Five Houston Officers Shot during Encounter with Suspect
HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) - Five Houston Police Officers were shot in southeast Houston Monday afternoon after an "encounter with a suspect." The incident occurred at about 5 p.m., according to police, in the Pecan Park neighborhood, near Harding St. and Fennell. HPD officials have not yet released details about the incident, but confirmed  five officers had been shot. Their conditions are not known at this time. According to law enforcement sources, one of the wounded officers was shot in the face. The incident occurred after the officers -- from the Narcotics Division -- were serving a warrant, sources s...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 29, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

Five Houston Officers Shot during Encounter with Suspect
HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) - Five Houston Police Officers were shot in southeast Houston Monday afternoon after an "encounter with a suspect." The incident occurred at about 5 p.m., according to police, in the Pecan Park neighborhood, near Harding St. and Fennell. HPD officials have not yet released details about the incident, but confirmed  five officers had been shot. Their conditions are not known at this time. According to law enforcement sources, one of the wounded officers was shot in the face. The incident occurred after the officers -- from the Narcotics Division -- were serving a warrant, sources s...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 29, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

Five Houston Officers Shot, Injured While Serving Warrant
HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) - Veteran narcotics officers broke down the door of a suspected drug den in southeast Houston Monday afternoon, armed with a warrant and hoping to arrest heroin dealers operating out of the Pecan Park home. They were met by a hail of gunfire, instead, as one of the suspects inside unleashed a barrage of bullets that wounded four officers, two critically. "This is never one of the calls you want to get as a chief," Police Chief Art Acevedo said outside Memorial Hermann Hospital hours later, while flanked by top police brass, Mayor Sylvester Turner and a host of other city officials...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 29, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

Five Houston Officers Shot, Injured While Serving Warrant
HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) - Veteran narcotics officers broke down the door of a suspected drug den in southeast Houston Monday afternoon, armed with a warrant and hoping to arrest heroin dealers operating out of the Pecan Park home. They were met by a hail of gunfire, instead, as one of the suspects inside unleashed a barrage of bullets that wounded four officers, two critically. "This is never one of the calls you want to get as a chief," Police Chief Art Acevedo said outside Memorial Hermann Hospital hours later, while flanked by top police brass, Mayor Sylvester Turner and a host of other city officials...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 29, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Sweet potatoes pack the unique health benefits of regular potatoes with a little something extra. “In general, the more color you can add into your diet coming from fruits and vegetables, the better,” says Yasi Ansari, a sports dietitian in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Still, the many nutritional benefits are no excuse to spring for sweet potato fries at every chance. Here’s what you need to know about how healthy sweet potatoes are, plus the best ways to incorporate them into any diet. What are the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes? “All potatoes are nutrient-dense and healthy for you,&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Holiday Meals and Food Allergies/Special Diets
Are you planning your holiday menus for when your friends and families are gathering during the holiday season?  It can be fun to plan what foods and beverages to serve until Cousin Bill states he is no longer eating gluten, your best friend is lactose intolerant, your boss is vegan, Grandma is diabetic, and your nephew announces he is bringing his roommate who has specific religious dietary restrictions. Suddenly menu planning becomes a challenge that seem insurmountable. Providing a fun festive gathering includes being a hospitable one as well. Letting your guests know they are welcome and that you are considerate ...
Source: Dragonfly - December 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health dietary restrictions diets food allergies Source Type: news

First Source Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecan and Cashew in Chocolate and Nut Tray
First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling Chocolate and Nut Tray because it contains undeclared tree nuts, pecan and cashew. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to tree nuts (Pecan& Cashew) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Study Blames 'Southern' Diet For Black Health Woes
A new study suggests the key factor in black Americans’ higher blood pressure risk is the traditional Southern diet -- with its deep-fried foods, pecan pies and other tasty but nutritionally dubious fare. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are Common Cross-reactivities with Other Allergens?
Discussion The most common allergic foods are cow’s milk (most common), egg, peanut, tree nut, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Egg, milk, soy and wheat tend to occur in young children and these are more likely to be outgrown over time. Peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and fish occur at all ages and are less likely to be outgrown. Peanut and tree nut allergies also tend to be more severe than other foods. Ninety percent of food fatalities were attributed to tree nuts and peanuts. In a study of anaphylaxis in schools, food was the most likely trigger (54%) with nuts and fruits being the most commonly identified foods. Co-f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 3, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Two new truffle species discovered in Florida pecan orchards
(Florida Museum of Natural History) Two new species of truffles were recently discovered on the roots of pecan trees in Florida orchards. The good news is that you can eat them - the bad news is that you wouldn't want to. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 23, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

