Unilever Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nut in Limited Quantities of Ben & Jerry ’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar Bulk and Chunky Monkey Pint
Unilever is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Ben& Jerry ’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben& Jerry ’s Chunky Monkey pints, which may inadvertently contain tree nuts including almonds, Brazil nuts, and hazelnuts that are not declared in the ingredient list or allergy information list. Both affected products include a “Contains Walnuts” and a “May contain other tree nuts” label on the bac k of the pack. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these undeclared tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the re...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 16, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness
Some people prefer a more natural approach to relieving vaginal dryness. Pure coconut oil is free from additives, and studies suggest that it is generally safe to use on the skin. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it safe to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness?
Some people prefer a more natural approach to relieving vaginal dryness. Pure coconut oil is free from additives, and studies suggest that it is generally safe to use on the skin. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the most healthful oils?
Healthful oils are an essential part of all diets. In this article, we compare some of the most popular oils, looking at their health benefits, nutrition, and uses in cooking. We include olive oil, coconut oil, canola oil, and vegetable oil. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

The neuroprotective benefits of coconut oil
(Natural News) It’s no surprise that in some regions of the world, coconuts are called the “tree of life.” It’s not just because no part of the tree goes unwasted, it’s also due to its multiple health benefits. Recent studies, in particular, have shown that the use of coconuts — especially coconut oil — is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Housecall: Coconut oil and weight loss
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Coconut oil for weight loss: Does it work? Coconut oil is from the dried fruit (nut) of the coconut palm tree. Although it's called an oil, it's essentially solid at room temperature, more like the texture and consistency of vegetable shortening.?Coconut oil is widely promoted for weight loss. While the promises [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 25, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Rugby player and former England captain Chris Robshaw, 32, answers our health quiz
The Rugby player admitted his hangover cure is a day on the sofa, broccoli and some coconut water. He revealed he's keen on lager tops, 'nothing too wild'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does coconut oil promote weight loss?
Many people claim that adding coconut oil to the diet can help promote weight loss. However, these claims tend to rely on studies that investigated medium-chain triglycerides oils rather than coconut oil itself. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

CBD Oil Is Everywhere, But Is It Really Safe and Healthy?
You might have seen it in your neighborhood health store, your local spa or your corner coffee shop. CBD, aka cannabidiol, is getting mixed into cocktails, lotions and drinks. But what is CBD, exactly? Does it have real health benefits? Is it even safe? To get a better understanding of the compound, TIME spoke to two scientists on the cutting edge of CBD research: Dr. Esther Blessing, an associate professor of psychiatry at New York University, and Margaret Haney, professor of neurobiology at Columbia University Medical Center and director of the university’s Marijuana Research Laboratory. Blessing and Haney agree th...
Source: TIME: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized onetime Research Source Type: news

Scientific review proves that coconut palm is the most naturally widespread medicinal fruit plant
(Natural News) It is official and scientific. The world’s most widely distributed fruit plant – more commonly known as the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) – is a medicinal plant of the highest order. A recent phytochemical and pharmacological review examined the tree from the tip of its root to the top of its stem. The study identified... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: Living Light:  The Art of Using Light for Health & Happiness
While it’s hard not to notice the brilliant display of colors set off by a sunset over the water, we seldom consider the biological, or even psychological, benefits of light. “It is my belief that good quality light in our daily lives is far more important than we might think,” writes Karl Ryberg. In his new book, Living Light: The Art of Using Light For Health And Happiness, Ryberg brings us his life’s work — studying the obvious and not so obvious ways in which light affects us and how we can use light in our lives not only function better, but feel better. Light, we know, plays an important...
Source: Psych Central - March 10, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Book Reviews Disorders General Habits Psychology Seasonal Affective Disorder Self-Help Treatment artificial light Light therapy Living Light natural light Ryberg SAD Source Type: news

