Medical News Today: Nutrient-dense foods list
Nutrient-dense foods include salmon, nuts, sweet potato, and quinoa. Adding these foods to the diet can provide health benefits. Learn more about the most nutrient-dense foods here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news
Cooking With Whole Grains
THURSDAY, Feb. 28, 2019 -- When it comes to getting the best taste and the greatest nutritional value from grains, keep it whole grain. Quinoa, oats, short-grain brown rice and wild rice, polenta (which is made from corn) and barley are most... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Cooking up a plan to conserve Andean crop diversity
From tackling poverty, climate change and environmental degradation to preserving cultural heritage and agricultural sustainability, crop diversity is integral to solving some of the greatest challenges on the planet. An EU-backed research effort has made agrobiodiversity conservation in the Andean region its business. The hope is that crops like tarwi, amaranth, cañahua, arracacha, yacón and isaño could one day become household names as quinoa is today. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - January 25, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news
Atherstone Foods Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in “Greens and Grains Hummus and Quinoa Tabouleh Wrap”
ATHERSTONE FOODS INC of Richmond, CA is recalling 14.6 ounce (414g) Greens and Grains Hummus and Quinoa Tabouleh Wrap, because it may contain undeclared soy, people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy 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 - December 18, 2018 Category: Food Science 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
Whole-grain banana bread
This twist on banana bread uses rice, amaranth, millet, quinoa and tapioca flours— making it safe for people with gluten sensitivity. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Low-Carb Diets May Not Be Healthy in the Long Run, Study Says
New research suggests that low-carb diets may not be the best way to achieve long-term health. Research presented Tuesday at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Germany found that diets very low in carbohydrates may raise individuals’ risks of premature death over time. “The message seems to be clear,” wrote study co-author Maciej Banach, president of the Polish Mother’s Memorial Hospital Research Institute, in an email to TIME. “We should avoid diets with extremely low and very low levels of carbohydrates,” specifically those that draw less than 26% of daily calorie intake fr...
Source: TIME: Health - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Am I allergic to saponin?
Quinoa is often called a superfood because of its high protein content, and it is popular with vegetarians and vegans. After eating quinoa, people may experience symptoms such as coughing and stomach cramping, which can indicate an allergy. Here, learn about this allergy and foods that can replace quinoa in the diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news
The top 11 foods you should stop eating to avoid inflammation
(Natural News) In 2017, American cardiac surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry released his book The Plant Paradox, wherein he explained that some health-promoting foods such as quinoa and squash contain high amounts of gut-irritating, inflammatory lectins. Lectins are a kind of protein that can bind to sugar. High levels of lectins can be found in some plant-based foods, such... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
6 Surprising Foods That Pack a Day ’s Worth of Added Sugar
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / AP Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news
Thatcher forecast to return in 2276 | Brief letters
Plastic-eating enzymes | Class in the north | Brown cars | Spring politics | Female newsreaders | Comet ThatcherI hope the artificially created enzymes will begin to help clean up the exponential increase in plastic waste (Researchers make plastic-eating mutant enzyme better, 17 April). Maybe better not to let the cultivated variants out into the wild though – and on no account call themMutant 59...Dr Hilary GeeGrange over Sands, Cumbria• Maxine Peake claims “there is only one class in the north, and that’s working class” (Arts are still preserve of middle-class people, study conclude...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 17, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Space Plastics Environment North-south divide UK news Arts policy Politics Culture Road transport Spring Astronomy Science 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
10 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks
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Source: TIME: Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Krissy Brady / Health Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime 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 week one of the 100+ tasty video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network, just in time for you to try at [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Weekend Recipe: Quinoa With Roasted Pumpkin, Zucchini and Basil Pesto
When I cook dinners at home, I often like to enjoy leftovers for lunch the next day. It’s probably the main reason why I like to double this particular recipe, so I have a grab-and-go healthy meal over the next few days and I don’t have to fuss too much in the kitchen. I love that I can easily adapt the vegetables I use based on the season. Combinations such as roasted pumpkin and zucchini or asparagus and fresh peas work really well, and then all you have to do is fold through a little quinoa and serve with a generous spoonful of basil pesto. Quinoa can be prepared very quickly, contains protein and is gluten...
Source: TIME: Health - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food healthytime Recipes weekend recipe Source Type: news
5 Dietitians on the One Nutrition Tweak You Should Make
For many people, “eating better” is an intimidating and abstract concept. What counts as healthy? Is calorie counting necessary? Is all junk food off limits? This confusion is familiar to many people, but improving your nutrition doesn’t always have to mean a diet overhaul. In fact, sometimes small changes can make the biggest impact. In honor of National Nutrition Month this March, TIME asked registered dietitians for five quick and easy diet resets that will put you on the path to better health. Embrace fat. “Most people think all fats can negatively impact health. But in reality, unsaturated fats...
