What Are Some High or Low FODMAPs Foods?
Discussion FODMAPs is an acronym standing for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. It is a diet strategy which has shown improvement for some adult patients with functional abdominal pain including some with irritable bowel syndrome. The evidence in pediatrics is murky and more well-designed studies are needed; however such studies are difficult to complete. In general, there are 3 phases to this dietary strategy: Avoidance of all high FODMAP foods for 2-6 weeks. In some adult studies there has been improvement in 1 week. Especially in the pediatric age group, some people will only res...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 12, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What Are Common Dietary Fermentable Carbohydrates?
Discussion Parents may often come to the pediatrician for concerns about crying and colic, increased belching, abdominal distention, increased flatulence, abdominal pain or stool changes. They complain of increased “gassiness,” which could mean any or a combination of these problems, or something different that they believe is referred to the abdomen. In newborns parents’ intolerance for crying and normal changes in the abdomen (e.g. appearing larger or smaller) may have them complain of “gassiness” but they do not mean actual belching or flatulence. In older children, parents may state that t...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 16, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Salad greens with pears, fennel and walnuts
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to beat the bloat: Three 'natural' remedies you can drink, recommended by a doctor
DR ROBYNNE CHUTKAN - who specialises in gastroenterology - revealed three "natural" remedies that you can drink to beat the bloat; the first one being fennel tea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wonder treatments in your own kitchen cupboard that could help you stay healthy
From easing eczema with porridge oats to whitening your teeth with sage and treating sore eyes with fennel - the Mail reveals the other, sometimes very surprising, natural medicines at home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New pathogen threatens fennel yield in Italy
(Pensoft Publishers) A new fungal genus and species Ochraceocephala foeniculi causes fennel yield losses of about 20-30% for three different cultivars. It damages the crops with necrotic lesions on the crown, root and stem. International research group makes the first step in handling the new fennel disease by publishing their paper in the open-access journal Mycokeys. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 31, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Some complementary and alternative therapies to treat colic show promise
A review of the evidence on the use of complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies to treat babies with colic has shown some that some treatments - including probiotics, fennel extract and spinal manipulation - do appear to help, but that overall the evidence on the use of these therapies is limited so should be treated with caution. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research, International; Faculty of Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Examining the relation between parental ignorance and youths' cyberbullying perpetration - Barlett CP, Fennel M.
Past work has shown that parental perceptions of their children's Internet activity (e.g., hours spent online) does not match their children's actual Internet involvement; however, no work has examined whether this mismatch is related to youths' cyberbully... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fennel: A Food Lover's Dream Ingredient
FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 -- You might have seen fennel in the produce section of your market without knowing what exactly it was. Fennel is a fragrant bulb that can be a food lover ' s dream ingredient, because it has a refreshing taste, similar to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Bloating: The one drink that could help reduce a bloated belly and relieve flatulence
STOMACH bloating is a common problem which can occur after eating certain foods and fizzy drinks. While some foods promote bloating, others help reduce it - one drink which could help beat a bloated belly is fennel tea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 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 role in seasona...
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

A case of severe drug-induced liver injury caused by over the counter herb (cinnamon): review of literature - Higaki H, Onji M, Takeji S, Uehara T, Kawasaki K, Kashimoto Y, Murakami T, Yamaguchi T, Miyaike J, Oomoto M, Abe M.
A case of severe drug-induced liver injury caused by over the counter (OTC) herb medicine, is reported here. A 40-year-old male took herb drugs "Za ga-doKowa ®," "Ohta-Isan®." These two drugs contained the same two herb medicines (cinnamon, fennel). About... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Kingston Pharma, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of All Lots of DG ™ Baby Gripe Water Due to Undissolved Ingredient, Citrus Flavonoid
Kingston Pharma, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of “DG™ Baby Gripe Water herbal supplement with organic ginger and fennel extracts” to the consumer level due to the presence of an undissolved ingredient, citrus flavonoid. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - February 20, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

Kingston Pharma, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of All Lots of “DG™ Baby Gripe Water Due to Undissolved Ingredient, Citrus Flavonoid
Kingston Pharma, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of “DG™ Baby Gripe Water herbal supplement with organic ginger and fennel extracts” to the consumer level due to the presence of an undissolved ingredient, citrus flavonoid. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 15, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

On rooftops and in tunnels, city farms lead food revolution
Salad plants are already being grown in old bomb shelters but floating dairy farms and 16-storey food towers could be nextOnly the Northern line tube trains rumbling through tunnels overhead provide any clue thatGrowing Underground is not a standard farm.The rows of fennel, purple radish and wasabi shoots could be in almost any polytunnel, but these plants are 100 feet below Clapham High Street and show that urban agriculture is, in some cases at least, not a fad.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 10, 2019 Category: Science Authors: James Tapper Tags: Farming Food Food science London UK news Environment Source Type: news