Salty salads that put dieters at risk
SOME salads contain almost as much salt as an adult ’s recommended intake for an entire day, a survey has found. More than a third of those tested by campaign group Action on Salt contained two grams or more. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These 5 Tips From Dietitians Will Make It Easier to Eat Healthy
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jessica Migala / Health Tags: Uncategorized Healthy Eating Nutrition onetime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of balsamic vinegar?
Balsamic vinegar is a food cupboard staple in many kitchens. It can be used on roasted vegetables, salads, and as a marinade. In this article, we look at the many health benefits of balsamic vinegar, including reducing blood sugar, lowering cholesterol, and aiding weight loss. We also cover the possible risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Drink cranberry juice to decrease your risk of UTI by half
(Natural News) Cranberries aren’t just used for salads and baked goods. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has indicated that drinking cranberry juice regularly could reduce urinary tract infection (UTI) instances in women that previously had the condition. The study also indicated that this could reduce the need for antibiotics worldwide. In the study,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romaine Riddle: Why the Toxic Outbreak Eludes Food Investigators
A major overhaul to safeguard the country ’ s produce is not yet in place, confounding attempts to shut down virulent strains or prevent them altogether. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Food Contamination and Poisoning Lettuce E Coli (Bacteria) Epidemics Agriculture and Farming Yuma (Ariz) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Salads Factory Farming Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

Romaine Riddle: Why the E. Coli Outbreak Eludes Food Investigators
A major overhaul to safeguard the country ’ s produce is not yet in place, confounding attempts to shut down virulent strains or prevent them altogether. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Food Contamination and Poisoning Lettuce E Coli (Bacteria) Epidemics Agriculture and Farming Yuma (Ariz) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Salads Factory Farming Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

CDC warns not to eat romaine lettuce if source unknown
As the E. coli saga continues in the US, customers at popular lunch chains are wondering if their salads are safe to eat as the shops continue serving romaine without noting its origin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More People Sickened By E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce
ATLANTA (CBS NEWS) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 31 more people have fallen ill after eating romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli. An investigation is underway to determine the source of the vegetable, but officials say it likely came from the Yuma, Arizona, region. As of Wednesday evening, there are 84 cases spanning 19 states, according to the CDC. Nobody has died since health officials began giving updates April 18. Colorado, Georgia and South Dakota were the three new states added to the list Wednesday. Officials say romaine lettuce in stores and restaurants now is likel...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News E. Coli Local TV Romaine Lettuce Source Type: news

Best and worst high street salads for saturated fat
A salad lunch from a High Street chain sounds virtuous, but is that always the case? Helen Bond, a dietitian, reviews five of the worst and five of the best options before giving her expert choice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

E. coli warning expanded to all romaine lettuce
The CDC warns that an outbreak of E. coli is now connected to all types of romaine lettuce, including whole heads and hearts of romaine, as well as chopped romaine in salads and salad mixes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Expands Warning In E. Coli Outbreak From Arizona Lettuce
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states. The CDC said Friday that consumers are being advised to avoid whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce that may have come from the Yuma region. Previous warnings only applied to chopped romaine by itself or as part of salads and salad mixes. Officials say people at an Alaska correctional facility recently reported feeling ill after eating romaine lettuce that was traced back to lettuce heads harvested in Yuma. The E. coli outbreak has infected 53 ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Lettuce Romaine Lettuce Source Type: news

CDC issues strong new warning about romaine lettuce
The warning now includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce as well as chopped romaine, salads and salad mixes due to E. coli contamination (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Warns Against Eating Any Kind of Romaine Lettuce After E. Coli Outbreak
American consumers are urged to stay away from salad for the time being, after an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has spread to 16 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned against eating any kind of romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona region, including whole heads and hearts of the green, and any chopped salads or salad mixes that contain it, in its latest update on the E. coli outbreak. The warning, which expanded from a prior notice urging buyers to throw out any store-bought chopped romaine lettuce, comes after new cases of E. coli were reported in Alaska. Alaska’s Departmen...
Source: TIME: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Source Type: news

CDC expands E. coli warning to all romaine lettuce
The CDC warns that an outbreak of E. coli is now connected to all types of romaine lettuce, including whole heads and hearts of romaine, as well as chopped romaine in salads and salad mixes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Is It Safe to Eat Salad Again?
An outbreak of infections linked to bagged romaine lettuce has left salad lovers confused. Here are answers to common questions about leafy greens. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TARA PARKER-POPE Tags: Salads Food Contamination and Poisoning Lettuce Hygiene and Cleanliness Salmonella (Bacteria) Restaurants Agriculture and Farming E Coli (Bacteria) Source Type: news