Source: TIME: Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news
Chipotle adds quinoa to the menu
Chipotle added quinoa to the menu at its New York City test kitchen on Monday. Registered dietician Liz Weinandy said she doesn't think the swap with have a big health impact. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Like Lemons? Quinoa? Thank This Food Explorer For Bringing Them To Your Plate
In the early 20th century, botanist David Fairchild traveled the world and brought plants back to the U.S. that we now see as thoroughly American. NPR talks with the author of a book on Fairchild. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ari Shapiro Source Type: news
Slow aging and boost your metabolism: Eat quinoa
(Natural News) Aging is inevitable, but it can be slowed down. If you want to live longer and boost your metabolism, adding quinoa to your diet may be the solution. A new study involving nematode worms called Caenorhabditis elegans found that eating quinoa helps in slowing down aging and improving metabolism. A team of researchers from Rutgers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Chocolate makers innovate to entice health-conscious consumers
LONDON (Reuters) - Raw chocolate KitKats, Dark Milk, vegan bars with quinoa and now "ruby" chocolate: the world's biggest chocolate makers are looking for ways to keep increasingly health-conscious consumers coming back for more. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Should You Be Worried About the Arsenic in Your Baby Food?
Baby cereals made with oatmeal, barley, buckwheat, organic quinoa and wheat contained much lower amounts of inorganic arsenic than rice cereals. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Rice Baby Foods Arsenic Cereals Source Type: news
Six easy ways to boost magnesium levels
London-based registered nutritionist Rob Hobson advises people to boost their levels by swapping rice for quinoa, snacking on nuts and throwing a handful of spinach or oats into a daily smoothie. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Nature's Mix removes cancer claim from granola label after Marketplace investigation into 'superfoods'
Nature's Mix, a company that makes granola with quinoa that it markets as a "superfood" and that included a nutrition label that claimed quinoa "prevents cancer" has removed the claim after a Marketplace investigation. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news
Breeding salt-tolerant plants
(University of W ü rzburg) The quinoa plant might serve as a model for making other crops salt-tolerant. It grows well on saline soils because the excess salt is simply dumped into special bladders on its leaves. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
California pet foods now going high-end, incorporating kale and quinoa into recipes
(Natural News) Many people consider their pet a full-fledged member of the family, providing it with the same level of care and love as they would a child. As people increasingly favor healthy food options, it’s only natural that this same philosophy is being extended to their pets in the form of premium pet food.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Pet food goes upscale, with kale, quinoa and cage-free duck. But check with your vet first.
Americans will spend close to $30 billion feeding their pets this year, according to the American Pet Products Assn. That ’s up from $28.23 billion last year.Driving the growth: premium, human-grade food that is organic, minimally processed, slow-cooked and loaded with previously niche ingredients... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news
Quinoa, amaranth: Ancient grains hold promising future
The answer to future global food challenges may well come from the past. Since the 1960's, diets in many Western countries have relied heavily on meat. But with global food demand soars set to soar by 70 percent by 2050, other sources of high-quality proteins are needed. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - September 15, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news
Separating food facts from fiction
UCLA Broadcast Studio As a nutritional epidemiologist devoted to prevention, Karin Michels has spent much of her career studying how health can be optimized through a proper diet.“People think it all comes down to their genes, but there is so much we can control by not smoking or being overweight, eating right and exercising at least moderately,” says Michels, professor and chair of the epidemiology department in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.What constitutes healthy eating? Michels, who frequently gives public talks on the topic, has found there are many widely held misconceptions that le...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training 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
10 Slimming (Yet Totally Satisfying) Recipes For Swimsuit Season
Warm weather is upon us and, like it or not, swimsuit season is here. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up good eating. Summer meals can be lighter and less caloric, but still delicious. From soups to salads to entrees, all of these recipes are light, full of flavor, and totally satisfying. 1. Vietnamese Shredded Chicken Salad As much as I love salad as a meal, it’s not usually enough for my husband, who is more of a protein/two sides kind of a guy. But I can get away with serving this salad for dinner — it’s satisfying and full of bright Southeast Asian flavor. It’s easy...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The five foods you should ALWAYS eat before a workout
Experts from Weight Watchers magazine have put together a list of the best workout foods to eat if you're training regularly to stay healthy and lose weight. They include energy-boosting quinoa. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
What exactly does ‘healthy’ mean when it comes to food?
