Set strawberry alarm clock for post-apple bloom
(Cornell University) Growers who time their strawberries to bloom just after apples do can reap a better harvest, according to new Cornell University research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 4, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Set strawberry alarm clock for post-apple bloom
(Cornell University) Growers who time their strawberries to bloom just after apples do, can reap a better harvest, according to new research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 3, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

TAH hysterctomy, large fibroid – Lisa ’ s story
Conclusion – I do not regret my decision to have a hysterectomy at all. For me, it was the right decision so far. I didn’t think the big lump that was very noticeable in my stomach was an issue as I was used to it but now I cannot feel that or my cervix (which was 2 inches above my belly button) it is lovely. I have, by no means, a flat stomach now but I hope with healthy eating and daily exercise the swelling will go down and I will regain feeling in my lower stomach. I think you have to expect a certain amount of pain and discomfort at the start and I would definitely recommend whatever pain relief you feel y...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - April 2, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Your Stories fibroids total abdominal hysterectomy Source Type: news

Strawberries and pears contain high levels of pesticides
Researchers found 70 percent of strawberries have traces of pesticides - more than any other fruit, pushing them to the top of the Environmental Working Group's'Dirty Dozen' list. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After Fukushima Disaster, Japanese Mothers Measure Radiation After Fukushima Disaster, Japanese Mothers Measure Radiation
At a laboratory an hour's drive from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, a woman with a white mask over her mouth presses bright red strawberries into a pot, ready to be measured for radiation contamination.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 10, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: March 9, 2017
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Strawberries Have Most Pesticides: Report Strawberries have the highest level of pesticide contamination in produce while sweet corn and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 9, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Strawberries remain at top of pesticide list, report says
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strawberries remain at top of annual dirty dozen list
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hand-picked specialty crops'ripe' for precision agriculture techniques
Precision agriculture techniques could have substantial financial benefits for producers of hand-picked specialty crops, according to a new paper. A researcher has developed a mathematical model that determined the optimal time for transporting a grower's strawberries from the field to cold storage. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 2, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

'Avoid fads and stick to diet guidelines,' say US heart experts
Conclusion This review looked into food groups often linked to cardiovascular risk, some of which may be overstated or based on poor evidence. Overall, the researchers reported there being evidence solid fats are harmful. Examples include coconut and palm oil, eggs, fruit and veg juicing with pulp removal, and "[US] Southern diets" that include added fats, fried and processed foods and sugar-sweetened drinks. There's also evidence extra virgin olive oil, blueberries and strawberries, leafy green vegetables and controlled portions of nuts are beneficial for cardiovascular health. Investigating wh...
Source: NHS News Feed - February 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Heart/lungs QA articles Source Type: news

Ditos Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Soy in Heart Plastic Platter Strawberries W/Dip with Chocolate Frosting and Heart Plastic Platter Mixed Fruit W/Dip with Chocolate Frosting
DITOS of Anchorage, Alaska is recalling 50 cases of Heart Plastic Platter Strawberries w/ Dip with Chocolate Frosting 32oz, and 30 cases of Heart Plastic Platter Mixed Fruit w/ Dip with Chocolate Frosting 40oz, because it contains undeclared soy and milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy and/or milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 17, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Farmers Supported Trump. His Proposals Have Them Thinking Again
When President Donald Trump was elected last fall, it was with an apparent majority of the nation’s farmers behind him. But now, three weeks since Trump’s inauguration, some of those farmers appear to be having second thoughts. Dairy farmers and fruit and vegetable growers, both of whom rely heavily on an immigrant workforce to harvest their goods, are expressing fears that Trump’s promise to up immigration enforcement and build a border wall with Mexico could eliminate much of its workforce. Commodity farmers are also concerned that a 20-percent import tax on Mexican goods ― an idea the Trump admi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Say Something Is Very Wrong With The Tomato
Many of the tomatoes eaten these days are too big, too firm and just plain dull compared with those from a half-century ago, according to new research. In a paper published Thursday in the journal Science, a team of researchers say they analyzed the genetic code of nearly 400 varieties of tomatoes ― from the common red supermarket types to the funky heirlooms found in farmers markets. Led by Harry J. Klee, a professor of horticultural sciences at the University of Florida, the team found many of this generation’s tomatoes have lost key elements that make them taste, well, like a tomato. To know what makes a good lo...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 26, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

In Your 30s? Here's How To Manage Your Body's Changing Hormones
During your 30s, levels of key muscle-building hormones, including growth hormone and testosterone, begin to decline. As a result, you may start losing muscle, which can slow your metabolism and lead to weight gain.Try this: Pile on the protein. “My research has found that eating more protein, especially between meals and after exercise, can build muscle mass, helping reverse the decline in metabolism,”says Caroline Apovian, MD, an endocrinologist and professor of medicine at Boston University Medical School. She recommends getting up to one and a half grams per kilogram of body weight daily (so about 95 grams ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Charcoal and strawberries among natural ingredients that will give you a brighter smile
While many women swear by chemical whitening treatments to give them a brighter smile, there's a whole other movement that claims they key to whiter teeth can be found in your kitchen cupboard. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

