Spinach: An easy and delicious way to reduce your risk of heart disease
(Natural News) Just about everyone is familiar with Popeye, the sailor who packs a spinach-powered punch. It’s also a trick that parents (and grandparents) have used for decades to convince their children to eat their vegetables. It turns out, there’s truth behind those colossal punches. Spinach, according to multiple studies, offers a bevy of health benefits –... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Spinach and mushroom souffl?
Souffl?? has a reputation for being notoriously difficult. But this spinach and mushroom souffl??is an exception. And here's a tip:?When you cook with pungent cheeses, like Gruy?re, you only need a small amount for strong flavor. It saves on calories and fat. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 28, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Strawberries, spinach and kale top "dirty dozen" list: How to minimize pesticide intake
Nearly 70 percent of conventionally grown produce sold in the U.S. was found to have pesticide residue, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group. Samantha Heller, registered dietitian at NYU Langone Health, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how strawberries, spinach, and kale top their so-called "dirty dozen" list of produce with the most pesticide contamination. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kale Is a Surprise on 2019's'Dirty Dozen' List Kale Is a Surprise on 2019's'Dirty Dozen' List
Kale took third place on this year's'Dirty Dozen'list of   fruits and vegetables   with the most pesticide residue. Strawberries and spinach took first and second, as they did on last year's list.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Kale Joins ‘ Dirty Dozen ’ List Of Fruits And Vegetables Most Likely To Contain Pesticides
(CBS Local) — Kale, that popular green of the health conscious consumer, has joined the list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. For the third straight year, strawberries top the EWG’s “Dirty Dozen” list. Spinach and kale finished in second and third place, respectively. Other “dirty” foods include nectarines, apples and grapes. Analysis found 92 percent of conventionally grown kale samples had residue from at least two or more pesticides. Some samples contained as many as 18 different pesticides. The most common pes...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV talkers Source Type: news

Kale Is One of the Most Contaminated Vegetables You Can Buy. Here ’s Why
Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes its Dirty Dozen list, which ranks the 12 pieces of produce that contain the highest amounts of pesticide residues. This year, one of the dirtiest fruits and vegetables turns out to be kale, occupying the third spot on the EWG’s list of most contaminated. Strawberries top the list, followed by spinach. (The full 2019 Dirty Dozen list, ranked from most contaminated to least, include strawberries, spinach, kale, nectarines, apples, grapes, peaches, cherries, pears, tomatoes, celery and potatoes.) The list is compiled from the results of regular testing done by t...
Source: TIME: Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Nearly 70% of fruits and veg have pesticide residue on them even AFTER being washed
Strawberries, spinach and kale claimed the top three spots of produce with the most pesticide residue on the annual Dirty Dozen report from the Environmental Working Group. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kale joins the ranks of the annual 'Dirty Dozen' pesticide list
Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the ignoble list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. The last time kale was on the list was in 2009 when it was ranked eighth. Strawberries and spinach took the top two spots again this year, respectively, followed by kale. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: Living Light:  The Art of Using Light for Health & Happiness
While it’s hard not to notice the brilliant display of colors set off by a sunset over the water, we seldom consider the biological, or even psychological, benefits of light. “It is my belief that good quality light in our daily lives is far more important than we might think,” writes Karl Ryberg. In his new book, Living Light: The Art of Using Light For Health And Happiness, Ryberg brings us his life’s work — studying the obvious and not so obvious ways in which light affects us and how we can use light in our lives not only function better, but feel better. Light, we know, plays an important...
Source: Psych Central - March 10, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Book Reviews Disorders General Habits Psychology Seasonal Affective Disorder Self-Help Treatment artificial light Light therapy Living Light natural light Ryberg SAD 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 products with baby spinach for possible salmonella contamination
The potentially-contaminated products were sold in 8 states and no illnesses have been reported. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael Brice-Saddler 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

Whole Foods recalls wraps, other products with spinach due to salmonella risk
Ready-to-eat products sold at the grocery chain's stores in eight states may be contaminated by bacterial infection (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Satur Farms ’ Recall of Baby Spinach Affects Prepared Food Items from Whole Foods Market Stores in Eight States
In response to a recall by Satur Farms, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling various prepared foods items in eight states containing baby spinach because of a potential contamination of Salmonella. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 25, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Satur Farms ’ Recall of Baby Spinach Affects Prepared Food Items from Whole Foods Market Stores in Eight States
In response to a recall by Satur Farms, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling various prepared foods items in eight states containing baby spinach because of a potential contamination of Salmonella. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 25, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Product Recall Because of Possible Health Risk
Satur Farms, 3705 Alvah's Lane, Cutchogue, NY 11935 is voluntarily recalling Baby Spinach and Mesclun with the specific lot numbers listed below because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 24, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Blue cheese, walnut spinach salad
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - January 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improved treatment for alcohol use disorders, chronic pain, mood disorders
(Purdue University) A Purdue University team is making drug discoveries to support millions around the world dealing with alcohol use disorders, chronic pain and mood disorders. They discovered that two peptides -- which are naturally metabolic products of Rubisco, a large protein found in many plants like spinach -- may aid in the development of new medications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Don't Cook Your Spinach, Drink It: Here's Why
New research from Link öping University in Sweden reveals that eating spinach in the form of a smoothie or juice combined with some fat is actually the most efficient way to absorb lutein from spinach in our diet. Lutein has both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Putting raw spinach in a smoothie is the healthiest way to eat it
Researchers from Link öping University in Sweden tried different ways of cooking supermarket-bought baby spinach to measure how well it retained the health-giving vitamin lutein. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Getting the most out of spinach -- maximizing the antioxidant lutein
(Link ö ping University) Eat your spinach in the form of a smoothie or juice -- this is the best way to obtain the antioxidant lutein, according to research from Link ö ping University, Sweden. High levels of lutein are found in dark green vegetables, and researchers at the university have compared different ways of preparing fresh spinach in order to maximize the levels of lutein in finished food. The findings are published in the journal Food Chemistry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why green leafy vegetables can protect liver health
Inorganic nitrate, a compound present in celery, spinach, and rocket, may protect against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a new study shows. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news

