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Urine smell warning: The scent of your wee could be a sign of THIS deadly condition
URINE smelling strong is often a harmless case of last night ’s garlic-based dinner or a new medication. But an unpleasant scent after you wee could also indicate a serious condition, such as uncontrolled diabetes or urinary stones. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating well and feeling good, family-style
It’s well known that childhood obesity is a problem in the U.S. But did you know that by the time they enter kindergarten, 12.4% of American children are already obese, and 14.9% are overweight? It’s never too early to think about healthy eating. The Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program is a multidisciplinary clinic at Boston Children’s Hospital, dedicated to treating children who are overweight or obese, and those with or at risk for type 2 diabetes. Read more from OWL staff: A parent’s guide to healthy weight loss in children When it comes to a healthy diet — whether you are making new...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - August 1, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Abigail Seibert, Ph.D. and Sharon Weston, MS, RD Tags: Health & Wellness diabetes obesity Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program Source Type: news

Do You Drink or Abstain? There Is No Right Answer
A research question was posed that elicited a far different series of responses than was anticipated: “I have a question for those for whom alcohol is a part of your social life. This teetotaler by choice (not of necessity) really does want to understand. Is it possible to have fun, whether at a party, or dinner or sporting event or picnic…or an evening at home sans alcohol? What would it be like for you to not drink at any or all those occasions? It would be absolutely fine with me if I never imbibed again. I drank way too much in college and shortly thereafter. It is a conscious decision for me to enjoy the...
Source: Psych Central - July 16, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW Tags: Alcoholism Interview Personal Stories Substance Abuse Addiction Recovery alcohol use Source Type: news

Global Garlic Inc. Recalls " Queso Freso/Whole Milk Cheese " Because of Possible Health Risk
Global Garlic Inc., 11501 NW 107th ST, Miami, FL, is recalling its 16oz packages of “Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk” and (“Queso Fresco x LB(Barra)/Whole Milk Cheese” because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, and organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakene d immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirth amon...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 5, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

How The ‘Low-FODMAP Diet’ Can Help Manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Laura Manning, MPH, RD, CDN Clinical Nutrition Coordinator Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center at Mount Sinai Abdominal pain and a swollen belly, gas, constipation, or diarrhea—these symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affect one in seven American adults. A common gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, IBS is a long-term but not life-threatening condition. Still, it can interfere with many aspects of daily life, and is one of the top reasons for missing work. There is no specific test for IBS, so gastroenterologists typically diagnose it only after testing for and ruling out all other GI problems. We do n...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beneficial effects of garlic (Allium sativum) oil in experimental corrosive esophageal burns effects of garlic oil in esophageal burns - Şen Tanrıkulu C, Tanrikulu Y, Kılınç F, Bahadır B, Can M, Köktürk F.
BACKGROUND: Corrosive esophageal burns, particularly common in developing countries, lead to different problems in different age groups. The ingestion of corrosive substances can cause such problems as stricture of the esophagus, to acute perforation, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Global Garlic Inc. Recalls Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese Because Of Possible Health Risk
Global Garlic Inc. of Miami, Florida is recalling 227 units of Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 17, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Is garlic the key to stopping this silent killer?
(Natural News) A 2016 study published in The Journal of Nutrition asserts that garlic has proven to be an effective means of treating heart disease. This kitchen staple has been shown to stop plaque from accumulating in coronary arteries, dramatically reducing the risk of a heart attack — the “silent killer.” Nutrients in the bulb... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Reasons Your Pee Smells Weird
For SELF, by Amy Marturana. Your pee can tell you a lot about your health. While its color is a pretty good indicator of your hydration levels, dietary habits, and potentially, undiagnosed medical conditions, its smell can also clue you in to what’s going on inside your body. “Normal urine, if you’re fairly hydrated, generally has a very limited amount of smell,” Ojas Shah, M.D., NYC-based urologist and professor of urology at Columbia University Medical Center and ColumbiaDoctors Midtown, tells SELF. Sometimes you may notice that your pee is a little smellier than usual. A slight change or an incr...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to grow garlic from a single clove
(Natural News) Often described as the stinking rose, garlic’s culinary and medicinal uses date back to ancient times. In fact, the father of Western medicine, the Greek physician Hippocrates, once described it as a cure for a variety of medical conditions. And right he was. Over the years, modern science has backed up many of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Garlic burn to the face - Oberle M, Wachs T, Brisson P.
