Give Edible Insects a Chance as an Alternative High-Quality Protein Source, say Scientists
A variety of insect-based delicacies. It is estimated that 2.5 billion people around the world eat insects as part of their regular diet. Encouraging the eating of insects could have health and climate change benefits. Credit: icipeBy Joyce ChimbiNairobi, May 6 2022 (IPS) Growing up in Samoya Village of Bungoma County in the Western part of Kenya, Elvis Wanjala has fond childhood memories of the rainy season, chasing and catching black-bellied winged termites in the rain. “The termites would also come inside the house, attracted by the light late in the evening. My mother would sun-dry the termites and pan-fry them. We w...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Biodiversity Climate Action Climate Change Environment Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Burea Source Type: news

AHA News: Flavonoids Are Flavorful Way to Boost Heart and Brain Health
Title: AHA News: Flavonoids Are Flavorful Way to Boost Heart and Brain HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/22/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/23/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 23, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

AHA News: Flavonoids Are Flavorful Way to Boost Heart and Brain Health
TUESDAY, March 22, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- What do blueberries, spinach and dark chocolate have in common? They ' re all rich in flavonoids, the chemical compounds found in plants that give them color– and medicinal powers.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 22, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Flavonoid Intake Linked to Mortality Risk in Parkinson Disease
FRIDAY, Jan. 28, 2022 -- Higher flavonoid intake is associated with a reduced risk for mortality in patients with Parkinson disease (PD), according to a study published online Jan. 26 in Neurology. Xinyuan Zhang, from the Pennsylvania State... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Protective effects of icariin on traumatic brain injury - Du A, Cai R, Shi J, Wu Q.
This study aims to explore t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Flavonoid-Rich Foods, Tied to Lower BP
Flavonoid-Rich Foods, Aided by Gut Bacteria, Tied to Lower BP (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Flavonoid-Rich Foods, Aided by Gut Bacteria, Tied to Lower BP Flavonoid-Rich Foods, Aided by Gut Bacteria, Tied to Lower BP
In a population-based study, the highest intake of flavonoid-containing foods was linked to lower systolic blood pressure, pulse pressure, and greater gut microbial diversity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - August 24, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Higher Flavonoid Intake May Lower Systolic Blood Pressure
MONDAY, Aug. 23, 2021 -- Higher flavonoid intake is associated with lower systolic blood pressure (SBP), and this association is partly explained by microbial factors, according to a study published online Aug. 23 in Hypertension. Amy Jennings,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gut bacteria and flavonoid-rich foods are linked and improve blood pressure levels
Flavonoid-rich foods, including berries, apples, pears and wine, appear to have a positive effect on blood pressure levels, an association that is partially explained by characteristics of the gut microbiome, according to new research published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Flavonoids Dietary'Powerhouses' for Cognitive Decline Prevention Flavonoids Dietary'Powerhouses' for Cognitive Decline Prevention
A high intake of dietary flavonoids, particularly flavones and anthocyanins, may help maintain cognitive function as individuals age, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 9, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Dietary Flavonoids May Lower Odds of Subjective Cognitive Decline
FRIDAY, July 30, 2021 -- Higher dietary intake of flavonoids is associated with lower likelihood of subjective cognitive decline (SCD), according to a study published online July 28 in Neurology. Tian-Shin Yeh, M.D., Ph.D., from the Harvard T. H.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dementia: New study suggests a flavonoid-rich diet may reduce your risk - foods to eat
DEMENTIA rates are set to rocket over the coming decades but research into the ways to slow down and stave off brain decline are coming thick and fast. A new study suggests a flavonoid-rich diet can protect against memory loss - a key symptom of dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A comprehensive systematic review of the therapeutic effects and mechanisms of action of quercetin in sepsis
Conclusion: Due to the promising therapeutic effects of quercetin on sepsis complications and the lack of clinical trials in this regard, future human randomized clinical trials are warranted. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: A diet rich in flavonoids linked to a lower risk of cancer - study
THE SECRET to longevity lies in bolstering your defences against chronic diseases. Research suggests flavonoid-rich foods can supercharge your defences. But what are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to lose visceral fat: Liquorice oil led to 'significant decreases' in visceral fat
VISCERAL fat is a stealthy killer because it lies deep within the belly, near vital organs. Luckily, simple dietary tweaks can help to eliminate the harmful belly fat, such as consuming liquorice flavonoid oil. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news