New Report Calls for Improved Eating Habits in a World of Extremes
Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) has pioneered the food pyramid, which recommends both nutritious and good food for the planet. In its latest report, it makes recommendations for Africa. Credit: Anaya Katlego / UnsplashBy Ignatius BandaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Apr 13 2021 (IPS) With the two extremes of global hunger and obesity on the increase, a new report suggests a radical reset for food and nutrition to ensure the long-term sustainability of livelihoods and the environment. According to a new Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) report, 690 million people globally lack sufficie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ignatius Banda Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Source Type: news

Legumes research gets flexitarian pulses racing with farming guidance
Plant more bean-like crops in Europe and consider ‘healthy diet transition’ to beat climate crisis, say scientistsAdding the likes of peas, lentils, beans, and chickpeas to your diet, and farming more of them, could result in more nutritious and effective food production with large environmental benefits, scientists have found.Researchers calculated a “nutritional density” unit for different types of crops. They found that swapping cereals for leguminous plants in European crop rotations provided more nutrient-rich produce for both animal and human consumption. Thanks to the way that legumes grow, i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sofia Quaglia Tags: Farming Agriculture Green deal and energy companies obligation (ECO) Diets and dieting Environment Health Science UK news World news Life and style Source Type: news

Bedtime Soon After Meals Raises Reflux Risk in Pregnancy Bedtime Soon After Meals Raises Reflux Risk in Pregnancy
A simple dietary modification could obviate the need for pharmacologic treatment of GERD in some women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Worst breakfast choices which will increase symptoms of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2: A healthy diet and keeping active will help you manage your blood sugar levels. It'll also help a person control their weight and generally feel better. With this in mind, what are the biggest culprits when it comes to breakfast foods which affect weight gain and increase blood sugars? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Unusual fossil reveals last meal of prehistoric pollinator
An amber fossil of a Cretaceous beetle has shed some light on the diet of one of the earliest pollinators of flowering plants. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Barilla Foundation Brings Health and Climate Together in New Double Pyramid
The Barilla Foundation New Double Pyramid includes seven cultural pyramids including ones for specific regions like South Asia where these rice workers come from. Other cultural regions include Latin America, East Asia, Nordic and Canada, USA, Mediterranean and Africa. Credit: Deepak Kumar / Unsplash By Alison KentishNEW YORK, Apr 12 2021 (IPS) Following an extensive scientific review, the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) is preparing to launch a new food systems model which incorporates nutrition and climate. Researchers from the Foundation teamed up with counterparts from the Frederico II Univers...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning: Nine foods to AVOID or risk deadly hypertension symptoms
HIGH blood pressure risk could be increased by eating certain foods in your diet, including salty and sugary snacks. These are the nine foods that you should avoid, as they could be raising your chances of developing deadly hypertension symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthy Living Helps Ward Off Deadly Prostate Cancers in Men at High Risk
MONDAY, April 12, 2021 -- A nutritious diet, regular exercise and other components of a healthy lifestyle may reduce the odds of lethal prostate cancer in men with a high genetic risk for it, researchers report. " The excess genetic risk of lethal... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Shift in diet allowed gray wolves to survive ice-age extinction
(Canadian Museum of Nature) Gray wolves are among the largest predators to have survived the extinction at the end of the last ice age. A new study analysing teeth and bones shows that the wolves may have survived by adapting their diet over thousands of years---from a primary reliance on horses during the Pleistocene, to caribou and moose today. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Poop core records 4,300 years of bat diet and environment
(American Geophysical Union) A 2-meter guano pile holds information about changes in climate and how the bats' food sources shifted over the millennia, analogous to records of the past found in layers of lake mud and Antarctic ice, according to a new study in AGU's Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gut epithelium muscles up against infection
(Uppsala University) To maximise absorption of nutrients from the diet, the intestinal mucous membrane has a large surface area. However, this also makes it vulnerable to attack from aggressive gut microbes. A new study by Uppsala University researchers now shows that the surface layer of the mucosa, known as the epithelium, can rapidly contract when it recognises a bacterial attack. The results are published in the journal PNAS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

James Martin: TV chef says heart disease has been an issue in his family for generations
JAMES MARTIN is a man who has built his success on food. He now chooses to eat a diet which not only nourishes him, but also helps to reduce any risk for major diseases, as he revealed heart disease has been an issue in his family for generations. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tom Jones health: Singer says he hangs upside down to help his lower back - ‘It’s great’
TOM JONES may be 80 but it hasn't stopped the star announcing his new album ‘Surrounded Time'. The Welsh singer's youthful appearance may be down to his diet and fitness regime, which sees him hang upside down first thing in the morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs
Meal programs for older adults have long been underfunded. The new economic recovery plan will help. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: your-feed-science Elderly Quarantine (Life and Culture) Federal Budget (US) Food Insecurity Diet and Nutrition Elder Care Delivery Services Shutdowns (Institutional) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020) your-feed-h Source Type: news

