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Eat oranges, protect your bones: New study shows vitamin C cuts risk of hip fractures
(Natural News) In order to have stronger, healthier bones, all you need to do is to drink orange juice daily. According to a report by The Daily Mail, a new study suggests that increasing your intake of vitamin C can reduce the risk of hip fractures. Researchers from Zhengzhou University in China carried out a meta-analysis... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid reflux: Avoid THESE foods to prevent heartburn and leaky stomach acid
HEARTBURN is a common condition, and is caused by stomach acid leaking out and heading back up the gullet. This condition, otherwise known as acid reflux, is triggered by certain foods, including cheese and oranges. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To save Florida's oranges, Colorado State University team will study deadly citrus disease
(Colorado State University) Over the last decade, Florida's famous citrus industry has been battered by a disease called citrus greening, which has destroyed acres of crops and cost untold billions in revenue.Combining expertise in soil, plant pathology, entomology and chemistry, a Colorado State University team will research how the disease propagates, and how it can be stopped. Their efforts are supported by a $1.2 million gift from Cutrale, one of the largest suppliers of orange juice in the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 31, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Fun Fact: Acerola and Vitamin C
Acerola contains more vitamin C than any other fruit, including oranges. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Fun Facts Source Type: news

Vitamin C injections could play a role in treating blood cancers
Conclusion This mouse study explored whether treatment with vitamin C could restore function of TET2 and therefore block the progression of blood cancers like leukaemia. It found that using high doses of vitamin C intravenously did in fact suppress the growth of leukaemia cancer stem cells in the mice implanted with cell lines from human patients with leukaemia. It also reported that using vitamin C alongside existing treatment with PARP inhibitors helped reduce the progressions of the disease. The researchers suggest that in the future, vitamin C could be used alongside chemotherapy and other conventional treatment forms....
Source: NHS News Feed - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer Source Type: news

High doses of vitamin C could help fight blood cancer
Found in high levels in oranges, peppers and kale, scientists at the Perlmutter Cancer Centre in New York believe it encourages blood cancer stem cells, which fuel the growth of tumours, to die. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

YouTube's AsapSCIENCE works out how everyday food kills
Youtube channel AsapSCIENCE has revealed in two hit videos what can kill you if you eat or drink enough of it. It would take 1,000 oranges to kill you, but only two teaspoons of nutmeg. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pigment Found in Chamomile, Parsley Kills Mesothelioma Cells
A yellowish pigment common to parsley, celery, chamomile tea, oranges and grapefruit may be the latest treatment for mesothelioma cancer, a new study shows. While numerous studies have demonstrated the anti-cancer and antioxidant properties of apigenin (API), the natural pigment found in these plants and vegetables, researchers recently tested it against malignant mesothelioma cells. Doctors at the University of Rome evaluated the anti-tumor activities of API in mice injected with mesothelioma cells. API inhibited malignant mesothelioma (MM) cell survival and activated cell death, known as apoptosis. Mice treated with AP...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 26, 2017 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Walter Pacheco Tags: apigenin benefits apigenin for cancer apigenin for mesothelioma new mesothelioma treatment Source Type: news

Citrus Fruit Could Lower Your Risk of Dementia by 23% - AARP
2 days ago ... Increasing your daily intake of citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruit could lower your risk of dementia and help your memory. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - July 14, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Orange a day cuts the risk of dementia by a quarter
Daily intake of any citrus fruits such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons or limes can cut the chances of developing the incurable brain condition by almost a quarter, a new study suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sneaky Things That Make You Eat More (Even When You're Not Hungry)
By Stephanie Booth Ever find yourself going about your day, not even thinking about food . . . when all of a sudden your appetite kicks in, and you’re at the drive-thru or rummaging through your pantry, looking for whatever it is you crave? That’s because feeling hungry often has little to do with whether your system really needs food and a lot more to do with some sneaky cues and behaviors you encounter without realizing it. These 6 are among the biggest offenders tricking you into thinking you’re hungry when you really aren’t.  Cooking shows There may be a downside to turning to TV ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical Trials Day 2017: Celebrating research participants and professionals worldwide
The objective of Clinical Trials Day is not only to celebrate James Lind’s study but also to improve public health awareness on the various challenges confronted by scientists and other professionals when conducting clinical trials, as well as celebrate the patients and professionals that make clinical research possible. Meetings, activities and other social events in honor of Clinical Trials Day aim to increase engagement among the public and clinical health professionals alike. Events Happening Around the World on May 19: The Association of Clinical Research Professionals is providing printable posters and encour...
Source: Mass Device - May 17, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

