Back pain - simple ‘Superman’ stretch you should do every day to prevent lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by changing your sleep position. But you could also lower your risk of backache symptoms by doing this simple ‘Superman’ exercise. This is the best stretch to avoid developing lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor diet may increase risk for preventable cancers
More than 80,000, or 5.2 percent, of invasive cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2015 may have been linked to diet-related causes, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of cancer diagnoses tied to a poor diet, study finds
Your diet may have more impact on your cancer risk than you might think, a new study has found. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Xyloglucan supplementation found to protect against myocardial infarction by inhibiting cell death, boosting energy metabolism
(Natural News) A study published in the journal Nutrition Research looked at the potential of xyloglucan supplementation in reducing myocardial injury. The study was carried out by researchers at the Catholic University of Daegu in South Korea. The researchers previously found that cell wall polysaccharides containing high amounts of arabinose and/or xylose, such as apple... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Health benefits of peppermint tea
Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn more about the health benefits of peppermint tea here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Poor diet accounts for over 80,000 cancer cases a year, study suggests
The processed foods of the Western diet can cause weight gain and new Tufts University research breaks down what foods are linked to which cancers, finding the low grain intake is highest risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 55p dinner food you should eat to boost weight loss
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, and even boost your weight loss routine, by regularly eating this cheap dinner food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning: The common symptom you may be overlooking - are you at risk?
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms can be very subtle, and may easily be missed. But you could be at risk of the condition, and may need to add more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet or spend more time in the sun, if you have this hidden sign. Should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthy Food May Boost Mood
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 22, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: Six foods you should eat to help reduce the harmful fat
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: A diet high in sugar and fat can lead to a build-up of visceral fat, increasing the risk of serious health problems such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. But there are certain other foods you can be eating instead to reduce this type of body fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do You Recommend a Ketogenic Diet to Your Patients? Do You Recommend a Ketogenic Diet to Your Patients?
Recent studies suggest benefits and risks to the popular low-carb diet.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Diet Helps Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer Mortality
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Source: AARP.org News - May 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Polyphenol-Rich Cocoa Consumption As Part of Balanced Diet
[Ghanaian Times] Recently I received an enquiry from a Ghanaian student studying abroad. I gathered there was a discussion in class and knowing that Ghana was noted for cocoa production wanted to know the amount of cocoa one should consume per day as part of a balanced diet. I checked this one out and found out that this enquiry had been a subject handled by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in 2012. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Healthy Food May Boost Mood
WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 -- The food-mood connection isn't all in your head. In fact, there's even a name for it -- nutritional psychiatry. Scientists in the field are actively looking for connections between diet quality and mental disorders to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

South Africa: Amaranth - the Gluten-Free Plant High in Protein and Anti-Oxidants
[Daily Maverick] With impressive health benefits, amaranth has been praised for centuries for its nutritional qualities. Here's what you need to know about this gluten-free superfood plant. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: Effects of Too Much Protein
-- In recent years, high-protein diets have surged in popularity. Though protein is essential for life, too much protein can be a problem, says Harvard Medical School. Getting too much protein is associated with: High cholesterol. Increased cancer... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 'Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms'
Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later in life. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Three-quarters of food bought in UK hospitals is unhealthy, audit shows
NHS staff, patients and visitors shun nutritious snacks in favour of crisps, sweets and cakesResearchers have called for radical restrictions on junk food in UK hospitals after an audit of NHS health centres found that people overwhelmingly bought unhealthy snacks and drinks on the premises.Three-quarters of the best-selling snacks in hospital cafes and canteens were rated as unhealthy, along with half of the most popular cold drinks, according to a report by the audit ’s authors.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: NHS Nutrition Science Obesity Society Health UK news Food Source Type: news