How to live longer: Three longevity tips that do not involve diet or exercise - expert tip
YOU wouldn't live very long without the help of diet and exercise but these pillars of longevity aren't everything. According to Dr Mayoni Gooneratne, Founder of Human Health by The Clinic, three longevity tips can be practiced independent of exercise and diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dietary Advice Poor for Mothers Breastfeeding Infants With Food Allergies
FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 -- Physician recommendations to mothers providing breast milk to children with immunoglobulin (Ig)E-mediated food allergies are inconsistent, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Africa: We Are What We Eat - Transforming Diets to Transform Agri-Food Systems
[FAO] Transforming agri-food systems story series: Part 1 - Consumer behavior and collective demand (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Childhood diet and exercise creates healthier, less anxious adults
(University of California - Riverside) Exercise and a healthy diet in childhood leads to adults with bigger brains and lower levels of anxiety, according to new UC Riverside research in mice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Khlo é Kardashian’s photo controversy due to ‘diet culture,’ Jameela Jamil says
“Misery Index” host Jameela Jamil weighed in after Khloé Kardashian spoke out about the "impossible" beauty standards the public has set... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Mediterranean diet reduces cancer risk & heart disease by 16 percent
HOW TO live longer is simple when you know the right types of food to be consuming. Many people living in the Mediterranean believe food is the root to the soul so it is little surprise that they have a far less percentage of dying from deadly conditions than most other countries. Their secret is their food of course with countless studies highlighting the fact that the diet is one of the best ways to eat yourself healthy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet, Exercise Intervention Explored in Children With B - ALL
Reduction in fat gain not seen in overall cohort, but stratified analysis showed benefit among those overweight, obese at baseline (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Visceral fat: Olives contain monounsaturated fat which helps to get rid of belly fat
VISCERAL fat loss will always come down to diet and exercise. Under the scope of diet, one which is rich in the right kinds of fat could help to target this type of fat. Whilst carbohydrates increase fat deposits around the middle, monounsaturated fats help to counteract this by depositing chemicals breaking down fat from the belly area. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exclusive: CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky Unveils Agency Initiative to Address Racism in Health
If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is that health is a commodity bestowed readily on some and denied to so many others. Within months of the COVID-19 virus reaching U.S. shores, it became clear that the disease hit certain groups harder, contributing to more severe illness and higher hospitalization and death rates among Black, Latinx and American Indian/Alaska Native communities, and those of lower socioeconomic status. The reason for that skewed impact doesn’t have so much to do with biology or genetics as it does a myriad of other factors, such as where people live, how clean the air they breathe ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Diet, Exercise Intervention Explored in Children With B-ALL
THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 -- For children with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL), a diet and exercise intervention might improve disease response, according to a study published online April 1 in Blood Advances. Etan Orgel, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Is the Best Diet for CLL?
Title: What Is the Best Diet for CLL?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Low-Calorie Diet Linked to Improved Chemo Response in Leukemia Low-Calorie Diet Linked to Improved Chemo Response in Leukemia
A low-sugar/low-carb diet and exercise regimen was associated with an improved response to chemotherapy in a pilot study in children and adolescents with leukemia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

800-year-old medieval pottery fragments reveal Jewish dietary practices
A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, with archaeologists from Oxford Archaeology, have found the first evidence of a religious diet locked inside pottery fragments excavated from the early medieval Jewish community of Oxford. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Arts, Archaeology and Anthropology; Press Release Source Type: news

FDG-PET/CT effective for staging in new breast cancer
FDG-PET/CT scans are a valuable tool for staging women newly diagnosed wit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Keto diet improves PET/CT of cardiac sarcoidosis SNMMI provides update on COVID-19 vaccine and PET/CT FDG-PET/MRI offers option for pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma FDG-PET/CT shows COVID-19 vaccine uptake Is there a place for whole-body cancer screening? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Family child care home providers with high diet self-efficacy are better equipped to manage stress
(Elsevier) Building family child care home providers' (FCCH) self-efficacy--an individual's belief in their ability to manage their situation--for healthy eating is an important component of health promotion and can buffer the impact of stress on their diet quality, according to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, published by Elsevier. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mysterious Immune Cells Change the Gut Lining to Accommodate Diet
A study shows gamma-delta T cells in mice respond to shifts in nutrients by changing the cellular composition of the intestinal epithelium. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 6, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Blockages caused by having high levels can cause a tingling sensation
HIGH cholesterol becomes a reality for those who give little thought to their diet and lifestyle. Over time these poor choices negatively effect the body in a number of ways. Having high cholesterol causes blockages in the blood vessels and this in turn can cause a tingling sensation felt throughout the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

She ’ s Beating Leukemia With a Healthy Change to Her Diet
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pediatrics, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

She's Beating Leukemia With a Healthy Change to Her Diet
TUESDAY, April 6, 2021 -- Angie Gaytan never cared much for beets, but beets sure do love her -- doctors say that veggie shakes, fruits, beet juice and other healthy foods likely helped the 16-year-old defeat her life-threatening leukemia. Such a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

