Black cumin oil combined with a low-calorie diet can modulate hormone secretion in obese women
(Natural News) Black cumin oil, which is derived from the seeds of the Nigella sativa plant, offers many health benefits. A regular intake of black cumin oil can help reduce asthma symptoms and high cholesterol, but according to the results of a study, the oil can also be used to help promote weight loss. Black seed oil’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Powerful natural medicine: Black cumin remedies kidney damage
(Natural News) The kidneys play an extremely important role in maintaining a person’s health – and life itself. It is, however, remarkably fragile and has a limited ability to regenerate following damage. Natural substances, such as the extract of black cumin (Nigella sativa), can be used to aid the kidneys’ recovery, according to a study... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The research is in: Black cumin seed oil can reverse life-threatening diseases
(Natural News) Inflammation has been linked to a slew of life-threatening diseases and other conditions ranging from cancer and heart disease to arthritis. Keeping inflammation at bay is an important part of staying healthy that is often overlooked – and one food that can help in this area is black cumin seed oil. Given all... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Herbal additives such as cumin oil found to increase shelf life of fresh fish fillets
(Natural News) Researchers from Firat University in Turkey have uncovered yet another use for black cumin (Nigella sativa), a plant widely used in both medicine and food. In their study, published in the journal Food Science and Technology, the team found that black cumin oil can be used as a natural preservative for extending the shelf life of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black cumin prevents kidney damage
(Natural News) The extract of black cumin (Nigella sativa) can help treat kidney damage induced by unilateral ureteral obstruction (UUO). This was what a study, published in the journal Phytochemical Research, found. The researchers administered an intraperitoneal injection of losartan (15 mg/kg), captopril (30 mg/kg), 200 mg/kg of N. sativa extract (NS), and 400 mg/kg NS... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No wonder it's a superfood! Black seed treats a variety of diseases from arthritis to diabetes
(Natural News) Iranian researchers conducted a thorough evaluation of various studies involving the therapeutic effects of the traditional medicinal plant Nigella sativa, commonly known as black seed or black cumin. They reported that the seeds and oil of black seed show much promise as a source of natural treatment for all kinds of diseases. An annual... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aromatic cumin remains one of the most trusted foods in Ayurvedic medicine due to its range of abilities to treat various disorders
(Natural News) Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) belongs to the parsley family. The flowering plant is cultivated for its aromatic fruits, also known as “cumin seed.” Cumin has seeds that are dried and used whole, in powdered form, or as a source of essential oil. The health benefits and uses of cumin Cumin seed is full of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do your knees hurt? A scientific study shows black cumin seed oil reduces knee pain
(Natural News) Experiencing knee pain? Ditch harmful drug pain relievers and use natural pain relievers instead. A study published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice has found that black cumin oil is a safe and effective natural treatment for knee pain. In the study, researchers from Selçuk University and Eski?ehir Osmangazi University in Turkey... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists study the many medicinal uses of black cumin seed (Nigella sativa)
(Natural News) A comprehensive review of the scientific studies concerning black seed (Nigella sativa) showed that the plant possesses numerous medicinal uses. The Iranian researchers reported that the seed and oil of the popular spice possess bioactive compounds that can amend asthma, diabetes, digestive problems, inflammatory diseases, and rheumatoid arthritis, among other diseases. The review... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Add black cumin to your diet: Research shows it can prevent cancer
(Natural News) A flavonoid in black cumin (Nigella sativa) may reduce the risk of cancer and inhibit tumor progression, according to researchers from Mansoura University in Egypt. In their study, published in the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, they investigated the therapeutic and anti-cancer properties of thymoquinone using a carcinoma animal model. Thymoquinone is a compound found in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compound found in black cumin shows potential anticancer properties
This study, which was published in the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, evaluated the preventive and therapeutic anti-cancer properties of thymoquinone in an in vivo model of Ehrlich ascites carcinoma. Thymoquinone,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From superfood to superspice: Latest health trends focus on the benefits of spices like cumin, turmeric, cayenne and cinnamon
(Natural News) The next best thing in food may very well be your spice rack. No longer just used for seasoning, spices are being recognized for their therapeutic value. In an article that appeared in the Daily Mail, six spices have been dubbed as the “in” food for 2018, with scientific literature to back them... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Guacamole Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Guacamole has a solid reputation as a crowdpleaser, for sports fans and health nuts alike. Even the Aztecs indulged in ahuaca-mulli, or avocado sauce. But is guacamole good for you? Here’s what the experts say. What’s in guacamole? Guacamole’s main ingredient is avocado, a creamy green fruit full of heart-healthy, easy-to-digest monounsaturated fats. It’s typically mixed with salt and lime juice. Some recipes also call for onion, cilantro, tomato, garlic and spices like cayenne pepper or cumin. “It’s easy to spice up your guacamole by adding in jalapeños, chili peppers and hot sau...
Source: TIME: Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

