Food prices are rising as countries limit exports. Blame climate change, El Nino and Russia's war
How do you cook a meal when a staple ingredient is unaffordable? This question is playing out in households around the world as they face shortages of essential foods like rice, cooking oil and onions. That is because countries have imposed restrictions on the food they export to protect their own…#ukraine #elninos #carolinekyalo #kenya #nairobi #tanzania #eastafrican #timothykinyua #ethiopia #josephglauber (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The secret to making plant-based meat taste more 'meaty'? Fermented onions, scientists say
Plant-based alternatives often look like the real deal, but lack that meaty flavour after cooking. Now, experts from the University of Hohenheim think they have the solution - fermented onions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Agri-Neo and BCFoods announce partnership to advance food safety of dehydrated vegetables and spices in China
Neo-Pure Organic Pasteurization will ensure the food safety of BCFoods' dehydrated vegetables and spices, starting with dehydrated onions. TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Agri-Neo, a leader in pasteurization of low-moisture foods, is pleased to announce its partnership with... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 6, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: LIC Source Type: news

Is India exporting food inflation to the world?
Just as tomato prices begin cooling down, onions have gotten dearer by a quarter since June in the domestic market. And pulses which go into making the humble dal (lentil soup) are now around 20% more expensive than at the beginning of the year. The government could step up its response with…#nomura #unitednation #fao #indica #africa #ifpri #vietnam #thailand #pakistan #upaligalketi (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don ’ t Get Dragged Down By “ Zombie Cells ”
Did you watch any of the zombie shows that were all over the airways a few years back? I confess my sons and I really got into the program The Walking Dead. Watching the cast of characters try to survive in a world overrun by dead zombies was a fun way to spend some time together and wrap up a Sunday night. Typically, when I think of the word “zombie,” I’m thinking of science fact, not fiction… Zombie cells are known scientifically as senescent cells. These are dysfunctional cells that have stopped dividing and are nearing the end of their natural lives. Zombie cells are too sick and damaged to carry out the...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - August 25, 2023 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jacob Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Global onion prices could be set to rise with India slapping an export tax on domestic production
With India slapping a 40% export tax on onions on the back of higher domestic prices of the vegetable, analysts are considering the global impact, especially on major importers. The new levy announced Saturday acts to ensure domestic availability and cool inflation, and is effective immediately…#ministryoffinance #maharashtra #pushansharma #mintec #southasian #samarendumohanty #malaysia #srilanka #middleeast (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pre-Colonial Delicacy Could Help Food Security and Climate Change
Togotia, a forgotten African leafy vegetable, has found its way back into markets as its high nutritional value could help address food security. CREDIT: Egerton UniversityBy Wilson OdhiamboNAIROBI, Aug 16 2023 (IPS) Kenya’s fight for food security may have just gone ‘Old School’ as Egerton University dons win a grant to help bring back a pre-colonial delicacy that was gradually sliding its way off consumers’ plates. Their project, dubbed ‘Exploring Potential of Togotia (Erucastrum arabicum), a forgotten African leafy vegetable for nutritional security and climate adaptation in Kenya,’ won the grant in October...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wilson Odhiambo Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Food and Agriculture Headlines Health Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Kenya Source Type: news

Protect Your Heart with Natural Vitamin A
Vitamin A is best known for helping you see better, especially at night. But this often-overlooked nutrient has dozens of other health benefits. Your muscles, immune system, lungs, and kidneys all use it, and your liver stores it to use in an emergency. And now scientists have discovered that vitamin A also activates a stockpile of previously unknown, heart-healing cells inside your pericardium, the fluid-filled sac that surrounds your heart.1,2 First, the researchers discovered that these special cells – a subtype of white blood cells called macrophages – helped heal the hearts of mice. Then they discovered we have th...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - August 9, 2023 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jacob Tags: Anti-Aging Health Source Type: news

I ’ll never forget the Ninja Turtles’ hyper-realistic CGI genitals and neither should you
This week’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem marks the seventh big-screen outing for Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo, who never go on hiatus — the heroes in a half-shell have almost always had a TV show or comic keeping their turtle power going between movies. And despite…#mutantmayhem #tmnt #onions #ninjaturtles #turtles #michaelbaygives #sandiegocomiccon #extra #jjshebesta #michaelbays (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Recipe for Smashed Onion Burgers Comes Together in 10 Minutes
Instead of cooking the onions for your burger separately, smash the raw slices directly into the meat patty to save time and maximize deliciousness. This recipe from the Institute of Culinary Education shows you how. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are Some High or Low FODMAPs Foods?
Discussion FODMAPs is an acronym standing for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. It is a diet strategy which has shown improvement for some adult patients with functional abdominal pain including some with irritable bowel syndrome. The evidence in pediatrics is murky and more well-designed studies are needed; however such studies are difficult to complete. In general, there are 3 phases to this dietary strategy: Avoidance of all high FODMAP foods for 2-6 weeks. In some adult studies there has been improvement in 1 week. Especially in the pediatric age group, some people will only res...
Source: - June 12, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Onions and prayer rugs: Turkey approaches its decisive battle for democracy
It’s now easy to forget that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was once hailed as the paragon of a “Muslim democrat,” who could serve as a model to the entire Islamic world. In the early 2000s, hopes ran high about the charismatic, lanky, former football striker, who received only one red…#turkish #receptayyiperdoğan #muslim #democrat #islamic #istanbul #kasımpaşa #islamism #nato #turkey (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You Don ’t Always Need a Recipe
Good morning. Spend enough time with New York Times Cooking and eventually you’re going to deviate from a recipe, or cook without one entirely. Some will do so out of necessity. The recipe calls for chicken, shallots, smoked paprika and cream, but what you have is pork chops, onions, flour, white…#newyorktimescooking #lawry (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McDonald ’s brings back Hamburglar to market burger recipe changes
The changes include softer, “pillowy” toasted buns; “perfectly” melted cheese; juicier caramelized flavor by adding white onions to the patties while they are still on the grill; and a greater quantity of special sauce on Big Macs. “We found that small changes, like tweaking our process to get…#chadschafer #mcdonaldsusa #mcdonalds #hamburglar #mcdonaldland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 grocery items most likely to cause food poisoning: ‘Big surprise’
Onions, peaches and cold cuts, oh my — these are just some of the risky foods lurking in your kitchen. The latest study by Consumer Reports reveals the 10 kitchen staples most often linked to food recalls from 2017 to 2022, and some might shock you. The report notes that an estimated 48 million…#brianronholm #arizona #michaelhansen #salmonella #thaw #turkey #jameserogers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news