GiftTree Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans, Walnuts, Almonds, Peanuts in " Sherman Candy Caramels "
GiftTree, a gift basket company based in Vancouver, WA, is voluntarily recalling 94,000 units of “Sherman Candy Caramels” sold online in the several Gift Baskets because they may contain undeclared pecans, walnuts, almonds and/or peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Why pecans should be your go-to snack when you're hungry
(Natural News) Contrary to what most people believe, finding a snack that sates your hunger while being good for your body isn’t hard at all. Take the pecan, for example. Pecans are used in a wide variety of food products, most notable of which is pecan pie, a Thanksgiving favorite. But if you are concerned... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Nut crusted tofu
If you've never tried tofu, this is an excellent introduction. It doesn't have to be pecans. Use whatever nuts you have on hand. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network ? just in time for you to try over the [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 21, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The health benefits of eating pecans
(Natural News) Pecans are so much more than the main ingredient for pecan pie. For one, they are packed with essential nutrients that help protect us against cardiovascular disease (CVD). Referred to as Carya illinoinensis in scientific literature, pecans are a member of the Juglandaceae family, which makes it a relative of the hickory and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat just one small handful of pecans every day to dramatically improve your heart health
(Natural News) It’s not just an apple a day that keeps the doctor away – a study has shown that eating a handful of pecans daily can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and Type 2 diabetes. The results of the study, which was published in Nutrients, found that having at least 1.5 ounces of pecans –... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do You Know if Protein is ‘Complete’ or ‘Incomplete’?
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

6 ‘Healthy’ Snacks a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Eating Pecans May Cut Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes
FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 -- Eating pecans every day for four weeks improves certain markers of cardiometabolic disease risk, according to a study published online March 11 in Nutrients. Diane L. McKay, Ph.D., from Tufts University in Boston, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pecans protect from heart attacks if you're overweight
A recent study from Tufts University, Massachusetts, shows how pecans may help protect overweight people from heart attacks, possibly because they have healthier fats than found in other foods (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The power of pecans: protect from heart attacks if you're overweight
A recent study from Tufts University, Massachusetts, shows how pecans may help protect overweight people from heart attacks, possibly because they have healthier fats than found in other foods (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can pecans protect heart health?
A new study concludes that adding pecan nuts to the diet reduces the levels of markers that signal cardiovascular risk. Here, we delve into the details. (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

Eating pecans had significant effect on biomarkers of heart disease and type 2 diabetes
(Kellen Communications - NY) A new study published in Nutrients shows that eating just 1.5 ounces of pecans -- one small handful -- every day may protect adults at risk for developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 22, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Video: Pecan-crusted tofu
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Banana pecan compote
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Snyder ’s Lance Announces Voluntary Recall of a Limited Amount of 6.5 oz Emerald® Glazed Walnuts Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Peanuts, Almonds, Cashews and Pecans
Emerald ® Nuts is initiating a voluntary recall for a limited amount of its 6.5oz Glazed Walnuts product, distributed nationwide, due to the potential presence of undeclared peanuts, almonds, cashews and pecans in the product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of ser ious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued by Sunneen Health Foods for Undeclared Pecan in Vegan Buffalo Chicken Bites
Sunneen Health Foods is voluntarily recalling mislabeled Whole Foods Market Vegan Buffalo Chicken Bites sold at 13 Whole Foods Market stores in New York and New Jersey because the products contained tree nut (pecan) allergens that were not listed on the product label. The issue was discovered at the distribution center. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans 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 - February 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Farrell Farms, Inc. Issues allergy alert on undeclared milk in Dark Chocolate Almonds, Dark Chocolate Cashews, and Dark Chocolate Pecans
Farrell Farms, Inc. of Goldsboro, NC is recalling 7 oz Dark Chocolate Almonds, 7 oz Dark Chocolate Cashews, and 7 oz Dark Chocolate Pecans, because these products may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk 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 - November 29, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Vitamin E found in nuts may prevent asthma attacks
Sufferers had reduced airway inflammation and less sticky mucus in lungs, found a University of North Carolina study. The beneficial vitamin E is found in walnuts, pecans and peanut. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes is not genetic
She was a beautiful woman. A patient who was easy for me to relate to. When she started to weep, I understood. I’ve heard stories like hers hundreds of times since the beginning of my career, back in Lake Worth in 1992. Let me tell you why I think this is important for you. She said, “My doctor told me I have diabetes, and it’s incurable.” So I told her, you’re not broken. There is no gene for type 2 diabetes. The things we’ve been telling people about diabetes being genetic is just dead wrong. Research has shown that genetic predispositions for most chronic diseases explain very little ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Natural Cures Nutrition Chronic diseases diabetes diet Glycemic glycemic index GMO grains high Glycemic foods low-glycemic food Syndrome Zero Source Type: news