The therapeutic heart benefits of long-term administration of Nigella sativa (black cumin seed)
(Natural News) Fennel or Nigella sativa (NS) has been shown to offer plenty of benefits for the heart. A study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine compared the angiogenic properties of fennel with that of exercise in an animal model. Exercise’s main benefit to the cardiovascular system has to do with improving blood flow... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spices might get teens to like vegetables
(Reuters Health) - A dash of cumin or dill might help convince high school students to load up their plate with vegetables during lunchtime in the cafeteria, a small study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Why cumin is the new kale in latest healthy-eating trend
Superspices are the health trends of 2018 with spices including cumin, cumin and turmeric to boost your immune system and help with sleep. Health writer Anna Magee explains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Goya Voluntary Recall of Adobo Because of Possible Health Risk
Goya de Puerto Rico is recalling 28 ounces Adobo with Cumin Seasoning and 28 ounces Adobo with Pepper Seasoning because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune system. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 21, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Best arthritis supplements: THIS cheap spice could reduce rheumatoid arthritis joint pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms could be eased by taking black cumin oil supplements twice a day, in a bid to stop joint pain, studies have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Try these 4 hacks to beat bloating and fuel digestion
Amy Shapiro, founder of Real Nutrition NYC, explained common mistakes people make when eating such as chewing the food too quickly. Ginger and cumin help with digestion. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cumin: Six health benefits
Cumin is a very popular spice in cooking. In this article, learn more about cumin, including six ways cumin that might be beneficial to your health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Clinical tests reveal that black cumin seed (Nigella Sativa) may treat hypothyroidism
(Natural News) Consuming a few grams of powdered Nigella sativa (NS), more commonly known as black cumin seeds, may improve the autoimmune thyroid condition known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common form of thyroid gland inflammation. It is also the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

15 Healthy Snacks For Work That You Can Keep At Your Desk
For SELF, by Alexa Tucker.Hail to the snack drawer. Having healthy snacks for work on-hand at the office is key for staying fueled and focused when you need it most. Whether you’re in the middle of a big project or you’re chained to your desk with a looming deadline, they’ll help keep your energy up and your blood sugar stable during an afternoon slump, says Brittany Kohn, M.S., R.D. Plus, “if you’re prepared with your own healthy snacks you won’t be tempted by any unhealthy choices available at the office,” she adds. Game, set, match, stale donuts and birthday cake in t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watching What You Put In Your Mouth Can Reduce Health Care Spending More Than Politicians
Much of what I write is about the expensive, inequitable and unnecessarily complex U.S. health care system. About how corporate interests control both our health care system and our government--regardless of who we vote for--and what we can do about it. I will continue to do that, but going forward I'll also write about what is going right, especially in the private sector and the nonprofit world. I'll be introducing you to individuals, businesses, health care providers and organizations that are operating outside of government and who are making a positive difference in the lives of Americans. I'll be starting with in...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New ACS Cookbook Offers Tasty, Good-For-You Recipes
With 120 all-new recipes including Mini Twice-Baked Potatoes, Chicken Paillard with Arugula and Fennel, and Corn, Avocado, and Tomato Salad, The New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth Edition can help home cooks and their families eat better without sacrificing flavor or taste. The recipes were reviewed by the American Cancer Society’s medical and nutrition experts and emphasize fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein. The New Healthy Eating Cookbook also includes tips on portion control, meal planning, healthy snacking, and reading nutrition labels. “Good health starts with good nutrition, and...
Source: American Cancer Society :: News and Features - October 3, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diet/Exercise/Weight Source Type: news

Summer is the perfect time to fine tune your diet
It’s July, and the year 2016 is half over! If in January you promised yourself that you’d eat healthier, it’s not too late! In fact, summer is a great time to fine tune and upgrade your diet. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is a good roadmap. Here’s how you can get started. Establish a healthy eating pattern Rather than focus on nutrients, percentages, or grams, let’s eat real, whole food. Vegetables are the go-to food. Most are low in calories, high in fiber, and full of nutrients Fruit, especially whole fruits, are also key players in eating healthfully. They are loaded with ...
Source: New Harvard Health Information - July 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD Tags: Diet and Weight Loss Health Healthy Eating Source Type: news