Topical burns from the use of garlic have been reported rarely in the medical literature. Most cases have resulted from the use of naturopathic or home remedy treatments. A 20-year-old male military Servicemember presented to a military wound care clinic 7... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Your Sriracha Has A Lot More Junk In It Than You Thought
We hate to be the bearers of bad news. We know the world adores Sriracha. And not just any Sriracha, but the famous Huy Fong rooster sauce. It’s the kind of sauce that can transform three leftover ingredients in your fridge into a meal, with just a drizzle. It makes eggs feel special, pizza even more special, and basically lets us feel like we can make magic happen in the kitchen any night of the week. But it looks like there’s a lot more in our beloved Huy Fong Sriracha than we might want. A look at the label reveals not just chiles and garlic, but potassium sorbate, sodium bisulfite and xanthan gum, too....
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tasting garlic... with your feet!? Weird food chemistry tricks (video)
(American Chemical Society) Did you know you can 'taste' garlic with your feet? Or that chocolate can instantly dissolve that wad of gum in your mouth? Or that nose grease can get rid of the foam on a badly poured beer in seconds? This week, Reactions explains these three offbeat food-chemistry tricks. In the name of science, we encourage you to play with your food with these do-it-yourself experiments. Check out the videos here: http://bit.ly/WeirdFoodTricks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 9, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Focus on Easy, Healthy Food This Holiday Season
The American Cancer Society New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth EditionWritten by Jeanne BesserMost people want to eat healthier, feel good, and have more energy, but around the hustle and bustle of the holidays, staying on track with healthy eating can be a real challenge. The trick is to find tasty, easy, and good-for-you recipes and to keep up with small changes for the better that can make a big impact. With an abundance of useful tips and healthy dishes, The American Cancer Society New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth Edition, is here to help people do just that, both during the holidays and throughout the year.The boo...
Source: American Cancer Society :: News and Features - December 7, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diet/Exercise/Weight Source Type: news

Healthy Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe: Turkey Tacos
By Kristin Rooke, CPT With Thanksgiving just behind us, my guess is that you have some leftover turkey in the fridge. If you're looking for a healthy way to use your Thanksgiving leftovers, I recommend giving these healthy tacos a try. While this recipe originally used ground turkey, in this case you'll be using your leftover turkey meat. Just shred the meat and then follow the cooking instructions to create a delicious post-Thanksgiving meal that won't weigh you down. Leftover Turkey Tacos Servings per recipe: 1 large meal, or 2 smaller meals Ingredients: Instructions: 2 Corn Tortillas 1. Heat the olive o...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Onions and Garlic May Prevent Cancers
Italian researchers found that people whose diets are rich in onions, garlic, and other alliums have a much lower risk of several types of cancer than those who avoid the pungent herbs.11/22/2016 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - November 22, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

How To Ward Off A Cold, According To 7 Health Editors
By Rosie McCall You’ve been loading up on immune-boosting foods, exercising regularly and washing your hands often and well. Yet there’s no question you’re coming down with something — your body feels rundown, and there’s a twinge in your throat. But it’s not too late! Below are the sickness-prevention strategies that Health editors use at the first hint of seasonal sniffles. These reality-tested remedies have worked for us, and nipped colds in the bud. Gargle salt water “I swear by the salt-water gargle, a trick I learned working at Health. The how-to: Add half a teaspoo...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple, lettuce can remedy garlic breath
Garlic -- consumers either love or hate the taste, but one thing is for certain, no one likes it when the scent of it sticks around on their breath. Now, garlic lovers may have a new solution to their halitosis problem. A study has found that eating raw apple or lettuce may help reduce garlic breath. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 23, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Eating garlic daily reduces risk of lung, bowel cancer by 40 percent