The Best Spring Superfoods to Fuel Your Workouts
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Brickell / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

E. Coli Outbreak Blamed on Contaminated Lettuce Spreads to 16 States, CDC Says
Health officials said more people have reported cases of E. coli, as a multi-state outbreak linked to chopped romaine lettuce continues to spread. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said about 53 cases of E. coli have been reported across 16 states, with 18 new cases reported after April 13. Pennsylvania, Idaho, New Jersey and Montana reported the highest number of cases. The CDC said 31 people have been hospitalized, including five who have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failure. No deaths have been reported. The E. coli outbreak has been linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona,...
Source: TIME: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health 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

Are prewashed and packaged salad greens as good as making it yourself? A nutritional review
(Natural News) Prepackaged salads are a godsend for those of us who are too busy to prepare our own healthy meals. They offer vitamin- and mineral-rich fruits and vegetables in a convenient package – what’s not to love? Well, unfortunately, therein lies the problem. Prepackaged salads and their greens are convenient, but are they as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can you tell which salad has 600 calories and which has 1000?
When making a salad at home, it's easy to think that whatever you put into it, it's a healthy option. But one dietitian has recently shown that the calories in salads can vary in huge amounts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation
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. Inflammation is our body’s healthy response to fighting disease. But when it gets out of hand, inflammation can become chronic and lead to a whole host of health problems, from autoimmune diseases to cancer. Foods high in sugar and saturated fat are thought to contribute to inflammation, which is why some people who have inflammatory conditions and autoimmune disorders try out low-sugar diets. On the flip side, there are also foods to pile onto your plate that m...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

10 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Krissy Brady / Health Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Mrs. Gerry ’s Kitchen Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Seafood in Salad
The salads may contain undeclared traces of imitation crab meat. People who have allergies to fish or shell fish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled salad was shipped to retail and food service distributers in IL, IA, KS, MI, MN, MT, NE, ND, SD, UT, and WI. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 26, 2018 Category: Food Science 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

11 Things Nutritionists Eat at the Airport —and 4 They Avoid
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Diet of vegetables, salad and only a little meat is best for health  
Researchers have found the eating habits of Victorian peasants are healthy and worth emulating - especially the emphasis on eating locally sourced vegetables, fish and salads. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Details of what each grab-and-go salad sacrifices revealed
Experts explain to Daily Mail Online the pros and cons of eating packaged salad greens. They say some vitamins are affected during the washing and chopping of packaged salads. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are you giving up nutrients for convenience with bagged salads?
Experts explain to Daily Mail Online the pros and cons of eating packaged salad greens. They say some vitamins are affected during the washing and chopping of packaged salads. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthy Scratch opens at Roswell Park
Roswell Park has opened another eatery on campus, this one aimed at healthy options. The Healthy Scratch opened on the ground floor of the hospital’s Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center at Carlton and Michigan as a 200-square-foot quick-serve cafe, featuring pre-made smoothies, cold-pressed juices and juice shots along with ready-made salads, acai bowls and wraps.. Owned by J essie and Kelly Pegula, the daughters of Buffalo Bills and Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, The Healthy Scratch menu… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 5, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Healthy Scratch opens at Roswell Park
Roswell Park has opened another eatery on campus, this one aimed at healthy options. The Healthy Scratch opened on the ground floor of the hospital’s Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center at Carlton and Michigan as a 200-square-foot quick-serve cafe, featuring pre-made smoothies, cold-pressed juices and juice shots along with ready-made salads, acai bowls and wraps.. Owned by J essie and Kelly Pegula, the daughters of Buffalo Bills and Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, The Healthy Scratch menu… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 5, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Do bagged salad greens hold their nutrients?
Those pre-packaged salads on produce shelves provide an easy way to get your daily serving of leafy greens. But does the convenience of bag-to-bite come at a price? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Good Appetite: A Hearty Salad for a Month of Healthy Eating
January is the unofficial month of salad, and this recipe, topped with roasted golden beets and squash, is a sweet and hearty option. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MELISSA CLARK Tags: Salads Cooking and Cookbooks Beets Squash (Vegetable) Source Type: news

