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Weight Watchers Rolls Out Line of Diet Wine
by Shelley Emling, AARP, November 15, 2017|Comments: 0. Cense Diet Wine. Courtesy Weight Watchers. Weight Watchers officials say the company has been  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - November 17, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Best supplements to fight a cold: Take THESE six nutrients so you NEVER have a sick day
BEST supplements to fight a cold include vitamins and minerals, says an expert. Here are the six key nutrients you should stock up on this winter. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

School Lunches: What can we do?
From the desk of Kim Gubbins, CPNPWe are three months into the new school year and do school lunches have you stressed, bored and lacking? Are your kids already complaining about the same old same old and wishing they could just eat hot lunch pizza everyday? So, let ’s get inspired and figure out fresh new lunch ideas.I know schools are working harder at feeding our children a healthier lunch, but let me honest, most school cafeterias are serving pizza, burgers and fried chicken patties on a daily basis. And with 17%-20% of children in the United States being obese, I feel that packing lunch is a significantly health...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - November 17, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Food Allergies Healthy Habits Source Type: news

Health Ranger: How I beat type-2 diabetes using food, nutrition and exercise, avoiding a lifetime of insulin and toxic pharma drugs
(Natural News) Two decades ago, I was on the path to a lifetime of type-2 diabetes. Living on processed foods and lacking exercise, I suffered from hypoglycemia, high cholesterol and numerous other health problems. Like millions of people have now achieved, however, I turned my health around with simple but powerful changes in food, nutrition... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Tasty Diet Desserts
FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 -- Satisfying a sweet tooth can be tricky when you're trying to reach or maintain an ideal weight. You want to enjoy dessert without racking up fat and calories or triggering the urge to overeat. All healthy lifestyle diets... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea
SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Warmer water signals change for Scotland's shags
(Centre for Ecology& Hydrology) An increasingly catholic diet among European shags at one of Scotland's best-studied breeding colonies has been linked to long-term climate change and may have important implications for Scotland's seabirds. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 17, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Healthwatch: The Impacts of Pre-Participation Cardiac Screenings, A Visit To Grandma ’ s
BOSTON (CBS) — When a young athlete suffers cardiac arrest during a game, it is incredibly uncommon, but a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine also shows that more than 80% of cases could not have been predicted by pre-participation screening. They say the screening programs are not effective and may prevent healthy athletes from participating. This topic is somewhat controversial because understandably, parents want to know if their kid is at risk. But this study suggests that you would have to screen almost 150,000 athletes to identify one who would have a cardiac arrest during competitive sports....
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Syndicated Local Cancer Risk cardiac arrest Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

NutriBullet victim shares story of her serious injuries
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: In an exclusive Daily Mail Online interview, a NutriBullet victim shared her story of life-altering injuries after her hands went into the blades. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits & Veggies
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kate Hudson's personal trainer reveals fitness tips
Kate Hudson's personal trainer Nicole Stuart highly recommends trying Pilates, counting calories instead of a strict diet and working out a healthy relationship with social media. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aylesbury mum looks pregnant after botched NHS c-section  
Cheryl Castle, 35, a receptionist, from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, said she has had a large ‘baby belly’ since the birth of her son, which she cannot get rid of with diet and exercise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nuts May Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease
Eating a one-ounce serving five times a week was associated with a reduction in heart attacks, strokes and heart disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Heart Nuts Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

