How 'healthy' fruit snacks for children can contain the equivalent of up to FIVE teaspoons of sugar
Action on Sugar looked at 56 products sold across leading grocery retailers in the UK. It found Urban Fruits Gently Baked Strawberries contained 20g of sugar in a small 35g packet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Young Immigrant Works to Eradicate Health Gaps in Her Latino Community
TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Growing up in Colima, Mexico, Lorena Melendez-Chavez remembers there was always nourishing food on the table– beans, rice, legumes, tortillas, cheese, vegetables and fruits–... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study: Pesco-Mediterranean Diet May Be Ideal For Heart Health
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Are School Lunches a Ticket to Healthy Eating?
MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2020 -- Healthier school meals improve the diets of American children, a new study finds. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act took effect in 2012 and required school meals to include more whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Neural cartography
(Harvard Medical School) A new x-ray microscopy technique could help accelerate efforts to map neural circuits and ultimately the brain itself. Combined with artificial intelligence-driven image analysis, researchers used XNH to reconstruct dense neural circuits in 3D, comprehensively cataloging neurons and even tracing individual neurons from muscles to the central nervous system in fruit flies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

He turned his concrete patio into an edible garden with fruit trees
Ken Sparks transformed the East L.A. hardscape into a fertile landscape, with chickens, a butterfly garden and organic vegetables (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Boone Source Type: news

How plants ensure regular seed spacing
(Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf) An international team of researchers led by biologists from Heinrich Heine University D ü sseldorf (HHU) has examined how seed formation is coordinated with fruit growth. In the latest edition of the journal Current Biology, they explain the genetic control mechanisms underlying the process. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 11, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Best supplements for 50s and above: The best option for every 50+ decade
BEST supplements for 50s and above: In an ideal world, one would gain all the vitamins and nutrients they need from fruits, vegetables and other unprocessed whole foods. However, life isn't always as simple as that. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mutant tomato helps to crack the secrets of fruiting
(University of Tsukuba) Researchers from the University of Tsukuba have found that fruit development in tomatoes rewires their central metabolism. The plant hormone gibberellin, which regulates major parts of plant development, triggers the process of fruiting. Using a mutant strain of tomato that is highly sensitive to gibberellin, the study showed that the central metabolism pathway in tomatoes was consistently rewired via gibberellin activity. These results could lead to new production strategies, such as breeding seedless fruit. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 10, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Detecting soil-surface ozone early can help prevent damage to grapes and apples
(University of Massachusetts Amherst) Farmers and fruit growers report that climate change is leading to increased ozone concentrations on the soil surface in their fields and orchards, which can cause irreversible plant damage, reduce crop yields and threaten the food supply. Trisha Andrew and colleagues at UMass Amherst, writing in Science Advances, show that her lab's method of vapor-depositing conducting polymer " tattoos " on plant leaves can accurately detect and measure such ozone damage, even at low exposure levels. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 8, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Distribution range of Ebola virus carriers in Africa may be larger than previously assumed
(Goethe University Frankfurt) Zaire ebolavirus is among the deadliest of all known Ebola viruses for humans and is most likely transmitted by various species of bats. Models recently developed by scientists of the Senckenberg Nature Research Society and the Goethe University in Frankfurt show where these species may thrive in Africa. The results of the study, published in the journal " Scientific Reports " , suggest a wider range of distribution for the bat and fruit bat species than previously assumed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

What Is In A Ketogenic Diet?
Discussion Epilepsy is a common problem for the general pediatrician. Its incidence is estimated at 41-87/100,000 children. While many children are controlled with medication, it is also estimated that up to 1/3 will develop drug-resistant epilepsy. Some children may have an identifiable seizure focus that may be amenable to surgery, but many others do not. One option for potential control is a ketogenic diet (KD). Indications for KD usually are for drug-resistant epilepsy including partial and complex seizure patterns as well as some metabolic disorders such as glucose transport 1 deficiency syndrome. It has also found ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Occupational acute pesticide poisoning: a cross-sectional study of Turkish vegetable and fruit farmers based on self-reported symptoms and job characteristics - Cevik C, Özdemir R, Ari S.
This study was aimed at determining the prevalence and risk factors of acute pesticide poisoning (APP) among t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What are the health benefits of juicing?
Juicing is not any healthier than eating whole fruits and vegetables. Juicing extracts the juice from fresh fruits or vegetables. The resulting liquid contains most of the vitamins, minerals and plant chemicals (phytonutrients) found in the whole fruit. However, whole fruits and vegetables also have healthy fiber, which is lost during most juicing. Some juicing [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 3, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Inside the Dangerous Mission to Understand What Makes Extremists Tick —and How to Change Their Minds
On a cool winter’s day in early 2014, the American academic Nafees Hamid was invited for tea at the second-story at the Barcelona apartment of a young Moroccan man. It started well enough; they sat down at the kitchen table, chatting amiably in French while two acquaintances of the host sat nearby in the living room. Halfway through the conversation, though, things took a turn. “He started saying things like, ‘Why should we trust any Westerner?’” Hamid recalls. “‘Why would we not kill every one of them? Why should I even trust you—you are an American—sitting here? Why s...
Source: TIME: Science - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Emily Feldman and Malia Politzer Tags: Uncategorized extremism feature Londontime Source Type: news

