Divvies, LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Benjamint Crunch Chocolate Bars Due to Undeclared Milk In The Mint
Divvies announced today a voluntary recall of its Benjamint Crunch Chocolate bars due to possible undeclared milk in the peppermint used in the bars. The recall is limited solely to the Benjamint Crunch Bars that were sold online through the Divvies website. This recall will impact approximately 140 consumers. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 25, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Cancer sufferer describes how 15 milk donors across the US helped her feed her baby girl
Breast cancer left 39-year-old Jennifer Campisano unable to nurse when she gave birth to her daughter, Noelle, six months ago. So she found a group of 15 donors to help nourish her baby girl. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer sufferer describes how milk donors across the US helped her
Breast cancer left 39-year-old Jennifer Campisano unable to nurse when she gave birth to her daughter, Noelle, six months ago. So she found a group of 15 donors to help nourish her baby girl. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Human Milk Sharing: What to Tell Moms Human Milk Sharing: What to Tell Moms
What information should be provided to a new mother who is unable to nurse but wants to milk-share in order to provide her infant with human milk?CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

A pint of milk a day could protect obese children from diabetes and metabolic disorders, study finds
Children who drank less than half-a-pint a day had significantly higher levels of 'fasting' insulin - the level between meals - than those who drank at least a pint, the Texas researchers found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Own mother's milk significantly decreases the risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
OMM has substantial health benefits for VLBW infants including decreased sepsis, necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) and retinopathy of prematurity.1 2 Limited studies have evaluated the effects of OMM on the incidence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in premature … (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Matcha Breakfast Bowl With Kiwi
One of the reasons that I love matcha so much is that it’s both energizing and calming at the same time. This green powder has become an integral part of my daily morning ritual, but instead of drinking matcha all the time, I also like to mix it up and create fun breakfast bowls with it. These only take a few minutes to make, and have become my go-to meals in the AM, especially when I’m pressed for time. So if you’ve only used matcha in tea, smoothies or ice cream, I strongly suggest trying it in a bowl. Adding in some of your favorite fruits, such as kiwis, will only make it tastier and more nutritious. ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Have you heard of these other plant-based milks?
(Natural News) There’s no question that milk is a food staple in almost all American households because of its high nutritional value. However, many people suffer from lactose intolerance which makes it impossible for them to enjoy a glass of this dairy product. Good thing, like many other discovered food alternatives, milk has plant-based substitutes ideal for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Despite ban, marketing of hazardous breast-milk substitutes stays rampant
In India, ironically, Nearly half the infants under six months are not exclusively breastfed a rate that has not improved substantially in two decades. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Century Snacks LLC Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk, Soy, Wheat and Cashews in Snak Club Family Size Tropical Trail Mix
Century Snacks of Commerce, CA, is recalling certain 16 OZ. bags of Tropical Trail Mix because they may contain milk, soy, wheat and cashew allergens and this is not declared on the package. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, soy, wheat or cashews run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 19, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

I Took the First FDA-Approved Migraine Prevention Treatment. It Transformed My Life
On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraine headaches. Aimovig, made by Amgen and Novartis, is a monthly, self-administered injection that blocks a molecule involved in migraine attacks. Over the course of three clinical trials, the drug was successful at reducing the frequency of migraines for chronic sufferers. It is expected to be available in as soon as a week and will cost $575 per month, though out-of-pocket costs will vary depending on insurance. This is the story of Susan Giordano, 58, whose chronic migraines have nearly ceased after taking a monthly s...
Source: TIME: Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Giordano Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

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Linda Hamilton, MDFrom the desk of Linda Hamilton:Want to help your family cut down on added sugars, then read on:AMERICANS consume more added sugars than any other society today, about 270 calories or 17 teaspoons of sugar daily, and do not do enough exercise to burn off those calories, resulting in weight gain, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and cancers.Added sugars are not naturally occurring but are added in food products and beverages such as soda, energy drinks, Sport drinks, cookies, candies, cakes, pastries and ice cream.A 20 ounce soda contains 14 tsp of sugar, and a 20 ounce Sport drink contains ...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - May 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Healthy Habits Source Type: news

BLM Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Egg and Milk
BLM Prod.-u. Vertriebsges. mbH& Co. KG, is voluntarily recalling Priano Rosso Pesto Sauce as it may contain undeclared milk and egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

How milk becomes cheese (video)
(American Chemical Society) Making cheese is an ancient exercise in preserving the nutritional value of milk. And it's also pretty tasty. With help from the St. James Cheese Company in New Orleans, Reactions explains how milk becomes cheese, why microbes make it taste better, and why cheese is yellow: https://youtu.be/uJEkb4Hq5jY. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

This Will Change Your Mind About Psychedelic Drugs
For years, the field of mental health has been largely barren of meaningful treatment advances. But now, scientists have new hope in the least likely of places: psychedelic drugs. Recent research suggests that certain psychedelic substances can help relieve anxiety, depression, PTSD, addiction and the fear surrounding a terminal diagnosis. “The biggest misconception people have about psychedelics is that these are drugs that make you crazy,” says Michael Pollan, author of the new book How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

