Grow, harvest, and preserve your own onions – here's how
(Natural News) A prepper pantry isn’t complete without superfoods like onions (Allium cepa). But how do you grow these tear-inducing yet delicious vegetables? (h/t to SelfReliantSchool.com.) Tips for growing onions Before you start planting onion seeds or transplants, find out which onion variety will thrive in your location. There are three onion varieties: short, intermediate, or long... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What do garlic and white onion have in common? Both can lower blood pressure and prevent diabetes
(Natural News) Garlic and onions are commonly used as ingredients to add flavor to foods; they are also known for improving health as they contain many natural antioxidants, such as polyphenols. In a study published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements, garlic, white onion, and purple onion were proven to exhibit powerful antioxidant activities which are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Onions and garlic could protect against cancer
According to a recent study, eating more allium vegetables, such as garlic and onions, might reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Consuming garlic and onions may lower colorectal cancer risk
(Wiley) Consumption of allium vegetables -- which include garlic, leeks, and onions -- was linked with a reduced risk of in colorectal cancer in a study of men and women in China. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Eat lots of onions, leeks and garlic to slash your chance of getting deadly bowel cancer
Eating 35lb of allium vegetables a year could reduce your bowel cancer risk, a study claims. It found that people that ate the most had a 79 per cent reduced risk of the cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From controlling your blood sugar to cleansing your body, here are 5 reasons why you should start eating raw red onions
(Natural News) Chopping onions can make you cry, but it’s a sacrifice worth making because onions can give a dish an incredible boost of flavor. But did you know that eating red onions offers various health benefits and that they can help you manage your blood sugar? Raw vs. cooked red onions According to Haley Hooks, a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red wine and onions? This unusual combination offers potent cardioprotective benefits
(Natural News) By now, we know that both red wine and onions are good for the heart. However, a new Taiwanese study expanded on that by saying that a red wine onion extract is even better at preventing the onset of cardiovascular disease. Red wine has long been studied for its antioxidant content. The grape-based beverage... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Activity sharpens even dementia-affected brains, report suggests
Moving more and strong motor skills seem to help cognitive prowess, results showMoving more might help to keep people ’s brains sharp as they age – even in the face of dementia, researchers have said.Scientists have found older adults fared better when it came to cognitive tasks if they clocked up higher levels of daily activity on a wrist-based tracker – something the researchers said picked up everything from exercising to mundane tasks like chopping onions.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 16, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Medical research Alzheimer's Dementia Society UK news Health Source Type: news