Stomach ache? Try spinach juice – research shows it demonstrates powerful antacid activity
(Natural News) People who have excess stomach acid can find relief in this leafy green vegetable. A study published in the Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine found that spinach (Spinacia oleracea), whether in the raw juice form or as an extract in methanol, can be used to neutralize excess stomach acid, which makes it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Romaine' calm: Funny and meaningful memes to 'lettuce' get through this recall
Spinach. Arugula. Butterhead. Boston bibb. Iceberg. Kale. These are all perfectly acceptable salad bases to use in case, say, a massive recall of romaine lettuce were to go into effect. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Botanists find natural farming methods effectively manage soil-borne fungus
(Natural News) The pathogenic soil fungus Verticillium dahliae has caused significant economic losses to farmers who grow spinach and lettuce in California. Chemical means of combating the infection are either ineffective or too toxic for the environment. Researchers therefore detailed natural means of protecting valuable crops from the increasingly widespread fungal disease. Verticillium dahliae first... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stinging nettle can be used to remedy diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and allergic rhinitis
(Natural News) Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is an interesting plant with a nutritional profile that has been compared to that of spinach. It also has powerful medicinal properties that make it ideal as an herbal treatment for certain diseases, including diabetes. Stinging nettle, also called common nettle or just nettle, is an edible plant, but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you need to know about juicing cruciferous vegetables
(Natural News) Health-buffs advocate vegetable juicing, but research data warns that the practice might have goitrogenic, or goiter-inducing, effects. Does this mean you should stop drinking green juice or can you keep juicing to maximize your mineral and nutrient intake? Some studies have revealed that cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, kale, and spinach, may have negative... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

An excellent spinach substitute, jute mallow supports a healthy cardiovascular system
(Natural News) This plant from Africa can be the new – and slimy – spinach. Jute mallow (Corchorus olitorius), a traditional plant common in some parts of Africa, is an excellent substitute for spinach as it also supports the cardiovascular system. In a study published in the European Journal of Medicinal Plants, this plant was found... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate extracts found to fight cancer at EVERY turn
(Natural News) It’s often said that natural foods with the deepest and most vibrant colors are the most nutritious, and it’s easy to think of good examples. From the emerald green leaves of spinach to the cheerful tone of yellow peppers and deep purple of blueberries, the rule serves us well in identifying superfoods. However,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yellow lentils with spinach and ginger
This flavorful dish is loaded with fiber. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Close to 75% of conventionally grown spinach found to contain residue from toxic insecticides
(Natural News) Everyone knows spinach is good for you – or is it? According to the most recent tests conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), about three-fourths of all non-organically grown spinach is contaminated with traces of toxic chemicals, one of which is banned in Europe. The USDA analyzed 642 samples of conventionally grown... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Suggestions for Cleaning Fruit and Veggies
-- Some 48 million people in the United States get sick each year from contaminated food, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. And animal products aren't the only culprit. Produce -- such as spinach, lettuce, tomatoes and cantaloupe -- also... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New York Times now spreading GMO propaganda about "golden" rice, frost-tolerant spinach and climate change
(Natural News) Attention all humans living in a mind fog from consuming too many chemical pesticides, that all-too-familiar New York news rag “NYT” is still serving up brain-washing bunk about GMOs showing “no evidence of harm” to those who consume them. Monsanto “presstitute” Jane Brody keeps regurgitating the already-debunked lie that traditional crossbreeding of produce... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat your spinach: This plant can help arthritis patients maintain strong bones
(Natural News) Eating spinach (Spinicia oleracea) can help osteoarthritis patients maintain strong bones, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. The study, carried out by a team of researchers at CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute in India, looked at the anti-osteoarthritic effects of spinach extracts in monosodium iodoacetate (MIA)-induced osteoarthritis mice.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too much of a good thing: High levels of oxalates from spinach, green powder could lead to tissue damage and inflammation
(Natural News) Here’s a fact: An unhealthy diet is likely to increase your chances of getting a chronic condition like cancer, cardiovascular diseases (CVD), and diabetes – and that’s not counting obesity and other related conditions. But unfortunately, loading up on green smoothies and leafy greens, such as spinach, to counteract this effect could compromise your body... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to boost serotonin and improve mood
Foods that contain tryptophan can help the body produce serotonin, which may improve mood. Here, we look at eight foods that boost serotonin, including salmon, eggs, spinach, and seeds. We also cover the difference between serotonin and tryptophan, the importance of carbohydrates, and other tips for improving mood. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Nutrition study concludes that Spinacia oleracea (spinach) can be used to prevent bone changes caused by osteoarthritis
(Natural News) A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has found that Spinacia oleracea (commonly known as spinach) can mitigate the effects of osteoarthritis induced by monosodium iodoacetate (MIA). Researchers at CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute in India induced osteoarthritis in a group of mice by injecting MIA at their knee joint. Then, the team... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Voices: When a Vegan Gets Gout
Black beans, spinach, asparagus, raisins, chickpeas and hummus, all heart-healthy stuff I ’ d been eating for years, had to go. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JOSH MAX Tags: Gout Veganism Source Type: news

