Vitamin B12 deficiency warning - four of the most unusual symptoms you shouldn’t ignore
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can develop slowly, and may include feeling very tired, difficulty breathing, and having a sharp pain in your hands. But you could also be at risk of a vitamin B12 deficiency, and should consider adding more B12 foods to your diet, if you have any of these unusual symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abbott planning $62M expansion in Columbus, adding 38 jobs
Abbott Laboratories plans a $62 million project to replace an aging bottling plant and will add 38 jobs, according to documents filed with Columbus City Council. The 25,000-square-foot manufacturing plant will replace and expand an outdated plant for filling and sterilizing 2-ounce bottles of Abbot's nutritional products such as ready-to-feed Similac infant formula. Demolition recently began on a building vacant since 2015 on the campus just north of I-6 70 at 585 Cleveland Ave. Abbott plans to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

FDA warns about potentially harmful dietary supplements
Americans spent more than $40 billion on supplements last year, with 3 out of 4 people regularly taking them (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Eating Dessert Be Good for Your Diet?
The case against dessert seems open and shut. The sugar that makes treats so sweet has been linked to weight gain and chronic diseases ranging from type 2 diabetes to cancer; many desserts also have an abundance of saturated fats, which potentially harm the heart, and plenty of empty calories. But some studies are suggesting that having dessert every once in a while — the real, indulgent kind, not the cut-up fresh-fruit kind — may actually be a useful tool for eating more healthfully, when it’s used strategically. It turns out that picking dessert first — instead of after a meal, like most of us do ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

FDA raises concerns about potentially harmful dietary supplements
The FDA is warning about harmful dietary supplements. The agency is alerting consumers about false claims, unknown ingredients, and potentially harmful products. Americans spent more than $40 billion on supplements last year, and three out of four Americans regularly take a supplement. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" with more on the supplement regulation. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: The ‘superfood’ snack you should eat every day to avoid deadly heart attacks
HEART attack risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could prevent deadly myocardial infarction symptoms and signs by eating this cheap “superfood” snack every day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating warning - the common 75p vegetable you should avoid or risk trapped wind
STOMACH bloating could be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one sitting. But you could prevent trapped wind pain or tummy aches by avoiding this common vegetable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D may lower the risk of preeclampsia
Research, published inClinical Nutrition, suggests that vitamin D sufficiency may lower preeclampsia risk in pregnant women.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the best Chinese and Indian takeaway swaps to prevent high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could prevent high blood sugar symptoms and signs by making these small changes to your usual Chinese or Indian takeaway order. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extinct weasel relative with confounding skull likely ate meat with a side of veggies
(American Museum of Natural History) The oddly shaped skull of Leptarctus primus, an extinct weasel relative that lived in North America and Asia about 20 million years ago, has long led to conflicting theories about its diet. But new biomechanical models show that Leptarctus was likely a carnivorous predator, with capability for omnivory and a broader diet when prey was scarce, and a skull that functioned similarly to that of the living American badger. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 22, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Fiber and gut health: Study links low-fiber diet with leaky gut
(Natural News) There have been many studies that have gone over the many benefits of having a high-fiber diet, as far as improving and maintaining overall health is concerned. But just as having a high-fiber diet can yield many positives, having a low-fiber diet leaves one open to many negative consequences. Now, a recently conducted... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Overall health starts in your gut, and gut health starts with probiotics and fiber, according to Chinese study
(Natural News) Numerous studies have shown that having a healthy, balanced diet is something that most people should strive for. After all, a good diet is the cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle that will help prevent most diseases and conditions. Now there’s a new study from China that shows how the effects of a good... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you need to know about glucomannan and its usefulness as a weight loss supplement
(Natural News) There are many supplements appearing in the market claiming to be the next best dietary aid. Adding to the long list is the natural dietary fiber called glucomannan. It is sourced from the roots of the Japanese elephant yam or Konjac and is commonly used in Asia as a food thickener or medicine.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplementation can reduce Beck Depression Inventory scores in patients with ulcerative colitis
(Natural News) A study published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements highlights the positive effect of vitamin D supplementation on the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) scores of people with ulcerative colitis. Depression is more prevalent in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like ulcerative colitis compared to their healthy peers, and some studies have associated vitamin D deficiency... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-dose vitamin C can treat dengue fever and Zika virus
(Natural News) Nutritional therapies are simple low-cost methods of interrupting the transmission of various viral infections, as well as reducing one’s susceptibility to these diseases. Of particular note is the incredible healing power of vitamin C in reducing symptoms related to dengue fever, Zika virus, and similar infections. Dengue fever can be effectively reduced with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Evidence Ties Diet Drinks to Greater Stroke Risk More Evidence Ties Diet Drinks to Greater Stroke Risk
More research suggests an association between high consumption of diet drinks and increased stroke, as well as a strong link between higher intake and small vessel occlusions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

