Eating chili regularly may make you live longer
(Natural News) Everyone should try to add some chili peppers into his or her diet. Not only does the spice turn an ordinary or even boring meal into a literally mouthwatering treat, but consuming a large amount of the spice could help you live a healthier and longer life. The fruit of the Capsicum genus is a very popular spice... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the surprising number of peppers you should eat to boost the heart
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and boost your heart ’s health by eating peppers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Roasted red pepper pineapple salsa
Here's a new salsa option for an upcoming Super Bowl party. And if you're in a rush, use roasted red peppers from a jar instead of roasting your own. 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 [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 24, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What foods help burn fat?
Foods that help people burn fat include split peas, chili peppers, coconut oil, and oily fish. Learn more about the best foods for burning fat, and how to add them to the diet, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Should researchers engineer a spicy tomato?
(Cell Press) With the latest gene-editing techniques, it could be possible, although challenging, to make a tomato produce capsaicinoids (the compounds that make peppers spicy), researchers argue in an opinion article publishing Jan. 7, 2019, in the journal Trends in Plant Science. Their objective isn't to start a hot, new culinary fad -- although that's not completely off the table -- but to have an easier means of mass producing large quantities of capsaicinoids for commercial purposes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 7, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Del Monte Foods Announces Limited Recall of Canned Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers Due to Under Processing
Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of 64,242 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red& Green Peppers due to under-processing. These deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. It is important to note that there have been no reports of illness associated with these products to date. No other production codes or products are affected by this recall. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Could eating chili peppers actually help you live longer?
(Natural News) If you’re a fan of spicy foods, you’re in luck: Research from the University of Vermont indicates that consuming red chili peppers may just help you live longer. It may not always feel like you’re going to live longer after you’ve consumed a very spicy meal, but it seems that those hot peppers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amazon Workers Treated after Bear Repellent Releases Fumes
ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — An automated machine punctured a can of bear repellent at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey on Wednesday, releasing fumes that sickened workers and sent two dozen to hospitals, officials said. An Amazon representative said that as of 8 p.m., all of the impacted employees have been or are expected to be released from the hospital within the next 24 hours. At least one of the workers was said to have been in critical condition Wednesday afternoon, but communications representative Rachel Lightly said that worker is among those expected to be released. She said no packages were impacted by the ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Amazon Workers Treated after Bear Repellent Releases Fumes
ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — An automated machine punctured a can of bear repellent at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey on Wednesday, releasing fumes that sickened workers and sent two dozen to hospitals, officials said. An Amazon representative said that as of 8 p.m., all of the impacted employees have been or are expected to be released from the hospital within the next 24 hours. At least one of the workers was said to have been in critical condition Wednesday afternoon, but communications representative Rachel Lightly said that worker is among those expected to be released. She said no packages were impacted by the ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Study looks at the potential of red peppers as a natural anti-inflammatory agent
(Natural News) Red peppers have a distinct flavor that adds a spicy kick to foods. However, red peppers are not only limited to culinary use, but they can also be used in medicine. A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food found potential in red peppers, particularly the Capsicum baccatum species, as a natural anti-inflammatory... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s Why People Are Obsessed With Popping Pimples
You know it’s a bad idea to pop your pimples. Dermatologists say so. “If the inflamed or infected material”—i.e., the pimple pus—“is not easily extruded with a little pressure, you could force it deep and spread the extent of the inflammation, and even cause permanent scarring and pitting of the skin,” says Dr. Michael Olding, a dermatologist and chief of plastic surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. But despite these warnings, many find it hard to resist evicting the unsightly little squatters that set up shop in their skin. One dermat...
Source: TIME: Health - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

Chili peppers found to be a powerful natural cure for depression
(Natural News) Here’s a good reason to add some spice into your life: Chili peppers were found to be effective in managing symptoms of depression. In a study published in the European Journal of Medicinal Plants, chili pepper extracts were found to exhibit anti-depressive effects. Researchers from Kaduna State University in Nigeria aimed to determine whether methanol... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy
No one ever had fun visiting the cardiologist. ­Regardless of how good the doc might be, it’s always a little scary thinking about the health of something as fundamental as the heart. But there are ways to take greater control—to ensure that your own heart health is the best it can be—even if you have a family history of cardiovascular disease. Although 50% of cardiovascular-disease risk is genetic, the other 50% can be modified by how you live your life, according to Dr. Eugenia Gianos, director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “This means you can greatly ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Lombardi and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Baby Boomer Health heart health Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Making soup without a recipe
You can create a comforting pot of soup anytime, with ingredients that you have on hand. Look for hearty vegetables that you can use to build a soup base ? an onion or leek, a couple of carrots or celery stalks, maybe a bell pepper. Then, improvise the rest. Toss in seasonal vegetables, greens and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Pomegranate extracts found to fight cancer at EVERY turn
(Natural News) It’s often said that natural foods with the deepest and most vibrant colors are the most nutritious, and it’s easy to think of good examples. From the emerald green leaves of spinach to the cheerful tone of yellow peppers and deep purple of blueberries, the rule serves us well in identifying superfoods. However,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 27, 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

