Kale Is One of the Most Contaminated Vegetables You Can Buy. Here ’s Why
Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes its Dirty Dozen list, which ranks the 12 pieces of produce that contain the highest amounts of pesticide residues. This year, one of the dirtiest fruits and vegetables turns out to be kale, occupying the third spot on the EWG’s list of most contaminated. Strawberries top the list, followed by spinach. (The full 2019 Dirty Dozen list, ranked from most contaminated to least, include strawberries, spinach, kale, nectarines, apples, grapes, peaches, cherries, pears, tomatoes, celery and potatoes.) The list is compiled from the results of regular testing done by t...
Source: TIME: Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

WATCH: 'GMA' Hot List: What to know about the new flu strain this season
Plus, Brie Larson surprises fans seeing "Captain Marvel" at a New Jersey movie theater and a new way to eat pineapple is taking the internet by storm. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

California Oncologist Faces Prison for Selling Pineapple Remedy California Oncologist Faces Prison for Selling Pineapple Remedy
Benedict Liao, MD, faces 27 charges related to his alleged promotion and distribution of an unapproved cancer drug that is based on a pineapple enzyme.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

California Oncologist Indicted for Selling Pineapple Remedy California Oncologist Indicted for Selling Pineapple Remedy
Benedict Liao, MD, faces 27 charges related to his alleged promotion and distribution of an unapproved cancer drug that is based on a pineapple enzyme.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Pineapple Cancer Tx;'Catch a Predator' Sting; Deadly Bilateral Nephrectomy?
(MedPage Today) -- Clinicians accused, convicted, or under investigation (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

you asked: A Lady ’ s Many Scents
Pineapple juice, apple cider vinegar, douching: Is your body ’ s natural odor a “ fixable ” problem? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JEN GUNTER Tags: Smells and Odors Vagina Bacteria Source Type: news

Namibia: Geographic Tongue Syndrome Unveiled
[Namibian] ISABELLA Kangootui started noticing early on that her daughter could not eat certain types of food such as peanuts, bananas, pineapples and some sweets. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2019 Category: African Health 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

From preventing bloating to reduced cancer risk, here are 5 health benefits of eating pineapples
(Natural News) The pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a nutritious tropical fruit, and you should consume fresh pineapples if you want to keep your bones healthy and lower your risk of developing cancer. The health benefits of pineapples The best way to reap the benefits of this fruit is to drink fresh pineapple juice and eat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pineapples offer you enormous health benefits and can even help the body fight off chronic disease
(Natural News) On hot summer days, a lot of people look forward to eating sweet and juicy pineapples. However, even if it’s not yet summer, there are still plenty of reasons why you should enjoy this tropical fruit. Pineapples are packed with vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, manganese, vitamin B6, copper, thiamine, folate, potassium, and magnesium. Aside... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 10 Smartest Sustainable Products of 2018
As eco-conscious consumers increasingly look for products that can help them reduce their carbon footprint and deal with other environmental hazards, inventors and manufacturers are responding in kind. Here’s a look at some of the smartest sustainable products of the year, from greener shoes to smarter thermostats. (Of course, some would say the most sustainable approach would be to use or reuse the products you already have.) AllBirds SweetFoam The global footwear industry has a big carbon footprint, as companies burn energy manufacturing and transporting their product and use petroleum to make components like rubb...
Source: TIME: Science - November 26, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized End Investor Environment onetime Source Type: news

Mind sweepers: welcome to the age of introspective TV
From Cary Fukunaga ’s Maniac to Julia Roberts’ new Amazon show Homecoming, television is having an introspective moment, exploring its darkest subject yet – the human brainIn an early episode of the Julia Roberts showHomecoming, a soldier is brought back from Afghanistan to live in a rehabilitation centre in Florida, where he will learn to reintegrate into civilian life. At dinner in the hall, he begins to question the food on the plate in front of him. The pineapple cobbler the men are served every night is “really laying it on thick”, he announces, served to make them believe they are in Flo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Nicholson Tags: Drama Psychology Television Culture Mental health Legion Mr Robot The Sopranos Julia Roberts Dan Stevens Cary Fukunaga Jonah Hill Emma Stone US television & radio TV crime drama Schizophrenia Psychiatry Society Kill Source Type: news

