Red and processed meat linked to CVD and all-cause mortality
Researchers advise trying to swap red meat and processed meats for fish, seafood, nuts and legumes Related items fromOnMedica Most supplements offer no real benefit, some might increase risks WHO dietary fat guidance fails to consider crucial evidence Plant-based diet linked to lower risk of heart failure Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection Sweetened drinks greater risk for poor glycaemic control (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 5, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Simple solution to ensure raw egg safety
(Flinders University) Salmonella is a key cause of foodborne gastroenteritis around the world, with most outbreaks linked to eggs, poultry meat, pork, beef, dairy, nuts and fresh produce. Now Flinders University researchers have found a simple solution for preventing salmonellosis affecting eggs through surface contamination, giving crucial help for food services industries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Experts discover that walnuts can "change" the expression of genes that fight breast cancer
(Natural News) Walnuts put the “super” in superfood: Not only are they packed with omega-3 fatty acids and polyphenols, but studies have also linked walnut consumption to many health benefits. Just when you thought that walnuts can’t bring anything else to the table, a recent study in Nutrition Research reveals that eating the nuts can alter the genetic behavior of breast... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Nuts and Heart Health
-- Regular nut consumption can lower the risk of heart disease by up to 14 percent, says the American College of Cardiology. Nuts contain heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals. The group reminds people that a complete heart-healthy diet... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Nuts and Heart Health
Title: Health Tip: Nuts and Heart HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 21, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Nuts May Now Have Lower Calorie Counts, Almonds 23% Less, Here Is Why
A new method may mean that the caloric counts of walnuts will go down by about 21% as well. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

After a huge spike in severe reactions linked to cleanliness, an answer could finally be at hand
Soho House chain of private members' clubs announced that it is banning all nuts from its kitchens to protect customers from potentially deadly allergic reactions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many With Peanut Allergies Unnecessarily Avoid Tree Nuts
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 -- Individual tree nuts have unique characteristics in the context of peanut allergy, so dietary recommendations should reflect these differences, according to a study published online Dec. 2 in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Certain Foods May Help Postmenopausal Women Sleep Better
Eating foods like vegetables and nuts with a low glycemic index were tied to sounder sleep. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Insomnia Diet and Nutrition Sleep Vegetables Nuts American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Menopause Women and Girls Source Type: news

AHA News: Own a Nutcracker? Turn Pecans Into a Festive Treat
FRIDAY, Dec. 20, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Want a holiday snack that's packed with nutrition? Pick up some pecans. Nuts are considered heart-healthy. They're part of the blood pressure-lowering DASH diet and full of " good " fats,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Forty percent of people with peanut allergies can eat tree nuts but choose not to
(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) New study showed that nearly 90% of people with peanut allergy could potentially tolerate almonds, but 33% of that group preferred strict avoidance due to fear of an allergic reaction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Like a video game with health points,' energy budgets explain evolutionary body size
(Santa Fe Institute) Budgeting resources isn't just a problem for humans preparing a holiday dinner, or squirrels storing up nuts for the winter.A new model of how animals budget their energy sheds light on how they live and explains why they tend to evolve toward larger body sizes. The research, published in PNAS, proposes that animal energy budgets are governed by a key mechanism: resource variation -- a measure of how spread out or clumped up food and water are. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 18, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Healthy Diet Could Save $50B in Health Care Costs
A new study analyzed the impact of 10 dietary factors — including consumption of fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds, processed meats and more — and estimated the annual CMD costs of suboptimal diet habits. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - December 17, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

