Medical News Today: What to know about cod
Cod contains vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and protein. This makes it a very beneficial food source. Learn more about the health benefits of eating cod here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Best supplements for hay fever: Five vitamins and minerals to keep symptoms at bay
BEST supplements for hay fever: Hay fever can aggravate sufferers by triggering sneezing and coughing, a runny or blocked nose, and itchy, red or watery eyes. With hay fever season fast approaching, what can you do to keep symptoms at bay? Making sure your levels of certain vitamins and minerals are topped up could be the answer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California Jury Awards $29 Million to Woman Who Says She Got Cancer from Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder
A woman who claims asbestos in Johnson & Johnson products caused her deadly cancer was awarded $29.4 million by a California jury on Wednesday, Reuters reports. A jury in a California Superior Court in Oakland determined that defective Baby Powder was a “substantial contributing factor” to Terry Leavitt’s mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer that affects the tissue that coats internal organs, the Associated Press reports. Leavitt said she often used two talcum-powder-based Johnson & Johnson products — Baby Powder and Shower to Shower powder — in the 1960s and 1970s, and claims they contr...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Cancer onetime Source Type: news

Why sprouts are the ultimate prepper food for cost-effective nutrition
(Natural News) Like fitness and survival skills, steady food supply is a crucial part of a prepper’s life. When setting up your stockpile, you can stockpile canned food and dry goods, but nothing beats fresh, nutrient-rich superfoods like sprouts. Sprouts are full of vitamins and minerals. Whether you live in a small apartment or you... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for eczema: Five vitamins and minerals to treat the condition
BEST supplements for eczema: Atopic eczema is the most common form of eczema, a condition  that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. If emollient treatments don’t work, some experts recommend natural vitamin and mineral supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutrient supplement 'boosts growth of breastfed premature babies'
Eight weeks of extra proteins and minerals led to better growth in breastfed babies, a study found. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Final FY19 Appropriations: US Geological Survey
The U.S. Geological Survey budget is receiving a marginal increase in fiscal year 2019, remaining just under $1.2 billion. Congress rejected the administration ’s deep proposed cuts across agency programs, while supporting its new critical minerals mapping initiative. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - March 6, 2019 Category: Physics Authors: aschwarber Source Type: news

Best supplements for tiredness: Feeling tired all the time? Two nutrients to beat fatigue
BEST SUPPLEMENTS for tiredness: If you find yourself feeling tired all the time, you may need to up your intake of certain vitamins and minerals. Fight fatigue with these two key nutrients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Say Images of Mars Show Possible Evidence of Underground Lakes
(BERLIN) — Scientists say images of craters taken by European and American space probes show there likely once was a planet-wide system of underground lakes on Mars. Data collected by NASA and ESA probes orbiting the red planet provide the first geological evidence for an ancient Martian groundwater system, according to a study by researchers in Italy and the Netherlands published in the Journal of Geophysical Research. Francesco Salese, one of the scientists involved, said in an email Friday that the findings confirm earlier models and smaller-scale studies, and that the underground lakes may have been connected to ...
Source: TIME: Science - March 1, 2019 Category: Science Authors: FRANK JORDANS / AP Tags: Uncategorized Mars onetime Source Type: news

You know about the health benefits of olive oil, but how about avocado oil?