Taking vitamin C and quercetin together can suppress inflammation and decrease cellular damage
(Natural News) Nature’s medicine cupboard is packed with incredibly powerful, safe and side effect-free weapons against even the most life-threatening of illnesses. Studies have already confirmed the individual cancer fighting capabilities of vitamin C and quercetin – a naturally occurring flavonoid found in foods like onions, berries and apples, as well as in certain herbs,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gemini Food Corporation Conducts Voluntary Recall of Imperial Taste Fried Red Onions and Fried Garlic Due to Undeclared Wheat
Gemini Food Corporation has voluntarily recalled all Imperial Taste Fried Red Onions& Fried Garlic canisters as a precautionary measure because it ’s missing an allergen statement and the ingredient panel does not include wheat. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 29, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Garlic the master medicine: Scientists find a compound in the herb that can destroy resistant bacteria
(Natural News) Some say garlic elevates savory dishes, while others avoid it like the plague. However, if you tend to shy away from eating garlic, you might want to think twice as studies show it works remarkably well at killing resistant bacteria and fighting chronic infections. Closely related to vegetables with pronounced flavors like onions,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Medicinal Values of Allium Herbs
[Guardian] Allium is the generic name given to a group of herbs like onions, garlic, leeks, chives and shallots. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Onions are good for your immune system: Study
(Natural News) Too much drug usage leads to disturbances in the immunity that often affects the health. People need to lessen their use of pharmaceutical drugs and try to use more natural products to optimize their immune system and hinder the prevalence of side effects that opioids cause. This is where the onion comes in. Onions belong... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Onions, brisk walks and zinc tablets - how to fight off flu before it gets you 
Most colds can be avoided by making a few simple changes to your diet and exercise habits, as there is growing evidence that what you eat affects your viral fighting abilities writes DR MICHAEL MOSLEY. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Quick quesadillas for an easy dinner solution
If you have a package of whole-wheat tortillas, a cup of cooked chicken or canned beans, and a couple of vegetables in your kitchen, you've got the makings of quick quesadillas. This is a great way to use up leftover zucchini, bell peppers, red onions, tomatoes or frozen corn. You can also toss in cilantro, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Time for a second serving: Garlic and onions reduce the effects of a high-fat diet
(Natural News) For thousands of years, cultures around the world have recognized and utilized the amazing healing benefits of garlic and onions. As far back as 1500 B.C., the Egyptians prescribed garlic to treat a multitude of ailments, including everything from abnormal growths and parasitic infections, to a general feeling of being mentally or physically... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The origin of off-taste in onions
(American Chemical Society) Chopping onions is usually associated with watery and stinging eyes. But after the onions are diced and the tears are dried, the vegetable pieces can sometimes develop an unpleasant bitter taste. Now, one group reports in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that they have identified previously unknown compounds causing this off-taste. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Compounds in 'monster' radish could help tame cardiovascular disease
Step aside carrots, onions and broccoli. The newest heart-healthy vegetable could be a gigantic, record-setting radish. In a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that compounds found in the Sakurajima Daikon, or "monster," radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Compounds in 'monster' radish could help tame cardiovascular disease
(American Chemical Society) Step aside carrots, onions and broccoli. The newest heart-healthy vegetable could be a gigantic, record-setting radish. In a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that compounds found in the Sakurajima Daikon, or 'monster,' radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. The finding could lead to the discovery of similar substances in other vegetables and perhaps lead to new drug treatments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Scientists Are Testing Cancer Drugs to Slow Down Aging
Aging is a perfectly natural process, but that doesn’t mean that humans won’t try everything in their power to slow it down. In recent years, researchers who study aging have become intrigued by the idea of slowing the march of time by ridding the body of its population of older cells. In a new study published in Nature Medicine, scientists led by Dr. James Kirkland, director of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging at Mayo Clinic, show that the proportion of older, aging cells in mice is indeed related to aging-related symptoms, from frailty to lower endurance and slower walking speeds. Kirkland and his ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Aging healthytime Innovation Health Source Type: news

11 Best Foods For Your Immune System
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Vitamin C has a reputation for being a feel-good nutrient, so it will come as no surprise that this list is full of foods with high levels of it. In the body, vitamin C behaves as an antioxidant, which means it protects cells from free-radical damage. Consuming it also helps the body better absorb iron, which is critical for normal immune-system function. Although foods high in vitamin C won’t stop your flu symptoms, eating them regularly may help prevent...
Source: TIME: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vagina or discharge smells like onions: What to do
While a mild vaginal odor is healthy and all vaginas have a different smell, a strong scent of onions may indicate a problem. In this article, we explore the causes of a vagina that smells like onions. These include specific foods, bacterial vaginosis, and poor hygiene. We also cover treatment and prevention methods. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

These 5 Tips From Dietitians Will Make It Easier to Eat Healthy
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jessica Migala / Health Tags: Uncategorized Healthy Eating Nutrition onetime Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Salmon Burgers With a Side of Sweet Potato Fries
Salmon burgers are probably one of my favourite meals to make at home. I often serve them with oven roasted sweet potatoes or a salad made from baby romaine lettuce and avocado mayonnaise that’s created by blending avocado with a little lemon, garlic, olive oil, water and sea salt. What I love about this recipe is that any leftovers can be enjoyed the next day. These burgers make a quick and easy, portable meal for lunchboxes, picnics and entertaining. Try them over steamed brown rice with a splash of wheat free tamari or over a massaged kale salad. They keep well in the fridge for up to three days. This recipe is fr...
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food Source Type: news