Nigeria: World Bank Director for Health Praises Jonathan for Stopping Ebola, Polio
[Vanguard] World Bank's new global director for health, nutrition and population, Dr. Ali Muhammad Pate has commended former President Dr Goodluck Jonathan for his administration's landmark achievements in the health sector, stressing that future generations would honour the former President for his good works. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - May 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Genetic discovery may improve corn quality, yields
(Rutgers University) Researchers may be able to improve corn yields and nutritional value after discovering genetic regulators that synthesize starch and protein in the widely eaten grain, according to a Rutgers-led study. The research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could benefit millions of people who rely on corn for nutrition in South America, Africa and elsewhere. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eating healthily at work matters
(Elsevier) A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, demonstrated that employees at a large urban hospital who purchased the least healthy food in its cafeteria were more likely to have an unhealthy diet outside of work, be overweight and/or obese, and have risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, compared to employees who made healthier purchases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New study estimates preventable cancer burden linked to poor diet in the US
(Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus) A new study from researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts estimated the association between suboptimal consumption of seven types of foods and specific cancers. They found that poor diet is on par with alcohol, excessive body weight, and physical activity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 22, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Ceylon ironwood is widely known for its durable wood – but what about its antioxidant-rich fruit?
(Natural News) Fruits have long been known to contain antioxidants, which is why they are indispensable parts of a healthy diet. In case you need a refresher, antioxidants are naturally occurring chemicals that get rid of free radicals, which are harmful to our cells. Some of the fruits known to be packed with antioxidants are grapes, strawberries, blueberries,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best 10 foods to boost metabolism
Chili peppers, protein sources, and green vegetables are among the best foods for boosting metabolism. In this article, we provide a list of the best metabolism boosting foods and other tips to increase metabolic rate. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Women less likely to be resuscitated and survive cardiac arrest
Study finds unequal treatment for men and women Related items fromOnMedica Heart attack protocol eliminates gender gap in outcome Erectile dysfunction increases cardiovascular risk Meaty diet linked to heart failure risk Ignored cholesterol blamed for heart attacks Shoulder replacement surgery carries higher risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Arthritis pain - the best sport to lower your chances of joint pain symptoms revealed
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. Exercise and diet changes could help to relieve signs of joint pain. This is the best sport to lower your chances of developing arthritis symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of lemons vs. limes?
This article looks at the benefits and uses of these citrus fruits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

High blood pressure - four of the best breakfast fruits to avoid deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could reduce your risk of deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by adding these four fruits to your breakfast routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 10p vegetable to slash your risk of diabetes revealed
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also extend your life expectancy, and lower your risk of diabetes type 2 symptoms, by adding this cheap vegetable to your daily routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Late-Life Depression at Bay Mediterranean Diet May Keep Late-Life Depression at Bay
Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may guard against late-life depression, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning: The subtle change to your skin that could reveal your risk
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms include tiredness, difficulty breathing, and having a tingling pain in your hands. But you could also be at risk of a vitamin B12 deficiency, and should consider adding more B12-rich foods to your diet, if you notice this subtle change to your skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Veggie Chips or Straws Healthier Than Potato Chips?
If you’re trying to sneak more vegetables into your—or your kid’s—diet, swapping regular potato chips for veggie chips or sticks may seem like a healthy substitution. But nutrition experts say some of these ostensibly good-for-you snacks are just junk food in disguise. “Those veggie sticks are super popular at my six-year-old’s kindergarten, but they’re really no better than potato chips,” says Liz Weinandy, a staff dietitian at the Ohio State University Medical Center. “They have very small amounts of spinach or tomato paste, but they’re still a deep-fried food, ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized diet Diet/Nutrition health Healthy Eating Wellness Source Type: news

Diet for Blood Pressure May Also Reduce Heart Failure Risk
TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 -- The DASH diet's mission is to fight high blood pressure. But a new study suggests that the eating plan may also significantly lower the risk of heart failure in people younger than 75. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Food insecurity rising in Nunavut since launch of Nutrition North: study
Food insecurity in Nunavut has gotten worse since the introduction of the Nutrition North program in 2011, according to a study published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/North Source Type: news

