These Are the Best High-Fiber Foods, According to Experts
Your body doesn’t like things to be too easy. Challenging it from time to time—with exercise, with the elements, and even with short periods of going without food—is often associated with better health outcomes. The same is true of your gut and the foods it digests. Foods that break down and slip through too quickly (namely, refined starches and sugars) tend to promote overeating, out-of-control blood sugar surges, and other disease-linked side effects. Meanwhile, foods that put up a bit of a fight against digestion are often the best ones for you. That’s certainly true in the case of fiber, which i...
Source: TIME: Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Are Sunflower Seeds Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Certain seeds, like chia and flax, tend to hog the nutritional spotlight. But the less-trendy sunflower seed has plenty of qualities worth highlighting. Here are the health benefits of sunflowers seeds, according to dietitians. Are sunflower seeds healthy? Sunflower seeds are rich in nutrients. One serving of shelled sunflower seeds is usually an ounce, which is about 1/4 cup or 4 tablespoons (one to two thumb-sized portions.) They’re particularly high in healthy fat: A serving delivers 14 grams of fat with a mix of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. “The mono- and polyunsaturated fats in sunflower seed...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Goldilocks principle in biology -- fine-tuning the 'just right' signal load
(Aarhus University) In 'Goldilock and the Three Bears', Goldilock finds that only one bowl of porridge has the " just right " temperature, and in the same way within biology, you can find the 'just right' conditions -- called the Goldilocks principle. This a research team has done by demonstrating that in order to get the 'just right' amount of signalling for symbiosis in the roots of legumes, a specific enzyme called chitinase (CHIT5) must be present. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 12, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Anorexic girl's porridge passion 'saved her life'
The hearty breakfast staple became Madeleine Harris's favourite food during her recovery from anorexia. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda:HIV-Positive Children to Take Soluble ARVs
[Monitor] Kampala -Parents will soon find it easier to give antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to children below 10 years as scientists have started developing the drug that can be soluble in porridge and other liquids. This is planned to encourage good adherence and viral load suppression. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

How a bowl of porridge or slice of rye bread can help stave off diabetes
Researchers from the Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, found that those who consume 50g of whole grains a day are significantly less like to suffer from the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Which foods lower blood sugar?
Eating a varied, nutritious diet is beneficial for everyone, but is especially important for people with diabetes. In this article, learn which foods can help keep blood sugar levels in check, including oatmeal, cold-water fish, whole wheat bread, legumes, and sweet potatoes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The best breakfast foods for health
Starting the day off right with a healthful breakfast is essential for curbing hunger and boosting metabolism. In this article, learn about the best foods to eat in the morning, including oatmeal, bananas, Greek yogurt, and flaxseed. We look at the evidence behind the health benefits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Sudan:Kordofan - 'People Eating Porridge for Lack of Bread'
[Radio Dabanga] Abu Jubeiha / El Fula / El Obeid / Khartoum -Public anger is rising in the cities of Sudan's South and West Kordofan are experiencing a severe bread crisis amidst a state of anger among the residents. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Marsee Baking Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanuts In Cookies Sold At Caf é Yumm! Restaurants
Marsee Foods, Inc. dba Marsee Baking is voluntarily recalling chocolate chip, ginger spice, and oatmeal raisin cookies sold at Caf é Yumm! restaurants. The cookies may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 15, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Marsee Baking Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanuts In Cookies Sold At Caf é Yumm! Restaurants
Marsee Foods, Inc. dba Marsee Baking is voluntarily recalling chocolate chip, ginger spice, and oatmeal raisin cookies sold at Caf é Yumm! restaurants. The cookies may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 15, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Is Oatmeal Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Oatmeal is a near-universally beloved breakfast. While it has historically been enjoyed across Europe, Russia and the U.S., oatmeal is rapidly gaining popularity in developing countries because of its affordability and its perceived health properties. But is oatmeal really good for you? To answer that question, it’s first important to differentiate among all the different types of oatmeal. There’s steel-cut and rolled, quick-cooking and instant. But all of these terms refer to different methods of preparing hulled oats for cooking. “You can’t eat an unprocessed oat straight from the field,” sa...
Source: TIME: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Unsafe levels of a weed killer chemical in oat products, report says
Some types of oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars contain higher levels of a chemical found in the weed killer Roundup than what the Environmental Working Group considers safe, according to a report released Wednesday by the advocacy group. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: PUPPP rash treatment options
A pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP) rash appears as itchy red hives and swelling inside stretch marks. There are many natural treatments, including cold compresses and oatmeal. Learn more about these and other remedies, as well as risk factors and tips for prevention here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news