More toxic to humans than high fructose corn syrup, this dirty little secret ingredient is COMMON in U.S. foods (and beverages)
(Natural News) Ever wonder why one third of all Americans get cancer at some point in their lifetime, even though hardly anyone got it a century ago? How about leukemia, do you think it’s hereditary? You would be dead wrong. A common ingredient in soft drinks and most jarred peppers and pickles causes leukemia, but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The anti-depressive effects of the chili pepper
(Natural News) Research has found that chili pepper (Capsicum annuum) possesses anti-depressive properties, which makes it a promising treatment for depression. The study, published in the European Journal of Medicinal Plants, aimed to determine the antidepressant potential of methanol fruit extract of chili pepper in mice. Researchers from Kaduna State University in Nigeria used three... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French Fries Are The No. 1 Vegetable Toddlers Eat, Study Says
ARLINGTON, Va. (CBS Local) — A new study shows major gaps in food choices in youngster’s diets. More than 27 percent of young children do not consume a single discrete serving of vegetables on any given day, according to the Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study. Among the vegetables toddlers do eat — French fries are the no. 1 vegetable consumed. According to the study, after a child turns one their food choices tend to change as they eat more family foods. By age two, many children have preferences and eating habits that will last their lifetime — and that’s why health experts want parents...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat Local TV talkers Source Type: news

A Scoville Heat Scale For Measuring Cybersecurity
The Scoville Scale is a measurement chart used to rate the heat of peppers or other spicy foods. It can have a useful application for measuring cybersecurity threats. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chuck Brooks, Contributor 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

Quinoa stuffed peppers
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Guacamole Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Guacamole has a solid reputation as a crowdpleaser, for sports fans and health nuts alike. Even the Aztecs indulged in ahuaca-mulli, or avocado sauce. But is guacamole good for you? Here’s what the experts say. What’s in guacamole? Guacamole’s main ingredient is avocado, a creamy green fruit full of heart-healthy, easy-to-digest monounsaturated fats. It’s typically mixed with salt and lime juice. Some recipes also call for onion, cilantro, tomato, garlic and spices like cayenne pepper or cumin. “It’s easy to spice up your guacamole by adding in jalapeños, chili peppers and hot sau...
Source: TIME: Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Corn tamales with avocado-tomatillo salsa
A tamale is a popular Mexican dish that includes various fillings, such as chopped meat or vegetables. This high-fiber version is filled with sauteed peppers and corn. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Michael Mosley: Greens, peppers and trout... your recipe for healthy eyesight
Dr Mosley: 'As we get older, our eyesight tends to worsen – another of the annoying signs of ageing. But as I’ve recently discovered, what you eat can have a huge impact on how well you see'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Smoked Gouda and vegetable poached egg sandwich
Try this great egg sandwich for breakfast or a brunch this weekend. You can also roast peppers by placing them directly over a gas burner or grill for 5 to 10 minutes. Enjoy! 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 [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hot pepper compound may reduce obesity
A new trial in rodents finds that capsaicin, the compound that makes hot peppers hot, can lead to long-term weight loss and better metabolic health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Anti-obesity drug derived from chili peppers shows promise in animal trials
(Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior) A novel drug based on capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their spicy burn, caused long term weight loss and improved metabolic health in mice eating a high fat diet, in new studies from the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy. The drug, Metabocin, was designed to slowly release capsaicin throughout the day so it can exert its anti-obesity effect without producing inflammation or adverse side effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tree shrew tolerance for spicy foods unlocked by researchers
(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) Researchers accidentally observed tree shrews directly and actively consuming chili peppers, despite the deep geographic isolation between the animal and the food. To understand this tolerance for spicy food, they performed genomic and functional analyses on the tree shrew and its TRPV1. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 13, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Is Hummus Actually Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Hummus, the chickpea-based dip that’s a staple in many Middle Eastern cuisines, is on the rise in the U.S. Multiple factors are fueling its growing popularity, according to the USDA: Hummus is naturally gluten-free, and Americans now have bigger appetites for healthier snacks. But how healthy is hummus? Here’s what the experts say. What is hummus made of? Traditional hummus is made from a blend of chickpeas, olive oil, tahini (sesame paste), lemon juice and spices, and this mix makes for a nutrient-dense food, says Elizabeth G. Matteo, a registered dietitian at Boston University’s Sargent Choice Nutritio...
Source: TIME: Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Citrus remoulade with seafood
Try a little citrus in your seafood dip this weekend. Remoulade pairs perfectly with seafood and you can add chipotle peppers, dill, Old Bay seasoning or capers to create different flavors. 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 [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 5, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Oleoresin capsicum spray and TASERs: a comparison of factors predicting use and effectiveness - Brandl SG, Stroshine MS.
In the last few decades, several less lethal forms of force have been introduced, adopted, and deployed by police agencies. Oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray is now used in nearly every department across the United States; the Thomas A. Swift Electric Rifle (T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is THIS the solution to Alzheimer's? Scientists believe the formula boosts memories
Researchers from the Nutrition Research Centre Ireland believe that a combination of nutrients found in trout, broccoli and peppers significantly improves the memories of patients after 18 months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