One of Nature's most refreshing beverages, coconut water is a powerhouse of evidence-based health benefits
(Natural News) If manna indeed exists, it may be in the form of coconut water. Science is now validating the mythical reputation of the refreshing beverage, concluding the drink to be a powerhouse of amazing health benefits, from increased hydration to lowered blood pressure. Here are some evidence-based benefits that you should take note of:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coconut oil better than DEET at repelling insects, compelling new research shows
(Natural News) DEET is currently considered the gold standard when it comes to insect repellents, known for being long-lasting and highly effective. Yes, it has a host of concerning side effects, but many people take on the risks in hopes of avoiding serious mosquito, flea and tick-borne illnesses. Soon, however, people may not have to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use coconut oil for hair
Coconut oil offers a variety of benefits for the hair, which include reducing frizz and preventing the damage that harsh chemicals and pollution can cause. Learn how to use coconut oil for hair here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Coconut oil studied for its potential to reverse Alzheimer's
(Natural News) Could coconut oil help mitigate the effects of Alzheimer’s disease? Some research has indicated that it very well could be a natural way to boost cognition, and possibly even reverse the effects of this dreaded disease. Alzheimer’s disease is currently the most common form of dementia across the globe, and there is no currently... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coconut oil: Does the popular oil really have health benefits and should we eat it?
COCONUT OIL has been hailed for having various health benefits ranging from promoting healthy skin to helping people to lose weight. But is the popular oil really that good for you or is it just a fad? Express.co.uk spoke to one dietitian who explains the truth behind coconut oil and whether we should be including it in our diets. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Top 12 natural remedies for eczema
Many natural remedies can relieve the dry, itchy skin that eczema causes, including aloe vera, coconut oil, special baths, and essential oils. In this article, we discuss the best natural remedies for eczema and how to use them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Less Beef and More Beans. Report Recommends a New Diet for Planetary Health
(NEW YORK) — A hamburger a week, but no more — that’s about as much red meat people should eat to do what’s best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world’s diet. Eggs should be limited to fewer than about four a week, the report says. Dairy foods should be about a serving a day, or less. The report from a panel of nutrition, agriculture and environmental experts recommends a plant-based diet, based on previously published studies that have linked red meat to increased risk of health problems. It also comes amid recent studies of how eating habits aff...
Source: TIME: Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Candice Choi / AP Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition onetime overnight Source Type: news

A superfood station, the future of fitness and more in L.A. wellness news
Superfood delivery company Daily Harvest — which delivers coconut chia puddings, mushroom and miso soups and more to your front door — is going the pop-up route.The upcoming Refueling Station by Daily Harvest is being designed as “a place to go when you need to take care off yourself the way you... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What foods help burn fat?
Foods that help people burn fat include split peas, chili peppers, coconut oil, and oily fish. Learn more about the best foods for burning fat, and how to add them to the diet, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Why coconut oil should be a part of your survival stockpile
(Natural News) Coconut oil is a staple in any prepper’s pantry. Aside from being a shelf stable product, coconut oil is a nutritious substitute for cooking oil. Additionally, coconut oil has various survival uses. (h/t to TheOrganicPrepper.com.) There are many different types of coconut oil, and two of them include refined or unrefined coconut oil. Refined coconut oil is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother claims her son's second degree burns cleared up thanks to a £7.99 pot of coconut oil
Tracy Hallwood, 24, of Cheshire, only turned her back for a second last October when her son Arlo, now 20 months, pulled a boiling brew off the kitchen counter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers examine the potential of coconut shell liquid smoke for promoting burn wound healing
(Natural News) You can get medicinal use out of the shells of spent coconuts. By burning them in a certain way, you can turn them into liquid smoke. According to an Indonesian study, this coconut shell liquid smoke can speed up the healing of burn wounds. When compared to more mundane wounds, burns are much... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paleo alternatives to cow's milk
(Natural News) If you’re new to the Paleo diet and you want to switch to other milk alternatives, consider trying camel, coconut, or nut and seed milk. These alternatives contain various nutrients, with the added benefit of having less fat than cow milk. Camel milk: the superfood with immunity boosters Camel milk is a good... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why the 'bulletproof coffee' trend isn't a magic bullet
Do you take your coffee black or with cream and sugar? How?about with butter and coconut oil? A current diet trend blends butter, coconut oil and coffee together in what's referred to as "butter coffee" or "bulletproof coffee." Does a cup of high-fat coffee translate to health benefits as some ?supporters claim? Katherine Zeratsky, a [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