Starbucks debuts new Maple Pecan Latte beverage
A tall Maple Pecan Latte with 2 per cent milk has 270 calories, 8g of total fat, and 35g,  a Starbucks spokesperson told DailyMail.com. That's more than the PSL, which has 240. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seven Sundays LLC. Recalls Vanilla Cherry Pecan Muesli Because of Possible Health Risk
Seven Sundays LLC of Minneapolis, MN is recalling their Vanilla Cherry Pecan Muesli 12 oz. pouches because it may contain undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds 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 16, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Schnucks Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans in German Chocolate Cake Labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow”
Schnucks Bakery, a St. Louis, Mo. establishment, is issuing an allergy alert on 13 German Chocolate Cakes labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow” that contain pecans that are not listed on the ingredient label. Those with an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 9, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

The Comfy Cow Recalls Pints of Ice Cream Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination and/or High Coliform Counts
The Comfy Cow is recalling pints of Banana Puddin Y ’all, Chocolate Squared2, Cookies and Cream, Cow Trax, Double Fold Vanilla, Georgia Butter Pecan, Intense Dark Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Strawberry Fields Forever due to a potential contamination of E. coli. E. coli bacteria can cause diarrhea and dehydration. Most people who are infected recove r, but the bacteria can be deadly. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 8, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Voluntary Recall of CLIF BUILDER'S Bar Chocolate Mint Flavor, CLIF Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Mint and CLIF Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Chip Flavors
Clif Bar& Company is initiating a voluntary recall of CLIF ® BUILDER'S ® Bar Chocolate Mint flavor, and CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Mint and CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Chip flavors due to possible presence of undeclared peanuts and some tree nuts, including almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, walnuts and coconuts. Clif Bar& Company is taking this precautionary safety step for people who are allergic to peanuts and these listed tree nuts. People with an allergy to peanuts and these specific tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic react...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 5, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

How To Desensitize Your Child To A Food Allergy
The news is suddenly full of new recommendations on how to keep your baby allergy free. But what if it is too late to prevent allergies in your household? What if you’ve already seen your little one break out in hives, swell into a bawling bruised tomato or some other scary reaction? Have the great advances in allergy understanding just come too late for you and your kid? No. Especially if your child is still relatively young.  The newest treatment, under study by experts at Northwestern University in Chicago, involves educating the immune system on the safety of, say, peanuts, by attaching peanut proteins to wh...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Desensitize Your Child To A Food Allergy
The news is suddenly full of new recommendations on how to keep your baby allergy free. But what if it is too late to prevent allergies in your household? What if you’ve already seen your little one break out in hives, swell into a bawling bruised tomato or some other scary reaction? Have the great advances in allergy understanding just come too late for you and your kid? No. Especially if your child is still relatively young.  The newest treatment, under study by experts at Northwestern University in Chicago, involves educating the immune system on the safety of, say, peanuts, by attaching peanut proteins to wh...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 13, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Fry ’s Food Stores Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans and Tree Nuts in Bakehouse Bread Cranberry Orange Bread
Fry ’s Food Stores has recalled Bakehouse Bread Cranberry Orange Bread sold in its retail stores because it contains undeclared pecans and tree nuts. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 5, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Fry ’ s Food Stores Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans and Tree Nuts in Bakehouse Bread Cranberry Orange Bread
Fry ’ s Food Stores has recalled Bakehouse Bread Cranberry Orange Bread sold in its retail stores because it contains undeclared pecans and tree nuts. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 5, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

6 Foods To Jumpstart Your Energy
With the busy activities of everyday life, it can be difficult to find the right foods to recharge your internal battery. In a world filled with fad diets and rapidly changing eating trends, a few standout options rise to the top with their ability to fuel your body and mind. If you’re looking for ways to bolster your energy throughout the day, check out these six foods to help you power up and feel your best. 1. Spinach Studies have shown nearly half of all Americans aren’t consuming the recommended daily allowance of magnesium. This vital nutrient is involved in over 300 chemical reactions in the body, includ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Time to go nuts! Almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts and cashews, linked to lower risk of colon cancer
(Natural News) Eating tree nuts, such as almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts and cashews, may significantly reduce the risk of colon cancer recurrence, a recent study showed. To carry out the study, a team of researchers examined more than 800 patients with stage-III colon cancer. Data from an observational study revealed that patients who ate two ounces... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergen Alert: Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Wegmans Original Killer Brownies with Pecans, Sold Individually or Pre-packaged by the pound in Bakery in New York State Stores Only
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Wegmans Original Killer Brownies with Pecans, because the product may contain peanuts, not declared on the label. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 3, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Already in Peril, Rural Hospitals Unsure on Health Care Bill
CLAXTON, Ga. — Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have been his last breath. He'd gone into cardiac arrest in his office, a co-worker called 911, and an ambulance drove him two miles to the small hospital that serves this rural community in southeast Georgia. "I would have never lasted to get to Savannah or Statesboro," Yarbrough said of the biggest cities near Claxton — each 30 to 60 miles away. "I firmly believe if that hospital wasn't here, I wouldn't be here." But like Yarbrough, the 10-bed Evans Memorial Hospital...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - March 21, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