(NaturalNews) Popular culture might claim that garlic can keep vampires away, but a growing body of scientific evidence says that the herb can also help keep lung cancer and other types of cancers at bay.A study carried out at the Jiangsu Provincial Centre for Disease Control... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman suffering from painful thrush admits she put a GARLIC CLOVE in her vagina
Susie Garrard, a British writer living in Sydney, Australia, was so desperate to cure the 'mother of all yeast infections' that she started looking at alternative remedies such as garlic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Guy Makes His Meals From Plants Found In Public Parks
When “Wildman” Steve Brill hankers for a fresh meal, he doesn’t go to Whole Foods. Instead, he heads to one of New York City’s public parks and picks a feast of edible plants straight from the ground. Brill, 67, has led foraging tours in and around the Big Apple for over 30 years, showing students, tourists and dirt-shy locals how to collect wild edibles that grow in the green spaces dotting the city’s concrete grid.  Foraging allows Brill, a passionate chef, to whip up healthy meals without buying as much from supermarkets as the average person would. I joined him on one of his tour...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 11, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Garlic aroma found in breast milk
Food chemists have found that garlic aroma is evident in the breast milk of women who have consumed garlic. This is caused by allyl methyl sulfide -- a metabolite which is first formed in a strong concentration during breastfeeding. Whether the aroma has an impact on which food preferences children develop and whether they like garlic in later life needs to be clarified by further research. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - July 15, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Garlic aroma found in breast milk
(University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) Food chemists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg have found that garlic aroma is evident in the breast milk of women who have consumed garlic. This is caused by allyl methyl sulfide -- a metabolite which is first formed in a strong concentration during breastfeeding. Whether the aroma has an impact on which food preferences children develop and whether they like garlic in later life needs to be clarified by further research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 15, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Garlic mustard populations likely to decline
Garlic mustard, an invasive plant affecting forested areas in the Midwestern and Eastern United States, secretes a chemical called sinigrin into soil to deter the growth of other plants and decrease competition. Researchers have found that sinigrin concentrations decrease as garlic mustard populations age, demonstrating evolutionary change due to ecological processes. They predict that garlic mustard will decline and reach a balance with native species that re-colonize invaded areas. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - June 14, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Garlic mustard populations likely to decline
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Garlic mustard, an invasive plant affecting forested areas in the Midwestern and Eastern United States, secretes a chemical called sinigrin into soil to deter the growth of other plants and decrease competition. Researchers have found that sinigrin concentrations decrease as garlic mustard populations age, demonstrating evolutionary change due to ecological processes. They predict that garlic mustard will decline and reach a balance with native species that re-colonize invaded areas. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 14, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How fast can a naturopathic medicine cause skin burn? A case report of garlic burn - Keles MK, Bayram Y, Durmus M.
This paper presents a case in which a chemical burn resulted from the use of garlic as a naturopathic medicine for knee pain. KEYWORDS: burn; garlic; naturopathic Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Garlic's healing properties are so intense that it is 100 times more effective than antibiotic treatments
(NaturalNews) Garlic has been used for thousands of years all over the world, and modern science is now backing up its medicinal properties. A recent study by researchers at Washington University has found that garlic can be up to 100 times as effective at treating bacterial infections... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More protein than an egg and low in salt: Could THIS 'miracle' food REDUCE cholesterol?