Revolution in the head: from Maniac to Homecoming, the era of introspective TV
From Cary Fukunaga ’s Maniac to Julia Roberts’ new Amazon show, television is exploring its darkest subject yet – the human brain – and it all started with Tony Soprano on a horseIn an early episode of the Julia Roberts showHomecoming, a soldier is brought back from Afghanistan to live in a rehabilitation centre in Florida, where he will learn to reintegrate into civilian life. At dinner in the hall, he begins to question the food on the plate in front of him. The pineapple cobbler the men are served every night is “really laying it on thick”, he announces, served to make them believe th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Nicholson Tags: Drama Psychology Television Culture Mental health Legion Mr Robot The Sopranos Julia Roberts Dan Stevens Cary Fukunaga Jonah Hill Emma Stone US television & radio TV crime drama Schizophrenia Psychiatry Society Kill Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does bromelain have any health benefits?
Bromelain is a mixture of enzymes extracted from pineapples. People use bromelain as a health supplement. Learn about the benefits and risks of bromelain here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Meet the groundcherry, your next favorite berry
It can taste like pineapple, but also like vanilla. It comes across as "tropical," but also has undertones of tomato. Researchers say its smell can be "intoxicating," but you've probably never heard of it before. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mixed fruit juices offer more nutrients than if you consume each fruit individually
(Natural News) In the past years, there has been an increased interest in juicing, allowing more people to get their daily nutritional needs. Some tropical fruits that are commonly used for making juices include persimmon, orange, and pineapple. A study conducted by researchers from the Federal University of Lavras looked into the possibility of combining... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cyanide-contaminated soil can be treated with agro-waste made from banana, pineapple, and watermelon
(Natural News) Cassava is a versatile crop. Aside from eating it whole, it can be processed into flour and made into various food products. The environmental impact of cassava production, however, is a growing concern. In particular, the presence of cyanide in its wastewaters. In a study, researchers have discovered a way to remove this... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 27, 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

Is It Possible To Eat Too Much Fruit?
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was, briefly and famously, an ardent fruitarian—meaning he ate a diet composed primarily of fruit, which he believed would cleanse his body of harmful fluids. Just as famously, the actor Ashton Kutcher tried adopting Jobs’s fruit-centric diet, until he ended up in the hospital with an out-of-whack pancreas. So is it bad for your health to eat a lot of fruit? Though a famous study from 1980 argued that based on the evolution of human jaws and teeth, our ancient ancestors used to eat a diet dominated by fruit, there’s not a lot of good evidence for or against fruit-heavy diets fo...
Source: TIME: Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid 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

Arthritis pain - these 22p a day pineapple supplements could prevent joint symptoms
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. But, you could reduce, or even prevent, joint and inflammation symptoms by adding this cheap pineapple supplement to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Ziegenfelder Company Recalls Certain Ice Pops For Possible Health Risk
As a precaution, the Ziegenfelder Company of Wheeling, WV is voluntarily recalling approximately 3,000 cases of Budget $aver Cherry Pineapple Monster Pops and Sugar Free Twin Pops because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, but Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Sou...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 23, 2018 Category: Food Science 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

Video: Roasted red bell pepper pineapple salsa
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis pain: This 35p fruit could REVERSE joint stiffness and inflammation
ARTHRITIS pain could be cured by eating pineapple everyday, as it contains powerful anti-inflammatory properties, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis pain: Eating this 35p fruit everyday could cure joint stiffness
ARTHRITIS pain could be cured by eating pineapple everyday, as it contains powerful anti-inflammatory properties, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aussie flu: Drinking pineapple juice could help to get rid of a cough
AUSSIE flu symptoms include headaches, sore throats and vomiting. Drinking pineapple juice everyday may help to get rid of your cough. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana's pineapple farmers need more intensive training
(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Simple technologies can be learned effectively through imitation, while complex methods require professional training. If Ghanaian pineapple farmers are to achieve higher yields through more sustainable agriculture, they will need to be trained in exactly these types of complex applications. This was the conclusion reached by a team from the Technical University of Munich and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, who provide evidence for this assertion in the form of a new study with recommendations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