She's Beating Leukemia With a Healthy Change to Her Diet
Title: She's Beating Leukemia With a Healthy Change to Her DietCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Understanding the importance of the human endocannabinoid system for healthy aging
(Natural News) In this article, a researcher at the University of California, Davis discussed current knowledge of the key components of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) that contribute to appetite and influence energy metabolism, as well as dietary factors that affect the activation of cannabinoid receptors and their impact on the brain. This review was published in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Can diet help with inflammatory bowel disease?
More than 6.8 million people worldwide are estimated to be living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBD is believed to be the result of a malfunctioning immune system, which results in an inappropriate immune response that attacks the lining of the intestines. There is no cure and no exact cause, though researchers continue to look at how genes, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 6, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How to live longer: Two small dietary tweaks that may have the biggest impact - expert tip
PEOPLE spend exorbitant sums on improving their health but sometimes it is the small modifications that make all the difference. Dr Mayoni Gooneratne, Founder of Human Health by The Clinic, outlined two dietary tweaks that can promote longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes diet: Four 'superfood' fruits to protect against high blood sugar symptoms
DIABETES diet swaps can be absolutely crucial in protecting against unwanted high blood sugar spikes. You could lower your risk of diabetes symptoms by adding these four "superfood" fruits to your daily diet. Should you consider making some lifestyle swaps to lower your chances of diabetes signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pandemic Accentuates Need for Caribbean Countries to Improve Food and Nutrition Security
Jaxine Scott displays some vegetables in her backyard garden at her Kingston, Jamaica home. Credit: Kate ChappellBy Kate ChappellKINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 2 2021 (IPS) Last year, Jaxine Scott was off work as a caregiver at a primary school as a result of the pandemic. One day, she noticed a green shoot emerging from some garlic in her fridge. She decided to plant it, and to her surprise, it thrived. “I thought ‘It looks like I have a green thumb, let me plant something else,’” Scott says. She now has a backyard garden, including cucumber, pumpkin, melon, callaloo, cantaloupe, pak choy and tomatoes. &ld...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kate Chappell Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The five best ingredients for lowering a high blood pressure reading
HIGH blood pressure is a precursor to heart disease so it is important to keep it in check. Fortunately, the condition can be easily reversed by making healthy dietary decisions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-calorie diet and mild exercise improve survival for young people with leukemia
In some cancers, including leukemia in children and adolescents, obesity can negatively affect survival outcomes. Obese young people with leukemia are 50% more likely to relapse after treatment than their lean counterparts.Now,a study led by researchers at UCLA and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has shown that a combination of modest dietary changes and exercise can dramatically improve survival outcomes for those with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer.The researchers found that patients who reduced their calorie intake by 10% or more and adopted a moderate exercise program imm...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Keto diet improves PET/CT of cardiac sarcoidosis
Having patients with cardiac sarcoidosis follow a ketogenic diet for three day...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/CT shows link between stress and fatal heart condition AI reduces FDG dose on PET imaging 3D T2 maps enhance assessment of myocarditis on MRI What is PET/MRI's value for cardiac sarcoidosis? Special diet helps PET diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

UArizona Health Sciences study will develop first population-based dietary mobile app
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) A $3.3 million NIH grant is funding a five-year UArizona Health Sciences study designed to develop a mobile assessment tool to more accurately, and in near real-time, track and measure saturated fat and added sugar consumption. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 1, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Diet + exercise + chemo = increased survival in youth with leukemia
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Study conducted at Children's Hospital Los Angeles shows that diet and exercise led to reduced risk of remaining cancer cells after one month of chemotherapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Low-calorie diet and mild exercise improve survival for young people with leukemia
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) A study led by researchers at UCLA and CHLA has shown that a combination of modest dietary changes and exercise can dramatically improve survival outcomes for those with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Diet and exercise may increase efficacy of chemotherapy for children with cancer
(American Society of Hematology) New research published today in the journal Blood Advances is the first to show that restricting calories, reducing fat and sugar intake, and increasing physical activity may boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy for older children and adolescents with leukemia. This intervention, which improved chemotherapy outcomes for children being treated at two institutions, will be further studied through a national trial later this year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Diet High in Processed Meats Could Shorten Your Life
New research found an association between eating even small amounts of processed meats, 150 grams (a little over 5 ounces) per week, and a higher risk of major heart disease and death. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Odds of MetS Lower With Adherence to Exercise, Diet Guidelines
WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2021 -- Adhering to regular physical activity and a healthy diet in midlife is associated with a reduced risk for metabolic syndrome (MetS), according to a study published online March 31 in the Journal of the American Heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Servier and French Drug Safety Agency Found Guilty on Diet Drug Servier and French Drug Safety Agency Found Guilty on Diet Drug
Servier found guilty of'aggravated deception'for having knowingly hidden the adverse effects of Mediator for many years, but escapes the more serious charges of homicide and involuntary injury.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diet High in Processed Meats Could Shorten Your Life
WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2021 -- That piece of sausage you're about to enjoy? You may want to put it down for something healthier. New research found an association between eating even small amounts of processed meats, 150 grams (a little over 5 ounces)... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 31, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news