Experts reveal the five food mistakes to AVOID if you're trying to lose weight, including salads!
Options we think are 'healthier' often have hidden sugars, fats and calories, warn Australian experts Dr Yasmine Probst and Dr Vivienne Guan, from the University of Wollongong. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adding probiotics to your fruit salad is a delicious way to enjoy a nutrient-dense meal
(Natural News) If you swear by eating fruits, you’re in luck: According to researchers from Brazil, you can add probiotics to your fruit salad to make a delicious and nutrient-packed alternative to functional foods. In their study, published in Food Science and Technology, the team investigated the potential of fruit salads to be used as carriers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s the Healthiest Way to Gain Weight
For most Americans with weight issues, the problem is carrying around too much , not too little. While obesity rates have surged in North America since the 1970s, the proportion of underweight people has remained low—less than 5% of the population, according to a study in The Lancet. These bodyweight trends mean that most health experts are focused on helping people lose weight to avoid disease. But there are also some potentially serious health consequences associated with being clinically underweight, which is usually defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 or below. “There are many epidemiologic st...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Why black beans are the best foods for hypertensive people
(Natural News) Black beans are legumes that are packed with fiber, potassium and protein. This winning combination of nutrients will greatly benefit sufferers of hyptertension. A popular ingredient in Latin American dishes, black beans can often be found in soups, salads, and burritos. It is a more affordable alternative to meat while still remaining an excellent source... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carrots are the best veggies to eat for eye health
(Natural News) It’s no wonder carrots are a staple of most salads and dishes around the world, cakes included. Eating just one carrot a day can provide a person will multiple benefits, chief of which is maintaining excellent eye health. The common carrot, also known by its scientific name of Daucus carota subsp. sativus, is a member of the carotenoid family. Like... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trader Joe's recalls three salads over listeria and salmonella fears from contaminated corn
The company said that corn used in the dishes have been contaminated before it was tossed into the mix. There are no reports of sickness and all potentially contaminated salads were 'destroyed'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trader Joe's recalls salads over listeria and salmonella fears
The company said that corn used in the dishes was contaminated before it was tossed into the mix. There are no reports of sickness and all potentially contaminated salads were 'destroyed', the company said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trader Joe's and Whole Foods ready-to-eat salads recalled due to possible salmonella contamination
Ready-to-eat salads have been recalled from popular grocery stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's due to concerns about corn contaminated with salmonella and listeria, the US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service has reported. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walmart, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's hit by corn recall
Salads may be be contaminated with salmonella and listeria, food safety watchdog warns (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Sunflower Seeds Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Certain seeds, like chia and flax, tend to hog the nutritional spotlight. But the less-trendy sunflower seed has plenty of qualities worth highlighting. Here are the health benefits of sunflowers seeds, according to dietitians. Are sunflower seeds healthy? Sunflower seeds are rich in nutrients. One serving of shelled sunflower seeds is usually an ounce, which is about 1/4 cup or 4 tablespoons (one to two thumb-sized portions.) They’re particularly high in healthy fat: A serving delivers 14 grams of fat with a mix of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. “The mono- and polyunsaturated fats in sunflower seed...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

FDA: Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Reach 507
FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 -- The number of confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection linked to salads from McDonald's restaurants was 507 in 15 states and New York City as of Aug. 23, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The source of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Now more than 500 sickened by McDonald's salads
The number of cases has rocketed up 731 percent in the last six weeks, as diners in 16 states have come down with 'explosive diarrhea' after eating one of the chain's four salads. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 500 People in 16 States Catch Parasite from McDonald's Salads
  NEW YORK (WABC) -- More people are getting sick after eating McDonald's salads. Officials say the outbreak started in May and was caused by a parasite infection called Cyclosporiasis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it has now sickened 507 people in 16 states, including New York and Connecticut. Symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, fever and body aches. So far, 24 people have been hospitalized. Read more at WABC. Related Article Norovirus Outbreak Can Spread to EMTs and Paramedics (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 24, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Barbara Gibbs (WABC) Tags: News News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news