E. Coli Outbreak in Romaine Lettuce That Sickened 200 and Killed 5 Linked to Tainted Irrigation
NEW YORK — Tainted irrigation water appears to be the source of a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, health officials said Thursday. About 200 people were sickened in the E. coli outbreak and five people died. The outbreak, which started in the spring, is now over, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The illnesses in 36 states were previously traced to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, which provides most of the romaine sold in the U.S. during the winter. On Thursday, officials said the outbreak strain of E. coli bacteria was found in an irrigation canal in the Yuma...
Source: TIME: Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mike Stobbe / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

One of the most nutritious green leafy vegetables, spinach is versatile and easy to incorporate into your diet
(Natural News) A nutritious leafy vegetable, spinach (Spinacia oleracea) grows annually. The leaves of this plant are fleshy and full of essential nutrients and phytochemicals. Native to southwest Asia (in the area of present-day Iran), spinach is now cultivated around the globe in temperate climate zones. California is the biggest spinach producer in the U.S., followed by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keep your heart healthy by eating more arugula, spinach, and beets
(Natural News) Vegetables like arugula, beets, and spinach are packed with nitrates, and consuming these leafy greens can help bring down blood pressure and boost the efficiency of the endothelial cells that line the inside of the heart and blood vessels. In an article in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, an Australian study shows that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romaine E. Coli Outbreak Over, Blamed for 5 Deaths
This is the biggest Shiga-toxin producing E. coli outbreak since a 2006 outbreak linked to spinach grown in the Salinas Valley in California. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Milk, Meat & Eggs Can Make a Big Difference to World ’s Most Nutritionally Vulnerable People
By Silvia AlonsoADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Jun 1 2018 (IPS)As the world becomes increasingly aware of the growing demands being made of our planet, more and more of us are making lifestyle choices to reduce our negative environmental impact and carbon footprint. Understandably, this has led to calls for changes to our diets, including reducing the amount of livestock-derived foods, such as meat, milk and eggs, we consume.However, a new, extensive review of research published today (JUNE1) has found that these foods can make an important difference to nutritional well-being in the first 1,000 days of life, with life-long benefi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Silvia Alonso Tags: Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Environment Food & Agriculture Global Global Governance Green Economy Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Matcha Breakfast Bowl With Kiwi
One of the reasons that I love matcha so much is that it’s both energizing and calming at the same time. This green powder has become an integral part of my daily morning ritual, but instead of drinking matcha all the time, I also like to mix it up and create fun breakfast bowls with it. These only take a few minutes to make, and have become my go-to meals in the AM, especially when I’m pressed for time. So if you’ve only used matcha in tea, smoothies or ice cream, I strongly suggest trying it in a bowl. Adding in some of your favorite fruits, such as kiwis, will only make it tastier and more nutritious. ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Quick, Tasty and Healthy Spaghetti Bolognese
This is a quick and easy dish I designed for the contestants on Biggest Loser Australia. It only takes 15 minutes to make, so it’s the perfect meal to prepare during a busy week. My secret to the perfect Bolognese is to start by choosing quality ingredients. I use pasture-fed beef because I love the greater depth of flavor it gives to the overall dish. This Bolognese is also great using turkey mince for those who prefer a lighter meat. I use fresh, ripe Roma tomatoes when they are in season or alternatively, you can also use good quality organic tinned Roma tomatoes. Roma tomatoes are naturally sweeter than regular o...
Source: TIME: Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

The fertility diet: Foods to eat and skip if you want to get pregnant
New research has shown that certain foods could be helpful in boosting fertility in women - including salmon and spinach - and even helping increase semen quality in men, such as dark chocolate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 2, 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

Babies should be fed broccoli and spinach to wean them off milk  
Baby's first food should not be mashed banana or rice, with parents advised to wean their children on broccoli. Child food experts are advising parents to choose bitter vegetables (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news