GARLIC can make a reasonable claim to have been the very first superfood – according to some Egyptian labourers building the pyramids and Greek athletes both believed eating garlic would increase their strength and stamina. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemotherapy permanently damaged young boy's ability to eat; now he can only eat garlic bread and nothing else
(NaturalNews) Billy Turner, an 11-year-old English boy, who beat cancer after a heavy dose of chemotherapy, is left with a bizarre side-effect. For the past eight years, he has eaten nothing but garlic bread. He became addicted to the Italian staple food after six months of chemotherapy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beauty guru Farah Dhukai claims rubbing raw GARLIC on your face banishes blemishes
Beauty vlogger Farah Dhukai claims putting garlic on her face is a miracle cure for blemishes. Farah, from Concord, Ontario, said the pungent plant bulb has instant results. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Common Ingredient Is Making You Extremely Bloated
By Lily Puckett for Teen Vogue. Courtesy of CNP Montrose Plus: 2 other freaky health effects. Salt is impossible to avoid, no matter how hard you try. If you've eaten food prepared by someone other than yourself, you've probably eaten more salt than you should; if you've eaten food prepared by yourself, you've probably done it too. The good news is you definitely have to have some salt in your diet -- but probably not as much as you'd wish. The human body needs 200 milligrams of sodium, or about 0.5 gram of salt, a day to function properly, but according to the American Heart Association, the average American consumes 3,...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Vitro and Cryopreservation Techniques for Conservation of Snow Mountain Garlic
Garlic is an important medicinal herb of culinary value by imparting its flavors and odors to the food. Allicin, a notable flavonoid in garlic, is a powerful antibiotic and antifungal compound. Due to poor bioavailability, garlic is of limited use for oral human consumption. Being sexually sterile, propagation of garlic is done by individual cloves from a bulb which increases the chances of transfer of viral diseases. In this chapter, an efficient and improved regeneration protocol for explant establishment and shoot multiplication under in vitro conditions is described. A high rate of shoot multiplication is obtained on M...
Source: Springer protocols feed by Plant Sciences - April 8, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Spice Can Be Nice for Kids--and Improve Nutrition
By Keith-Thomas Ayoob, ED.D. March has been declared "National Nutrition Month" by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the national professional association of registered dietitian/nutritionists. Every year has a different theme for consumers and health professionals, and usually it's focused on health and specific nutrition goals. This year the theme is "Savor the Flavor of Eating Right." The campaign has grown every year and is now even promoted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The current theme might sound fun and frivolous, like something you might expect to see on the Food Net...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

11 Amazing And Unusual Ways To Use Garlic
Garlic is one of my favorite possible ingredients to use in cooking. From pasta sauce, to garlic knots, to steak marinade, garlic has proven to be extremely versatile.   -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Garlic extract can help prevent progression of heart disease
Stephen FellerLOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Supplements of aged garlic extract can reduce plaque buildup in arteries and the progression of heart disease, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Tips for a Happy and Healthy Plant-Based Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is such a great holiday. We take time to be with our loved ones and be thankful for our relationships, our health, and our opportunities. It's a time to celebrate the harvest and all of the wonderful flavors and colors and textures of autumnal foods - and the best part? All of the best fall foods are plant-based! And there are plenty of ways to celebrate and incorporate them into the holiday season. With Thanksgiving approaching, I wanted to give some of my best holiday tips so that you can feel joyous about the holiday and celebrate what Thanksgiving means to you while still doing what feels good for your bod...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Garlic May Make Men Smell 'More Attractive' To Women
Wanna win with the ladies? Against conventional wisdom, it may help to add some garlic to your diet.  Consuming a hearty dose of garlic can make men's body odors significantly more attractive to women, according to a new series of studies published in the research journal Appetite. via GIPHY In one of three studies, researchers from Charles University in Prague had half of a group of men eat a cheese sandwich with slathered with 12 grams of garlic (about six cloves), while the other half ate a plain cheese sandwich. They were instructed to limit other effects on their body odor, such as refraining from ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 23, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Trust Us: This Green Bean Casserole Belongs At Your Thanksgiving Table
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 20, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men Who Eat Garlic Make Women Take Notice -- In A Good Way
Men and women generally agree, garlic on the breath isn't pleasant. But according to a new study, men who eat garlic actually smell more pleasant and attractive to the opposite sex—not their breath, but their body odor. And if that finding isn’t counter-intuitive enough, it’s made all the stranger by the fact that only men in the study who consumed a lot of garlic—the equivalent of four bulbs a day—enjoyed the effect. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 15, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo Source Type: news