Sorry, But You Should Absolutely Not Use Beer As A Painkiller
For SELF, by Zahra Barnes. We hate to be buzzkills, but if you recently heard that a study proved beer is a better painkiller than medications like Tylenol, that’s not quite the case. In reality, the study results aren’t as cut and dried as that. The meta-analysis in question was published in The Journal of Pain in December 2016, and it’s making waves again (we get it — the weather warms up, everyone gets extra excited about the prospect of a cold beer, us included). In the meta-analysis, researchers looked at 18 different studies involving 404 total participants in an effort to study beer&rsq...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily diet of fresh fruit linked to lower diabetes risk
Conclusion The study findings – that eating fresh fruit every day does not raise the risk of diabetes, and may reduce it – are reassuring and in line with dietary advice in the UK. It's also helpful to see evidence that people who already have diabetes are likely to benefit from fresh fruit as well, because there has not been much research into fruit-eating for people with diabetes. However, it's a step too far to say that fresh fruit prevents diabetes or diabetes complications. Fresh fruit is just one part of a healthy diet, and diet is just one of the things that may affect someone's risk of getting diabetes....
Source: NHS News Feed - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Food/diet Source Type: news

High doses of vitamin C can help to battle cancer
By injecting patients with the vitamin, usually found in oranges, they were able to get up to 1,000 times the amount than they would through eating, according to researchers from the University of Iowa. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do Showers Make Oranges Taste Better? NPR Investigates
The Internet is full of things, including a Reddit subgroup devoted to the act of eating an orange in the shower. We gave it a shot ourselves.(Image credit: Claire Harbage/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - March 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

Adventurous People Might Be Healthier Than The Rest Of Us
Scientists may have evidence that our personality plays into our eating habits. People who are open and extroverted eat more fruits and vegetables than others, according to new research. The new report, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, analyzed the eating habits of more than 1,000 young adults ages 17 to 25. Researchers gave participants a test to measure for the “Big Five” personality traits: openness to experience, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism. Then they assigned some participants to keep a food diary for 21 days and others for 13 da...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adventurous People Might Be Healthier Than The Rest Of Us
Scientists may have evidence that our personality plays into our eating habits. People who are open and extroverted eat more fruits and vegetables than others, according to new research. The new report, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, analyzed the eating habits of more than 1,000 young adults ages 17 to 25. Researchers gave participants a test to measure for the “Big Five” personality traits: openness to experience, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism. Then they assigned some participants to keep a food diary for 21 days and others for 13 da...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 3, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Emergentology: Apples are to Oranges as the ED is to the Clinic
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - March 1, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergentology Source Type: news

5 Things I Learned About My Husband Since His Death 3 Weeks Ago
My life partner of decades passed away three weeks ago. And what I’ve discovered in those difficult weeks is how much I didn’t know about the man I spent the bulk of my adult life with. No, I haven’t discovered that he kept a second family in Ohio or anything along that magnitude. But what I did discover surprised me.  1) He intentionally made turning on a TV in our house harder than it needs to be. For real. My husband Vic was the master of the remotes. The black one for on/off. Gray one for volume. Blackish-gray one for channel changing. Or at least that’s what I think they do. Thro...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Is Exactly When You're More Likely To Catch The Flu
By Amanda MacMillan Cases of flu are on the rise, according to a recent statement from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and experts are warning that this year’s flu season will be worse than last. Now, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Virology is shedding some light on exactly how cold weather and the spread of viruses are linked. It turns out, seasonal flu outbreaks first appear each year about a week after the winter’s first cold spell — or at least that’s what happened in Sweden, over the course of three years when researchers tracked weather...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What lies beneath: discovering surprising jewels in the North Sea
Not far from the mouth of the river Tyne, fabulously-coloured nudibranchs and corals can be spotted amongst rusting sunken shipsAs I finned alongside the bulky remnants of the ship ’s boilers - three massive blocks of northern iron – the light had almost gone. The gently rusting masses were riddled with fire-tubes, each seemingly host to a wary crab. In some, the red eyes of a velvet swimming crab (Necora puber) reflected my light; in others edible crabs (Cancer pagurus) retreated from my gaze. Small prawns and a few well-camouflaged fish moved to avoid me, drab browns revealed as reds and oranges under my torc...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 17, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Richard Aspinall Tags: Marine life Biology Environment Wildlife Science Source Type: news