Newly identified gene grants tomatoes resistance to bacterial speck disease
(Boyce Thompson Institute) Bacterial speck disease, which reduces both fruit yield and quality, has been a growing problem in tomatoes over the last five years. Because the culpable bacterium, Pseudomonas syringae, prefers a cool and wet climate, crops in places such as New York State have been particularly susceptible. Researchers at the Boyce Thompson Institute have uncovered the first known gene to impart resistance to a particular strain of the bacterium that causes speck disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 2, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The science of healthy eating: Why are we still getting it wrong? - podcast
According toa recent study, obesity increases the risk of dying of Covid-19 by nearly 50%. Governments around the world are now hoping to encourage their citizens to lose weight. But with so much complex and often contradictory dietary advice, as well as endless fads, it can be hard to know what healthy eating actually looks like. How many pieces of fruit and vegetables should you eat a day? Will cutting out carbs help you lose weight? Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?Speaking to Tim Spector, a professor of genetic epidemiology at King ’s College London about his new book, Spoon-Fed,Madeleine Fi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Produced and presented by Madeleine Finlay with David Waters Tags: Science Health Nutrition Coronavirus outbreak Genetics Fast food Biology Society Source Type: news

Sex cells have a sweet tooth, and they pass it on to the brain
(Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown) Scientists discover that a small group of sex cells instruct a fundamental behavioural change in the female fruit fly - developing a sweet tooth. These findings prompt new investigation into dietary strategies for preventing age-related fertility decline and cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 31, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Genetic mutations may be linked to infertility, early menopause
(Washington University School of Medicine) A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis identifies a specific gene's previously unknown role in fertility. When the gene is missing in fruit flies, roundworms, zebrafish and mice, the animals are infertile or lose their fertility unusually early but appear otherwise healthy. Analyzing genetic data in people, the researchers found an association between mutations in this gene and early menopause. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Peach recall expanding over possible salmonella contamination after 78 sickened in 12 states
A peach recall has expanded to include loose peaches and peach products after 78 people were sickened in 12 states by salmonella poisoning linked to the fruit, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Decoded: The structure of the barrier between three cells
(University of M ü nster) Organs in animals and in humans have one thing in common: they are bounded by so-called epithelial cells. Researchers at the Institute of Animal Physiology at the University of Munster have found out how two proteins called Anakonda and M6 interact in epithelial cells in fruit flies in order to produce a functioning barrier at corner points between three of those cells. The study has been published in the journal 'Current Biology'. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Turning this fruit into a mask protects the scalp for hair growth
HAIR loss treatment is often said to be more beneficial the more natural you can be. Therefore, when turning to the best remedy, nature is often best. According to studies, the "fruit of Angels" provides interesting results. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How vitamin C could help over 50s retain muscle mass
(University of East Anglia) New research shows that vitamin C could help over 50s retain muscle mass in later life.The new study shows that older people who eat plenty of vitamin C - commonly found in citrus fruits, berries and vegetables - have the best skeletal muscle mass.This is important because people tend to lose skeletal muscle mass as they get older - leading to sarcopenia (a condition characterised by loss of skeletal muscle mass and function), frailty and reduced quality of life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Parkinson’s disease - fruit you should avoid to prevent ‘bothersome’ Parkinson’s symptoms
PARKINSON'S disease symptoms develop slowly over a long time, and could be caused by nerve damage in the brain. You could lower your risk of the brain condition's signs by making some diet swaps. This is the fruit you should avoid, as it could be raising your risk of "bothersome" Parkinson's symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Accumulating extra genome copies may protect fly brain cells during aging
(eLife) Scientists have discovered a novel anti-aging defence in the brain cells of adult fruit flies: producing extra copies of the genome, according to a new study published today in eLife. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Could COVID-19 in wastewater be infectious?
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) Bar-Zeev, and his postdoc student, Anne Bogler, together with other renowned researchers, indicate that sewage leaking into natural watercourses might lead to infection via airborne spray. Similarly, treated wastewater used to fill recreational water facilities, like lakes and rivers, could also become sources of contagion. Lastly, fruits and vegetables irrigated with wastewater that were not properly disinfected could also be an indirect infection route. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why it ’s sensible to be silly
Serious times call for serious measures – such as drawing smiley faces on fruit – and what’s more, the science proves itBy the fifth week of lockdown, I had mastered the art of silliness. My flatmates and I had drawn smiley faces on fruit, stuck googly eyes on vegetables and dressed up as our favourite pop stars. On social media I noticed similar responses to the “unprecedented” times we found ourselves in: parents jumping in on their children’s TikTok dance challenges, people dressing up in black tie or costumes to take out the bins. I’d chalked it up as cabin fever, but even in t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Elle Hunt Tags: Life and style Comedy Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Coronavirus outbreak Source Type: news