From at-home orthodontics to coconut-flavoured floss: Meet the startups disrupting the dental industry
A host of companies are disrupting the dental industry with everything from at-home orthodontic impressions to coconut-flavoured dental floss in Instagram-worthy packaging to a $290 toothbrush alternative that promises to clean your teeth in six seconds. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

WATCH: How to use fats and oils for healthy hair, skin
Dermatologist Whitney Bowe explains the key skincare ingredients to look out for and how household items like olive and coconut oil improve your skin and hair. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Natural antidepressant: Coconut husk fiber shows potential as a mood enhancer
(Natural News) The coconut isn’t just a delicious fruit — it’s also a versatile and nutritious one, at that. One of its health benefits, in particular, is its natural anti-depressant properties found in its husk. A study published in the Journal of Natural Medicines has suggested that the extract of coconut husk fiber can be used... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Benefits of oil pulling with coconut oil
Oil pulling is a method of cleansing the mouth by swishing oil around for up to 20 minutes. Learn about the possible benefits oil pulling with coconut oil here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Health benefits of coconut milk
Coconut milk is made from the flesh of coconuts. It may support weight loss, heart health, and the immune system. Here, we discuss the benefits and nutritional contents of coconut milk, and some other factors to consider. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 9 healthful substitutes for butter
There are several common substitutes for butter, including coconut oil, mashed bananas, and avocado. Learn about the possible alternatives to butter here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