More than 500 People in 16 States Catch Parasite from McDonald's Salads
  NEW YORK (WABC) -- More people are getting sick after eating McDonald's salads. Officials say the outbreak started in May and was caused by a parasite infection called Cyclosporiasis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it has now sickened 507 people in 16 states, including New York and Connecticut. Symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, fever and body aches. So far, 24 people have been hospitalized. Read more at WABC. Related Article Norovirus Outbreak Can Spread to EMTs and Paramedics (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 24, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Barbara Gibbs (WABC) Tags: News News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Aug. 24, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Reach 507 Cases in 15 States and NYC: FDA The number of confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection linked to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More than 500 sick from outbreak linked to McDonald's salads
The number of people sick from an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness, called cyclosporiasis, linked to McDonald's salads is now 507, federal health officials said Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 500 people in 15 states have contracted 'explosive diarrhea' from McDonald's salads
Another 81 customers have developed explosive diarrhea, bringing the total number to 476 in 15 states. At least 21 were hospitalized. They range in age from 14 to 91, and most of them are women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC: More Than 400 Sickened by McDonald's Salads
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- The number of confirmed cases of a parasite-caused illness linked to McDonald's Fresh Express Salad Mix is now 436 in 15 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Most of the cases of the parasite... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nearly 400 people have contracted diarrhea from McDonald's salads
Another 109 people have contracted explosive diarrhea from McDonald's salads - bringing the total victim toll to nearly 400 people across 15 states. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What May Be In Your Salad Or Wrap From Here? The Cyclospora Parasite
Cyclospora cayetanensi in lettuce and carrots has affected salads sold by McDonald's as well as salads and wraps sold at Trader Joe's, Kroger, and Walgreens. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

California salad source ID'd in tainted McDonald's lettuce
Nearly 400 people in 15 states sickened by parasite in an outbreak connected to salads sold by the fast-food chain (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

395 people sickened in McDonald's salad outbreak
Federal health officials reported Thursday an additional 109 cases of cyclospora infection in an ongoing outbreak linked to McDonald's salads that began in May. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Health alert issued for salads containing beef, pork and poultry
USDA officials said products distributed by Caito Foods may be contaminated with a parasite causing intestinal illness. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

Wraps, salads recalled due to parasite concern
Feds warn that some food items sold nationwide containing romaine lettuce could be tainted with cyclospora (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health alert issued for salads, wraps from Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens due to parasite concern
Consumers have been warned by federal health officials not to purchase over two dozen salad and wrap products available in major grocery chains due to concerns about possible parasite contamination. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parasite found in wraps and salads sold at Trader Joe's and Walgreens
The products, distributed by Indianapolis-based Caito Foods, were found to be contaminated with cyclospora, which causes 'explosive diarrhea' up to six weeks after consuming it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salads and Wraps Sold at Kroger and Trader Joe ’s May Have Been Contaminated By a Parasite
Salads and wraps sold at major grocery chains may have been contaminated by an infectious parasite, according to a public health alert. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) warned consumers on Monday to stay away from certain beef, pork and poultry salads and wraps sold at stores including Kroger, Trader Joe’s, Gordon Food Service and Walgreen’s. Romaine lettuce used in these products may have been tainted by Cyclospora, a parasite that can cause gastrointestinal illness, according to FSIS. The salads and wraps in question were produced by Indianapolis-based Caito...
Source: TIME: Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Recalls Source Type: news

Parasite Could Be in Salads and Wraps, USDA Warns
The current warning is linked to chopped romaine lettuce. Caito Foods’ lettuce supplier, Fresh Express, notified the company that the produce was being recalled. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wraps, salads recalled due to parasite concern
Feds warn that some food items sold nationwide containing romaine lettuce could be tainted with cyclospora (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Everything you need to know about the McDonald's salad parasite outbreak
Nearly 300 people have been infected by a parasite in McDonald's salads. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Another 123 contract 'explosive diarrhea' from McDonald's salads
McDonald's has not yet identified the offending ingredient, since infections had been linked to all four salads on the menu. The parasite causes vomiting and diarrhea a week or even a month after eating. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More people sickened by parasite in outbreak linked to McDonald's salads
More illnesses have been reported across the United States in two separate cyclospora outbreaks, federal health officials said Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adding walnuts to your diet can help you lose weight and improve your heart health
(Natural News) Walnuts aren’t just good for salads. Researchers from the University of California San Diego in La Jolla have found that they can also be used to supplement a reduced-energy diet and that they provide results similar to conditions under a weight loss intervention. The findings of this study, published in Nutrition Journal, looked at whether adding walnuts to a diet can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Spring Pasta Salad Due to Reported Illnesses
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (July 17, 2018) — Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to the potential that it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s attention last night when approximately 20 illnesses in Minnesota, Sout h Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa were potentially linked back to customers consuming the salad. The voluntary recall includes Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salads in both 1 pound (16 oz.) and 3 pound (48 oz.) containers produced between June 1, 2018, and July 13, 2018, and available from the deli ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 18, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

