery store and a McDonald’s. What do I do? I’m going to be there for almost 10 days!” Trust me when I say we’ve all been there. I’ve traveled to towns where I’ve felt forced to make the most of what is available and the options weren’t very impressive. Sometimes you have to improvise and do the best you can with what you have. It’s not your fault you can’t find real food in the average American town. The foo...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here’s How To Determine The Healthiest Fats To Cook With
“Dr. Hyman, I’m so confused about what fats to cook with,” a reader recently wrote. “For so long I’ve been using vegetable oils because I heard they were best to cook with, and now I hear that we can cook with butter or coconut oil.”I completely understand your confusion, especially with rampant misinformation about fats and nutrition in general. For instance, the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends adults get no more than five percent of their calories from saturated fat, urging people to use vegetable oils instead.They also advise people to eat at least five to 10 percent of th...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Can Gingivitis Cause Heart Disease
I’m not a dentist, so sometimes my patients are surprised when I tell them I want to look at their teeth and gums. Here’s why I do it… Your mouth is an early warning system for serious conditions throughout your body. Whatever is going on with your oral health gives me a pretty good idea of what’s going on with all your major organs and systems. It makes sense because everything in your body is connected biologically. And your mouth is the gateway to the rest of your body. It’s also home to around 100 billion bacteria. Most dentists are concerned when those bacteria cause tooth decay and gum ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - December 16, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Lenny & Larry ’s, Inc. Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Chocolate Chip and Coconut Chocolate Chip Complete Cookie Recall Due To Possible Undeclared Milk in Dark Chocolate Chips
Lenny& Larry ’s, Inc., announced today a nationwide voluntary recall of two flavors of Lenny& Larry ’s Complete Cookie products -- Chocolate Chip and Coconut Chocolate Chip varieties – due to the possible presence of undeclared milk in the dark chocolate chips. Lenny& Larry ’s, Inc. is taking this action out of an abundance of caution. People with a dairy allergy or sensitivity may run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 13, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Lenny & Larry ’ s, Inc. Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Chocolate Chip and Coconut Chocolate Chip Complete Cookie Recall Due To Possible Undeclared Milk in Dark Chocolate Chips
Lenny& Larry ’ s, Inc., announced today a nationwide voluntary recall of two flavors of Lenny& Larry ’ s Complete Cookie products -- Chocolate Chip and Coconut Chocolate Chip varieties – due to the possible presence of undeclared milk in the dark chocolate chips. Lenny& Larry ’ s, Inc. is taking this action out of an abundance of caution. People with a dairy allergy or sensitivity may run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 13, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Stonewall Kitchen Recalls Limited Quantities of Cinnamon Apple, Orange Cranberry and Toasted Coconut Pancake & Waffle Mixes as a Precautionary Measure Because of Possible Health Risk
Stonewall Kitchen of York, Maine is voluntarily recalling limited quantities of Stonewall Kitchen Cinnamon Apple, Orange Cranberry and Toasted Coconut Pancake& Waffle Mixes, after the FDA found traces of Salmonella at the manufacturing facility of the ingredient supplier for the powdered buttermilk used in these products. Although no pathogenic bacteria have been found in the powdered products supplied to Stonewall Kitchen by the ingredient manufacturer, nor in any of the Stonewall Kitchen pancake& waffle mixes themselves, we have decided out of an abundance of caution to recall products produced from the specific ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 9, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Break The Dry Spell: 5 Moisturizing Skincare Products To Buy Now For Winter
For W magazine, by Jane Larkworthy. As soon as November hits, every part of me gets parched. Here is my arsenal of hydrating helpers. 1. Alcohol can be drying to skin; perfume contains alcohol. Solution? These three sublime oil-based scents—the white-floral Bikini Questa Sera, the rhubarb and violet Tornade Blonde, and the rose and amber Trouble in Heaven—from the shoe god himself. Christian Louboutin Perfume Oils, $320 each, christianlouboutin.com Related: Relax Like a Local: 11 Spa Treatments From Around the World 2. I soften my arms and knees with this hemp-seed and coconut-oil formula, which is infused w...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can Coconut Oil Help Treat Psoriasis?
What is psoriasis and what causes it? Learn about coconut oil, if it can be used to treat psoriasis, and other treatments that are available. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Coconut Crab Claw Strength Rivals Lion's Bite, Study Shows
Lions, tigers and crabs ... oh my? Scientists measured the incredible strength of the coconut crab, the world’s largest terrestrial arthropod, for a study published last week in the journal PLOS One. The findings showed that the pinching force of the coconut crab was comparable to the bite force of some of nature’s most formidable predators, including lions. Coconut crabs, native to islands throughout the Pacific and Indian oceans, can climb trees, shred coconuts with ease and have even been rumored to eat kittens. To gather data, researchers used a bite-force measuring device to determine the pinchi...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 30, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Just a small cut in saturated fats 'reduces heart disease risk'
Conclusion This study shows an association between increased intake of individual saturated fats and increased risk of coronary heart disease. It also shows a link between the replacement of these fatty acids with other types of fat, plant protein, or wholegrain carbohydrates and a reduction in coronary heart disease risk. The strengths of this study are the large sample size and long follow-up period that looked at repeated measures such as diet, lifestyle and health outcomes. It also provides clear support for dietary guidelines that recommend replacing dietary energy from saturated fats with polyunsaturated fats as well...
Source: NHS News Feed - November 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart/lungs Food/diet Source Type: news