The Physics of Mass Gatherings and the Trump Inauguration
Sometimes, things get out of control. Take, for example, mass gatherings. Usually they're safe, but every now-and-again, we hear about a disaster where a number of people are crushed to death or injured in a stampede. In retrospect, it seems so avoidable, but is that always the case? I recently wrapped up a study with some colleagues from Uppsala University's Mathematics Department, and it looks like, at least in some cases, that the risk for injury in mass gatherings naturally emerges from mechanics and the physics of disorder. Here's what it comes down to: in a crowd packed shoulder-to-shoulder, the random positionin...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 16, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

How to cure a cold UPDATE: Vitamin C does NOT get rid of symptoms
HOW TO get rid of a cold is often thought to include dosing up on vitamin C by taking tablets or eating lots of oranges. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 things you and your teen may not know about marijuana — but should
Massachusetts is now among eight U.S. states to legalize marijuana for adult (21+) recreational use, a decision that’s created a relaxed stance on use of the drug and left many parents worried. The simple, clear and empowering message we suggest parents share with teens is that avoidance of marijuana is best and here’s why. Marijuana is harmful to adolescents. Repeated use of marijuana during the critical windows of brain growth and development of adolescence is associated with anatomic changes in the brain, drops in IQ, serious mental-health disorders and overall poorer functioning. While these harms are dose...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 4, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Sharon Levy Tags: Health & Wellness Kids' Safety Teen Health Adolescent Substance Abuse Program adoloscent substance abuse Dr. Sharon Levy marijuana medical marijuana Source Type: news

Turns Out Oranges Aren't The Best Source Of Vitamin C, After All
It’s that time of year. The time of year when everyone around us is sick and all us healthy people are popping Emergen-Cs and vitamin C tablets in a desperate attempt to try to remain well. Here’s the thing you should know: despite the commonly held belief, vitamin C doesn’t actually help you fight a cold ― it took 50 years of research to conclude that.  But just because it can’t keep you from getting sick, that doesn’t mean you should discard vitamin C altogether. It is a crucial part of a healthy diet. Vitamin C is believed to help us stay healthy against cardiovascular disease, ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I Am A Heroin Addict: Ghost Of Christmas Past
"Daddy, Daddy, Santa Claus was here! Come quick!" My son, Jack, is four. It's 6 o'clock Christmas morning, and he doesn't have a clue that his father is locked in the bathroom dope sick. Jack twists and pulls frantically on the bathroom doorknob. "You should see all the presents, Daddy. I was a good boy." The cramps in my lower stomach are in a full-scale riot. I can't stand. I can't walk. I am sitting on the edge of the toilet trying to be quiet as I dry-heave. The cramping in my calves is unbearable. My T-shirt is marked with cold sweat as I bite off the top of the small rainbow bag holding the hero...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

13 ways to keep free radicals away, and why it's so important
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seven Essential Tips To Breaking Up With Sugar
As we come to the end of 2016, many of us start to look back – and reflect. The year has been defining – even redefining – in many ways. Politics, technology and culture have all seen major leaps and in some cases, hurdles. In public health, it’s been a big year for sugar.Global recognition is building for the very real health concerns posed by large and increasing quantities of hidden sugar in our diets. This near-ubiquitous additive found in products from pasta sauces to mayonnaise has been in the headlines and in our discussions. The seemingly innocuous sweet treat raises eyebrows from community ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Light switch in autumn leaves
Before trees lose their leaves in the winter, they offer us a bright autumnal display of reds, oranges, and yellows. This results from the decomposition of the compound that makes leaves green: chlorophyll. Among the decomposition products are yellow phyllobilins that demonstrate unusual chemical properties. These compounds, say scientists, act as four-step molecular “switches” that are triggered by light in different ways depending on the environment. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 28, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

