Compounds in broccoli sprouts can help fight gastritis and stomach ulcers: Study
(Natural News) Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) by itself is already chock-full of vitamins and minerals. In fact, this humble vegetable — a member of the cabbage family and a staple in many American households — is so nutrient-dense, it actually provides a little bit of almost every nutrient your body needs. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kale is a nutrient-dense superfood because of these 7 health benefits
(Natural News) Kale is a nutrient-dense superfood belonging to the same family of vegetables known as cruciferous vegetables. This family includes other well-known superfoods like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and collard greens. Kale lives up to the reputation of its cousins thanks to its impressive health-enhancing properties. Kale is nutrient-dense Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attention Vegetable Haters: It Could Be In Your Genes
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — If certain vegetables have always made you gag, you may be more than a picky eater. Instead, you might be what scientists call a “super-taster:” a person with a genetic predisposition to taste food differently. Unfortunately, being a super-taster doesn’t make everything taste better. In fact, it can do the opposite. Super-tasters are extremely sensitive to bitterness, a common characteristic of many dark green, leafy veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts, to name a few. “The person who has that genetic propensity gets more of the sul...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Source Type: news

Cancer and cruciferous vegetables: This incredible compound in broccoli and kale can stop tumors from growing
(Natural News) In American households, it’s common to find mothers encouraging their children to eat their greens. Most children and even some adults refuse to eat vegetables, missing out on the many health benefits they can provide. Now, recent evidence suggests a link between cruciferous vegetables – like broccoli and kale – and preventing cancer. A... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Faking it: could I go from being an introvert to an extrovert in one week?
New research has found that being an extrovert makes you happier. So I spent a week attending social events to see if I could trick myself into being more naturally outgoingI was asked to torture myself for a week for this experiment. Well, not torture, but close enough for me. For a week,this introvert would put social awkwardness to one side and live as an extrovert. I don ’t particularly enjoy meeting new people. I decline most party invitations and if I do go, I leave as soon as I can without causing offence. Sometimes I fantasise about doingwhat Princess Diana used to do when she wanted to lose friends – c...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 7, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sirin Kale Tags: Friendship Health & wellbeing Walking Fitness Life and style Psychology Science Source Type: news

Compliments brand vegetables recalled due to Listeria risk
The affected products include certain fresh-cut vegetables such as kale, cauliflower and green beans. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Evaluation of pile driving accidents in geotechnical engineering - Eski şar T, Akboga Kale O.
Pile driving accidents that occurred between the years 1984-2018 were selected from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration database with 84 cases. To evaluate the causes of accidents, pile driving stages were presented and the potential hazards ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Bathroom hygiene: how to ensure you never spread E coli
The largest cause of bacterial bloodstream infections in the UK is not associated with uncooked meat as we thoughtUncooked chicken has a reputation problem where germs are concerned, and rightly so. But new research from the University of East Anglia, published in The Lancet: Infectious Diseases, finds that people not washing their hands may be a leading cause in the spread of E coli in the UK.“Let’s be clear about E coli,” says Prof David Livermore, who led the research. “We all have harmless E coli that live in our gut. Additionally there are some strains that can cause diarrheal diseases, ranging...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 23, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sirin Kale Tags: Health E coli Life and style UK news Science Hygiene Source Type: news

Cooking With Greens
FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 -- It's time to go beyond spinach and kale. To really power up your meals with greens, you want to explore the taste and texture of watercress and dandelions. And the following recipes will get from the fridge to your table in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Domino: Beer is OK (If You Exercise), But Avoid Kale
Frank Domino, M.D., delivered his popular " Top 10 Updates in Evidence-based Medicine " Sept. 27 during the Family Medicine Experience in Philadelphia. As usual, his presentation drew a huge crowd. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - October 1, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Children choosing super veg such as kale and celeriac
Young children are more likely to eat vegetables according to a new survey, especially brightly coloured vegetables such as carrots, peas, sweetcorn and broccoli according to research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fragrance sensitivity: why perfumed products can cause profound health problems
An intolerance to manufactured scents can lead to migraines, respiratory issues and long-term sick leave. So should they be banned in public spaces?If you flew abroad this summer, you probably passed through an airport ’s duty-free perfume section. Perhaps you paused to spritz yourself with an expensive scent you had no intention of buying, before making the obligatory trip to WH Smith for overpriced crisps and bottles of water.For most people, the wafting odours of perfume counters are not a problem. But, for some, the trip through duty free is a choking, cloying experience.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sirin Kale Tags: Health & wellbeing Fragrance Fashion Medical research Science Source Type: news