A 'blue zones' diet: Live longer from what you eat
For most of their lives, the world's super-agers have nourished their bodies with whole, plant-based foods, such as leafy vegetables, tubers, nuts, beans and whole grains. And they ate meat fewer than five times monthly. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just 2 teaspoons of nuts can stave off cognitive decline in the elderly
(Natural News) As people grow older, their cognitive health declines. But a new Australian study suggests that aging people can improve their cognitive function if they eat large amounts of nuts every day. The researchers surveyed more than 4,800 Chinese adults who were 55 years of age or older for 15 years. They discovered a link between eating... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: More plants on your plate means a lower chance of death from heart disease and other causes
(Natural News) If you want to live a long, healthy life, add more plant-based foods to your diet. A new study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers suggested that adding more fruits, vegetables, nuts and whole grains to your diet could lower your risk of dying early due to health problems like... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Q & A: How to have a guilt-free holiday dinner
The holidays are a time of merriment, often centered on food. While the energy during the festive season is at a high, for health-conscious folks it can create unneeded stress around personal food consumption.Erin Morse, chief clinical dietitian at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, shares how to remove the guilt from eating delicious meals, and how holiday partygoers can honor their bodies, feelings and traditions through a practice called intuitive eating. Studies have found that intuitive eaters have a lower body mass index, or BMI, better cholesterol and triglyceride levels, take more pleasure in their eating, and ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The Impossible to Please Vegans Burger? Diet extremists go nuts with complaints that no Burger King burger is truly vegan since the chain also sells meat
(Natural News) An angry vegan has filed a lawsuit against Burger King for marketing its new “Impossible” Whoppers as being meat-free, even though they’re cooked on the same grills as regular, real-meat Whoppers. In his proposed class action suit, Phillip Williams contends that he wouldn’t have purchased an Impossible Whopper at a Burger King drive-thru... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An injection could someday keep peanut allergies at bay for up to six weeks, study says
More than 3 million people in the United States are allergic to peanuts and tree nuts. But experimental new research suggests adults might someday be able to take an antibody to keep symptoms at bay for up to six weeks -- at least in small doses. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3 fats found in oily fish and nuts have little or no effect on curbing anxiety and depression
Scientists at the University of East Anglia in Norwich found omega-3s swung the risk of depression by just 1 per cent for depression and was equally as insignificant for anxiety. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nuts are brain food: Study reveals consuming nuts during pregnancy may help improve brain development in children
(Natural News) For expecting mothers, eating nuts while pregnant may improve the brain development of the child, a study finds. Researchers from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health found that nut consumption in the first trimester of pregnancy was linked to better cognitive function, attention capacity, and long-term working memory in children. They published their... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boost your magnesium intake naturally by eating these 10 nuts and seeds
(Natural News) Magnesium is an important mineral that has a role in almost 300 biochemical reactions in your body. However, studies show that at least 75 percent of Americans don’t meet the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for magnesium. Prevent magnesium deficiency by taking supplements or eating nutritious nuts and seeds like almonds and Brazil nuts. Why do you... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nuts for better brain health: Study reveals snacking on nuts during pregnancy can help improve brain development in children
(Natural News) Researchers from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health found that pregnant women who consume a nut-rich diet get all of its heart-healthy benefits – and then some. In their study, which was published in the European Journal of Epidemiology, the team noted that a maternal diet rich in nuts during the first trimester of pregnancy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet May Help Ease Some Symptoms of Depression
A diet high in fruits, vegetables, fish, olive oil and nuts and low in sugar and saturated fat boosted mood in college students prone to depression. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Anxiety and Stress Diet and Nutrition Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Mediterranean Food (Cuisine) Source Type: news

Giving Up One Food Will Help Your Health -- and the Planet
MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 -- Eating right is not only good for you, it's good for Mother Earth as well, a new study shows. Vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, olive oil and fish all reduce your risk of death and disease when consumed as part of a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

