Time Honoured Food Traditions, Pleasing for Palate and Planet
Alia Chughtai (standing at the back), a journalist with filmmaker Akhlaque Mahesar (right, behind the table), and others in their team at Aur Chaawal (And Rice). Chughtai believes in using local fresh ingredients that are healthy and planet-friendly. Her method of cooking fits in with the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition’s Double Pyramid. Credit: Zofeen T. Ebrahim/IPSBy Zofeen EbrahimKARACHI, Nov 19 2021 (IPS) Balance is the absolute key, says Alia Chughtai, a journalist who started a catering service with filmmaker Akhlaque Mahesar, by the name of Aur Chaawal (And Rice), two years ago. She knows what she is ta...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zofeen Ebrahim Tags: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Action Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Green Economy Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations ​ #Nutrition #FoodCulture​ #Barilla #BCFNforum # Source Type: news

4 Astronauts Return Safely to Earth —But in Diapers After Toilet Broke in SpaceX Capsule
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — Four astronauts returned to Earth on Monday, riding home with SpaceX to end a 200-day space station mission that began last spring. Their capsule streaked through the late night sky like a dazzling meteor before parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. Recovery boats quickly moved in with spotlights. “On behalf of SpaceX, welcome home to Planet Earth,” SpaceX Mission Control radioed from Southern California. Their homecoming — coming just eight hours after leaving the International Space Station — paved the way for SpaceX’s launch ...
Source: TIME: Science - November 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Marcia Dunn/AP Tags: Uncategorized overnight Space wire Source Type: news

Astronauts grew green chile on the space station and made themselves space tacos
It's NASA's first time growing peppers in space. And after they were harvested, NASA astronauts got to sample the crop sprinkled on tacos at the International Space Station. (Image credit: NASA) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sharon Pruitt-Young Source Type: news

Roasted red pepper hummus
(Source: MayoClinic.com Recipe of the Day)
Source: MayoClinic.com Recipe of the Day - November 2, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Giants-Rams inactives: Kadarius Toney will play; Darius Slayton out again
Sterling Shepard, Daniel Jones, Jabrill Peppers, Andrew Thomas all active (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

American Scientists Win Nobel Prize in Medicine for Research on Human Sensory Receptors
(STOCKHOLM) — Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for their discoveries into how the human body perceives temperature and touch, revelations that could lead to new ways of treating pain or even heart disease. Americans David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian identified receptors in the skin that respond to heat and pressure. Their work is focused on the field of somatosensation, which explores the ability of specialized organs such as eyes, ears and skin to see, hear and feel. “This really unlocks one of the secrets of nature,” said Thomas Perlmann, secretary-general of the Nobel Committee...
Source: TIME: Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AP / David Keyton and Frank Jordans Tags: Uncategorized medicine wire Source Type: news

Red Hot Chili Peppers to embark on 2022 global stadium tour
With returning guitarist John Frusciante, Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced big plans to hit the road next year… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith: My Day With Charlie Watts
Smith got a lesson in curiosity, humility, and class when he spent a day with Watts in 2018 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pennsylvania produce importer sentenced for smuggling cocaine in boxes of peppers
"Concealing drug shipments with produce is one way drug traffickers try to elude law enforcement," said DEA Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roasted red pepper and chicken wrap
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: Adding more ginger or hot chilli peppers burns belly fat
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat will more often than not come down to avoiding certain types of food. However, scientists and health experts advise adding more ginger and peppers to your diet to help speed up belly fat loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Capsaicin analog could help treatment-resistant lung cancer
(Experimental Biology) A new study found that non-pungent synthetic analog of capsaicin -- the compound that makes chili peppers hot -- made small cell lung cancer cells more responsive to treatment. Small cell lung cancer is a very aggressive form of cancer with a low survival rate. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 27, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How to live longer: Chili peppers reduce cancer risk along with other health benefits
CHILI peppers have been linked to a host of health benefits in various studies. A recent study sought to establish the specific longevity benefits associated with chili pepper consumption. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study of chilli genetics could lead to greater variety on our plates
(University of Bath) Scientists investigating the genetics of chilli pepper species have discovered a whole host of new chilli hybrids that can be grown by crossing domesticated peppers with their wild cousins. This will allow plant breeders to create new varieties that have better disease resistance and could increase productivity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 24, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How to live longer: Fiery chili peppers could reduce your waistline and cancer risk
IF YOU would like to add a bit of spice to your life, then there may be nothing better than a fiery chilli pepper. According to recent research, it could help you to live a healthier and longer life. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The stronger, the better? A natural experiment on the effects of pepper spray concentration levels - Boivin R, Tanguay C.
PURPOSE Oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray has proven to be a relatively effective tool to subdue resistant or aggressive subjects without causing major and permanent injuries. Several products are available to law enforcement organizations and sprays with high... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Chemical that makes chilli peppers spicy boosts solar panel cells
Solar cells treated with capsaicin, the compound that makes chilli peppers spicy to taste, are more efficient at converting solar energy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Distant Cousins Of Food Crops Deserve Respect And Protection
Scientists are calling for efforts to protect hundreds of wild plants in the United States that are related to native foods such as cranberries and chili peppers.(Image credit: Lisa Cox/USFWS) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Charles Source Type: news