Earlier Bedtimes Help Kids Fight Obesity
TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 -- With childhood obesity rates high, many studies have investigated lifestyle factors that can make a difference -- which ones increase the risk and which ones reduce it. Beyond diet, a lack of sleep has been linked to weight... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Melons Are Powerhouses in Taste, Nutrition
TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 -- If you're looking for a tasty way to hydrate in warm weather, a juicy melon is the ticket. Melons are low-calorie, high-water content foods that also provide high doses of certain vitamins, minerals and important... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Highly Processed Food Intake Leads to Overeating and Weight Gain Highly Processed Food Intake Leads to Overeating and Weight Gain
The first randomized controlled trial to demonstrate that a diet high in ultra-processed foods leads to greater calorie intake and weight gain has been published, albeit in a tiny number of volunteers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Soy foods linked to fewer fractures in younger breast cancer survivors
(Oxford University Press USA) A new paper in JNCI Cancer Spectrum, published by Oxford University Press, is the first study to find that diets high in soy foods are associated with a decreased risk of osteoporotic bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about fish roe
Tobiko, masago, ikura, and caviar are types of fish roe, or the eggs of a fish. They are all similar but have some nutritional differences. They can all form part of a healthful diet. Learn more about tobiko, masago, ikura, and caviar here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Food insecurity in Nunavut increased after Nutrition North Canada introduced
(Joule Inc.) Food insecurity, meaning inadequate or insecure access to food because of a lack of money, has worsened in Nunavut communities since the introduction of the federal government's Nutrition North Canada program in 2011, found research published in CMAJ. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Boosting 'good' gut bacteria could curb anxiety - but a varied diet will do better than probiotics
Studies that regulated the gut bacteria to improve anxiety were reviewed by researchers in China. Half of all interventions to improve gut bacteria helped anxiety symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes tool for GPs launched
New national 'information prescription' issued Related items fromOnMedica Under-fives must play more and spend less time sitting with screens Weight loss targets exceeded on NHS type 2 diabetes prevention programme HbA1c improves just as much on dieting only two days a week More diabetics set to benefit from flash glucose monitors on NHS Care remains poor for pregnant women with diabetes (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 21, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Tuesday Could Be the Beginning of the End of Philadelphia ’ s Soda Tax
A slew of opponents of the tax are running in the city ’ s election Tuesday and beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 on ads aiming to turn public opinion against it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW JACOBS Tags: Soft Drinks Sales and Excise Taxes Elections, Mayors Diet and Nutrition Obesity Primaries and Caucuses Philadelphia (Pa) Jim Kenney American Beverage Association your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

The low-carb/high-fat diet: The latest way to lose weight and stay healthy is to switch between both
Growing evidence supports idea of switching between low-carb/high-fat diet. Both have benefits, including weight loss and improvement of diabetic markers. Here, Jerome Burne explains why... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about detox drinks
Detox drinks do not remove toxins from the body. However, some drinks are very beneficial and can promote overall good health. Learn more about detox drinks here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Lung cancer warning: Three easy ways to avoid a deadly tumour - are you at risk?
LUNG cancer symptoms include having a cough that won ’t go away, unexplained weight loss and developing severe chest pain. But you could lower your risk of the disease by making just a few diet and exercise swaps. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating highly processed foods linked to weight gain
When people ate a diet full of highly processed foods, they consumed more calories and gained more weight than when they ate a minimally processed diet. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is vegan diet healthy for kids? Belgian doctors say no
Belgium's Royal Academy of Medicine recommended last week that children, teens, pregnant women and nursing mothers do not follow a vegan diet. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US Kids Aren ’ t Eating Enough Seafood, Study Says
(CNN) — The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The report, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, explores both the health benefits and the risks associated with eating what once swam in the sea while informing parents of the safest, most sustainable choices for their children. “Seafood consumption by children has declined every year since 2007 to levels not seen sinc...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Seafood Source Type: news

Diet plans need to be made based on meal timing, not calorie intake
(Natural News) At a recent event, experts agreed that diet plans should no longer be based on the idea of reducing calorie intake through balanced meals. In order for a diet to be effective, people should have a balanced daily intake with proper meal timing. The meeting was held at the Royal Society of Medicine in London last... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news