What Are Some High or Low FODMAPs Foods?
Discussion FODMAPs is an acronym standing for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. It is a diet strategy which has shown improvement for some adult patients with functional abdominal pain including some with irritable bowel syndrome. The evidence in pediatrics is murky and more well-designed studies are needed; however such studies are difficult to complete. In general, there are 3 phases to this dietary strategy: Avoidance of all high FODMAP foods for 2-6 weeks. In some adult studies there has been improvement in 1 week. Especially in the pediatric age group, some people will only res...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 12, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The 5 Best Ways to Control High Cholesterol, According to People With the Condition
There are a variety of factors that influence cardiovascular risk—but cholesterol is one of the first things that doctors pay attention to. Having high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is “definitely a variable we try to manage, because it’s been shown to be problematic for heart health,” says Dr. Adriana Quinones-Camacho, a cardiologist at NYU Langone Health. Though it’s often called the “bad” kind of cholesterol, LDL cholesterol makes up most of your body’s cholesterol stores. That means it’s not a villain on its own, but when levels start creeping ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate heart health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic cooks: Holiday dish for all
Finding a recipe that fits a number of dietary needs and taste buds can be challenging and frustrating, especially during a busy holiday season. Jen Welper, a wellness executive chef with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, has a sweet potato quinoa cake recipe that is standout. The kids will love it. The family will love it. Guests will devour it. It's easy. And this versatile recipe can be made ahead, stored in the freezer and put together quickly… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 15, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: How eating QUINOA every day could stave off disease
The study of nine over-65s with prediabetes in Barcelona, Spain, measured how switching to quinoa-rich diets impacted their blood glucose levels and weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wild rice or quinoa stuffing
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - August 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Daniel Amen's shopping list for a healthy brain: How to live longer
Top psychiatrist, Dr Daniel Amen, from California, has shared his favourite foods for sustaining brain-health in a post to Facebook including dips, eggs, protein powder and quinoa (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reusable Packaging Is the Latest Eco-Friendly Trend. But Does It Actually Make a Difference?
When you toss a plastic bottle into your recycling bin, there’s no guarantee it actually gets recycled. In fact, odds are, it doesn’t. According to the World Economic Forum, just 14% of plastic packaging is collected for recycling globally. And because of complexities in the recycling process, huge amounts of single-use plastic (as well as glass and cardboard) that consumers try to recycle ultimately end up getting burned or tossed into landfills anyway. If recyclable materials are contaminated by food waste, or if consumers misunderstand what can be recycled and where—to cite two common examples—th...
Source: TIME: Science - September 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Seeding the Ocean: Inside a Michelin-Starred Chef ’s Revolutionary Quest to Harvest Rice From the Sea
There are very few things that Ángel León hasn’t done with the fruits of the sea. In 2008, as a young, unknown chef, he took a loin from one fish and attached it to the loin of another, using collagen to bind the two proteins together. He called them hybrids and served them to unsuspecting diners at Aponiente, his restaurant in the southern Spanish port town of El Puerto de Santa María, just across the bay from Cádiz. He discovered that fish eyes, cooked at 55°C in a thermal circulator until the gelatin collapsed, made excellent thickening agents for umami-rich sauces. Next he found th...
Source: TIME: Science - January 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Matt Goulding Tags: Uncategorized climate change feature longform Magazine Source Type: news

Chia, goji & co. -- BfR consumer monitor special superfoods
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) Chia seeds, goji berries or quinoa -- 48% of the population see so-called 'superfoods' as part of a health-conscious diet. This is shown by a recent representative survey by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fresh Fridge Kiosks Provide Offices With Healthy, Safe Food Service
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Sponsored Source Type: news

How to live longer: Quinoa reduces serious health risks by 17 percent to boost longevity
HOW TO live longer is all about trying new healthy ingredients which not only help you to lose weight but also help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other chronic ailments by a staggering 17 percent. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

95% Of Baby Foods Tested Contain Lead, Arsenic, Or Other Toxic Metal
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby’s brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday. Tests of 168 baby foods from major manufacturers in the US found 95% contained lead, 73% contained arsenic, 75% contained cadmium and 32% contained mercury. One fourth of the foods contained all four heavy metals. One in five baby foods tested had over 10 times the 1-ppb limit of lead endorsed by public health advocates, although experts agree that no level of lead is safe. The results mimicked a previous study...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Featured Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Source Type: news

To Protect the Amazon Rainforest and Beyond, We Must Start in the Andes
If the Amazon rainforest are the lungs of the planet, then the Andes are its lifeblood. The world’s last remaining hotspot for agrobiodiversity, the region is the origin of many nutritionally important crop species and superfoods—grains like amaranth and quinoa; lupine pulses and maca roots—that underpin ecosystems, economies and diets. At the same time, agriculture at the highest altitudes in the world is acutely threatened by climate change, with increasingly extreme droughts, hailstorms and frosts. Home to more than 85 of the planet’s 110 climate zones, the Andes is a living laboratory—for ...
Source: TIME: Science - October 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Stef de Haan Tags: Uncategorized climate change Source Type: news

What Affects the Nutritional Quality of Plant-Based Milk Substitutes?
Discussion People today may be eating more plant-based products because of: Allergen avoidance – lactose or cow’s milk allergy, 14% of people with cow’s milk allergy will also have soy allergy. Cultural importance Contamination avoidance e.g. growth hormone or antibiotic residues in cow’s milk production Specific diseases, e.g. cholesterol/lipid issues Environmental impact Ethical or religious considerations Improved nutrition With population growth “[t]he demand for food is expected to grow by 70% until 2050….While the expected protein consumption is believed to grow by 80%.” P...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 30, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Stuffed quinoa peppers
Stuffed peppers are often made with ground meat. This meatless version is just as satisfying, thanks to a hearty mix of quinoa, walnuts, tomatoes and zucchini. 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 [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 17, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news