Turmeric: Bali’s Anti-Cancer Tonic
I’m always happy to find things in my travels to bring back to you. Today I want to tell you about a miracle of nature called turmeric. Turmeric has been used to treat a wide variety of conditions. You can read about it in-depth in my latest book, Healing Herbs of Paradise. The roots of this exotic leafy plant contain curcumin, a very powerful antioxidant that also has remarkable anti-inflammatory properties.1,2,3 What Does Curcumin Do? Curcumin neutralizes free radicals… those nasty little chemicals that travel through your body and cause damage to healthy cells and cell membranes. Which means curcumin effec...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 25, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Cancer Source Type: news

Combining black cumin seed with honey for incredible protection against carcinogenic elements, such as radiation and more
(NaturalNews) As more research on the various health benefits of natural foods and ingredients is performed, there are more findings that substantiate what naturopaths and homeopathic healers have known for years.Some of that recent research has focused on the benefits of black... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Herbal Remedies Could Put Cancer Patients At Risk
BOSTON (CBS) — People often turn to herbal remedies for a variety of health conditions, but some can actually be harmful, especially if they’re undergoing cancer treatment. Herbs like turmeric, gingko biloba, black cumin and even some green teas can interfere with the effectiveness of chemotherapy or promote bleeding. It is important for patients to report to their healthcare providers any and all herbal therapies they may be taking, even if they don’t consider them medications. (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire)
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: mouellette2015 Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Watch Listen Cancer cancer patients Dr. Mallika Marshall Herbal Supplements Source Type: news

Researchers uncover risks of some herbal medicines for cancer patients
Nearly two-thirds of the herbal medicines used by cancer patients in the Middle East have potential negative effects, a new study indicates. Among the remedies found to pose risks are gingko biloba, green tea, turmeric and black cumin. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 25, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Best Foods Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Deer Brand Cumin Powder 7 Ounce and Deer Brand Cumin Powder 14 Ounce
Best Foods Inc. 30 Saw Mill Pond Rd,. Edison, NJ is recalling its 7 ounce packages and 14 oz. packages of Deer brand Cumin Powder because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts 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 - February 22, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Medical Myth Busting
In my 25 years of practicing as an orthopaedic surgeon working with athletes and people with arthritis, I have learned that much of what we think we know turns out to be only part of the truth.. For that reason, research that challenges our common knowledge makes the art and science of medicine both intellectually stimulating and -- for me -- thrilling. Here are a few commonly held beliefs, often prescribed by some doctors, which I believe may do more harm than good. Myth 1: Antioxidants are good for you Many people seem to be obsessed with antioxidants. They want to eat antioxidant foods, have an anti-inflammatory diet ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Satisfying Low-Sodium Snacks
When you need to satisfy between-meal munchies, do you automatically reach for a salty snack? For many of us it’s the bags of pretzels and potato chips that call our name from the vending machine midafternoon. But the snack favorites tend to be high in sodium, a mineral that we should be limiting in our diets. According to the National Dietary Guidelines for Americans, everyone should aim to consume less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) of salt daily for better health. The American Heart Association recommends an even lower number — less than 1500 mg — to keep your blood pressure within a healthy range. For mos...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 31, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple Tips for Staying Healthy This Cold and Flu Season
As we head into fall, many Americans are getting the flu shot to prepare for the winter ahead. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), up to 20 percent of the U.S. population will get the flu. Moreover, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates there are nearly one billion cases of the common cold each year in the U.S. Aside from washing our hands, what else can we do to boost our immune system? Let's explore some important and simple tips that can help you stay healthy during the winter season. Don't Overdo Vitamin C When you come down with the flu, most people think large doses of vita...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

