Agnes Kalibata, the UN ’s Food Systems Chief, on How Science Can Transform Farming to Help Save the Planet
Agricultural systems are one of the biggest contributors to climate change, producing about 20% of total global emissions. At the same time, the single biggest threat of climate change is the collapse of global food systems. As the world population grows, the climate heats up and resources become more scarce, how will we ensure we have enough food to go around? Science is being combined with agriculture to develop new crops that can withstand the impacts of climate change. A group working at the forefront of this collaboration is CGIAR, the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, the world’s larges...
Source: TIME: Science - January 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized climate change Exclusive Londontime overnight TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Nut of note: 70% of world's macadamia can be traced back to single Australian tree
New research shows a single 19th century tree in southern Queensland gave rise to the world ’s dominant plant varietyThe small Queensland town of Gympie has been identified as the origin of 70% of the world ’s macadamia nuts.New research into the fatty seed has revealed the world ’s dominant commercial cultivar – grown in Hawaii – originated from a single tree in southern Queensland from the 19th century.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 31, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Naaman Zhou Tags: Science Australia news Queensland Biology Food Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are macadamia nuts good for?
Macadamia nuts are a nutritious food with many potential benefits, including lowering the risk of heart disease and possibly helping prevent cancer. Learn more about the benefits of macadamia nuts, as well as some drawbacks to be aware of, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Macadamia nut products recalled due to E. coli concern
Sorry, macadamia nut lovers. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation Voluntarily Recalls
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation is voluntarily recalling all of its products produced at the Keaau facility between Sept. 6 - 21, 2018 due to a potential contamination of Escherichia coli (E. coli). The recall was initiated due to E. coli being detected in the well water and distribution system that supplies the firm ' s operations. No illnesses related to the water have been reported to the state. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 26, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hawaiian macadamia nut products recalled due to E. coli concern
Some Mauna Loa macadamia nut products produced at a facility in Kea'au, Hawaii have been voluntarily recalled due to possible E. coli contamination linked with the facility's water system, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. No illnesses related to the water have been reported to the state, health officials say. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Macadamia nuts recalled over E. coli concerns
Health officials peg well water as source of potential contamination of macademia snacks sold by Hawaii retailers (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies for Mother ’s Day
This healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe is super easy to make. My secret is to use good-quality dark eating chocolate. The 70 – 80% cocoa type such as Lindt, which is not too sweet. Using quality ingredients will create the most delicious cookie, and will be perfect with your next pot of tea or to dunk into a glass of icy cold almond milk. You don’t need any special equipment to make this recipe, just a bowl for mixing the ingredients with your hands. I always double or triple the recipe because they don’t last long in my home. This recipe is from my cookbook Purely Delicious. WHAT’S GREAT ABOUT ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 diet: Snacking on this round nut can help control blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can include feeling very thirsty and unexplained weight loss, which could be mistaken for other health issues. Certain foods should be cut out of a diabetes diet while others are recommended to lower high blood sugar levels. Nuts are one of these, in particular the macadamia nut. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Adding this round nut to your diet can help control blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can include feeling very thirsty and unexplained weight loss, which could be mistaken for other health issues. Certain foods should be cut out of a diabetes diet while others are recommended to lower high blood sugar levels. Nuts are one of these, in particular the macadamia nut. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Tags: Uncategorized Food Healthy Eating onetime Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Gluten-Free Apple Cake That Won ’t Last Long
This cake is inspired by my great aunt who was Polish and an incredible baker. She would mix wholesome cakes by hand with a wooden spoon and churn out babka to feed to our Polish family on a regular basis. I would watch her with excitement and help out in the kitchen, making the most spectacular apple cakes that were packed with apples and scented with a hint of vanilla. This recipe is from my latest cookbook Healthy Baking. I like to use Golden Delicious Apples in this recipe, but you can use any kind you prefer. Chop them into smaller pieces, so they cook quicker when baking. This cake is quite moist, so store in an airt...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes The Healthy Chef weekend recipe Source Type: news

Diabetes is not genetic
She was a beautiful woman. A patient who was easy for me to relate to. When she started to weep, I understood. I’ve heard stories like hers hundreds of times since the beginning of my career, back in Lake Worth in 1992. Let me tell you why I think this is important for you. She said, “My doctor told me I have diabetes, and it’s incurable.” So I told her, you’re not broken. There is no gene for type 2 diabetes. The things we’ve been telling people about diabetes being genetic is just dead wrong. Research has shown that genetic predispositions for most chronic diseases explain very little about disease.1 That’s...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Natural Cures Nutrition Chronic diseases diabetes diet Glycemic glycemic index GMO grains high Glycemic foods low-glycemic food Syndrome Zero Source Type: news

Prostate problem? Take 2 nuts
By age 60, you have a 50/50 chance of having a clinically enlarged prostate. And it only gets worse every year. When your prostate isn’t functioning properly, it’s hard to enjoy life. Traditional doctors give you two choices. Go under the knife or you take Big Pharma’s drugs. Either way, you have a good chance of ending up with your manhood on the line… If you have surgery, there’s a big risk you’ll be saying goodbye to your sex life for good. The rate of impotence is a shocking 50 to 60% after prostate surgery.1 Big Pharma’s meds to shrink your prostate are no better. These synthetic drugs have a history ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 19, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Voluntary Recall of CLIF BUILDER'S Bar Chocolate Mint Flavor, CLIF Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Mint and CLIF Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Chip Flavors
Clif Bar& Company is initiating a voluntary recall of CLIF ® BUILDER ' S ® Bar Chocolate Mint flavor, and CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Mint and CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Chip flavors due to possible presence of undeclared peanuts and some tree nuts, including almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, walnuts and coconuts. Clif Bar& Company is taking this precautionary safety step for people who are allergic to peanuts and these listed tree nuts. People with an allergy to peanuts and these specific tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. (Source: Food...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 5, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news