McDonald ’s Nixes Salads; More than 150 Fall Ill
The CDC has found 61 laboratory-confirmed cases in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. In each, the affected patient said they ate a salad from McDonald’s. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McDonald ’s Nixes Salads; More than 280 Sick
The CDC has found more than 280 laboratory-confirmed cases in 15 states. In each, the affected patient said they ate a salad from McDonald’s. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McDonald ’s Nixes Salads After Dozens Fall Ill
The CDC has found 61 laboratory-confirmed cases in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. In each, the affected patient said they ate a salad from McDonald’s. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iowa, Illinois Investigating Infections Linked to McDonald's Salad Iowa, Illinois Investigating Infections Linked to McDonald's Salad
The Iowa and Illinois health departments said on Thursday that they were investigating cyclospora infections linked to salads at McDonald Corp's restaurants.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Morning Break: Sickening Salads; Xpanding Xtandi Uses; The 82% Solution to Errors
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - July 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

McDonald's salads linked to illness in Illinois
McDonald ’s salads have been linked to an outbreak of intestinal upset in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health said Thursday that about a quarter of the 90 people who reported a case of cyclosporiasis ate a McDonald’s salad prior to their illness. The most common symptom was frequent bouts of watery diarrhea.   The cases were dispersed across the state, with some reported in Cook County as early as May. The Oak Brook, Illinois-based fast-food chain responded by taking the salads… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Gina Hall Source Type: news

McDonald ’s Salads May Be Behind a Parasitic Illness Outbreak in Illinois and Iowa
McDonald’s salads may be to blame for a parasitic illness outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people in Illinois and Iowa, according to public health officials. Since mid-May, Illinois alone has seen more than 100 cases of cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by the parasite cyclospora, according to an announcement from the Illinois Department of Public Health. Iowa is experiencing a similar outbreak, according to a statement from the Iowa Department of Public Health. McDonald’s salads may be the culprit in both states, according to the announcements. Twenty-nine people in Illinois and at least 15 ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

McDonald's pulls salads from 3,000 restaurants after parasite sickens dozens
An outbreak of cyclospora linked to McDonald's salads has sickened at least 61 people in seven states, federal health officials said Friday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McDonald ’ s Removes Salads Linked to Intestinal Parasite Outbreak in Midwest
Iowa and Illinois have recorded more than 100 cases of cyclosporiasis, which causes nausea and fatigue. McDonald ’ s has stopped selling salads at about 3,000 locations. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MATTHEW HAAG Tags: Food Contamination and Poisoning Lettuce Salads Parasites McDonald's Corporation Illinois Iowa Midwestern States (US) cyclosporiasis Source Type: news

McDonald ’s Salads May Be Causing Parasite Outbreak in Some States
(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating an increase in people becoming sick from a parasite that causes intestinal illness. The Illinois Department of Public Health said in a news release Thursday that it has received confirmation of about 90 cases of cyclosporiasis, which is caused by the Cyclospora parasite. The Iowa Department of Public Health, in its own release, said it has identified 15 cases linked to the same illness and parasite. Both departments say there appears to be a link to consumption of McDonald’s salads. The departments say McDonald’s is also investi...
Source: TIME: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Source Type: news

AZ Firm Issues Voluntary Product Recall Due to Undeclared Peanuts in Superfood Salad
Papa John ’s Salads and Produce of Tolleson, AZ is voluntarily recalling 148 units of the Superfood Salads due to misbranding and undeclared peanuts. The product contains peanuts which are not declared on the product label as packages of peanuts were mistakenly included in the kits instead of cashews. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 13, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

McDonald ’ s Salads Linked to Intestinal Parasite Outbreak in Midwest
Iowa and Illinois have recorded more than 100 cases of cyclosporiasis, which causes nausea and fatigue. McDonald ’ s has stopped selling salads at about 3,000 locations. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MATTHEW HAAG Tags: Food Contamination and Poisoning Lettuce Salads Parasites McDonald's Corporation Illinois Iowa Midwestern States (US) cyclosporiasis Source Type: news

McDonald's salad suspected in parasite outbreak
Fast-food giant removing salads from thousands of locations after reports of intestinal illnesses (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McDonald ’ s Salads Linked To More Than 100 Cases Of Foodborne Illness
By Debra Goldschmidt, CNN (CNN) — The Illinois and Iowa health departments are investigating outbreaks of a parasite that causes intestinal illness and might be linked to McDonald’s salads, both states confirmed. Illinois is reporting 90 cases since mid-May. Iowa is reporting 15 cases since late June. File photo (Photo Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images) The cyclospora parasite causes intestinal illness as a result of consuming contaminated food or water. Symptoms can begin a week or more after consuming the parasite. They include diarrhea and frequent, sometimes explosive bowel movements, according to ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Health News Local TV McDonald's Source Type: news

More than 100 ill from parasite possibly linked to McDonald's salads
The Illinois and Iowa health departments are investigating outbreaks of a parasite that causes intestinal illness and might be linked to McDonald's salads, both states said Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news