8 Filling Fall Soup Recipes With 5 Ingredients Or Less
Autumn is here, and that means it's time for nubby sweaters and steaming bowls of soup. But while it takes a total of three seconds to throw on your favorite crewneck, cooking up Grandma's yummy stew recipe tends to be an hours-long ordeal. Still, that's no reason to miss out altogether. (Or worse, turn to the sodium-laden canned stuff.) When you're strapped for time, these simple, satisfying soups will totally hit the spot. More: The 5 Healthiest Fall Soups From Your Favorite Lunch Spots 1. Pesto Bean Soup Basic white bean soup is kinda boring. But when you add prepared pesto plus umami-packed ingredients like Parmesan a...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 12, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chef Anjula Devi says she is proof of the age-defying effects of food with spices
Chef Anjula Devi, 51, from west London, believes that the secret to her amazingly youthful looks lies in her traditional Indian diet filled with herbs and spices such as turmeric, coriander and cumin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philistines introduced sycamore, cumin and opium poppy into Israel during the Iron Age
A new study describes the bio-archaeological remains of the Philistine culture in Israel during the Iron Age (12th century to 7th century BCE). The results of this research indicate that the ca. 600 year presence of the Philistine culture had a major and long-term impact on local floral biodiversity. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 28, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Philistines introduced sycamore, cumin and opium poppy into Israel during the Iron Age
(Bar-Ilan University) A new study published in Scientific Reports describes the bio-archaeological remains of the Philistine culture in Israel during the Iron Age (12th century to 7th century BCE). The results of this research indicate that the ca. 600 year presence of the Philistine culture had a major and long-term impact on local floral biodiversity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 28, 2015 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Lose weight with these ten super spices like black pepper and cumin
Nutritionist Dr Marilyn Glenville tells FEMAIL which spices can help speed up the metabolic rate, suppress appetite and even stop fat cells from reappearing after shifting excess pounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CONSUMER ALERT: Undeclared Peanuts in "Cumin Powder"
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers to undeclared peanuts in Crown Food International "Cummin Powder," packaged and distributed by Crown Food International LLC, located at 45-30 38th St, Long Island City, NY 11101. People who have severe sensitivity to peanuts may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 11, 2015 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Global Spice (Pepper, Turmeric, Nutmeg, Ginger, Coriander, Cinnamon, Cumin, Clove, Cardamom, Garlic) Market - Trends & Forecast to 2019
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Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - March 20, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Spice Up Nutrition Month With the Peruvian Superfoods Diet
March is National Nutrition Month, making for the perfect moment to check in with your eating. Believe it or not, there are still new discoveries in the world of nutrition -- it's an exciting time to explore healthy and delicious foods you might not already know. That's why I'm using this opportunity to introduce the Peruvian Superfoods diet. Peruvian superfoods, direct from the Andes and the Amazon, promise multiple health benefits with a Latin American flair. Fortunately, these once-obscure products are now available in mainstream American supermarkets. The Peruvian diet has an extraordinary number of superfoods, enough...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Warns People with Peanut Allergies to Consider Avoiding Ground Cumin (FREE)
By Kristin J. Kelley Edited by André Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS People with severe allergies to peanuts … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - February 20, 2015 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Huge Food Recall After Peanut Traces Found in Cumin
Food Recall After Peanut Traces Found in Cumin (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 19, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA issues warning about cumin spice; foods recalled
Traces of a life-threatening allergen may have gotten into hundreds of food products (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 19, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tesco recalls fajita meal kits over presence of nuts
Aldi also pulled similar product amid fears in UK that nuts being used instead of cumin to save money (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - February 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Almond and peanut proteins may have been used as substitute for cumin in some products
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is currently investigating cumin imports across the UK after traces of almonds were found in popular make-your-own-dinner kits at Morrisons and Aldi. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips for keeping the holidays safe, healthy and stress-free
Stumped about what to give your child for Christmas this year? It’s easy to get lost in the whirlwind of toy store hype and holiday marketing. The Thriving staff checked in with caregivers from Boston Children’s Hospital to see what they had to say about how to make the most of the holiday season. It’s no surprise that safe and healthful options topped their holiday lists. The healthiest toys  “When buying gifts this season, remember that experiences and toys that encourage interactive play are the healthiest. Toys that encourage pretend play (like a cooking set), experiences (like a ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - December 18, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Lisa Fratt Source Type: news

Recipes for Health: Green Smoothie With Cucumber and Cumin
This savory smoothie resembles an Indian lassi with added spice. (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

Recipes for Health: Suvir Saran’s Guacamole With Toasted Cumin
A chunky guacamole that shows how Indian and Mexican flavors overlap. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - April 14, 2014 Category: Nutrition Authors: By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN Tags: Cooking and Cookbooks Recipes Medicine and Health Avocados Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news