What kind of animal transports the seeds of the world's smallest fruit-bearing plants?
(Kobe University) Plants in theBalanophora genus have very small fruits and very little is known about their seed dispersal strategy. Associate Professor Suetsugu Kenji (Kobe University Graduate School of Science) illuminates a previously unrecognized seed dispersal mutualism betweenBalanophora yakushimensis and birds, which are attracted by and obtain nutrients from its fleshy bracts. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 21, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Dr. Otis Brawley In Conversation With Douglas Brooks: ‘We Don’t Need to Reform Health Care—We Need to Transform Health Care’
Douglas Brooks served as the head of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy during the Obama Administration as the first openly gay, HIV-positive African American to hold the job. He focused on addressing the health needs of those at higher risk of HIV infection, and is now executive director of community engagement at the biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences. Dr. Otis Brawley was chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society before becoming a professor of oncology at Johns Hopkins, where he oversees a research effort exploring disparities in cancer rates and outcomes. Over a Zoom call, t...
Source: TIME: Health - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Douglas Brooks and Otis Brawley Tags: Uncategorized feature Magazine Source Type: news

He turned his concrete patio in East L.A. into an edible garden with fruit trees
His East L.A. backyard is mostly concrete, but Ken Sparks has transformed the hardscape into something alive, with chickens, a butterfly garden and organic vegetables. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Boone Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The best fruit to enjoy at breakfast proven to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure can be eased if you start the day right. What's on your breakfast plate this morning? Eating a particular fruit has been proven to lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers find link between gut microbiome and cancer treatment outcomes
(City of Hope) City of Hope and TGen have found that greater gut microbial diversity in patients with metastatic kidney cancer is associated with better treatment outcomes on FDA-approved immunotherapy regimens. A potential takeaway: Oncologists might encourage patients to eat a high-fiber diet, including fruits and vegetables high in fructo-oligosaccharides such as bananas, dried fruit, onions, leeks, garlic, asparagus and artichokes, as well as grains with resistant starches such as barley or uncooked potato starch. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Malawi: To Contain Diabetes, Study Wants Every Malawian to Consume More Fruits and Vegetables
[Nyasa Times] A daily consumption of fruits and vegetables, even when you are diabetic or not, is a simple healthier lifestyle you need to keep you healthy when diabetic or to save from being diabetic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Research helps explain source of pathogen that causes bitter rot disease
(Penn State) Fungal spores responsible for bitter rot disease, a common and devastating infection in fruit, do not encounter their host plants by chance. Turns out, they have a symbiotic association with the plant, often living inside its leaves. The new way of looking at the fungal pathogen, Colletotrichum fioriniae, as a leaf endophyte -- bacterial or fungal microorganisms that colonize healthy plant tissue -- was the outcome of a two-year study conducted by researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