Men should eat MORE GARLIC... because it makes your sweat smell SEXY to women
IT might sound like the most unlikely of dating tips. But guys, if you want to get the girl, forget the aftershave and try eating some garlic instead. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women find the smell of sweat more attractive after eating garlic
Researchers from the University of Stirling asked men to eat garlic in different forms. Their sweat was collected before women sniffed them and rated them for attractiveness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple Tips for Staying Healthy This Cold and Flu Season
As we head into fall, many Americans are getting the flu shot to prepare for the winter ahead. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), up to 20 percent of the U.S. population will get the flu. Moreover, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates there are nearly one billion cases of the common cold each year in the U.S. Aside from washing our hands, what else can we do to boost our immune system? Let's explore some important and simple tips that can help you stay healthy during the winter season. Don't Overdo Vitamin C When you come down with the flu, most people think large doses of vita...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Market of Choice Recalls Baked Brie Herb-Garlic Due to Possible Health Risk
Market of Choice is recalling its Market Cheese Shop Baked Brie Herb/Garlic variety, due to undeclared pecans (a tree nut). Use of this product by anyone allergic to pecans may result in illness or injury. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 14, 2015 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

8 Filling Fall Soup Recipes With 5 Ingredients Or Less
Autumn is here, and that means it's time for nubby sweaters and steaming bowls of soup. But while it takes a total of three seconds to throw on your favorite crewneck, cooking up Grandma's yummy stew recipe tends to be an hours-long ordeal. Still, that's no reason to miss out altogether. (Or worse, turn to the sodium-laden canned stuff.) When you're strapped for time, these simple, satisfying soups will totally hit the spot. More: The 5 Healthiest Fall Soups From Your Favorite Lunch Spots 1. Pesto Bean Soup Basic white bean soup is kinda boring. But when you add prepared pesto plus umami-packed ingredients like Parmesan a...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 12, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 Ways to Cook With Garlic
It's said to ward off evil –- and also protect your health. Try these 3 easy garlic recipes from WebMD Magazine. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 6, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pulses: Little Beans With Big Opportunities
Courtesy of Pulse Canada As a new year quickly approaches, so does the United Nations' 2016 celebration of pulses. What is a pulse anyway? And why does the UN care so much about them? And, perhaps more importantly, why should you? Pulses represent 12 crops of grain legumes, which include dry beans, dry peas, chickpeas and lentils -- they are quite simply the little beans we have been cultivating from the soil for more than 10,000 years. To be exact, pulses are the edible seeds of plants in the legume family. They are low in fat, high in protein (about 20-30 percent) and fiber, and contain various vitamins and amino acid...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Homemade Immunity Shot Recipe You're Going To Need
With cold weather on the horizon, there's no time like the present to prepare yourself for what lies ahead: cold and flu season. You can line up for the flu shot and stock up your medicine cabinet, but we think one of the most important steps you can take is within your kitchen. Eating healthy can help boost your immune system, keeping you strong when everyone around you is suffering. But if you need to up your defenses a little, consider a homemade immunity shot.   Immunity shots are basically small but potent doses of fresh juices loaded with healthy herbs and spices like ginger and garlic. There are ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 9, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Garlic naturally obliterates antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infections where Big Pharma fails
(NaturalNews) Besides being one of my favorite recipe ingredients, I've always been a firm believer in the medicinal properties of garlic. An indispensable flavor in many foods, garlic also provides a wide range of health benefits in terms of prevention as well as treatment.Garlic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 26, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Garlic - DIY, recipes, and other information you should know about this amazing herb
(NaturalNews) Most know about garlic's antimicrobial properties. A healthy diet rich in raw garlic is the best defense against fungal, bacterial, viral, and parasitical infections. Garlic may also be used topically to treat vaginal yeast infections and athlete's foot.WWI soldiers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 25, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kroger Recalls Seasonings Due To Potential Salmonella Contamination
Attention all Kroger shoppers: Have a look at your spice rack. On July 27 the grocery conglomerate issued a recall of Kroger brand ground cinnamon, garlic powder, coarse ground black pepper and Bac’n Buds due to potential exposure to and contamination from Salmonella. A recent FDA testing of a Kroger garlic powder sample from a store located in North Augusta, South Carolina tested positive for the bacteria. While no illnesses have been reported, the team at Kroger is exercising caution and removing the seasonings produced in the affected facility from their shelves.  Review the specific ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news