From Almond Biscotti to "Crack" Nuts: 16 Easy Recipes for Nut Lovers
Nuts are a great way to add flavor, protein and crunch to your cooking. From salads to sweets, these recipes make the very most of nuts. 1. Almond Biscotti Hands-down, my favorite biscotti recipe. Adapted from Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, they are everything good biscotti should be: buttery, lightly sweet and crunchy but not tooth-shattering. GET THE RECIPE 2. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Raisins & Walnuts Baked oatmeal is a comforting Amish breakfast casserole with a consistency similar to bread pudding. There are endless variations — the recipe is easily adapted with whatever fruits and nuts you hav...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued in Two Massachusetts Whole Foods Market Stores for Undeclared Pecans in King Cakes
Whole Foods Market ® stores in Arlington, MA and Brookline, MA are issuing an allergy alert to recall Cream Cheese King Cakes sold between February 4 and February 26, due to an in-store labeling error. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 28, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Cranberry pecan rice pilaf
It only takes a few minutes to turn a side dish of plain rice into cranberry pecan rice pilaf. Reinvent brown rice with the simple addition of cranberries, pecans, fresh thyme and sauteed celery.?Once you get the hang of this formula to bulk up rice, change the nuts and dried fruit to suit your taste. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 15, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Ruth ’s Salad Charlotte NC Expands Recall of Ruth’s Salads Pimento Spreads due to Possible Health Risk. May Contain Listeria Monocytogenes
Ruth ’s Salads Charlotte, NC is expanding the recall of Ruth’s Salads Pimento Cheese Spreads packed in Chester, SC. The products involved include: Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread 7oz; Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread 12 oz.; Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread 24 oz.; Ruth’s Old Fashion Pimento Sprea d 16 oz.; Ruth’s Jalapeno Pimento Spread 12 oz.; Ruth’s Lite Pimento Spread 12 oz.; and Ruth’s Cream Cheese with Pineapple-Pecans 12 oz. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 9, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

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From the desk of Shelly Flais, MDIn the past 2 decades, food allergies have more than tripled. The most common food allergies are peanuts (in the legume family), tree nuts (such as walnuts and pecans), egg, shellfish, soy, wheat, and fish. Due to this growing food allergy epidemic, continued research is investigating what can be done to prevent or treat food allergies. New studies show that children who consume peanuts at earlier ages are less likely to develop a peanut allergy. It is important to note that recommendations vary depending on if your child has severe eczema, asthma, or allergies; if this is the case, talk to...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - January 31, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Food Allergies Healthy Habits Source Type: news

3 Recipes From Oprah's Cookbook That Give Meals A Healthy Makeover
Oprah’s new cookbook, Food Health and Happiness, is packed with healthy recipes ― 115 of them, to be exact ― and lessons she’s learned in the process of ending her lifelong struggle with eating. One big takeaway? Healthy eating isn’t about deprivation. Instead, focus on “comfort-food makeovers,” like those represented in the three cookbook recipes below. “Couscous” With a Surprise Ingredient function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Banana pecan compote
Serve this flavorful banana topping on pancakes or waffles, or pair with your favorite low-fat yogurt. This sauce is a delicious combination of bananas, orange juice, vanilla, cinnamon and chopped pecans.?To add texture, after orange juice reduces add 1 tablespoon of butter and cook until melted. Each Thursday one of the 100+ tasty video recipes [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 11, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

FYI, Almonds Are Not Nuts. And Neither Are A Lot Of Other 'Nuts.'
We all know almonds are a healthy snack and a great dessert ingredient. But get this: almonds are not nuts. They’re seeds of a fruit. More specifically, they’re seeds of the almond fruit, which grows on a tree and is very similar to a peach, botanically speaking. When the almond fruit is ripe, we remove its flesh and shell, then eat the small kernel inside. Check it out: Here’s why almonds are not nuts.  In the botanical world, a nut is a dry, hard-shelled fruit. But as you can see, almonds have a fleshy outer layer. Therefore they’re technically not nuts, but a di...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 28, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news