WATCH: Learn how to winterize your diet
Nutritionist Maya Feller teaches Michael and Sara how to eat properly to help their mood, skin, metabolism and immunity. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Whole grains might help ward off liver cancer
(Reuters Health) - Yet another benefit of eating a diet containing high amounts of whole grains may be a reduced risk of liver cancer, a new U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A diet rich in whole grains slashes risk of liver cancer by 40%, study finds
US researchers tracked 77,241 women and 48,214 men in their 50s and 60s for 24 years. Those with higher intake of whole grains, bran and cereal fiber had a lower risk of liver cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for sleep - the 12p a day capsules to help you fall asleep fast
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to help you fall asleep faster, or to give you a better quality night ’s sleep. Add these cheap capsules to your daily diet to avoid feeling tired and sleep the next morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - does your hair look like this? Signs you shouldn’t ignore
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling very tired, having aches and pains, or feeling very sleepy. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and may have to add more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet, if your hair has a distinctive look. Should you consider taking vitamin D supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PhD studentship in Nottingham
Applications are open for a PhD Studentships at Nottingham Trent University titled: The gut microbiota as a novel nutritional target to influence systemic inflammation associated with prevalent health disorders.Deadline for applications is01 March 2019.Find out more and how to apply. (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Fast Food Versus Fast Casual -- Which Has More Calories?
THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 -- Fast-food restaurants get a bad rap for menus chockful of high-fat, high-salt foods with little nutrition. But are fast casual and sit-down chains better? The answer may surprise you. A University of South Carolina study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High-Fat Diets Do No Favors for Your Gut Bacteria
Title: High-Fat Diets Do No Favors for Your Gut BacteriaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - February 21, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Foxes were domesticated by humans in the Bronze Age
(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) In the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, between the third and second millennium BC, a widespread funeral practice consisted in burying humans with animals. Scientists have discovered that both foxes and dogs were domesticated, as their diet was similar to that of their owners. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 21, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The dollar store diet: Study shows discount produce matches quality of traditional chains
(University of Nevada, Las Vegas) When you hear about dollar-discount stores, the first thought that comes to mind likely isn't groceries for you and your family. But it might be time to consider dollar-discount stores as a stop for your grocery needs, says a new UNLV study, which found that the quality of fruits and vegetables at dollar stores is just as good as regular grocery store produce. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study links unhealthy diet to mental illness in California adults
(Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center) The study, published Feb. 16, 2019 in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, revealed that California adults who consumed more unhealthy food were also more likely to report symptoms of either moderate or severe psychological distress than their peers who consume a healthier diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Salk scientists uncover how high-fat diet drives colorectal cancer growth
(Salk Institute) A new study led by Salk Institute scientists suggests that high-fat diets fuel colorectal cancer growth by upsetting the balance of bile acids in the intestine and triggering a hormonal signal that lets potentially cancerous cells thrive. The findings, which appeared in Cell on Feb. 21, 2019, could explain why colorectal cancer, which can take decades to develop, is being seen in younger people growing up at a time when higher-fat diets are common. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Could whole grains, dietary fiber be associated with lower risk of liver cancer?
(JAMA Network) This   study used data for participants followed-up for 24 years as part of two well-known study groups to examine the association between whole grain and dietary fiber intake with the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma, a predominant form of liver cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How to cultivate watercress at home
(Natural News) Watercress is easily one of the most nutritious greens in the plant kingdom. This green, leafy salad staple is an excellent source of carotenoids, manganese, and vitamins B1, B2, and B6 as well as vitamins C and E. Watercress is also packed with fiber, iron, copper, and iron. The vegetable is known to have anticancer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet Drink Consumption Linked to Higher Stroke, Coronary Heart Disease, and Death Risk in Post-Menopausal Women
February 20, 2019—(BRONX, N.Y.)—A study led byAlbert Einstein College of Medicine researchers found a link between daily consumption of multiple diet drinks and higher stroke risk among post-menopausal women. The association was stronger in obese women and African-American women. The study was published February 14 inStroke, a journal of the American Heart Association. (Source: Einstein News)
Source: Einstein News - February 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Reverse Engineering for SDGs
Dr. Kakoli Ghosh, Strategic Program on Sustainable Agriculture Management Team, FAO Ms. Loreta Zdanovaite, Partnerships Officer, Division of Partnerships, FAOBy Kakoli Ghosh and Loreta ZdanovaiteROME, Feb 20 2019 (IPS)When young people from small towns and villages seek higher education they have to usually migrate to big cities leaving their local communities behind. On completion of their degree from the Universities, they generally prefer staying in cities, in search of a good job and a successful career. Though this is a standard practice, it is also a case of lost opportunities, especially for students who pursue high...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kakoli Ghosh and Loreta Zdanovaite Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Green Economy Headlines Health Labour Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Water & Sa Source Type: news