You won ’t believe what happened this morning
When I got to the office this morning, several of my employees were in a state of near-panic… I couldn’t imagine what might have happened… and I was alarmed. Turns out, the coffee maker was on the fritz. Coffee is the “drug” of choice for many of the people on my staff. And they’re not alone… An astounding 80% of Americans use the caffeine in coffee to boost their energy. The buzz helps them wake up every morning and gets their day going. And older adults drink coffee more than anyone else. In fact, in a survey by the National Coffee Association, 20% of people over 64 said they ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Important warning for allergy sufferers
I love springtime. But many of my patients dread this time of year… They come to my clinic sneezing and sniffling. They have runny noses, and watery, itchy eyes. They can’t sleep or work. You may have the same problems. You need relief fast to get back to your life. So you might be tempted to pop some OTC remedies or ask your doctor for a prescription. But you may be getting more than you bargained for with those allergy drugs. They may make you lose your mind. Let me explain… Many doctors treat allergies with a class of drugs called (ACs). You know them by names like Benadryl and Dimetapp. In a new ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Hepatitis A found in Save-On-Foods pineapple cups
Anyone who bought ready-to-go pineapple cups from the Western Family brand recently are being advised by Alberta Health Services to check the date of production after the hepatitus A virus was found in a sample produced Aug. 12. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pineapple juice for cough relief: Does it work?
A popular home remedy for relieving a cough is drinking pineapple juice, but does it work? We look at the evidence, recipes, risks, and alternatives. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

15 Foods A Nutritionist Always Keeps In Her Fridge
By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious foods on hand helps me hit my daily target for veggies and fruit, and lets me throw together simple but balanced meals, so I don’t ever have to rely on takeout. To stock up for the week, I shop at multiple spots, including my local farmer’s markets, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, traditional supermarkets, and on amazon.com. I’d say I spend about $100 per week on groceries (some of the things I buy aren’t pictured because...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Five possible health benefits of pineapple juice
Pineapples are packed with vitamins and antioxidants. In this article, we examine some of the health benefits that can come with drinking pineapple juice. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

The Health And Beauty Benefits Of Green Vegetables
For Allure, by Ramona Emerson. The other day, my mother asked if we should have waffles for breakfast, and my response shocked even me: “What if we had a salad?” In the weeks since Allure asked me to write about leafy greens, I’ve changed. Once a kale agnostic, I’m now a Devout Kale Orthodox. The kind of person who eats spinach for breakfast and offers unsolicited advice to strangers in line at the salad bar: “You know, romaine is actually healthier than arugula.” (I know, spoiler alert. Just sit tight for a minute.) All the Good They’re Doing The more I learned about leafy greens...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mangosteen: The Cancer-Fighting Superfruit
  If you're a woman with a family history of breast cancer, your doctor may recommend you start taking a toxic chemo drug like tamoxifen to lower your risk of developing the disease. Even if you have no signs or symptoms of cancer. Tamoxifen is what's known as a chemopreventive agent. That's a fancy phrase that means it's something that prevents cancer from forming. But its track record isn't all that impressive. Trials found that for every 1,000 women who take the drugs, only 21 to 35 cases of cancer would be prevented. And the side effects are downright terrifying. Bone pain, blood clots, increas...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - March 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