(Natural News) Avocados are a popular superfood because they’re full of “good” dietary fats. But did you know that this nutritious fruit is also used to make avocado oil? What is avocado oil? The avocado (Persea americana) is rich in essential minerals and vitamins. The fruit, also called the “alligator pear,” offers various health benefits, and the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iron deficiency symptoms: Five cravings that could indicate you need more of the mineral
IRON deficiency is a condition which develops when you body lacks the essential minerals. Left untreated it can lead to a number of health complications, including heart problems. A potential sign to watch out for is a craving for five items. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Go Nuts Over Nuts
FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 -- Nuts are a delicious food to enjoy year-round, adding a richer taste to many of your favorite dishes. High in protein, fiber and essential minerals, nuts also contain healthy mono- and polyunsaturated fats that help fight... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Best supplements for the bowel: Five vitamins and minerals for a healthy digestive system
BEST supplements for the bowel: The bowel is an integral part of your digestive system, but how can you keep it in check? Diet is very important for healthy digestion, and certain foods, vitamins and minerals are key. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Three vitamins and minerals to reduce arthritis pain and symptoms
RHEUMATOID arthritis is the second most common type of arthritis in the UK. The condition is incurable, but pain and symptoms can be reduced by including certain vitamins and minerals that are beneficial to joint health. Here are three to ensure you include in your diet if you have arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Raisins Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Nutrition experts tend to favor a “less is more” approach when it comes to deciding what to eat: choosing whole, minimally processed foods over those with long, unpronounceable ingredient lists. Raisins, otherwise known as dried grapes, fit the bill. “They’re a whole food that’s minimally processed with no added ingredients or preservatives,” says Jenny Friedman, a Philadelphia-based dietitian. But raisins are also relatively high in sugar and calories. So are raisins healthy? Here’s what you need to know about the nutritional profile of raisins. What are the health benefits of r...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Health Tip: Why You Need Electrolytes
-- Electrolytes are minerals in the body that have an electric charge. They are in your blood, urine, tissues and body fluids. Sodium, calcium, potassium, chlorine, phosphate and magnesium are types of electrolytes that are absorbed from foods you... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

J & J Talc Supplier Imerys Files for Bankruptcy Over Cancer Lawsuits
Seeking protection from rapidly mounting litigation, Imerys Talc America and two of its subsidiaries filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday in Delaware. Imerys is a major talc supplier for Johnson & Johnson consumer goods, including the company’s iconic baby powder and Shower to Shower line. Litigants claim the talc-based products were contaminated with asbestos, leading to cases of mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. The bankruptcy filing comes in the midst of an ongoing, high-profile trial in California in which a woman is blaming Imerys talc for her mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused almost exclus...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - February 14, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Best supplements for migraines: Four vitamins and minerals to take instead of painkillers
BEST supplements for migraines: Migraines are disabling headaches characterised by one sided pulsating pain. There ’s currently no cure, but a range of treatments available to help ease the symptoms. Certain vitamins and minerals offer a natural remedy, according to experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for the heart: The supplement proven to help control your heartbeat
BEST supplements for the heart: The heart is one of the most important organs in the body to keep healthy if you want to live a health problem-free life. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is key for this because certain vitamins and minerals can help keep your heart in tip-top condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA to Tighten Oversight of Supplements
MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to strengthen regulation of dietary supplements, such as vitamins, minerals and herbs, the agency announced Monday. The changes would be " one of the most significant... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Trace minerals from deep in the ocean found to increase blood flow and reduce inflammation in the brain
(Natural News) A multi-national study discovered that 70 minerals and trace elements found in deep ocean water may improve blood flow and hemoglobin levels in the brain after exercise. Based on a concept in paleobiology, life on Earth started from deep ocean waters. During the transition from sea to land, the nutritive complexity of living... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do soil nutrients impact nutrition? Study of how soil minerals affect nutrients
(Natural News) The health of the soil upon which crops are planted can directly affect the health of the crops themselves. But the extent to which certain soil minerals can affect nutrients that aid in plant growth isn’t so clear-cut. Certain soil minerals are better than others at improving the health of the soil and, of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Which vitamins and minerals are good for acne?
