Oysters, olives, sprouts, liver: The foods we love to hate are good for us, says experts
AN expert dietician reveals the top 10 items which are worth giving another try and suggests ways to help overcome your aversions (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

European Commission-mediated health claims confusion and probiotic olives
We look at the confusion emerging from EC’s €1.5 million funding of probiotic olive research seen from the perspective of the EU’s Nutrition and Heath Claims Regulation (Source: Alliance for Natural Health)
Source: Alliance for Natural Health - May 14, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sophie Tags: antioxidant Bert Schwitters europe generic descriptors health claims international NHCR nutrition olive oil polyphenols olives PROBIOLIVES probiotic superfood yeast Source Type: news

ScienceShot: More Olives in a Warming World
24 Mar 2014ClimateScienceShot: More Olives in a Warming World Rising temperatures will improve yield, decrease pests (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - March 24, 2014 Category: Science Authors: nkelly Source Type: news

My family makes bacon. I am a proud vegetarian. And I don't miss the bacon
Amanda Holpuch: Olives aren’t exactly the most delicious substitution. But they’ll doAmanda Holpuch (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 20, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Amanda Holpuch Tags: Comment theguardian.com Vegetarianism Food & drink Agriculture Comment is free Source Type: news

A home for Lucy
Lucy's feeding time For a 18-month-old girl, Lucy Schurman has very grownup tastes. It’s a cold, blustery December evening in Brookline, Mass., and the precocious toddler sits in a bright yellow child seat in a spacious, warmly lit kitchen, eating chunks of avocado. “Chili is her favorite food,” her mother Jeana comments to Pam Lodish, who is tending to food on the stove. “But she’ll eat almost anything, kalamata olives or grapefruit. She even loves curry and handles spicier stuff better than her dad.” As Lucy eats, a playful Bernese mountain dog saddles up beside her and the two enter a heated sta...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - March 7, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Kipaya Kapiga Tags: All posts our patients' stories Parenting Source Type: news

Recipes for Health: Fennel and Orange Salad With Black Olives on a Bed of Couscous
A salad, modeled on a traditional North African one, that is great for buffets.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN Tags: Salads Salad Dressings Cooking and Cookbooks Recipes Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

Ferran Adrià, the chef who brought us elBulli, takes his next step – Bullipedia
In 2011 Ferran Adrià closed his globally famous restaurant. He has turned it into a food research institute which includes Bullipedia, a project to map all foods and their ingredientsProfessor Adrian Cheok was feeling a bit nervous. In October, he and his small team of postgraduate students learned that their invention was one of four finalists in the HackingBullipedia contest, and although the accomplished professor at City University in London, where he is also director of its Mixed Reality Lab, has received a slew of awards for his work on the interface between humans and computers, this contest promised to be differen...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 2, 2013 Category: Science Tags: Spain World news Food & drink Europe Technology Features UK news Chefs Life and style Ferran Adrià The Observer Science Source Type: news

The state of U.S. health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors - Murray CJ, Abraham J, Ali MK, Alvarado M, Atkinson C, Baddour LM, Bartels DH, Benjamin EJ, Bhalla K, Birbeck G, Bolliger I, Burstein R, Carnahan E, Chen H, Chou D, Chugh SS, Cohen A, Colson KE, Cooper LT, Couser W, Criqui MH, Dabhadkar KC, Dahodwala N, Danaei G, Dellavalle RP, Des Jarlais DC, Dicker D, Ding EL, Dorsey ER, Duber H, Ebel BE, Engell RE, Ezzati M, Felson DT, Finucane MM, Flaxman S, Flaxman AD, Fleming T, Forouzanfar MH, Freedman G, Freeman MK, Gabriel SE, Gakidou E, Gillum RF, Gonzalez-Medina D, Gosselin R, Grant B, Gutierrez HR, Hagan H, Havmoeller R, Hoffman H, Jacobsen KH, James SL, Jasrasaria R, Jayaraman S, Johns N, Kassebaum N, Khatibzadeh S, Knowlton LM, Lan Q, Leasher JL, Lim S, Lin JK, Lipshultz SE, London S, Lozano R, Lu Y, Macintyre MF, Mallinger L, McDermott MM, Meltzer M, Mensah GA, Michaud C, Miller TR, Mock C, Moffitt TE, Mokdad AA, Mokdad AH, Moran AE, Mozaffarian D, Murphy T, Naghavi M, Narayan KM, Nelson RG, Olives C, Omer SB, Ortblad K, Ostro B, Pelizzari PM, Phillips D, Pope CA, Raju M, Ranganathan D, Razavi H, Ritz B, Rivara FP, Roberts T, Sacco RL, Salomon JA, Sampson U, Sanman E, Sapkota A, Schwebel DC, Shahraz S, Shibuya K, Shivakoti R, Silberberg D, Singh GM, Singh D, Singh JA, Sleet DA, Steenland K, Tavakkoli M, Taylor JA, Thurston GD, Towbin JA, Vavilala MS, Vos T, Wagner GR, Weinstock MA, Weisskopf MG, Wilkinson JD, Wulf S, Zabetian A, Lopez AD.
IMPORTANCE Understanding the major health problems in the United States and how they are changing over time is critical for informing national health policy. OBJECTIVES To measure the burden of diseases, injuries, and leading risk factors in the United Sta... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 18, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Recall: Bel Frantoio Mediterranean Olives: Calcidica Sweet
PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 3 (UPI) -- The Rhode Island Department of Health advises consumers not to eat Bel Frantoio Mediterranean Olives: Calcidica Sweet sold at any Ocean State Job Lot stores. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 4, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recipes for Health: Grilled Pizza With Grilled Fennel and Parmesan
Imported black olives are optional, but they add a briny punch that complements the sweet fennel.     (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - July 2, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN Tags: Pizza Recipes Medicine and Health Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

HEALTH Advises Consumers Not to Eat Certain Olives
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) advises consumers not to eat Mediterranean Olives: Calcidica Sweet (Brand: Bel Frantoio) sold at any Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) stores. OSJL is voluntarily recalling the product after HEALTH staff discovered that these products were not handled appropriately to prevent production of the toxin that causes botulism. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 2, 2013 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Climate change: how a warming world is a threat to our food supplies
Global warming is exacerbating political instability as tensions brought on by food insecurity rise. With research suggesting the issue can only get worse we examine the risks around the worldInfographic: the impact of climate on foodWhen the Tunisian street vendor, Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself on fire on 17 December 2010, it was in protest at heavy-handed treatment and harassment in the province where he lived. But a host of new studies suggest that a major factor in the subsequent uprisings, which became known as the Arab spring, was food insecurity.Drought, rocketing bread prices, food and water shortages have all blig...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 13, 2013 Category: Science Authors: John Vidal Tags: Food security World news Society Drought Water Features Climate change The Observer Poverty Global development Environment Africa Source Type: news

Recipes for Health: Walnut Fougasse or Focaccia — Recipes for Health
A Mediterranean flatbread where walnuts and their oil stand in for olives.     (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - April 8, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN Tags: Nuts Recipes Medicine and Health Bread Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

Fill Your Days With Nuts, Olive Oil, Chocolate and Wine
The Mediterranean diet offers some surprises along with its recommendations. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By GINA KOLATA Tags: Food Olive Oil Nuts Chocolate Wines Olives Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news