How To Cook A Turkey To Perfection: Jennie-O Provides Crucial Thanksgiving Dinner Tips
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: News DJ Sixsmith Jenny-O Thanksgiving Source Type: news

How To Cook A Turkey To Perfection: Jennie-O Provides Thanksgiving Dinner Tips
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Consumer News DJ Sixsmith Jenny-O Thanksgiving Source Type: news

Live Long And Eat Chili Peppers? Cardiologists Report Sweet Results
At the 2020 Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, researchers from the Cleveland Clinic ’s Heart, Vascular, and Thoracic Institute report on new promising data regarding chili pepper consumption and longer, healthier life. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

New research suggests eating chilli peppers can extend your longevity - here's how
HOW TO live longer: Successive studies have pointed to the health benefits of eating chilli peppers but a new study may have provided the most conclusive evidence to date. The latest research suggests chilli peppers confers protection against deadly chronic diseases. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hot Discovery: Chili Peppers May Extend Your Life
Preliminary research shows that eating chili pepper may reduce your risk of death from heart disease, cancer and other causes, building on past studies that have found chili pepper to have health benefits. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hot Discovery: Chili Peppers Might Extend Your Life
MONDAY, Nov. 9, 2020 -- The spice that adds punch to your favorite Kung Pao chicken, Tex-Mex chili or Indian curry may also help save your life. Preliminary research shows that eating chili pepper may reduce your risk of death from heart disease,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can Red Hot Chili Peppers Extend Your Life?
Title: Can Red Hot Chili Peppers Extend Your Life?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - November 9, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Chili-shaped device could reveal just how hot that pepper is
(American Chemical Society) Some people love spicy food -- the hotter, the better. Others go out of their way to avoid the palate-singeing burn of capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their kick. Now, researchers have developed a portable device (whimsically shaped like a chili pepper) that can reveal how much capsaicin a pepper contains, before biting into it. They report their results in ACS Applied Nano Materials. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 21, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How to beat spicy pepper heat (hint: milk isn't the best) (video)
(American Chemical Society) Maybe you've heard that milk is the perfect way to extinguish that spicy food burn. Why is milk so effective? And what if you can't drink milk? This week our lactose-intolerant host, Sam, tries to figure out her options by chatting with expert Dr. Alissa Nolden. Sam and George eat peppers and try to quench the burn for science. Spoiler alert: One of them does a heck of a lot better than the other: https://youtu.be/8R98O29Fs7s. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 9, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How to live longer: Hot chilli peppers protect against cancers and boosts longevity
HOW TO live longer does not have to mean a life of denying yourself pleasures. In fact, by being smart with your choices, a long and healthy life may be yours. According to studies, adding a certain spice could solve all your health worries and help boost your longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

👉 Red Hot Chilli Peppers: Guitarist Jack Sherman dies aged 64 via Hvper.com
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Brazil cases surge past 600,000 as country's death toll passes Italy
South Africa sees record jump in cases; New York urges protesters to get tested; Turkey announces weekend lockdown in 15 cities; US jobless claims pass 42m. Follow the latest updatesBrazil infections pass 600,000 as death toll passes Italy ’sSouth Africa sees record jump in casesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage6.27amBSTBritain ’s test-and-trace systemcould take another four months before it is working properly, the Guardian has learned, raising concerns about how the country might cope with a second wave of coronavirus infections. Tony Prestedge, a banker drafted in to run the NHS...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases Australia news UK news US news Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Interrogator, Therapist, Nurse: What it Takes to be a Coronavirus Contact Tracer
(SALT LAKE CITY) — Health investigator Mackenzie Bray smiles and chuckles as she chats by phone with a retired Utah man who just tested positive for the coronavirus. She’s trying to keep the mood light because she needs to find out where he’s been and who he’s been around for the past seven days. She gently peppers him with questions, including where he and his wife stopped to buy flowers on a visit to a cemetery. She encourages him to go through his bank statement to see if it reminds him of any store visits he made. Read more: Here’s How Quickly Coronavirus Is Spreading in Your State Midway...
Source: TIME: Health - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brady Mccombs / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

Recipe: Asparagus, tomato and red pepper French bread pizza
Are you craving the taste of a pizza but not the guilt and all the calories?Consider trying this healthy remake of French bread pizza that could turn into your new favorite Friday night treat. It's easy, delicious and approx. 265 calories per slice. Dietitian's note: For a crispier pizza, bake on a pizza stone -- [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 14, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Beat the Common Cold
Researchers in Canada and China are testing a powerful immune booster that provides broad-spectrum protection against the common cold and a number of viruses including SARS, Ebola and H1N1. They’re currently running clinical trials to prove its effectiveness against coronavirus. I’m talking about quercetin – a powerful antioxidant that is already available as a supplement. Previous research shows that quercetin’s antiviral capacity works in three ways. Quercetin can: Stop the virus from infecting cells Reduce the reproduction of cells that are already infected And reduce infected cells resistance t...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 6, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news