A step-by-step guide to making your own powdered milk
(Natural News) Powdering milk is a convenient way to preserve the milk you get from your homestead. Not only does this save you money, you avoid commercially pasteurized and processed milk, which may or may not be filled with toxic chemicals. It is recommended to strain or home pasteurize milk before drying. The simplest way to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Competition heats up for controversial a2 Milk Company
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Stay-at-home mother Anna Wei wanted the best milk formula to feed her firstborn, so she chose the most expensive brand her money could buy: Platinum by a2 Milk Company Ltd. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

6 Ways to Make Your Coffee Even Healthier
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Possible E.coli contamination prompts recall of French cheese sold in Canada
The affected batch of Reblochon de Savoie, an Haute Montagne brand raw milk cheese, was being sold in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia and possibly across the country. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Bringing MomTech to life: Pitt Engineering professor designs a gadget to help moms breastfeed
(University of Pittsburgh) Breast milk has many known health benefits, but breastfeeding is not always an option for moms, and many turn to pumping as an alternative. Katherine Hornbostel, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, wanted to make this often cumbersome process easier. She decided to tackle the antiquated design of modern breast pumps and create a clever attachment that would make pumping more like nursing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Global Health and Tech Thinkers Come Together at SwitchPoint
May 14, 2018From pandemic preparedness to gender equality, here are a few standout moments from the 2018 event.At  SwitchPoint, a two-day conference organized by Intrahealth International —a DAI strategic affiliate—400 global health and technology devotees came together in the North Carolina countryside to share ideas and seed partnerships for solving global health challenges, especially by using technology. The seventh annual event, held April 26–27, featured 30-plus stage speakers and 20-plus microlabs.These talks and microlabs covered a host of topics, from pandemic preparedness and the value...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

France extends cheese recall after E.coli cases in children
PARIS (Reuters) - All Reblochon cheese coming from a factory in the French Alps should be removed from the market after young children were found to have been infected by a E.coli bacteria linked to the raw milk based product, the French agriculture ministry said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

France's Leclerc recalls cheese brand after E.coli cases in children
PARIS (Reuters) - French food retailer Leclerc has issued a recall of a brand of cheese made with raw milk that has been linked by the authorities to cases of E.coli bacteria among young children. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews 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

Eating a Mediterranean-style diet protects your liver
(Natural News) If you want a healthy liver and gut, an article on EurekAlert! recommended taking up a Mediterranean-style diet. A study on American and Turkish patients with liver cirrhosis showed that eating fermented milk products and vegetables – plus moderate amounts of chocolate, coffee, and tea – could reduce the chances of serious complications that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FNS: Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has announced its annual adjustments to the income eligibility guidelines for free or reduced price meals and milk for the period running July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019. Guidelines are used by schools and other institutions to determine eligibility for the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Summer Food Service Program, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 8, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Asas Dairies Plans to Introduce Long-Life Milk
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Asas Dairies Limited is planning to introduce long lasting milk in a move to sustain its market and help consumers use the products in small quantities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Switch to this colour milk at no extra cost to slash blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can consist of peeing more than usual, feeling thirsty, or feeling very tired. Sufferers are advised to drink this colour milk in their diet, to help lower blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking raw, organic milk improves your health
(Natural News) Raw milk is increasing in popularity in the natural health community — and for many good reasons. While there are indeed some concerns about the potential for raw milk to cause illness, for many, the obvious health benefits make raw milk an easy choice. One of the chief reasons why raw milk is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: May 4, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Utz Recalls Tortilla Chips Some brands of tortilla chips are being recalled by Utz Quality Foods because they may contain undeclared milk... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 4, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Utz recalls some tortilla chips over possible milk allergen
Pennsylvania-based chips and snack food maker Utz is recalling some of its tortilla chips because they may contain milk (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Voluntary Recall of Certain Golden Flake, Good Health, UTZ and Weis Brand Tortilla Chips Because of Possible Milk Allergen
Utz Quality Foods, LLC, is voluntarily recalling select expiration dates of some Golden Flake, Good Health, Utz and Weis Brand Tortilla Chip items due to potential contamination of undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 3, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you treat a milk blister?
Milk blisters or milk blebs are common and can occur during breast-feeding. They are caused by the way the baby latches onto the breast, which results in a blockage of the nipple pores. There are a range of treatments for milk blebs, many of which can be tried at home. Learn more about remedies for milk blisters here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

SWAT team of immune cells found in mother's milk
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) Immune cells that are ready to take action against invaders like bacteria have been found in women's breast milk, researchers say. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