There are many over-the-counter products and prescription medications for treating acne. However, some vitamins and minerals may also help prevent and treat acne. Learn which ones here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Best supplements for hair loss: Thinning hair? You may be lacking two important minerals
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: Hair loss is rarely a sign of something serious, but it can be emotionally distressing. If you have noticed you are losing more hair than normal or your hair is thinning, you could be lacking two essential minerals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for the heart: Three vitamins and minerals to keep your heart beating
BEST supplements for the heart: The heart is one of the body ’s vital organs, pumping blood throughout the body and supplying oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and removing carbon dioxide. Diet plays a big part in keeping it healthy, and it’s particularly important to be getting certain vitamins and minerals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Archaeological evidence shows that vitamin C deficiency wiped out an entire town
(Natural News) For many people, nutrition is more about calories than it is about vitamins and minerals. But as science continues to demonstrate, nutritional status is dependent on far more than just the amount of energy you consume. The medical and pharma industries, alongside Big Food, have been working to downplay the necessity of good... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency symptoms: Seven subtle signs you may lack vitamins B12, D and others
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms: Vitamin deficiencies can lead to a range of health problems if not addressed, but symptoms are not always obvious. So how do you know if you have a vitamin B12, D or other deficiency? One doctor reveals seven subtle signs you may be lacking essential vitamins and minerals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Six vitamins and minerals to prevent the life-threatening condition
HEART attack is a serious health condition where the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot. But it can be prevented through some simple diet changes. Experts say six vitamins and minerals in particular can help prevent the life-threatening condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rice grown with organic fertilizers are more nutrient-dense
(Natural News) Fortifying rice crops with silicon greatly enhances their nutritional profile, suggests a recent study published in the Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research. The paper, presented by the Shandong Academy of Agricultural Science in China, revealed that the use of silicon fertilizers can improve the concentration of essential minerals in rice, as well as increase its... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boosting Plants' Uptake of Vitamins and Minerals
With genetic tweaks, researchers can coax corn and other cereals to take in more iron, but sometimes the plants rebel. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 1, 2019 Category: Science Tags: Notebook Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Are Mushrooms Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
The versatile mushroom comes in all different shapes, sizes and colors; it stands up as a side and can replace meat as a main. The fungus is a favorite of nutrition professionals — packed with vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Here’s what mushrooms can do for your health, and how to work them into your diet. What are the nutritional benefits of mushrooms? Mushrooms are a low-carb, practically no-fat food with some protein. One serving is about a cup raw (a fist-sized amount) or 1/2 cup cooked. Though they’re small and light in calories—one serving only has about 15—they’re mighty i...
Source: TIME: Health - January 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Is Breakfast Really Good For You? Here ’s What the Science Says
You’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But you’ve also probably heard that it’s fine to skip. A new research review published in The BMJ only adds to the debate: It analyzed 13 breakfast studies and found that eating a morning meal was not a reliable way to lose weight, and that skipping breakfast likely does not lead to weight gain. So should you say goodbye to your eggs and toast? Here’s what the science says about breakfast. Does eating breakfast help you lose weight? The weight-loss question has been central to the breakfast debate for years, in part because several h...
Source: TIME: Health - January 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Every bite you take is either FIGHTING disease or FEEDING it
(Natural News) It used to be true that conventional food that was not processed had plenty of vitamins and minerals to help your body fuel immunity, energy, and brain function. Not any more. The “gray area” between toxic food and organic food has been wiped out and no longer exists. The so-called “Big Food” corporations... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for sleep: Four vitamins and minerals to help you get the sleep you need
BEST supplements for sleep: While for some sleep is easily achieved, others find they either lack the ability to fall asleep or find themselves in a disturbed sleep pattern and struggle to drift back off to sleep again. To help you get your forty winks one expert recommends keeping certain vitamins and minerals topped up. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: What to Eat if You Have Arthritis
-- If you have arthritis, there are foods that may help you feel better. A diet that's rich in vitamins and minerals, and includes fruits, lean proteins, fish, vegetables, nuts and healthy oils may be most beneficial, the foundation says. But it... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The health benefits of macadamia oil
Macadamia oil is a healthful source of unsaturated fats, vitamins, and minerals. Its high smoke point makes it an ideal oil for cooking with, but some people also use the pure oil as a skin moisturizer or hair conditioner. Learn more about the health benefits of macadamia oil here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Three KEY minerals to add to your diet to help control blood pressure
HIGH BLOOD pressure can be controlled by eating the right kind of diet, but what types of food should you ensure you eat? According to experts there are three key minerals to help control blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Can you take supplements to lower blood sugar and control symptoms?
TYPE 2 diabetes can be controlled by taking measures to lower the amount of sugar in the blood. Dietary supplements are becoming increasingly popular among people looking to lose weight or fill up on vitamins and minerals, but are there supplements you can take to lower blood sugar and control diabetes symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 High-Protein Foods That Are Healthier Than Beef
Americans are obsessed with protein. It’s touted as the cornerstone of any healthy diet, since it helps people feel full and builds muscle. But most Americans eat too much protein every day, according to federal estimates—and they’re going especially overboard with animal proteins, namely red meat. It’s becoming clear how big a problem excessive red-meat consumption can be for health. Research has found associations between diets heavy in red and processed meats and many chronic diseases, including Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Red meat comes with high amounts of saturated fat, and proc...
