Here ’s What Eating Processed Foods for Two Weeks Does to Your Body
Ultra-processed foods—the kinds made irresistible by sugar, fat and salt—are ubiquitous in the U.S., making up as much as 60% of the average American diet. But a small, intensive new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows that their low price and convenience comes at a cost to health. When people ate a highly processed diet for two weeks, they consumed far more calories and gained more weight and body fat than they did when they ate a less processed diet—even though both diets had the same amounts of nutrients like sugar, fat and sodium. It wasn’t a shock to find ultra-processed foods ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition embargoed study Source Type: news

Adding beetroot to mayonnaise makes it more nutritious and longer lasting
(Natural News) Mayonnaise is one of the go-to condiments in almost every household. It goes well with salads, meats, and sandwiches, and it is packed with nutrients. It’s no wonder that people want to extend the shelf life of this all-around condiment. Fortunately, researchers from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland found a way to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Seaweed Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Seaweed is a staple in many Asian cuisines, but many Americans still only encounter it when they go out for sushi. As a result, many diners don’t know what to make of it: Is seaweed healthy? Does it count as a vegetable? Are all kinds nutritionally the same? Miho Hatanaka, a Japanese-born registered dietitian who is based in Oregon, says the sea vegetable is worth getting to know. In the Japanese tradition, “people really attribute their health and longevity to seaweed, and even healthier skin and hair,” she says. Here’s what you need to know about eating seaweed. There are many types of edible sea...
Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Giancarlo Caldesi and his food writer wife reveal guilt-free soups and scrummy salads
GIANCARLO CALDESI: It took me a year to come to terms with not eating carbs, and three to stop craving them, even though giving up had transformed my health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Great American Marketing Company Recalls Ready To Eat Products Because of Possible Health Risk
Great American Marketing Company of Houston, Texas is recalling Ready to Eat Sandwiches, Wraps and Salads because they have the potential to be contaminated with LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES , an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail and 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 still births among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 10, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

High blood pressure: This exotic potassium-rich fruit may help to lower your bp reading
HIGH blood pressure can be lowered by cutting down on salt and getting more exercise, but you could also improve blood pressure health by including more of certain foods in your diet. One particular exotic potassium-rich fruit, which can be eaten whole, added to salads or made into a juice, may help to lower blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bigger, Saltier, Heavier: Fast Food Since 1986 in 3 Simple Charts
Adding lighter fare like salads to the usual burgers and fries has meant more options for time-pressed diners. But the meals are largely less healthy now, a new study finds. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TIFFANY HSU Tags: Fast Food Industry Labeling and Labels (Product) Research Calories Diet and Nutrition Burger King Corp Jack in the Box Inc McDonald's Corporation Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Jan. 29, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Prepared Foods With Baby Spinach Recalled by Whole Food Markets Prepared foods such as salads, pizza, sandwiches and wraps that contain baby... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Whole Foods recalls all spinach products and salad bar items in 8 states over salmonella fears
The recall affects pizza, salads, sandwiches, wraps and anything containing spinach at the serve-yourself salad or hot bar prior to January 23, the store revealed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mrs. Grissom ’s Salads Issues a Voluntary Recall
For immediate release- January 18,2019 – Nashville, TN – Mrs. Grissom’s Salads is voluntarily recalling a single days production of Mrs. Grissom’s SELECT Old Fashioned Pimento Cheese because of a labeling issue. Product produced on December 13, 2018 may have been packaged incorrectly, with the correct Pimento Cheese label on top lid, but a Chicken salad label on the container. The Pimento Cheese may contain allergens not listed on the products ingredient label, Specifically Milk. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 25, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups recalled in 5 provinces over Listeria fears
Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups, single-serve salad bowls produced in California, are being recalled due to Listeria contamination fears. The recall impacts salads with a best before date of Dec. 29 sold in Alberta, B.C., Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, said the company that produces the salads. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Michigan-based food manufacturer agrees to stop operations after repeated food safety violations
Saranac Brand Foods, Inc. specialized in a variety of 35 different ready-to-eat foods, including prepared salads, dips, and sauces. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

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 24, 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 6, 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 2, 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