One Type of Diet Can Add Years to Your Life
Obese people who follow a low-fat weight-loss plan could tack extra years onto their life, a new review of medical evidence suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits and Veggies
THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Fruits and vegetables can be delicious and nutritious -- but too many Americans are still passing them by, a new report finds. Just 9 percent of adults eat enough vegetables and only 12 percent get the recommended amount... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes diet cure REVEALED: Snacking could REDUCE severity of symptoms
DIABETES affects millions in the UK, but symptoms - including feeling thirsty and tired - could be reduced by snacking on almonds, according to research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One Type of Diet Can Add Years to Your Life
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Diets, Obesity (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa:WHO's Africa Nutrition Report Highlights an Increase in Malnutrition in Africa
[WHO] Abidjan -Critical gaps in data also a concern (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Good to Know (Perhaps) That Food Is Being ‘Nuclearised’
Using nuclear sciences to feed the world. Credit: FAOBy Baher KamalROME, Nov 16 2017 (IPS)It might sound strange, very strange, but the news is that scientists and experts have been assuring, over and again, that using nuclear applications in agriculture –and thus in food production—are giving a major boost to food security. So how does this work? To start with, nuclear applications in agriculture rely on the use of isotopes and radiation techniques to combat pests and diseases, increase crop production, protect land and water resources, and ensure food safety and authenticity, as well as increase livestock pro...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Editors' Choice Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Inside the NICU: Shining light on the healing power of touch
Abigail underwent open-heart surgery and received care in Boston Children’s Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Traveling through Boston Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), you feel the warmth of natural light and a soothing sense of calm. One mom, leaning delicately over her son’s bedside, caresses his forehead and gently whispers a lullaby. Only a few steps away, a father rests in a chair with his tiny son on his chest. Lifesaving technology fills the 24-bed NICU and a reassuring team of specialized physicians, nurses and Child Life Specialists monitor, treat and embrace their delicate patients. Nea...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - November 16, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Maureen McCarthy Tags: Our Patients’ Stories neonatal intensive care unit NICU Source Type: news

Tanzania:Kids Deserve Protection From Mental Disorders
[Daily News] THE National Assembly was told on Tuesday that too many children in this country miss balanced diet -- a critical anomaly that endangers their mental state. What many families do not know is the stark reality that unbalanced diets often trigger mental disorders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Obesity: Five surprising facts
Obesity rates are on the rise. But did you know that weight gain tends to sneak up, and that our diet influences our children's genes? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

One Type of Diet Can Add Years to Your Life
THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Obese people who follow a low-fat weight-loss plan could tack extra years onto their life, a new review of medical evidence suggests. Such diets appear to help decrease overall risk of early death by 18 percent in people... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes diet cure REVEALED: Snacking on THIS food could REDUCE severity of symptoms
DIABETES affects millions in the UK, but symptoms - including feeling thirsty and tired - could be reduced by snacking on almonds, according to research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When vegetables are closer in price to chips, people eat healthier, Drexel study finds
(Drexel University) A new study determined that the difference in price of healthy foods compared to unhealthy foods plays a significant role in whether people have a healthy diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Discussing food security over a big picnic
With a growing population, giving everyone access to enough safe and nutritious food is a challenge. An EU-funded project brings together the public, scientists, policymakers and industry to discuss ways of tackling it. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 16, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Sophie Monk shares her diet and fitness secrets
She recently revealed some very unexpected wedding news as she celebrated the same-sex marriage victory on Wednesday.   (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical trials review confirms: Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are an effective treatment for ADHD
(Natural News) Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) could soon be playing a therapeutic role in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) treatments. According to researcher and public health nutritionist Dr. Emma Derbyshire, these fatty acids are “an effective and safe treatment” for this common neurodevelopmental disorder. This was the conclusion Derbyshire came to in her major review... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bio-live yogurt can help lower blood pressure  
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology discovered diets high in salt are killing off beneficial bacteria in people's guts, but these can be replaced with 'good bacteria'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strategies to Address Childhood Obesity: Highlights From Georgia
Open access supplemental issue highlights initiatives that are part of a statewide approach to addressing physical activity, nutrition, and weight status in Georgia's school-aged children and adolescents. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - November 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Nuts strengthen your brain, EEG study shows
A new study used an electroencephalogram to examine the brain waves of regular nut consumers. Strong associations with cognition and immunity were found. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of chamomile tea?
A look at the possible benefits of chamomile tea. Included is information on chamomile tea safety and the scientific mechanism of action it causes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