Strawberries Top the “Dirty Dozen” List of Fruits and Vegetables With the Most Pesticides
In the latest report about pesticide residues, the Environmental Working Group says that 70% of conventionally grown fruits and vegetables contain up to 230 different pesticides or their breakdown products. The analysis, based on produce samples tested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, found that strawberries and spinach contained the highest amounts of pesticide residues. One sample of strawberries, for example, tested positive for 20 different pesticides, and spinach contained nearly twice the pesticide residue by weight than any other fruit or vegetable. The two types of produce topped the EWG ranking of the 12 fr...
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

10 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Krissy Brady / Health Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of garlic or onion breath?
Garlic and onions add flavor to an extensive variety of foods and have many health benefits. However, both can cause bad breath, especially when eaten raw. This halitosis can last all day. Here, learn 12 easy ways to prevent or eliminate onion or garlic breath at home. We also discuss the science behind the odor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Communication Is Tough, so Make Sure You Have Onions Communication Is Tough, so Make Sure You Have Onions
A friendly gathering going awry over onion-less soup is a good reminder to practice good communication skills.Medscape Optometry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Commentary Source Type: news

Twelve Haggen Stores Voluntarily Recall Select Deli Products in Cooperation with Taylor Farms ’ Onion Recall Due to Possible < em > Salmonella < /em > Contamination
In cooperation with the Taylor Farms recall of diced yellow onions that may be contaminated with Salmonella, 12 Haggen stores are voluntarily recalling deli products that contain raw Taylor Farms brand diced yellow onions. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 19, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Stockpiling perishables: How to store fresh fruits and vegetables for the long term
(Natural News) It’ll be a shame if you have to throw out all those tasty berries, healthy fruits, and nutritious vegetables because they’re no longer fresh. That’s why a PreppersWill article covered the basics on preserving these organic produce. First off, remember that certain vegetables can be cured to extend their lifespans. Garlic, onions, potatoes,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stop Crying! Tear-Free Onions Are Here
For years, people have been crying about how chopping onions brings on the waterworks. Well, there's finally a tearless onion, but the allium has not quite caught on with the general public yet.(Image credit: Fuse/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tove Danovich Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Hearty Chicken Soup That ’s Good for Your Soul and Immune System
When I feel a little run down, I make my restorative Polish-style chicken soup called Rosół, which was taught to me by my great-grandmother to help fight colds. When I ate her soup, I could instantly feel its healing effects and it just made me feel good all over. Chicken soup is simply a protein-rich meat stock, infused with a mirepoix of vegetables such as carrots, onion and leek. After simmering for 1 ½ to 2 hours, you end up with a golden elixir that’s filled with nutrients from the organic chicken meat and vegetables that you’ve used. It can be sipped all day, or made into a more substantial...
Source: TIME: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Teresa Cutter The Healthy Chef Source Type: news

A GP reveals the best foods to eat to tackle ailments  
In her new book, Eat Well Stay Well, Dr Sarah Brewer reveals people can avoid the flu epidemic sweeping the UK by cooking with onions. Stress can be overcome by ditching caffeine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survival food staple: 12 household and medicinal uses for the onion
(Natural News) Onions are naturally tasty — add them to any dish, and they would surely make an already scrumptious meal even more flavorful. What’s better is, not only are items of joy to the palate, onions are also blessings to the body due to their many nutritional and medicinal benefits. What are those? Read this... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Drug resistance: Could these onions help us win the war?
Researchers find that compounds from a species of onion can kill the tuberculosis bacterium. Could this be the key to combatting drug resistance? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: MRSA / Drug Resistance Source Type: news

Skinny pigs? Low-fat craze gone too far
Let’s face it. You and I both know most Americans are struggling with their weight. I see it in my practice every day. There’s not one study that will tell you otherwise. What’s more, there’s been an explosion of not only obesity, but of related diseases like diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. But did you realize that the rates of obesity and disease in America began rising at the exact same time the health authorities told us to eat a low-fat diet? It started in 1977 when George McGovern led a Senate Committee that released its “Dietary Goals for the United States.” According to ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Nutrition clogged arteries fat heart healthy low-fat polyunsaturated fats skinny Weight Loss Source Type: news

