Mediterranean diet could lower risk of vascular dementia - what to add to your meal plan
VASCULAR dementia risk could be reduced by making changes to your diet or exercise plan. Sticking to a Mediterranean diet could prevent the brain condition, scientists have claimed. What ’s in the Mediterranean diet, and how does it lower your dementia risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The independent associations between Walk Score ® and neighborhood socioeconomic status, waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio and body mass index among urban adults - McCormack GR, Blackstaffe A, Nettel-Aguirre A, Csizmadi I, Sandalack B, Uribe FA, Rayes A, Friedenreich C, Potestio ML.
Background: Environmental and policy factors can influence weight status via facilitating or discouraging physical activity and healthy diet. Despite mixed evidence, some findings suggest that the neighborhood built environment, including “walkabi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Status of alcohol drinking among population aged 15 and above in China in 2010-2012 - Xu X, Zhao L, Fang H, Guo Q, Wang X, Yu W, Fang Y, Yu D.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the drinking practice of people in China. The purpose is to provide the evidence to alcohol drinking control in China. METHODS: The data of 2010- 2012 China National Nutrition and Health Survey was used for this study. 145263 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

High blood pressure - this fruity herbal tea could slash your hypertension risk
HIGH blood pressure could be treated by adding this herbal tea to your diet. Lower your blood pressure and boost circulation with this hot drink. Are you at risk of hypertension, which affects one in four UK adults? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Valuing gluten-free foods relates to health behaviors in young adults
(Elsevier) In a new study featured in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, researchers found that among young adults valuing gluten-free foods could be indicative of an overall interest in health or nutrition. These young adults were more likely to engage in healthier behaviors including better dietary intake and also valued food production practices (e.g., organic, non-GMO, locally sourced). Of concern, they were also more likely to engage in unhealthy weight control behaviors and over-concern about weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Is the Scope of Practice for Pediatric Care for Chiropractic Doctors?
Discussion “Chiropractic is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health.” Some people look at chiropractic care solely as spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) or manipulation. Chiropractic physicians also offer a variety of other treatments including nutritional advice, dietary or herbal supplements, therapeutic exercise, posture correction and behavioral counseling. Spinal muscle therapy or spinal manipulation is one of the most common complementary, integrative, and alternati...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Reduce your risk of breast cancer by 21% by simply eating one more serving of veggies a day
(Natural News) According to research, eating more vegetables daily can help lower your risk of developing breast cancer by as much as 21 percent. The paper, which was published in the European Journal of Cancer, analyzed various studies via meta-analysis to confirm if women who followed diets high in fruit and vegetables did have a lower risk... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minimize the unwanted side effects of alcohol with these nutritional supplements
(Natural News) Drinking alcohol in small to moderate amounts can be beneficial to the heart, but it can also cause unwanted side effects. When you drink alcohol, the ethanol breaks down the toxic compound called acetaldehyde. This compound is the reason you get a hangover after excessive alcohol consumption. In addition to morning-after headaches and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Prostate cancer: Add this red food to your diet to help prevent the condition
PROSTATE cancer happens when problems in an area of the male reproductive system cause cells to start dividing uncontrollably. You ’re more at risk of prostate cancer if you’re older, overweight or have a family history of the cancer. However, eating this red food can help you prevent the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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High blood pressure: Drinking this every day drink could raise your BP reading
HIGH blood pressure can increase your risk of early death from conditions such as stroke and heart disease. It can be raised by several substances in your diet, such as caffeine. Here ’s how to tell if this has had an effect. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Add these berries to your diet to avoid blood sugar spikes
DIABETES is a condition where the body can no longer control blood sugar levels. There are two main types: Diabetes type 1 which usually appears at birth and Diabetes type 2 which can appear in later life. If you ’re a sufferer, eating these berries could help you maintain your blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An egg a day reduces your risk of cardiovascular disease
(Natural News) Eggs are delicious, cheap, and full of nutrients, but their popularity has taken a hit over the years due to misunderstandings about their cholesterol content. The idea that eggs are bad for those with cholesterol concerns was discounted some time ago, but word has been slow to get out. If you’ve been avoiding... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes can be avoided with the right kind of diet – do you know which one?
(Natural News) If there’s any upside to the devastating prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in modern times, it’s the wealth of research into the disease the epidemic has inspired. There have been plenty of useful findings in recent years, although not all of them have gotten the publicity they deserve, especially those that threaten the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthful Grilling Is as Simple as 1, 2, 3, 4
SUNDAY, June 17, 2018 -- While some might be wary about the cancer risks of searing a steak on a flaming grill, a few simple changes can lower that risk, a nutritionist advises. Cooking beef, pork, fish or poultry over high temperatures can lead to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