African Americans are more prone to obesity says research
Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found the mutated ankyrin-B gene makes mice double in size, regardless of their diet. Only 1.3 percent of Caucasians carry it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure diet: Using THIS unlikely oil in cooking could REDUCE your reading
HIGH blood pressure symptoms, such as difficulty breathing and chest pain, could be prevented by adding black seed oil to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is vegetarianism the natural option?
Were humans designed to eat meat? Did we evolve to consume other creatures? Is flesh eating enshrined in our DNA? Here, we discuss these divisive queries. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Coffee-Rich, Plant-Based Diets May Be Best For Heart Health
Coffee drinkers and veggie lovers may have the healthiest hearts, according to studies presented the American Heart Association annual meeting. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What you can and can't eat on the bland diet
The bland diet is a diet where people consume soft foods that are easy on the digestive system. Included is detail on studies and whether the diet is safe. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure
Medical guidelines have changed, and now about half of Americans may qualify for the diagnosis of hypertension. Here ’ s what to do about it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Blood Pressure Salt Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Diet and Nutrition Heart Hypertension Source Type: news

Why goji berries might be the Holy Grail of health
(Natural News) It’s not too often that you see a food with the nutritional profile of goji berries. Also called wolfberries, goji are the fruits of Lycium barbarum and Lycium chinense plants and have been cultivated for over 2000 years in Asia. They are so precious to this culture that they have been nicknamed “red diamonds”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two sides of the same coin: High fat diets cause anxiety and stress causes digestion problems
(Natural News) A new study from Brigham Young University (BYU) reveals that digestive microorganisms change behavior when the host is under stress. BYU professor of microbiology and molecular biology Laura Bridgewater used male and female mice for the study experiment. She found that when the female mice were exposed to mild stress, their gut microbiota... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yet another highly effective herb for sore throats: Icelandic moss is full of nutrients and has been used for eons
(Natural News) Sore throat is the dry, scratchy feeling in the throat can be annoyingly painful. Throughout the years, people have come up with natural ways on how to treat it — from using honey and lemon to gargling salt water, and now even moss. A new study reveals that the plant, particularly Icelandic moss,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: THIS weight loss diet could lower the risk of early death
WEIGHT loss diets, mainly those that are low in fat, could lower the risk of death in obese patients, and could help them to live longer, a study has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dairy free diet: Milk intolerance sufferers could drink THIS type of cow’s MILK
DAIRY free diets are followed by a fifth of Britons who believe they have an intolerance to dairy. However scientists have discovered why sufferers may struggle with cow ’s milk - and it’s not due to lactose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eat more leafy greens and whole grains to lower heart failure risk
Emerging research suggests that a predominantly plant-based diet of dark, leafy greens, beans, fruits, and whole grains may reduce heart failure risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Serious health risks associated with energy drinks
(Frontiers) A review of the advertised benefits, nutritional content and public health effects of energy drinks finds their advertised short-term benefits can be outweighed by serious health risks. The study also highlights the worrying trend of mixing energy drinks with alcohol. To curb this growing public health issue, policy makers should regulate sales and marketing towards children and adolescents and set upper limits on caffeine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 15, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

After cooking, biofortified corn and eggs retain nutrient needed to prevent blindness
(American Chemical Society) Fortified and biofortified foods are at the forefront of efforts to combat vitamin A deficiency worldwide. But little is known about what influence processing may have on the retention of vitamin A precursors in these foods. Now in a study appearing in ACS Omega, scientists report that a high percentage of these healthful substances -- in some cases, almost all -- can survive cooking, depending on the preparation method.   (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 15, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Dairy free diet: Milk intolerance sufferers could drink THIS type of cow’s MILK
DAIRY free diets are followed by a fifth of Britons who believe they have an intolerance to dairy. However scientists have discovered why sufferers may struggle with cow ’s milk - and it’s not due to lactose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 surprising signs you're stressed and how diet can help
Charlotte Watts, nutritionist, yoga teacher and author of The De-Stress Effect, says it's important to look out for the signals of stress and respond fast with dietary solutions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetarian Diet Could Lower Risk of Heart Failure
Researchers evaluated five dietary patterns. They found that people who ate a plant-based diet most of the time had a 42 percent lower risk of developing heart failure over four years than those who ate fewer plant-based foods. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Identical twins try out 2 trendy diets for 30 days
As part of the "GMA" Twin Test Lab, one twin tried out the Whole30 diet while her sister tried out the counting macros diet, and they revealed their weight loss results live on "GMA." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news