German-Argentinean doctoral program bears first fruits
(Technische Universit ä t Dresden) The Faculty of Biology at TU Dresden and the Faculty of Biochemistry and Biological Sciences at the Universidad Nacional del Litoral (UNL) in Santa Fe, Argentina have had a very special partnership for more than five years. A bi-national doctoral program not only enables doctoral students from both research institutions to spend a longer period of time abroad, but also offers a double degree in Biochemistry and Applied Biology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Sex, flies and videotape
(Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown) Researchers discover key behaviour that triggers the transition from courtship to mating in fruit flies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Metallic blue fruits use fat to produce colour and signal a treat for birds
Researchers have found a common plant owes the dazzling blue colour of its fruit to fat in its cellular structure, the first time this type of colour production has been observed in nature. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Cell-cell adhesion in plant grafting is facilitated by {beta}-1,4-glucanases
Plant grafting is conducted for fruit and vegetable propagation, whereby a piece of living tissue is attached to another through cell-cell adhesion. However, graft compatibility limits combinations to closely related species, and the mechanism is poorly understood. We found that Nicotiana is capable of graft adhesion with a diverse range of angiosperms. Comparative transcriptomic analyses on graft combinations indicated that a subclade of β-1,4-glucanases secreted into the extracellular region facilitates cell wall reconstruction near the graft interface. Grafting was promoted by overexpression of the β-1,4-gluca...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Notaguchi, M., Kurotani, K.-i., Sato, Y., Tabata, R., Kawakatsu, Y., Okayasu, K., Sawai, Y., Okada, R., Asahina, M., Ichihashi, Y., Shirasu, K., Suzuki, T., Niwa, M., Higashiyama, T. Tags: Botany reports Source Type: news

Biodiversity Loss Could be Making Us Sick – Here ’ s Why
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post Biodiversity Loss Could be Making Us Sick – Here’s Why appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Biodiversity Environment Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Address Malnutrition with Food Insecurity
By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug 4 2020 (IPS) The 2020 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization and its United Nations partners in mid-July, reports that chronic hunger continued to increase to 690 million worldwide in 2019, 60 million more than in 2014. Jomo Kwame SundaramSome two billion people worldwide were already experiencing some food insecurity during 2019, a number likely to spike upward due to Covid-19. Although headline hunger numbers have been significantly revised down retrospectively with better official data, the uptrend remains alar...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Green Economy Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The 30p item shown to lower reading and other heart disease markers
HIGH blood pressure is a harbinger of heart disease so it is imperative to lower a high reading. A citrus fruit has been shown to support this important objective while reducing other heart disease markers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With Proper Investment in Youth, Kenya ’s Potential for Progress Is Unlimited
This article was first published in Forbes Africa   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The post With Proper Investment in Youth, Kenya’s Potential for Progress Is Unlimited appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ruth Kagia and Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: The fruit-based oil that could help with significant hair growth
HAIR LOSS is noticeable, even if it's only you who is spotting it. If you're short of some extra cash for an impending hair transplant, what can you do? It's time to nourish the strands you have. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Health benefits of muskmelon, a sweet superfood that's rich in vitamin C
(Natural News) Muskmelon is a sweet and nutritious fruit with a variety of culinary uses and health benefits. It belongs to the gourd family and is related to other fruits that are often confused as vegetables, such as squash, pumpkin and zucchini. There are several varieties of muskmelon. There are netted types like cantaloupe and smooth-skinned types like honeydew and casaba melon.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: A delicious fruit with numerous health benefits can help lower levels
HIGH cholesterol can be combatted with the right food choices with one fruit in particular doing just that. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Made from fruit juice' claims make people think sweets healthy
Waitrose's Fruit Jellies, which proudly claim to be 'made with fruit juice', are loaded with a staggering 62g of the sweet stuff in half a packet (100g). It comes amid a UK crack-down on obesity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers discover 'Marie Kondo' protein which aids in organizing fruit fly embryos
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have discovered a protein in fruit fly embryos, dubbed Marie Kondo, that destroys maternal proteins. Much like namesake, author and clutter consultant Marie Kondo, this gene removes unnecessary molecules, keeping embryos organized. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 28, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

This farmer in Pomona will inspire you to plant your own garden, no matter how small
Farmer Rishi Kumar grows top-tier fruits and offers gardening tips on Instagram: "Gardening is such an important way of connecting with the earth, connecting with ourselves and eating well." (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jill R. Shah Source Type: news

Ads for butter, cheese and ketchup may be banned before 9pm
Critics say the measure will also ban adverts in Britain before the watershed for yoghurts, raisins, tinned fruit, and many other products 'no reasonable person would consider to be unhealthy'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exotic Australian Fruit May Help Save Florida's Citrus Industry
Researchers are working to control citrus greening, a disease that has killed thousands of acres of orange trees. Finger limes produce a peptide that kills the bacterium responsible for the disease.(Image credit: Miguel Canahuati. /Miguel Canahuati. ) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Greg Allen Source Type: news