'Twin tub test' reveals why identical sisters who work together on Love Island are different weights
Alana and Lisa Macfarlane both work as DJs, eat similar diets and rarely spend a day apart yet Lisa is one stone heavier than her sibling - and a King's College London professor thinks he knows why. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about ischemic colitis
Ischemic colitis happens when there is not enough blood flow to the colon. It tends to occur more often in people who are over 60 or have chronic conditions. Symptoms include cramps, nausea, and diarrhea. It may resolve on its own and diet changes can help, but in some cases treatment involves surgery. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Dr Michael Mosley's life plan: How the Mediterranean 5:2 diet can beat jet lag
Fresh from a trip to New Zealand, Dr Michael Mosley discusses the link between fasting and jet lag. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet and the Heart; Allergy and Autism: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include utility of ECGs, autism and allergy, Mediterranean diet and heart risk, and trends in suicide rates in the U.S. (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - June 16, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the signs of not eating enough?
Undereating can negatively impact health and wellbeing. Aside from losing weight, signs that someone might not be eating enough can include feeling tired, getting ill more often, hair loss, and skin problems. Here, we cover the risks and reasons for undereating, as well as nine signs and symptoms to look out for. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

The association between mediterranean diet and the risk of falls and physical function indices in older type 2 diabetic people varies by age - Tepper S, Alter Sivashensky A, Rivkah Shahar D, Geva D, Cukierman-Yaffe T.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Diabetes and dysglycemia increase the risk of frailty and decreased physical abilities. Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet (MD) may reduce this risk. We hypothesized that adherence to the MD is associated with physical function in old... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Eating this supplement could help lower your blood sugar levels
DIABETES is a condition where the body struggles to control blood sugar levels. There are several different forms including diabetes type 1, which appears after birth, and diabetes type 2, which may develop later in life. Adding this powder to your diet could help control your blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Eat Baobab fruit extract to help lower blood sugar levels
DIABETES is a condition where the body struggles to control blood sugar levels. There are several different forms including diabetes type 1, which appears after birth, and diabetes type 2, which may develop later in life. Adding this powder to your diet could help control your blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Eating three of these a day could help slash your BP reading
HIGH blood pressure can be caused by many factors, including having a poor diet and inactive lifestyle. Treatment involves making healthy changes to both of these, to help bring blood pressure back down. Drinking this tea could help lower your blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Add ginger to your diet to help reduce pain and swelling
STOMACH bloating is something we ’ve all experienced. It is a swelling of the stomach which can be caused by eating something that disagrees with your gut or that you can’t digest. You could reduce bloating by adding ginger to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Differences in the Neighborhood Retail Food Environment and Obesity Among US Children and Adolescents by SNAP Participation
The goal of this study was to understand the association between children's neighborhood food access and overweight/obesity in a national sample of US households, and whether this association differs by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation or household purchases. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Jun 15, 2018 This Week in Cardiology Jun 15, 2018 This Week in Cardiology
Nutrition education for docs, PREDIMED retraction, recommendations for ECG screening of healthy adults, and MOC studies are discussed in this week's podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Dogs that exercise need to consume more antioxidants for optimum health, but which diet formulations are the best?
(Natural News) Dogs are generally active creatures, which means their energy and strength get easily depleted. Good thing researchers found that additional antioxidants on dog diets can help them fight free radicals and avoid too much oxidative stress. To find out whether consuming more antioxidants has a positive effect on dogs, a team of researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High - Quality Diet May Decrease Mortality Risk in Cancer Survivors
Highest Healthy Eating Index scores associated with decreased overall and cancer - specific mortality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Major Study of Drinking Will Be Shut Down
An internal investigation at the National Institutes of Health concluded that the $100 million trial had been tainted by unauthorized contacts with the alcohol industry. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Alcoholic Beverages Diet and Nutrition Clinical Trials National Institutes of Health Collins, Francis S Source Type: news

Major Study of Drinking Should be Stopped, Federal Advisers Conclude
An internal investigation at the National Institutes of Health concluded that the results of a $100 million research trial would be compromised by unauthorized contacts with the alcohol industry. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Alcoholic Beverages Diet and Nutrition Clinical Trials National Institutes of Health Collins, Francis S Source Type: news

Attempts to make SNAP healthier have done nothing to help the poorest people eat better, study finds
The poorest Americans using food stamps in the US get about one percent of the daily fruits and vegetables they need, and their nutrition hasn't improved in 15 years, a Tufts University study said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Serial dieter drops a stone in 12 weeks after having her DNA tested
Rachel Roberts, 47, from Brighton had her DNA tested to find the perfect diet for her genes. 'Nutrigenomics' pinpoints the lifestyle changes needed to lose weight for your genetic makeup. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liver Cancer a Big Threat to U.S., Other Developed Nations
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Hepatology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