7 Scientifically-proven health benefits of eating nutrient-rich Brazil nuts
(Natural News) Brazil nuts not only make a healthy and nutritious snack, they also offer a variety of health benefits. Research suggests that eating these nutrient-dense nuts can help reduce inflammation, improve heart health, and support thyroid function. Sensational nuts Brazil nuts, scientifically known as Bertholletia excelsa, are derived from trees with the same name. These trees... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Living With Nut Allergy
-- From hives and itchiness to anaphylaxis, an allergic reaction to nuts can manifest itself in many ways, says the University of Rochester. If you are living with a nut allergy, the school suggests: When grocery shopping, check every item's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pili nuts, grown as food in the Philippines, may be the next keto-friendly superfood
(Natural News) When people think about nuts, almonds, macadamia nuts, pistachios, cashews, and pecans usually come to mind. These nuts are already established superfoods and are worth adding to a healthy diet. But have you ever heard of the pili nut? Pili nuts are derived from the pili tree (Canarium ovatum), a tropical tree native to maritime Southeast... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating Nuts Might Help Limit Weight Gain Eating Nuts Might Help Limit Weight Gain
Despite their high calorie counts, daily doses of nuts might help people keep off excess weight, especially when nuts are substituted for less healthy foods, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Eating nuts might help limit weight gain
(Reuters Health) - Despite their high calorie counts, daily doses of nuts might help people keep off excess weight, especially when nuts are substituted for less healthy foods, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Eat healthily today and enjoy its brain-boosting benefits later
(Natural News) The food you’re putting in your body can influence your health today and even later in life. A study in Neurology revealed that adhering to a heart-healthy diet – one that’s rich in fruits and vegetables; moderate in nuts, fish, and alcohol; and low in meat and full-fat dairy – is associated with better cognitive performance,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers: Eat healthily today and enjoy brain-boosting benefits later
(Natural News) The food you’re putting in your body can influence your health today and even later in life. A study in Neurology revealed that adhering to a heart-healthy diet – one that’s rich in fruits and vegetables; moderate in nuts, fish, and alcohol; and low in meat and full-fat dairy – is associated with better cognitive performance,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals eating 2 handfuls of walnuts a day can help prevent breast cancer
(Natural News) Walnuts are known for being one of the most nutritious nuts on the planet. They also happen to be excellent sources of healthy fats and antioxidants, which help fight disease-causing inflammation. Plenty of research has been done on the health benefits of walnuts, and consumption of these tree nuts has been associated with a lower... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should You Stop Eating Red Meat? A New Paper Has a Controversial Answer
Conclusions were based on five different reviews of prior research on red and processed meat consumption, touching on both health outcomes and cultural preferences. To assess those studies, the team used a research approach that rates the certainty of existing evidence, giving more weight to things like randomized controlled trials—in which one study group carries out a certain behavior, while another acts as a control group—and less weight to observational studies, which use patterns in a dataset to find associations between a behavior and an outcome. The panel also focused on the “absolute risk” a...
Source: TIME: Health - September 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition embargoed study Source Type: news

How To Live Longer: Cut Down On Red Meat, Eat More Nuts, And Be Optimistic
A recent scientific study asked a simple question: does eating red meat make it more likely that a person will die? Turns out that it does, but you can do something about this. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

Just A Handful Of Nuts May Help Keep Us From Packing On The Pounds As We Age
U.S. adults put on about a pound a year on average. But people who had a regular nut-snacking habit put on less weight and had a lower risk of becoming obese over time, a new study finds.(Image credit: R.Tsubin/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patti Neighmond Source Type: news

What Affects the Nutritional Quality of Plant-Based Milk Substitutes?
Discussion People today may be eating more plant-based products because of: Allergen avoidance – lactose or cow’s milk allergy, 14% of people with cow’s milk allergy will also have soy allergy. Cultural importance Contamination avoidance e.g. growth hormone or antibiotic residues in cow’s milk production Specific diseases, e.g. cholesterol/lipid issues Environmental impact Ethical or religious considerations Improved nutrition With population growth “[t]he demand for food is expected to grow by 70% until 2050….While the expected protein consumption is believed to grow by 80%.” ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 30, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Vegetarian Diets: Nutritional Considerations for Children & Teens
Dr. Ginger Kash on Vegetarian DietsVirginia Kash, MDVegetarian diets are becoming more popular, even among children and teens.  In general, eating a vegetarian diet is eating a plant-based diet and, therefore, avoiding or eliminating meat and meat products.There are different types of vegetarian diets:Semi-vegetarian: Meat occasionally is included in the diet, usually just fish and chicken, but no red meat.Pescatarian:  Fish and shellfish are included in the diet but no meats or poultry. Variations are a “pescatarian-vegetarian” which included milk and eggs or “pescatarian-vegan” whic...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - September 27, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Healthy Habits Source Type: news