Your Body ’s First Responders
B vitamins aren’t glamourous… With the exception of vitamin B12, you may not be familiar with what the other B vitamins do. That can be a problem. B vitamins are critical nutrients for your immune system. And you may think you’re getting enough when you’re not. If you read ingredient labels, you often see B vitamins listed. The packaging may even say, “fortified with B vitamins.” But these are not really vitamins at all. They are “chemical copies” that have no real nutritional value. Today, I’ll show you how B vitamins help you beat infections and how to get the b...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 6, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news

Lactic acid bacteria present in kimchi cabbage and garlic carry out the fermentation
(National Research Council of Science& Technology) Kimchi, a traditional Korean fermented vegetable food, is fermented by lactic acid bacteria derived from raw ingredients, such as kimchi cabbage, garlic, ginger, and red pepper. Lactic acid bacteria produce various metabolites during fermentation in response to the type of ingredients and storage temperature, and the metabolites determine the flavor and quality of kimchi. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Fall precipitation predicts abundance of curly top disease and guides weed management
(American Phytopathological Society) Transmitted by an insect known as the beet leafhopper, curly top disease is a viral disease affecting many crops, including melons, peppers, sugar beets, and tomatoes. Curly top can kill or stunt the plants or result in poorly developed fruit or no fruit at all. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 12, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Global Consortium for Chemosensory Research COVID-19 Survey (GCCR)
Source: Global Consortium for Chemosensory Research (GCCR). Published: 2020. The Global Consortium for Chemosensory Research COVID-19 Survey (GCCR) is about how COVID-19 or other upper respiratory illnesses affect taste, smell, and chemesthesis (e.g., burn of chili peppers). The questionnaire is deployed in 21 languages and data collection is ongoing. The Questionnaire was created by the Global Consortium for Chemosensory Research which has more than>500 members in more than 50 countries. Preliminary testing of these items was conducted by an expert review and other validation efforts (e.g., the comparison of these que...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chili Peppers May Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Risk
Researchers followed 23,000 people in Italy for eight years and found that those who ate chili peppers at least four times a week had a 40% lower risk of death from heart attack and a more than 50% lower risk of death from stroke, CNN reported. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Dec. 18, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Chili Peppers May Reduce Heart Attack, Stroke Death Risk Eating chili peppers on a regular basis could reduce your risk of death from heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Chili Peppers May Reduce Heart Attack, Stroke Death Risk
Title: Chili Peppers May Reduce Heart Attack, Stroke Death RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/18/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - December 18, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Can Chili Peppers Prevent Heart Attacks And Strokes? What This Study Really Says
This study could prompt a chili reception, but should it? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Eating Chili Peppers Tied to Reduced Risk of Death Eating Chili Peppers Tied to Reduced Risk of Death
But one expert cautioned that it's too soon to start popping capsaicin tablets or dousing food with hot sauce.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 17, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Eating Chili Peppers Cuts Risk Of Death From Heart Attack And Stroke, Study Says
(CNN) — That delicious penne all’arrabiata may have benefits that go further than putting a smile on your face, according to a new study. For many years, chili has been hailed for its therapeutic properties, and now researchers have found that eating chili peppers regularly can cut the risk of death from heart disease and stroke. Carried out in Italy, where chili is a common ingredient, the study compared the risk of death among 23,000 people, some of whom ate chili and some of whom didn’t. Participants’ health status and eating habits were monitored over eight years, and researchers found that the ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could hot chili peppers reduce mortality risk?
A study finds that those who regularly eat hot chilis have a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease compared with those who eat chilis rarely. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Eating chilies cuts risk of death from heart attack and stroke, study says
For many years, chili has been hailed for its therapeutic properties, and now researchers have found that eating chili peppers regularly can cut the risk of death from heart disease and stroke. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating chili peppers four times a week 'cuts your risk of suffering a heart attack by 40%'
Researchers examined the diets of nearly 23,000 people who live in Italy. Regular consumption of chili reduced the risk of an early death, even though some chili lovers rarely ate fruits or vegetables. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Cracked wheat chili
Try this quick, zesty vegetarian chili packed with bell peppers, bulgur wheat, beans, tomatoes and spices. The bulgur wheat looks like ground beef and adds a lot of fiber. As a result, this healthy vegetarian chili looks a lot like traditional chili. Each week, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 2, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

North Macedonia banks on medicinal cannabis growth to boost economy, exports
Slave Ivanovski was among North Macedonia's biggest exporters of tomatoes and peppers until two years ago he switched to growing cannabis for medical use. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Chilis Not So Hot for the Brain After All? Chilis Not So Hot for the Brain After All?
Contrary to previous findings that chili may enhance cognitive function, new research suggests consuming more than 50 g/day of hot chili peppers is linked to an increased risk of cognitive decline.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 30, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news