The Iowa Family Leadership Training Institute
The Division of Child and Community Health, part of the University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, partnered with the Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to offer family leadership training to parents or primary caregivers of children or youth with special health care needs between September 2017 and May 2018.  The Iowa Family Leadership Training was delivered in fall 2017 in four in-person sessions organized around the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Competencies (https://leadership.mchtraining.net/). These trainees developed a cohort of 15 trainees who created ...
Source: The Cornflower - June 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Miles Dietz-Castel Tags: Consumer Health Funding News from the Region Success Stories Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Six symptoms that suggest you may need more in your diet
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can result in anaemia, but among its symptoms are extreme tiredness. There are six signs you should look out for that could indicate the condition. You may need to make sure you ’re getting enough vitamin B12-rich foods as a result. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Can Vitamin D help prevent colon cancer?
Nutritionist Maya Feller discusses what to know about a new study that suggests Vitamin D can help lower the risk of colon cancer. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

High-Quality Diet May Decrease Mortality Risk in Cancer Survivors
FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 -- High-quality diets are associated with decreased risks of overall and cancer-specific mortality among cancer survivors, according to a study published online June 5 in JNCI Cancer Spectrum. Ashish A. Deshmukh, Ph.D., M.P.H.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Six symptoms you may not be getting enough in your diet
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can result in anaemia, but among its symptoms are extreme tiredness. There are six signs you should look out for that could indicate the condition. You may need to make sure you ’re getting enough vitamin B12-rich foods as a result. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Adding ginger to your diet could help reduce pain and swelling
STOMACH bloating is something we ’ve all experienced. It is a swelling of the stomach which can be caused by eating something that disagrees with your gut or that you can’t digest. You could reduce bloating by adding ginger to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: How much of this ‘health hero’ should you eat every day?
LIVING longer may be possible if you lead a healthy lifestyle and have a healthy diet. Adding citrus fruits, the ‘health heroes’ to your diet could lower your risk of cancer, dementia and heart disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Eating this vegetable regularly can help lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to detect, but if signs do begin to show you may experience vision problems, difficulty breathing and pounding in your chest, neck or ears. A healthy, balanced diet is one of the recommended forms of prevention for the condition, but more specifically, studies have recommended eating adding a specific vegetable to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Add ginger to your diet to help reduce stomach pain and swelling
STOMACH bloating is something we ’ve all experienced. It is a swelling of the stomach which can be caused by eating something that disagrees with your gut or that you can’t digest. You could reduce bloating by adding ginger to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Slurping this drink could lower your blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2, and other forms of the condition, happen when the body cannot control its blood sugar levels. It can be caused by a range of factors, including a poor diet and not exercising regularly. Drinking this tea can help lower your blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Critical plant gene takes unexpected detour that could boost biofuel yields
(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) For decades, biologists have believed a key enzyme in plants had one function -- produce amino acids, which are vital to plant survival and also essential to human diets.But for Wellington Muchero, Meng Xie and their colleagues, this enzyme does more than advertised. They had run a series of experiments on poplar plants that consistently revealed mutations in a structure of the life-sustaining enzyme that was not previously known to exist. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 15, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Quality of diet still poor for SNAP participants
(Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus) A new Food-PRICE study finds persistent nutritional disparities within the food choices of those receiving assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) compared to those not receiving SNAP assistance. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 15, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Salty salads that put dieters at risk
SOME salads contain almost as much salt as an adult ’s recommended intake for an entire day, a survey has found. More than a third of those tested by campaign group Action on Salt contained two grams or more. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reduce your risk of heart disease by loading up on bananas and avocados
(Natural News) When it comes to heart health, a person’s diet plays a crucial role. Eating a good amount of heart-healthy foods like tuna, nuts, berries, and oatmeal is known to keep the heart in tip-top shape. But there are two other foods that also do a good job of protecting the heart: bananas and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PREDIMED Trial of Mediterranean Diet Retracted and Republished PREDIMED Trial of Mediterranean Diet Retracted and Republished
The New England Journal of Medicine has retracted, and republished a new version of, the PREDIMED study of the Mediterranean diet following concerns about the validity of some of the data. The journal has also made minor corrections to five other studies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - £1 snack is a great food to prevent heart disease symptoms
HEART attacks could be prevented by making diet and lifestyle changes. Eating more of this cheap snack could help to prevent the symptoms of coronary heart disease, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep - ‘amazingly effective’ summer trick to help you fall asleep in hot weather
HOW TO sleep: Sleep better by making changes to your bed time routine, avoiding uncomfortable mattresses, and by making changes to your diet plan. But, if you struggle to fall asleep in hot weather, you could get a better night ’s rest by doing this summer trick while lying in bed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news