High-Fat Diets Do No Favors for Your Gut Bacteria
The study showed that a high-fat diet is linked to unfavorable changes in the type and numbers of gut bacteria, known as the microbiome, as well increasing inflammatory triggers in the body. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 20, 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

Best supplements: Four reasons you need omega 3 in your diet - should you take supplements
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: The supplements market is becoming bigger and bigger, with many people taking them in the hope of achieving optimum health. Omega 3 is an ‘essential fatty acid’ that experts recommend we include in our diets, but many people don’t get enough of it. So should you take supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements: Four reasons you need omega 3 - should you take supplements?
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: The supplements market is becoming bigger and bigger, with many people taking them in the hope of achieving optimum health. Omega 3 is an ‘essential fatty acid’ that experts recommend we include in our diets, but many people don’t get enough of it. So should you take supplements? (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

Medical News Today: Treating constipation in Crohn's disease
Crohn's disease typically causes frequent diarrhea, but some people also have constipation. Constipation can result from medications or strictures, and treatment options include dietary and lifestyle changes, laxatives, and bowel training. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

How to live longer - the best cooking oil to boost heart health and lower cholesterol
HOW to live longer: Prevent early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and improve your heart health by using more of this cheap cooking oil to your diet. It could even prevent high cholesterol. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-Fat Diets Do No Favors for Your Gut Bacteria
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 -- Has a high-fat meal ever left you feeling bloated and sluggish? It turns out that a heavier fat diet may keep the many bacteria that live in your digestive system from doing their best, too. New research found that when... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High blood pressure - the refreshing snack you should eat to prevent deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could prevent hypertension symptoms and signs by eating certain foods. This is the refreshing snack you should be eating every day to avoid high blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Press registration now open for Nutrition 2019
(American Society for Nutrition) Reporters and bloggers are invited to attend Nutrition 2019, the flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. The meeting will be held June 8-11, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center. #Nutrition2019 is your source for high-quality nutrition research and news. Register for a complimentary press pass or follow along virtually to get the latest scientific findings and explore their implications for practice, policy and industry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 20, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

An intricate interaction: dietary fatty acid intake influences hypertension risk
(Kanazawa University) Hypertension is an important public health problem that can lead to life-threatening cardiovascular events, including heart attack and stroke. Here, the relationship between dietary intake of n-6 fatty acids and hypertension, using blood pressure measurement and a diet history questionnaire. A Kanazawa University research team found that increased dietary intake of n-6 fatty acids positively impacted hypertension, but that this benefit was limited to individuals without impaired glucose tolerance. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 20, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Despite America's protein craze, adults are still missing the mark according to new study
(GCI Health NY) Research reveals more than 1 in 3 Americans 50+ aren't meeting the recommended protein intake and it's saying a lot about their diets and healthTiming matters -- eating protein evenly throughout the day, and even before bedtime, can support muscles for optimal health (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the one exercise you should do after a meal to prevent high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some changes to your exercise for diet plans. You could reduce your chances of high blood sugar symptoms and signs by doing this quick exercise after eating a big meal. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lack of healthy fats found to increase mortality in heart failure patients
(Natural News) For many years, some people have avoided fat like the plague, believing that it is at the heart of many of the health problems afflicting modern society. Recently, however, increasing numbers of people are starting to re-think that approach as the truth about the role that healthy fats play in our diet comes... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later
According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction and mutation of good bacteria in the gut, which can potentially cause diabetes, heart disease and strokes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science, Climate Change Return to Spotlight in New Congress
The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology held a hearing on climate change on February 13, 2019 during which experts on sea-level rise and other global warming impacts briefed the panel on the latest climate research. There was a discernible shift from a tone of climate skepticism, which was dominant in the panel’s proceedings over the past 8 years under the leadership of former Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX), a climate skeptic. Climate change has been highlighted as a top priority for the 116th Congress by Democratic lawmakers. House Science Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) decided t...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 19, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

How to live longer: The key to long life REVEALED by new study
HOW TO live longer: Over the years experts have found long life expectancy can be achieved through good diet, plenty of exercise and not smoking. But now a new study has revealed another key factor for longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news