You don't need an outdoor garden for these 6 vegetables
(Natural News) If you want to start a home garden but you live in an apartment – don’t despair. By being creative and resourceful, you can grow nutrient-rich veggies like carrots and kale indoors. Keep these tips in mind before you start planting your vegetables. (h/t to UKSurvivalGuides.com) Use the right pots. To grow well, indoor plants need well-draining... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Reports finds hazardous bacteria in pre-washed greens
Consumer Reports says it tested nearly 284 samples of fresh greens like lettuce, spinach and kale and found six of those samples tainted with listeria (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria risk from recalled packaged kale highlights pathogen's challenge
This is the third time in eight months that an Eat Smart product has been recalled in Canada because of Listeria, one of the most dangerous foodborne pathogens. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Eat Smart-brand kale salad recalled amid fears of Listeria
Eat Smart-brand kale salad has been recalled in six provinces because it could be contaminated with Listeria, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Eat Smart brand kale salad recalled amid fears of Listeria
Eat Smart brand kale salad has been recalled in six provinces because it could be contaminated with Listeria, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Tracing the roots: Mapping a vegetable family tree for better food
(University of Missouri-Columbia) In the new study, a team of multi-institution scientists led by the University of Missouri challenged prior theories of the origins of three vegetables -- canola, rutabaga and Siberian kale -- by mapping the genetic family tree of these leafy greens. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 8, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Add a Sweet Surprise to Your Veggie Juice: Chocolate
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Juicing nutrient-rich green vegetables like kale, broccoli and spinach gives you a brew of many vitamins and minerals, all in just one cup. But green juices can have an overpowering flavor, so many people want to cut their... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: A compound in broccoli and kale helps suppress tumor growth
A compound present in broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous plants restored an underperforming tumor suppressor in a mouse model of cancer, study reveals. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Natural compound found in broccoli reawakens the function of potent tumor suppressor
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Long associated with decreased risk of cancer, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables -- the family of plants that also includes cauliflower, cabbage, collard greens, Brussels sprouts and kale -- contain a molecule that inactivates a gene known to play a role in a variety of common human cancers. A new study demonstrates that targeting the gene, known as WWP1, with the ingredient found in broccoli suppressed tumor growth in cancer-prone lab animals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 16, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Is Dancing the Kale of Exercise?
Research shows that dance offers a wealth of anti-aging benefits. It ’ s also fun. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARILYN FRIEDMAN Tags: Dancing Exercise Longevity Elderly Memory Source Type: news

Morning Break: Safe-Enough Losartan;'Dirty' Kale; Governor's Pox Party
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 21, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Strawberries, spinach and kale top "dirty dozen" list: How to minimize pesticide intake
Nearly 70 percent of conventionally grown produce sold in the U.S. was found to have pesticide residue, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group. Samantha Heller, registered dietitian at NYU Langone Health, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how strawberries, spinach, and kale top their so-called "dirty dozen" list of produce with the most pesticide contamination. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kale added to list of fruits and veggies with most pesticides
Consumer advocacy group finds chemical residues on nearly 70 percent of conventionally grown produce in the U.S. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kale Is a Surprise on 2019's'Dirty Dozen' List Kale Is a Surprise on 2019's'Dirty Dozen' List
Kale took third place on this year's'Dirty Dozen'list of   fruits and vegetables   with the most pesticide residue. Strawberries and spinach took first and second, as they did on last year's list.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Kale Joins ‘ Dirty Dozen ’ List Of Fruits And Vegetables Most Likely To Contain Pesticides
(CBS Local) — Kale, that popular green of the health conscious consumer, has joined the list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. For the third straight year, strawberries top the EWG’s “Dirty Dozen” list. Spinach and kale finished in second and third place, respectively. Other “dirty” foods include nectarines, apples and grapes. Analysis found 92 percent of conventionally grown kale samples had residue from at least two or more pesticides. Some samples contained as many as 18 different pesticides. The most common pes...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV talkers Source Type: news

Kale Is One of the Most Contaminated Vegetables You Can Buy. Here ’s Why
Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes its Dirty Dozen list, which ranks the 12 pieces of produce that contain the highest amounts of pesticide residues. This year, one of the dirtiest fruits and vegetables turns out to be kale, occupying the third spot on the EWG’s list of most contaminated. Strawberries top the list, followed by spinach. (The full 2019 Dirty Dozen list, ranked from most contaminated to least, include strawberries, spinach, kale, nectarines, apples, grapes, peaches, cherries, pears, tomatoes, celery and potatoes.) The list is compiled from the results of regular testing done by t...
Source: TIME: Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Nearly 70% of fruits and veg have pesticide residue on them even AFTER being washed
Strawberries, spinach and kale claimed the top three spots of produce with the most pesticide residue on the annual Dirty Dozen report from the Environmental Working Group. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kale Is a Surprise on 2019's 'Dirty Dozen' List
For the report, researchers ranked pesticide contamination of 47 fruits and vegetables based on an analysis of more than 40,000 samples taken by the USDA and FDA. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kale joins the ranks of the annual 'Dirty Dozen' pesticide list
Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the ignoble list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. The last time kale was on the list was in 2009 when it was ranked eighth. Strawberries and spinach took the top two spots again this year, respectively, followed by kale. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OxyContin and the McDonaldization of chronic pain therapy in the USA - Hughes J, Kale N, Day P.
Principles and practices gleaned from successful business enterprises have been used to transform the practice of medicine for decades. McDonaldization is the process in which principles which govern fast-food businesses, are applied to the practice of med... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs 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...
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