9 Signs you might be allergic to pasteurized milk
(Natural News) You might be one of the rare people who suffers from a milk allergy. It’s easy to find out if that warm glass of milk you want to drink is dangerous for you – and almost as easy to find ways around the issue of a milk-deprived diet, according to a PaleoHacks article. Milk... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is ghee more healthful than butter?
Ghee is a form of clarified butter created by skimming the milk solids out of melted butter. It has a lower lactose content than butter, so may be a good butter substitute for people with a lactose intolerance. The nutrition and fat contents of ghee and butter are similar and both can be used in a healthful diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Namibia:Graft, Inflated Prices Milk Health Ministry Dry
[New Era] Rundu -The health ministry continues to be dogged by corruption and inflation of tender prices, to the extent that much of the billions of dollars allocated to the ministry make little impact on service delivery, said health minister Bernard Haufiku. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UPDATED: Van ’s Foods Voluntarily Recalls Gluten Free Waffles Due to Gluten, Undeclared Wheat & Undeclared Milk
Van ’s Foods is voluntarily recalling Van’s Gluten Free Waffles with a lot code date of #A640234710–WL2, BEST BY AUG 22, 2018 and UPC 0 89947 30206 4. The products are being recalled because a limited number of the wrong packaging were used during the production of Van’s Belgian Waffles. The pro duct inadvertently packaged in the Van’s Gluten Free Waffle box contains gluten, undeclared wheat and undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, wheat or gluten run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. These produ cts ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 29, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Babies should be fed broccoli and spinach to wean them off milk  
Baby's first food should not be mashed banana or rice, with parents advised to wean their children on broccoli. Child food experts are advising parents to choose bitter vegetables (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: High blood pressure? Drinking kefir could lower it
Kefir, a fermented milk drink, is known for its probiotic properties that help to rebalance gut bacteria. But how can this influence blood pressure? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Dark Chocolate Can Improve Contrast Sensitivity, Visual Acuity
FRIDAY, April 27, 2018 -- Compared with milk chocolate, consumption of dark chocolate is associated with higher contrast sensitivity and visual acuity within two hours, according to a study published online April 26 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Jeff C.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Switch to this colour milk at no extra cost to slash BP reading
HIGH blood pressure affects one in four UK adults. It has few symptoms, meaning diagnosis often takes place during a check up with a GP, but the condition increases your risk of death from heart disease, kidney disease and stroke. You can reduce the risk by choosing this colour milk for the same price. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dark chocolate improves your eye sight
Indulging in a bar of dark chocolate was found to increase blood flow and improve vision significantly more than milk chocolate in a study published Thursday by optometrists in San Antonio, Texas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colchester mother creates bottle-feeding support group
Parents who feed their babies formula milk are often made to feel inadequate, according to a mother. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Modeling skin injury from hot rice porridge spills - Log T.
The present work analyzes skin burns from spills of hot rice and milk products. The traditional Norwegian rice porridge serves as an example. By testing spills on objects emulating an arm, it was concluded that spills were seldom thinner than 3 mm, and sta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Special series examines the use of pasteurized donor human milk for vulnerable infants
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) If the use of mother's own milk is contraindicated (such as with a HIV positive mothers) or if a mother is unable to produce enough milk to meet her infant's needs, pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM) is the recommended alternative. In 2016, 5.25 million ounces of PDHM were distributed to hospitals caring for vulnerable infants across the United States and Canada. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Peanut Butter Protein Balls That ’ll Help Fuel Your Workouts
These delicious protein balls take about five minutes to make and are the perfect portable breakfast or healthy snack on the run. I often make a batch over a weekend so I can just grab them out of the fridge during my busy week. They marry perfectly with your morning latte and tame that mid-afternoon craving for something sweet. If you’re a mad cyclist like I am, these protein balls are perfect to pack into the back of your cycling jersey as an energy snack or quick meal for those times when you need a pick me up. My protein balls are filled with simple ingredients: rolled oats, coconut, dates, Healthy Chef Protein ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Behind the Boom in Breast Pump Innovation
About 75% of women that work full time have children under age 18, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. With more women entering the workforce, many of them re-entering after maternity leave, breast pump sales have steadily increased. According to a Grand View Research report, the market is expected to grow 7.6% annually through 2020. As women balance motherhood with multiple other responsibilities, both working women and stay-at-home moms alike have sought more convenient and discreet pumps. Multiple startups have responded to their demands by offering breast pumps with user-friendly designs, compact profiles, and ...
Source: MDDI - April 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Heather R. Johnson Tags: Pumps & Valves Design Source Type: news

You Asked: Is It Bad To Eat Foods That Give You Gas?
Maybe it’s the hummus platter at your favorite Mediterranean restaurant, or the cauliflower-and-broccoli side at your supermarket. Most of us are aware of our problem foods—stuff we’d eat all the time if it didn’t make us so gassy. If you’ve ever wondered where that gas comes from and whether it’s bad for you, the answers may surprise you. “Gas is the byproduct of the activity of the gut microbiota that live in our large bowel,” says Jane Muir, an associate professor of gastroenterology and head of translational nutrition science at Monash University in Australia. The human g...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

What Are Complications of Oropharyngeal Trauma?
Discussion Oropharyngeal trauma is common and ranges from minor contusions to severe trauma of the head and neck. Sudden movement while having a foreign object in the mouth is a very common scenario with falls or collisions being common mechanisms. Common objects include toys, sticks, pens/pencils, chopsticks, toothbrushes, and popsicle sticks. Many of these injuries cause minimal problems such as a contusion to lips (i.e. “fat lip”). In general, the more anterior the location the more common the injury and the less likely to have a severe injury (i.e. lips). Whereas posterior structures are more protected, bu...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news