Anyone who's ever walked into a grocery store has seen the various health claims on food items calling certain products "healthy." But what exactly does “healthy” mean — and can you rely on it?The Food and Drug Administration is trying to find out. The federal agencyrecently began a public process to redefine how the word "healthy" can be used on food products. It's an issue that would change how companies can label foods and how consumers perceive them. To help unravel the meaning of the term "healthy," UCLA Health writer Ryan Hatoum spoke with Dana Hunnes, senior diet...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
The top 10 budget superfoods that WON'T break the bank
Australian publication, Taste, has revealed the top 100 affordable superfoods for 2017. From eggs to quinoa, watercress and black beans, FEMAIL introduces ten which give extra bang for their buck. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Healthy Or Hype? 5 Food Label Claims That May Seduce You To Overeat
Have you ever purchased one food item over another because the nutrient claim on the package gave you the impression that it was the healthier choice? You may have been misled. Many terms on food labels can confuse even the most educated consumers into thinking that a packaged food product is healthy when in fact, it is anything but healthy. As I previously wrote, while the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be giving food labels an overhaul after 30 years (with updated serving sizes, disclosure of added sugar, and more), and even changing the definition of some terms manufacturers can use on labels (including "...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News 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
7 Must-Try Morning Rituals From Cities Across America That Will Make You Infinitely Happier Tomorrow
Rise and shine! Then eat your corn tortillas, sing along to Baha’i prayers, or dip your toes in the ocean—depending on where you live, of course. A morning ritual, or just a little ‘me-time’ first thing, can help you start your day off on the right foot. That’s why we’ve partnered with Tropicana to get the scoop on what people in cities across America do first thing in the morning to kick off their day right. Give them a read, and then try some of these rituals yourself for an AM boost. “Everyday at about 6 a.m. my two-year-old son jumps in bed with my husband and me for some morn...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Genetic Study May Make Ancient Inca's Quinoa a Grain of the Future Genetic Study May Make Ancient Inca's Quinoa a Grain of the Future
Quinoa, the sacred"mother grain" of the ancient Inca civilization suppressed by Spanish conquistadors, could become an increasingly important food source in the future thanks to genetic secrets revealed in a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 9, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news
Healthful Super Bowl snacks FTW
Snacks for the Super Bowl party table don't have to come with a side of guilt. Here are some ideas for smart and healthful swaps:Primizie makes thick-cut crispbreads in flavors like Gouda and garlic, and chile and lime; a gluten-free version is made from whole-grain organic amaranth, quinoa and... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news
Food Trends 2017: What a Nutritionist Sees and Hopes You'll See
By Keith-Thomas Ayoob, Ed.D., R.D. A new year brings an opportunity to reflect on and reevaluate our lives. When you're a registered dietitian/nutritionist, it's also time to review food trends for 2017. That's why I look forward to the annual "What's Trending in Nutrition," a survey from Pollack Communications based on interviews with thousands of registered dietitians. Here's the survey's list of "Top 10 Superfoods" for 2017: 1 Seeds, such as chia and hemp 6 Kale 2 Avocados 7 Green tea 3 Nuts, such as almonds and walnuts 8 Coconut products 4 Fermented foods, such as yogurt 9 Exotic fruits ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Why we should send Bill Gates to Mars
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 17, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news
Nine Easy Ways to Gain Control of Your Health in Your Forties
What lifestyle changes should you make to stay healthy through your 40s? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center, on Quora: Getting older has its perks. Chances are you're more confident, have more direction and a defined sense of self. While your health is likely not a primary concern, it's important to take steps now to stop subtle changes before they become major health issues. Your 40s is the decade that your habits sta...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News 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
9 Unusual Health and Fitness Trends to Try This Winter
Conclusion If you're tired of same old workouts and routines, some unusual health and fitness trends will help you stay fit and have fun this winter. With the trends from this article, winter doesn't have to be the "weight gain" season. Plus, it's a great way to do something useful on cold winter days when you don't feel like going to the gym. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Scoop On Finding A Healthy Plant-Based Protein Powder
Conclusion After completing this study, and factoring in the above, of all the plant based proteins I have tried, I would personally choose Nutiva's Plant Protein Superfood 30 Shake in either vanilla or chocolate as my top choice. For me it is obvious since Nutiva is actually certified organic, is at a great affordable price, low in sugars (and not stevia) and has a great taste. Serving suggestion: Add 2 tablespoons of Hempseeds to your shake for an extra 8g of Protein and 1.7g Omega-3.Consider the addition of 1 tablespoon of Nutiva Coconut Manna (ie coconut butter) and water to eliminate the need for buying cartons of al...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
When the Spanish conquistadores arrived in the Americas, they forbade the cultivation of two of the world's best sources of vegetable protein
(NaturalNews) The indigenous peoples of the Americas domesticated a variety of superfoods that took on important roles in their culture. Two of these are starting to gain worldwide recognition today as foods packed with protein and other essential nutrients: quinoa and amaranth. Both... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news