Is techno-farming going to replace chemical farming? Some farmers are switching from herbicides to robots for their weed problems
(Natural News) Robotic weeders are growing in popularity, an expert said, to support the growth and proliferation of specialty crops, or crops that are not mass-produced, and which include vegetables like broccoli, onions, lettuce, and tomatoes. The necessity for the utilization of robotic weeders comes from two issues: one, a lack of herbicides that can be... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does an onion in the sock work for a cold?
A look at the folk remedy of an onion in the sock for cold and flu treatment. We determine whether it works, and explore the other benefits of onions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

NYT gets trolled for recipe for Brussels sprout sliders
The New York Times posted a years-old recipe for a vegetarian slider dish on Twitter this week. It calls for Brussels sprouts cut in half like a burger bun and filled with onions and marinated tempeh. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu prevention diet: Goldie Hawn’s nutritionist says eat THESE foods to boost immunity
FLU symptoms could be prevented by eating a diet rich in onions, turkey and bananas to boost immunity, according to Goldie Hawn ’s wellbeing specialist. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why does the durian stink? Scientists unravel smelly fruit's DNA
Despite its stomach-churning aroma, the durian is an important tropical fruit crop and knowing more about its DNA may help protect itOnce described by a detractor as smelling of “turpentine and onions, garnished with a gym sock”, southeast Asia’sdurian fruit leaves no one unmoved – you either adore or abhor it.Popular in Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, the spiny, stinky delicacy is banned from public transport and many hotels because of its strong smell.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Fruit Science Food & drink Life and style Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why do onions make you cry?
Cut up an onion, and you?ll likely cry a few tears. It?s the result of a chemical reaction you start with the first slice of your knife ? a reaction that researchers continue to explore. Jen Welper, executive chef with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, says the sting is part of the onion?s survival [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 9, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Two weeks to bowel cancer?
There’s no doubt antibiotics have saved a lot of lives. But because they’ve been overprescribed for so many years we’ve ended up with a slew of health problems. For one thing, overuse of antibiotics wreaks havoc on your microbiome… That’s your body’s ecosystem. Your microbiome has 100 trillion or so bacteria, viruses and fungi. It affects just about every organ and body system. Some of these gut bugs cause disease and infection. But other good bacteria are called “probiotics.” They boost your immune system. They help you digest your food and turn it into vitamins. But in...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Randall Hall Tags: Cancer Health Men's Health Source Type: news

The 10 Best Flowers to Plant in Fall
This article originally appeared on Sunset.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lennie Larkin / Sunset Tags: Uncategorized Flowers gardening onetime Source Type: news

Recipe: Braised chicken with mushrooms and pearl onions
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HealthWatch: Healing Organs With Chip; Tear-Free Onions?
BOSTON (CBS) – Healing organs with a single touch. Scientists in Ohio have developed a “chip” the size of a cufflink, which when touched to the skin with an electrical current injects DNA into skin cells, in less than a second. That genetic material can then reprogram skin cells to become virtually any type of cell in the body. Using the chip in mice, the scientists were able to heal blood vessels in damaged legs and restore brain tissue after a stroke. One goal of the new technology is to help heal the brains of people with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease. Since it uses the patient’...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do onions make us cry?
Few can escape the wrath of the onion; the chemicals released in self-defense make us well up. Scientists shed light on the enzyme responsible. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

The nitty-gritty behind how onions make you cry
(American Chemical Society) Adding onions to a recipe can make a meal taste rich and savory, but cutting up the onion can be brutal.   Onions release a compound called lachrymatory factor (LF), which makes the eyes sting and water. Scientists know that a certain enzyme causes this irritating compound to form but precisely how it helps LF form in the onion remained an open question. Now, one group reports in ACS Chemical Biology that they have the answer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 2, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Red onions found to fight cancer more powerfully than yellow or white onions
(Natural News) Red onions were more effective than yellow or white onions in killing cancer cells, according to a study published in Food Research International. To carry out the study, a team of researchers at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada examined five types of onions of varying colors including Lasalle, Fortress, Safrane, Stanely and Ruby... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Chopping Onions Makes You Cry
Eye doctor explains how they release a noxious gas when cut (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news