8 natural remedies that can cure preventable diseases in the U.S.
(Natural News) Did you know that a lot of diseases plaguing Americans right now — such as the common cold, diarrhea, and halitosis (bad breath) — can be prevented with natural and effective home remedies? For example, coconut oil, a natural alternative to mouthwash, can improve your oral health and eliminate bad breath. Coconut oil can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virgin coconut oil improves your lipid profile
(Natural News) Coconut is known in some cultures as the “tree of life,” and it’s hard to argue against it. People have found a use for every part of the coconut tree, from the leaves down to its roots. It can be processed into many forms, from food and medicine to fuel, timber, and even oil.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Coconut oil - perfect, poison or somewhere in between?
If you search for information about coconut oil online, you'll see it's one of the best things you can put in your body. Or one of the worst. "Some people say it's the best thing since sliced bread. Other people say it's poison," says?Dr. Donald Hensrud, a nutrition expert and author of The Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Is Granola Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Granola, beloved by hikers and outdoorsy types, certainly seems healthy. You can buy it in health food stores and organic supermarkets, with words like “pure” and “natural” stamped right on the label. Is granola healthy? It absolutely can be. But products vary greatly, and knowing whether or not the nutty snack lives up to its nutritional claims can take a little bit of digging. Here’s what dietitians say you should know about granola before crunching down. What is granola made of? “There is no one standard formula for granola, so whether it’s healthy really depends on the ingredie...
Source: TIME: Health - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Coconut oil is a SUPERFOOD: Studies show it can offer unique benefits to your brain
(Natural News) Coconut oil has been the subject of a lot of conflicting information recently. On one hand, you have various bloggers outlining its benefits, and on the other, you have a few very vocal individuals with their own motivations denouncing it. There’s one easy way to clear this up: Take a look at what... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newborn whose skin erupted in ACNE now has a clear complexion thanks to a £7.99 coconut oil
Henry Holdsworth was just three weeks old when his stay-at-home mother Alex, 31, from Kettering, Northamptonshire, noticed red blemishes springing up on his cheeks. These then spread all over his body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caprylic acid, a nutrient found in coconut oil, kills persistent Candida biofilms
(Natural News) Caprylic acid, a natural compound found in abundance in coconut oil, has been observed to penetrate and eradicate persistent Candida biofilms. A recent peer-reviewed study published in Frontiers of Microbiology concluded that a combination of caprylic acid and pectic acid (a water-soluble fiber found in most fruits and vegetables) completely eliminated pathogenic biofilms... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coconut oil is a versatile and natural antioxidant that can be used in food preservation
(Natural News) Another study has proven that coconut oil is indeed healthy. In a study published in the journal Food Science and Technology, coconut oil cake was found to be a versatile and natural antioxidant that can be used in preserving food. There have been no studies as of yet that looked into the utilization... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mednax buys Miami medical practice with 33 physicians
Mednax has acquired South Date Neonatology, one of the largest neonatology practices in Miami. The Sunrise-based company (NYSE: MD) didn’t disclose the terms of the deal, but said it paid cash. It said South Dade Neonatology has 33 physicians, 17 neonatal nurse practitioners, one physician assistant, 21 newborn hearing screen techs and six administrative staff. With locations in Kendall and Coconut Grove, the medical practice serves nine hospitals in four counties, including Baptist Hospital,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use coconut oil for eczema
Coconut oil is a natural moisturizer. It can soothe dry, itchy skin resulting from eczema and help prevent infection. In this article, we look at how to use coconut oil for eczema, other benefits, and risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Coconut sugar nutrition
Producers make coconut sugar from coconut palms. Some people may think of it as a more healthful sugar than other kinds, but there is much to consider before a person adds it to their diet as an alternative to sweeteners. Coconut sugar contains both glucose and fructose. Find out the science behind coconut sugar here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Consume more coconut water vinegar for better liver health
(Natural News) Coconut water vinegar, the fermented end product of coconut water, has been commonly consumed to treat diseases, such as liver disorders and inflammation. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that coconut water vinegar could potentially treat liver damage caused by paracetamol, the most commonly used pain relief drug... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The therapeutic benefits of coconut water vinegar in treating liver damage
(Natural News) Vinegar made from coconut water has been commonly consumed in some cultures to treat diseases, such as liver disorders and inflammation. In a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, coconut water vinegar was found to help treat liver damage induced by acetaminophen. A team of researchers from Malaysia and Vietnam... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leading cardiologist slams professor who claimed coconut oil is POISON
EXCLUSIVE:In a scathing video, Dr Aseem Malhotra, a former cardiologist at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, called on Professor Karin Michels to apologise for her 'entirely false' claim and to retract it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harvard quack spreads fear about coconut oil, claims it's "pure poison" and recommends eating LARD instead
(Natural News) When it comes to the question of what’s healthy and what isn’t, the medical community seems completely unable to make up its collective mind. This is particularly noticeable when it comes to the issue of healthy fats. A hundred years ago, people happily spread their sandwiches with delicious, farm-fresh butter. Then the whole... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Left-wing media declares WAR on human health: Coconut oil, vitamin D and nutrition under extreme attack
(Natural News) The left-wing media hasn’t merely declared war on reason and liberty; they’re now waging a coordinated, full-on attack on human health. Two recent attacks highlight the nefarious agenda in the anti-human media: The attacks on coconut oil, one of the cleanest, healthiest plant-based dietary fat source on the planet. Attacks on vitamin D,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: You'd be coconuts not to go low carb
Coconut oil is ‘pure poison’, claimed a Harvard professor last week. This must have come as a shock to hundreds of millions of people in India and Malaysia who've used it in cooking for decades. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Harvard professor calls coconut oil 'pure poison'
In the aftermath of a scathing speech from a Harvard professor that slammed it as one of the "worst" foods to eat, Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses how healthy coconut oil actually is. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news