How To Boost Melatonin Naturally
Most people know melatonin as the sleep hormone. And that’s right. It helps your body cycle down every night so you can rest. But melatonin is so much more than that… It’s also one of your body’s most powerful cancer killers. Studies show melatonin boosts the immune system. It protects against the toxic side effects of chemo and radiation. It improves wound healing after surgery. And it even increases cancer survival rates.1 And new research proves that melatonin suppresses the growth of breast cancer tumors. How does melatonin affect breast cancer? Mammograms detect cancer. In a lab at Michig...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 10, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Health Women's Health Source Type: news

Cut Down on Sugar This Halloween
By Stacy SimonFor the past 30 years, Americans have been sweetening their diets with more and more sugar. These days, we each consume an average 20 teaspoons of sugar a day – most of it from soda and other soft drinks, candy, desserts, and sweetened dairy products – according to the American Heart Association (AHA).The AHA recommends no more than 5 teaspoons of sugar a day for women and 9 for men on average. Children under age 2 should have no food or drinks sweetened with sugar. Children and teens up to 18 should be limited to 6 teaspoons of added sugars per day and limited to no more than 8 ounces per week of...
Source: American Cancer Society :: News and Features - October 4, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diet/Exercise/Weight Source Type: news

Redesigning the Gas Lounge: How residents changed their space
Anesthesiology residents at Stanford used to spend their few precious moments of relaxation in a lounge that looked like a dirty apartment. With a low-budget, resident-led plan, they found the funds and redesigned the anesthesiology lounge —known as the “Gas Lounge”—into a space that is clean, calm and where they would actually want to eat and sleep.  The Gas Lounge " before " Physicians spend a large portion of their lives at work and most of the time they get to actually relax is in the on-call room. Adam Was, MD, a fifth-year resident in the combined pediatrics and anesthesia...
Source: AMA Wire - September 22, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Troy Parks Source Type: news

Nourishing Foods For A Healthy Heart
Nutrition is one of the key, if not most important, areas to address in order to successfully manage high blood pressure, cholesterol and to maintain overall heart health. Here are some of the best whole foods that can improve these health metrics through a nourishing lifestyle. Blood Pressure It used to be thought that lowering sodium intake was the most important dietary change we could make to help improve blood pressure. However, we now know that there are a few other minerals that play a huge role in blood pressure control. These minerals are calcium, magnesium and potassium, which help to lower blood pressure by pr...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 Foods That Can Calm Anxiety And 3 That Don't.
dear Editor, I've included credits for all the photos above each point below the post and am hoping we can use this photo for the post itself and for social media sharing. Thank you! Anxiety has become so prevalent in today's world, it's now considered the norm rather than the unusual. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health) While medication is a valid route, many of us choose to seek a mo...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Citrus fruits could help prevent obesity-related heart disease, liver disease, diabetes
Oranges and other citrus fruits are good for you -- they contain plenty of vitamins and substances, such as antioxidants, that can help keep you healthy. Now a group of researchers reports that these fruits also help prevent harmful effects of obesity in mice fed a Western-style, high-fat diet. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 21, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Oranges and lemons can help STOP diseases caused by obesity including diabetes
ORANGES and lemons not only pack a vitamin C punch to keep a cold at bay, they can hep prevent obesity-related heart disease, liver disease and diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 5 Top Tips For Feeding Our Children Right From The Start
As parents, we all want to do the best for our children. We advocate getting them into the best schools and making sure the best teachers are teaching them. We keep them physically active by shuttling them from one activity to the next. But sometimes we miss the mark when it comes to what we are feeding them. Our children are being left behind with the poor food they are fed. We are seeing an explosion of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism and developmental disorders. In addition, many of our children have what used to be diseases only seen in adults, such as obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and f...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 4 Differences Between Introversion and Social Anxiety
This article first appeared on QuietRev.com Two introverts walk into a bar. No, really. Liam and Alex are at the local wood-paneled pub having lunch—an incongruous combination of veggie burgers with bacon. “They cancel each other out,” says Liam. They are both handsome, soft-spoken 22-year-old college seniors, graduating this spring with honors.  They are housemates who have been known to finish each other’s sentences. Most importantly, they are self-proclaimed introverts. Ask Liam about this coming Saturday night, and he says, “Well, I’ll probably chill with my roommates. We jam&md...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Top 5 Nutrients For Healthy Skin
We all want that dewy, youthful glow to our skin and there's no better way to make that happen than to eat a healthy, balanced diet. Our skin's appearance is the first thing people notice and when our skin looks good, we feel good about ourselves. To obtain beautiful skin, it begins from the inside out. Our food choices make a huge difference and when we feed ourselves the nutrients to make this happen, our skin is a reflection of that. Some of our biggest beauty concerns have to do with appearance of aging skin - wrinkles, discoloration, adult acne, and sagging skin. There are many factors that can determine how well ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 healing vitamins and minerals post hysterectomy
The post 5 healing vitamins and minerals post hysterectomy appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. We all know that diet and nutrition play an important role in our ongoing health and well-being; after all we’ve seen the reports about salt, fat, sugar and all the other nasties over the year’s.  What’s worrying though is when what we thought was bad turns out to be good (in moderation) and vice versa. Those foods we’ve been avoiding all these years, because they were the worst thing we could eat, are in fact an essential part of a health diet. So, this post is designed to help you under...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - July 28, 2016 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Hysterectomy Recovery healthy diet vitamin a vitamin c vitamin d vitamin K vitamins and minerals zinc Source Type: news