4 Ways to Make Grilling Healthier This Summer
Cookouts are a summer staple. And while they do provide some health perks—fresh air, home cooking and time with friends and family—they can also come with risks. Follow these guidelines to make your grilled meals better for you. 1. Grill like a pescatarian Cooking most meat at temperatures above 300°F can produce potentially cancer-causing chemicals called heterocyclic amines (HCAs), according to the National Cancer Institute. But fruits and vegetables like corn, peaches, peppers, eggplant, pineapple, squash and watermelon hold up well on the barbecue and don’t form HCAs when they’re cooked. And...
Source: TIME: Health - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about nightshade allergies
This article looks at the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of nightshade allergies and intolerances. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

How to live longer: Eat this 53p vegetable three times a week to achieve longevity
HOW TO live longer is the secret everyone wants to know the answer to, and research over the years has found some simple change to your lifestyle, such as what you eat, can increase your lifespan. One food recommended to include in your diet are peppers - but how often should you eat them? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Limit your intake of tomatoes, potatoes, peppers and eggplants if you have chronic pain; nightshades can contribute to inflammation
(Natural News) If you suffer from chronic pain, limit your consumption of tomatoes, eggplants, and other nightshades. It is believed that this plant group can contribute to inflammation. Nightshades, like tomatoes and eggplants, belong to the Solanaceae family which includes more than 2,000 species. This plant group has cholinesterase inhibiting glycoalkaloids and steroid alkaloids, such as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google's New Voice Bot Sounds, Um, Maybe Too Real
The company touts AI that peppers its conversation with "uh" and "hmm" to imitate the tics of human speech. Many observers took issue with how the bot apparently tricked a human on the phone.(Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurel Wamsley Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Roasted red pepper pineapple salsa
This colorful salsa, made with bell peppers and pineapple, is the perfect topping for tortilla chips or grilled fish. And if you're in a rush, use roasted red peppers from a jar instead of roasting your own. Each week one of the 100+ tasty video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The Super-Hot Pepper That Sent A Man To The ER
Carolina Reapers are some of the hottest peppers in the world. So hot, in fact, that for one man, participating in a pepper-eating contestant resulted in a painful, serious "thunderclap headache."(Image credit: Maria Dattola Photography/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Harris Source Type: news

Strawberries, Spinach Top List Of Pesticide Contamination
BOSTON (CBS) – It’s springtime and many of us are craving colorful seasonal delights, like for example, a strawberry spinach salad, but strawberries and spinach both top the list when it comes to pesticide contamination. The Environmental Working Group found that one sample of strawberries tested positive for 22 different pesticides and spinach contained nearly twice the pesticide residue by weight than any other fruit or vegetable. Other members of the so-called “dirty dozen” include nectarines, apples, and grapes. Can rinsing your produce with water help get rid of pesticide residues? Yes. So does...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local dirty dozen Dr. Mallika Marshall Pesticides 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

One of the world’s hottest peppers offers insights into headaches
In some people, brain arteries may narrow after eating spicy food. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A Man Got ‘Thunderclap Headaches’ After Eating the World’s Hottest Pepper
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Macmillan / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

One of the world's hottest peppers and a 'thunderclap headache'
In some people, brain arteries may narrow after eating spicy food. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health 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

Super-hot chili pepper lands man in the hospital
In a contest, he ate a "Carolina Reaper," one of the world's hottest chili peppers (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Hot off the press: Can peppers cause headaches?
A man rushed to the hospital after participating in a chili-pepper-eating contest may have triggered a hot medical discovery. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hot off the press: Can peppers cause headaches?
In some people, brain arteries may narrow after eating spicy food. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news