Selenium and antioxidants: Health benefits of nutrient-rich Brazil nuts
(Natural News) Brazil nuts are not only tasty snacks — they provide plenty of selenium and important nutrients. Eating these seeds improves cardiovascular health, replenishes antioxidant in the body, and sharpens the brain. Brazil nuts are some of the best sources of selenium, an antioxidant mineral that is critical to metabolism, reproduction, and immune responses. Eating... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nut Consumption Tied to Less Annual Weight Gain, Obesity
TUESDAY, Sept. 24, 2019 -- Increasing daily consumption of nuts is associated with less long-term weight gain and a lower risk for obesity in adults, according to a study published online Sept. 23 in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention& Health. Xiaoran... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eating more nuts may help prevent weight gain
A new observational study finds that increasing daily nut consumption is associated with a lower risk of gradual weight gain and obesity. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Eating half an ounce of nuts each day 'cuts your odds of gaining weight'
Harvard University experts tracked almost 300,000 people for around two decades. They were asked about how many nuts they ate and how much they weighed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher daily nut consumption linked to lower weight gain
Less weight gain and lower incidence of obesity among people who ate more nuts of any type, despite their high energy density Related items fromOnMedica Should we recognise obesity as a disease? Sugary drinks linked to risk of overall and breast cancer Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 WHO dietary fat guidance fails to consider crucial evidence Taxing sugary foods would cut prevalence of obesity (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 23, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: Gaining Weight
-- Being underweight may be associated with health problems such as anemia and fertility issues, says the American Academy of Family Physicians. The academy mentions healthier ways to gain weight: Add healthier calories to your diet by eating nuts,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change
From sinking islands to drought-ridden savannas, women bear an outsize burden of the global—warming crisis, largely because of gender inequalities. In many parts of the world, women hold traditional roles as the primary caregivers in families and communities, and, as the main providers of food and fuel, are more vulnerable when flooding and drought occur; the U.N. estimates 80% of those who have been displaced by climate change are women. Given their position on the front line of the climate-change battle, women are uniquely situated to be agents of change—to help find ways to mitigate the causes of global warm...
Source: TIME: Science - September 12, 2019 Category: Science Authors: TIME Staff Tags: Uncategorized Climate 2019 climate change Source Type: news

6 Mental illnesses that could benefit from inositol
(Natural News) Inositol is often mistaken as a B-vitamin, but it is actually a type of sugar. While the body produces inositol from carbohydrate-rich foods, it can also be obtained from natural sources like beans, fruits, nuts, and grains. Many people believe that an inositol-rich diet can manage a wide range of mental health problems. Inositol... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here are the best reasons why you should go nuts with organic almonds
(Natural News) Almonds are a nutritious superfood that has been around for thousands of years. In fact, the ancient Egyptian and Hindu cultures treated almonds as prized treasures, even going so far as to insert almond tree branches into valuable jewelry cases, boxes, and vases. These delectable nuts were widely believed to enhance both intelligence and longevity.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Parents Are Turning to a Controversial Treatment for Food Allergies
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Esther Landhuis / Undark Tags: Uncategorized allergies health onetime syndication Source Type: news

More Nuts Improve Men's Orgasmic Function, Sex
ual Desire (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More Nuts Improve Men's Orgasmic Function, Sexual Desire More Nuts Improve Men's Orgasmic Function, Sexual Desire
Adding a mix of nuts to a typical Western diet improves orgasmic function and sexual desire in healthy men aged 18 to 35 years, but no change in erectile dysfunction and intercourse satisfaction was found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news