This Beautiful Jewelry Collection Is Actually A Line Of High-End Sex Toys
Sex toys are starting to look less and less like, well, sex toys. Sexual lifestyle company Unbound recently launched a new sex toy collection that doubles as high-end jewelry. Dubbed “sexual accessories,” the Unbound jewelry collection includes pineapple earrings that can be turned into nipple clamps, a choker that transforms into a whip and even a sleek necklace that holds your lube. One of the standout items is a set of gold bangles that double as handcuffs with the words “There is freedom in restrain” etched on each. The collection is sexy and practical. But perhaps more notably, it’s cute....
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Farmers Supported Trump. His Proposals Have Them Thinking Again
When President Donald Trump was elected last fall, it was with an apparent majority of the nation’s farmers behind him. But now, three weeks since Trump’s inauguration, some of those farmers appear to be having second thoughts. Dairy farmers and fruit and vegetable growers, both of whom rely heavily on an immigrant workforce to harvest their goods, are expressing fears that Trump’s promise to up immigration enforcement and build a border wall with Mexico could eliminate much of its workforce. Commodity farmers are also concerned that a 20-percent import tax on Mexican goods ― an idea the Trump admi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Does pineapple juice really change the taste of semen?
There's no need to drink pineapple juice right before having oral sex. 'No amount is going to make that semen taste like a pi ña colada,' says New York-based sex therapist Dr Madeleine Castellanos. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The best food and drink for when you've over-eaten revealed
Nutritionist Rob Hobson has shared the 11 foods which help when you've overdone it at Christmas, including pineapple and papaya which can aid digestion and are a good source of fibre. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ron ’s Home Style Foods, Inc. Recalls Tropical Fruit Supreme, Pineapple Nut Delight, and Pistachio Crème Because Of Possible Health Risk
Ron ’s Home Style Foods, Inc. of Houston, Texas is recalling Tropical Fruit Supreme, Pineapple Nut Delight, and Pistachio Crème, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly peop le, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 15, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Focus on Easy, Healthy Food This Holiday Season
The American Cancer Society New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth EditionWritten by Jeanne BesserMost people want to eat healthier, feel good, and have more energy, but around the hustle and bustle of the holidays, staying on track with healthy eating can be a real challenge. The trick is to find tasty, easy, and good-for-you recipes and to keep up with small changes for the better that can make a big impact. With an abundance of useful tips and healthy dishes, The American Cancer Society New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth Edition, is here to help people do just that, both during the holidays and throughout the year.The boo...
Source: American Cancer Society :: News and Features - December 7, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diet/Exercise/Weight Source Type: news

Must the Busy Holiday Season Produce Poor Eating?
I receive insightful questions on my social media accounts, and I'd like to share some with you along with my answers. ~Margaret Marshall I believe Victoria's question is one that many have. I received this on October 29, two days before Halloween, and as Victoria was facing the 'week of candy'. But her question is deeper than just the Halloween challenges. In in the coming weeks, she along with many of us, will face busier days, festive food and activities, and less time to care for our own well-being With the added time constraints put upon us in the holiday season we often neglect our own health. I've noticed in pa...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Hips, haws and drupes: when is a nut not a nut?
It ’s the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness - not to mention chestnuts roasting on an open fire. But many of the “nuts” we eat are nothing of the sortAny self-respecting pub quiz bore will tell you a peanut is a legume, a relative of the pea. If they are on top of their game, they will take pride in their certain knowledge that pineapples are, in fact, coalesced berries; there ’ll be discussion of bananas no doubt. But, what of hips and haws? What about drupes? And, perhaps of more seasonal importance: what makes a “true nut”, in the strictest biological definition?Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 10, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Richard Aspinall Tags: Biology Science Plants Environment Source Type: news

Primal Feast Celebration
I’d like to think it’s tough to let anything slip by me… But that’s exactly what happened last week when my family, friends and staff threw a surprise party to celebrate my 60th birthday at the Sears Institute for Anti-Aging Medicine. I had no idea! My wife, Barbara, and son Dylan helped put together an amazing surprise 60th birthday party for me. It was a heck of a party, too… My birthday cake was designed to look like my latest book, Healing Herbs of Paradise. And it tasted as good as it looked! There was even a cake designed to look like my latest book, Healing Herbs of Paradise. It was a...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 13, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news