Saliva Test Could Diagnose Concussion: Study
Conjoined Twins Go Home for Thanksgiving Tobacco Industry Anti-Smoking Ads Begin on U.S. TV This Weekend U.S. Will Have More Severe Thunderstorms, Floods Due to Climate Change: Study Saliva Test Could Diagnose Concussion: Study Poultry Salads Recalled by Trader Joe's (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RECALL: Trader Joe ’s Packaged Salads
The company voluntarily recalled the products and said it has removed them from shelves. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trader Joes recalls salads over plastic, glass fears
Trader Joe's has recalled some of its packaged poultry salads over concerns they may contain pieces of glass or hard plastic. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yorgo ’s Foods Inc Is Recalling All Flavored and Unflavored Food Products (Hommus; Tahini Sauces; Yogurt Dip, Salads, Tzatziki, Grape Leaves; Taboule) Due to Possible Health Risk
Yorgo ’s Foods Inc. of Manchester NH, a family-owned company, started in 1993, is recalling all Greek-style food products it manufactures, out of an abundance of caution, as they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal in fections in pregnant women, young children, frail or elderly people, those with weakened immune systems and in unborn fetuses. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 16, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Diabetes is not genetic
She was a beautiful woman. A patient who was easy for me to relate to. When she started to weep, I understood. I’ve heard stories like hers hundreds of times since the beginning of my career, back in Lake Worth in 1992. Let me tell you why I think this is important for you. She said, “My doctor told me I have diabetes, and it’s incurable.” So I told her, you’re not broken. There is no gene for type 2 diabetes. The things we’ve been telling people about diabetes being genetic is just dead wrong. Research has shown that genetic predispositions for most chronic diseases explain very little ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Natural Cures Nutrition Chronic diseases diabetes diet Glycemic glycemic index GMO grains high Glycemic foods low-glycemic food Syndrome Zero Source Type: news

Ask Well: Do Prepackaged Salad Greens Lose Their Nutrients?
Some greens lose more nutrients than others with washing and storage. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Vitamins Salads Vitamin C Lettuce Spinach Source Type: news

King Soopers and City Market Recalls Deli Broccoli Salads and Coleslaw Because of Possible Health Risk
King Soopers said today it has recalled deli broccoli salads and coleslaw that are sold in King Soopers and City Market stores, located in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. The product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 24, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Pacific Coast Fruit Company Recalls Various Prepared Foods Vegetable Products Because of a Possible Health Risk
Pacific Coast Fruit Company in Portland, Oregon is voluntarily recalling multiple types of bagged processed salads based on the potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 24, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Mann Packing Recall Affects Select Whole Foods Market Locations; Grocer Recalls Salads from 10 Northern California Stores
In response to Mann Packing's recall, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling some salads from ten stores in Northern California out of an abundance of caution. Mann Packing issued the recall because the vegetables may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 21, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

‘Behavioural economics’ may sound dry – but it can change your life | David Halpern
The work of economists such as Nobel prize winner Richard Thaler has profound implications for society. A nudge is sometimes all we needRichard Thaler ’sNudge opens with a story about a school cafeteria in the US. Not for the first time, a headteacher was grappling with the question of how to encourage the kids to eat better.Should the school ban sugary sweets altogether? Subsidise the salads? Eventually, the head found the answer was simple – just put the healthier foods at eye level, and watch as more students reach for carrot sticks over fries.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2017 Category: Science Authors: David Halpern Tags: Nobel economics prize Economic policy Politics Nobel prizes Science prizes People in science UK news Source Type: news

4 Ways to Jazz Up Your Salad
THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 -- Salads are a diet staple for good reason -- they're low calorie and filling. But they can also become boring, and if you need high-fat dressings to jazz them up, you defeat their purpose. Here are four ways to rethink... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eggs scandal: 700,000 sent to UK but risk is 'unlikely'
UK supermarkets have withdrawn several products which contain eggs, including sandwiches and salads. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Proven health benefits of blueberries
(Natural News) As one of the most popular food product in the country, you’ve undoubtedly come across or even eaten blueberries. These not-quite-tart, not-quite-sweet fruits have been used as a core ingredient in pies, muffins, pancakes, ice cream, and salads. If by some chance you’ve never tried blueberries then you definitely should. Far from simply... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Packing for a Picnic
-- Picnicking is lots of fun, but nothing can ruin your outdoor meal faster than a nasty case of food poisoning. The Foodsafety.gov website explains how to reduce your risk: Pack any meat, seafood, poultry, sandwiches, summer salads, fruit, veggies... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 4, 2017 Category: General 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

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

Obesity campaigners call for more salads and fewer puddings in school
Obesity Action Scotland says that school meals offer a "unique opportunity" to tackle childhood obesity. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news