Source: TIME: Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Carbohydrates, fibre and a healthy diet | Letters
Low-carb does not mean no-carb, nor does it mean low-fibre, saysSue Morgan. Vegetables are stuffed full of fibre, points outDr Nick Evans. The ketogenic diet should not be dismissed as a dangerous fad, saysAnna McGuirkLow-carb does not mean no-carb, nor does it mean low-fibre (Blow to the low-carb diet as WHO report says fibre cuts early deaths, 11 January). Your article appears to confuse low carbohydrate and low grain consumption. Proponents of a low-carb diet typically encourage the replacement of highly processed carbohydrates with fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds (all sources of carbohydrate), thereby increasing the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Health Diets and dieting Food science Life and style Biology Human biology Society Source Type: news

Pineapples offer you enormous health benefits and can even help the body fight off chronic disease
(Natural News) On hot summer days, a lot of people look forward to eating sweet and juicy pineapples. However, even if it’s not yet summer, there are still plenty of reasons why you should enjoy this tropical fruit. Pineapples are packed with vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, manganese, vitamin B6, copper, thiamine, folate, potassium, and magnesium. Aside... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan diets for athletes: Cutting out meat 'boosts heart health, endurance and recovery'
The high intake of vitamins and minerals keeps inflammation low, experts led by George Washington University School of Medicine said in a review of current evidence. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Health benefits of mung beans
Mung beans are a healthful source of protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Some research also suggests that they may have a range of other health benefits. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Sweet potatoes pack the unique health benefits of regular potatoes with a little something extra. “In general, the more color you can add into your diet coming from fruits and vegetables, the better,” says Yasi Ansari, a sports dietitian in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Still, the many nutritional benefits are no excuse to spring for sweet potato fries at every chance. Here’s what you need to know about how healthy sweet potatoes are, plus the best ways to incorporate them into any diet. What are the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes? “All potatoes are nutrient-dense and healthy for you,&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Preventing dementia: do vitamin and mineral supplements have a role?
In thisEvidently Cochrane blog, Sarah Chapman looks at the latest evidence on vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing dementia or at least slowing cognitive decline. Can they really help?" I have a clear memory of watching a tv drama with my mum, when I was about fifteen. As we watched a vivid portrayal of a middle-aged woman struggling to cope with her mother, declining with dementia, Mum voiced a fervent hope that she would never be like that. With her own mother enjoying good health in her nineties, the possibility must have seemed as remote to her as middle age did to me. But now I am there, and so is my mu...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Glyphosate warnings go mainstream as the dangerous truth about this toxic herbicide can no longer be denied
(Natural News) The latest Health Ranger Report video reveals how warnings on glyphosate (Roundup) are now going mainstream, more than a decade after Natural News sounded the alarm over this toxic herbicide. Now, the science is irrefutable: Glyphosate causes cancer. The toxic chemical is also a chelator of trace minerals, causing depletion of crucial minerals... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for back pain: Seven vitamins and minerals to help ease your backache
BEST supplements for back pain: Back pain can be debilitating when you ’re in the grips of it, with the majority of the population suffering from this common health issue at some point in their lives. While your doctor can best advise on the best form of treatment, some experts believe supplements can help ease backache. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for vegans: Six vitamins and minerals you need if you’re doing Veganuary
BEST supplements for vegans: Veganuary is in full swing with the campaign aiming to help people eat healthier while thinking about animal welfare. But eating a plant-based diet can make it tricky to get essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Here are six you need to make sure you get while following this kind of diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does Hydroxycut work for weight loss?
Hydroxycut is a weight loss supplement that contains caffeine, as well as other extracts and minerals. In this article, find out whether it is effective and learn about the possible risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts
For the second year in a row, the Mediterranean diet was named the best diet in America by U.S. News & World Report. Following a Mediterranean diet involves eating lots of plants, whole grains, healthy fats (such as olive oil) and lean proteins, and cutting back on processed foods, red meat and refined sugars. The diet has long been linked to many health benefits, including lower risks of cancer and heart disease, better kidney health and a healthier gut. In the latest rankings, the Mediterranean diet also took the titles of best diet for healthy eating, diabetes and heart health, the easiest diet to follow and the be...
Source: TIME: Health - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news