Why I Choose To Be Vegan
The word vegan tends to terrify some people and send them running for the cow-filled hills. I get it: it's scary to make such a drastic lifestyle change, especially if you're the kind of person that's become accustomed to meat and/or dairy in every meal. I was like that, not long ago. If you would had asked 20 year-old me if I would ever be a vegan, I would have laughed in your face, fully convinced the world would end before I gave up Manchego cheese and Serrano ham. You're probably wondering, how can I make this change to help myself and the planet? Won't everyone make fun of me all the time? How am I going to get enoug...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comparing applets and oranges: barriers to evidence-based practice for app-based psychological interventions - Leigh S.
Poor-quality pharmaceuticals and medical devices rarely make it to market; however, the same cannot be said for app-based interventions. With a high availability but low evidence base for mHealth, apps are an increasingly uncertain prospect to users and he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

6 Secrets To Staying Fit And Healthy At Work
Work, work, work! It's all we seem to do nowadays. There's nothing wrong with having a busy lifestyle, but when your health begins to be negatively impacted, it's time to follow a few essential but easy measures to ensure you stay fit and healthy, no matter your work schedule. 1. Replace candy and junk food with fruits. This can be doubly effective if you start convincing your co-workers to do the same. How many times does someone bring in a tasty, decadent treat for all to share? Sure their intentions are noble, feeding the sleep-deprived workers delicious goodies that will give them a sugar rush. Just remember, those ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moringa's Health Benefits In Lowering Inflammation
Copyright: Brenda Dawson/UC Davis Moringa is known throughout the world as a miracle tree. But, what exactly is moringa and why is research buzzing about the possible health benefits of this hearty plant? Moringa is a tree that is an important crop native to India and currently grown throughout the world in Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa. The entire tree is edible, from its roots, flowers, leaves, seeds, gum, fruits and bark. Generally, moringa is consumed by cooking the leaves or immature fruits and more recently as a dried leaf powder used as tea or sprinkled into food. Although 13 species exist in the morin...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: This Is How Butterflies Create Their Brilliant Color
Working in the Amazon rainforest has its challenges. To name an obvious one, it can be difficult to lug equipment into remote field sites to conduct research. Fortunately we live in a time when technology is rapidly becoming both cheaper and more portable. I'd like to describe a couple tools that I used to examine the butterflies below. Then I'll discuss the fascinating ways these creatures create color. Macro shot of a Heliconius butterfly wing. The different colors (oranges, yellows, blacks) are caused by pigment production in each individual scale. For starters, digital SLR cameras and macro lenses are powerful hand...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 23, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

How huanglongbing affects oranges' detachment force, fruit properties
Researchers evaluated the effects of huanglongbing (HLB) symptom severity on fruit detachment force and fruit mechanical properties in sweet oranges as indicators of potential HLB-influenced preharvest fruit drop and postharvest damage and breakdown. Analyses showed that fruits from severely HLB-symptomatic sweet orange trees are more likely to have problems with preharvest fruit drop and postharvest pressure damage and breakdown, but may have less puncture damage in harvesting, transportation, packing, and juice processing. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - June 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news