Brussels sprouts found to reduce your risk of cancer
(Natural News) If you have been eating kale for its health benefits, you will like its cousin — the Brussels sprouts. The much smaller cruciferous vegetable shares a lot of the same nutrients and cancer-preventing properties. Brussels sprouts are a member of the Brassicaceae family, which includes the cabbages they closely resemble save for the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is celery the powerful anti-cancer weapon we have all been waiting for?
(Natural News) Step aside kale; it’s time to pay some respect to the underappreciated vegetable, celery. Often put on the back burner because of its weight loss status, celery has been used for its medicinal properties since the 9th century in certain parts of the world. While celery is certainly a great weight loss food,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Right Way to Cook High-Antioxidant Veggies
WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 -- Foods high in antioxidants -- like kale, broccoli and blueberries -- could be your ticket to better health, as long as you don't cook the nutrition out of them. Some like it hot, but not the delicate pigments that give... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eat Smart kale salad kit recalled due to possible Listeria contamination
Affected kits were distributed in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario, but the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says recall could become national. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador Source Type: news

Eat Smart kale salad kit recalled in 3 provinces due to Listeria concerns
A ready-to-eat salad kit has been recalled in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Ontario due to possible Listeria contamination, the CFIA says, noting the possibility of recalls in other provinces because the product may have been sold nationally. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador Source Type: news

Surgery Restores Movement to Kids With Polio-Like Illness
TUESDAY, Feb. 5, 2019 -- Kale Hyder was an active teenager and basketball player when a mysterious polio-like illness struck. The 6-foot-2 youth from Davenport, Iowa, woke up with a stiff neck in June 2015 at age 15. Within weeks he was paralyzed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study shows lutein can boost heart health
(Natural News) Vegetables with the carotenoid lutein, such as carrots and kale, are often consumed because they can help improve eye health. However, the results of a study have revealed that lutein is also good for the heart. Lutein: A carotenoid that can keep your heart healthy Lutein is crucial for eye health, and the carotenoid... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hope for children left paralysed by polio-like illness
A doctor in New York City is having success with a nerve grafting surgery in which he can replace nerves damaged by acute flaccid myelitis and help people like Kale Hyden (pictured) move again. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recipe: Baby Kale, Grapefruit, and Avocado Salad
Give your salad a fresh twist with antioxidant-rich kale and a citrus-infused dressing. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apio Inc. Expands Voluntary Recall of Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups Single-Serve Bowls
Apio Inc. of Guadalupe, California is expanding a voluntary recall of Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups single-serve bowls. The recall comes after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) informed the company that another random sample of Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups Sweet Kale/Chou Frise Doux 156 gr. single-serve bowls (5.5oz) with Best Before Date of Dec 29, 2018, Lot 112 346, tested positive for 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. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 26, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

More Salad Shake Ups recalled due to possible Listeria contamination
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups in Tropical Lime, Asian Sesame and Sweet Kale may be contaminated with Listeria. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

Apio, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Five Skus of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups ™
Apio, Inc. of Guadalupe, California is voluntarily recalling five SKUs of Eat Smart ® Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™ (bowls). The recall comes after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) informed the company that one random sample of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups Sweet Kale/Chou Frise Doux 156 gr. (5.5oz) with Best Before of Dec 14, 2018 tested positive for Listeria Monocytogenes. As a precautionary measure, we are recalling all products produced on the same day, same production line, as the one sample that tested positive by CFIA. At this time, we are not aware of any illnesses linked by health offi...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Ask Well: Do Cruciferous Vegetables Really Fight Cancer?
You cannot go wrong incorporating a lot of cruciferous vegetables, which include broccoli and brussels sprouts as well as dark leafy greens like kale and arugula, in your diet. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Vegetables Head and Neck Cancer Colon and Colorectal Cancer Lung Cancer Breast Cancer Diet and Nutrition Vitamins Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Throat Prostate Gland Source Type: news

'Romaine' calm: Funny and meaningful memes to 'lettuce' get through this recall
Spinach. Arugula. Butterhead. Boston bibb. Iceberg. Kale. These are all perfectly acceptable salad bases to use in case, say, a massive recall of romaine lettuce were to go into effect. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stop throwing away one of the best parts of your Kale
(Natural News) Many health experts consider kale, a dark leafy green vegetable in the cabbage family, as a superfood, given its impressive vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant profile. As a natural source of potassium, it helps fight heart disease. With its iron properties, it assists with healthy muscle function and the transfer of oxygen between cells. Its Vitamin K... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural chemicals produced by vegetables like kale and broccoli help maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer
(Natural News) Cases of colon cancer are on the rise, which is bad news considering it’s the second leading cause of cancer death in adults in the U.S. How can you avoid being one of the 97,220 new cases of colon cancer expected this year? While there is a genetic component to colon cancer that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news