Dementia: The small fruit that could cut your risk of the brain condition - study
WHILE certain risk factors for dementia are impossible to change, others are completely in your hands. One thing that is modifiable is your diet. What's more, new research has identified a small fruit that could see your risk of the condition fall. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans are less likely to buy fruit and vegetables when grocery shopping online
Americans do not trust their courier shopper to make proper produce and meat choices when ordering groceries for deliver, a new study finds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RIP iPod, Home Of The Mobile Gaming Renaissance (2001
Pour one out for the home of Doodle Jump, Fruit Ninja, and many more #fruitninja (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Health benefits of the 'alien-looking horned melon' – expert
HORNED melon, otherwise known as Kiwano melon, has "incredible health benefits", said Doctor William Li. Rich in nutrients, the fruit could help in the quest to live a long and healthy life. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rural India Has a Diabetes Problem – What Is Causing it?
South India has a higher rate of diabetes compared to North India, possibly due to its partiality towards white rice, which has a high glycaemic index. | Picture courtesy: Total HealthBy Sweta AkundiMay 10 2022 (IPS) At a healthcare clinic in Thodathara, a village in the Thavanampalle mandal near Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, Dr Vijay Kumar calls in his next patient. “He is the most disciplined man I know,” Dr Kumar says with a hint of pride. Reddyappa Reddy walks in and takes the seat opposite Dr Kumar. “Ten years ago I found out I have diabetes. I took Dr Kumar’s advice. Today, I walk up and down the lengths of a man...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sweta Akundi Tags: Asia-Pacific Food and Agriculture Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

About half of parents give their children a dietary supplement
Parents said they give supplements because their children are picky eaters, they do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, and what they do eat does not give them enough vitamins, minerals and fiber. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Study: Newer markets with fresh produce may cut kids' obesity rates among poor
Having access to newer supermarkets with fresh fruits and vegetables reduced obesity rates among children in some of New York City's poorest neighborhoods, a study published Monday found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The neuromodulatory basis of aggression: lessons from the humble fruit fly - Palavicino-Maggio CB, Sengupta S.
Aggression is an intrinsic trait that organisms of almost all species, humans included, use to get access to food, shelter, and mating partners. To maximize fitness in the wild, an organism must vary the intensity of aggression toward the same or different... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Schools are teaching parents what to put in their children's lunchboxes to cut obesity
Two-thirds of lunches contained too much sugar, only half had a piece of fruit and only a fifth included a vegetable, research by Leeds University found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Three of the best fruits and vegetables said to lower blood sugar quickly
DIABETES type 2 describes a condition characterised by elevated blood sugar levels. This is caused by the problems with insulin in your body. Fortunately, certain superfoods have been shown to help lower blood sugar quickly. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia breakthrough: Eating antioxidant-rich vegetables and fruits may protect you
EATING more leafy green vegetables and fruits including oranges and tangerines may protect against dementia, a study suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating like Popeye could protect you from dementia!
A study of more than 7,000 Americans has now found that those with the highest levels of antioxidants from eating fruit and vegetables are at lower risk of developing dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Seven fruits that can cause 'spikes' in blood sugar - 'care should be taken'
DIABETES type 2 is a relatively benign condition if blood sugar levels are kept under control. Central to taming blood sugar is to make sensible dietary decisions. This is sometimes easier said than done. According to Diabetes.co.uk, there are seven fruits that could cause "spikes" in blood sugar owing to their high glycaemic content. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lead concentrations allowed in children's fruit juice to be slashed to 20% of current levels
The FDA said fruit juices could contain no more than 20 parts per billion of the heavy metal. But testing shows more than half already contain virtually no lead, with only a handful having more than 5ppb. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UN Aims at People-Centered Governance in a Post-Pandemic World
A rescued boat woman and her two children eat some welcome food at a centre in Kuala Cangkoi, Indonesia. The UN urges 'people-centred' approach to migrants and refugees in Southeast Asia. Credit: UNHCRBy Simone GalimbertiKATHMANDU, Nepal, Apr 29 2022 (IPS) The recently disseminated Zero Draft Ministerial Declaration of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)– the main UN event to track the member states’ progress to achieve the Agenda 2030 slated to be held in the first half of July– is a disappointment. For all its comprehensiveness, the document neglected to mention one of the most...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Simone Galimberti Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Featured Food and Agriculture Global Global Governance Headlines Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news