13 ways to keep free radicals away, and why it's so important
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aqua plantation for strawberries and RUDN student Margarita Romanets' gold medal for
(RUDN University) Intensive block aqua plantation for strawberries and RUDN student Margarita Romanets' gold medal for (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 23, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Frozen Strawberries
(Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Washington baby born weighing 14oz so tiny a wedding ring could fit around his ANKLE
Rayden Isavic Mondragen was just 10.5 inches and weighed 14oz, less than a punnet of strawberries, when he was born on September 29 in Spokane, Washington. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 Foods that Contain Vitamin C which You May Have Never Thought
Vitamin C is an effective way to energize our body immediately. Vitamin C has been known to boost our immune system, to energize our body and uplift mood. It is an important component for growth and repairing of tissues in all parts of the body. It helps the body to make collagen, and is popular for healing wounds, preparing and maintaining bones and teeth, for treating and preventing cancer, colds, and other immune related illnesses. These 4 Foods Contain High Amounts of Vitamin C: Lemons Did you know lemons are high in Vitamin C? This is often overlooked. There is 30.7 mg of Vitamin C in one lemon. One way we can ge...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ICAPP Voluntarily Recalls Certain Lots of Frozen Strawberries
The International Company for Agricultural Production& Processing (ICAPP) is voluntarily recalling certain lots of its frozen strawberries out of an abundance of caution in response to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation of an outbreak of Hepatitis A. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 31, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Why Knowing Your Triglyceride Number Matters
Many of us can rattle off our latest cholesterol number at the drop of a hat. Keeping an eye on your cholesterol is important but there's another number you also should have memorized - your triglycerides. However, if asked about our triglyceride number, most of us have little to know idea what it is. That's too bad because our triglyceride number reveals quite a bit of how healthy we are or not. The good news is there are many steps we can take to get it in a healthier range starting today. What are triglycerides? Triglycerides (TG) are the most common type of fat in the body and are an important measure of heart health...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Will to Live
“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” – Friederich Nietzche Hospital beds are filled with people whose bodies are connected to machinery that keeps hearts pumping, lungs expanding and contracting, tubes providing nourishment and draining excess fluids. These are external forces offering life sustaining activity. It may very well be, that in combination with an intangible… the will to live keeps them from crossing over the line between this life and the next. In recent conversation with a friend, she posed the question: “What do you think gives people the will to ...
Source: Psych Central - October 4, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW Tags: Depression Grief and Loss Happiness Healthy Living Mindfulness Motivation and Inspiration Self-Esteem Chronic Pain Existentialism Irritability Meaning Of Life Mood Swings Optimism Resilience Terminal Illness will to live Source Type: news

Twisted: Hepatitis A outbreak linked to smoothies
(NaturalNews) At last count, 89 people in seven states had contracted hepatitis A from consuming smoothies made with contaminated strawberries, public health officials report.The outbreak began in Virginia in May, and has been traced to frozen strawberries used to make smoothies... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Strawberries at Smoothie Chain
About 89 people have been sickened, many of them customers of Tropical Smoothie Cafe outlets in Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia or West Virginia. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DANIEL VICTOR Tags: Strawberries Hepatitis Food Contamination and Poisoning Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Food and Drug Administration Maryland North Carolina Virginia West Virginia Tropical Smoothie Cafe Source Type: news

Egyptian Strawberries Tied to Hepatitis A Outbreak
(Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hepatitis A outbreak sickens 89 people in 7 states
A continuing outbreak of foodborne hepatitis A linked to frozen strawberries has sickened 89 people in seven states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. No deaths have been reported, though 39 patients have been hospitalized... (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - September 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hepatitis A outbreak linked to strawberries, smoothies
Imported frozen strawberries served in chain restaurant smoothies are blamed for highly contagious liver disease that's sickened people in 6 states (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strawberries linked to hepatitis A outbreak in 6 states
An outbreak of hepatitis A caused by imported frozen strawberries from Egypt has sickened 55 people in six states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Health authorities confirmed 44 total infections in Virginia, where t... (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - September 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strawberries linked to hepatitis A outbreak in 6 states
An outbreak of hepatitis A caused by imported frozen strawberries from Egypt has sickened 55 people in six states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Health authorities confirmed 44 total infections in Virginia, where the outbreak first appeared, and additional infections in Maryland (4), West Virginia (4), North Carolina (1), Oregon (1) and Wisconsin (1). (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Linked To 55 Cases Of Hepatitis A
More than 50 people have been infected with hepatitis A after drinking smoothies made with contaminated Egyptian strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations in Virginia. The 55 cases are almost double the reported number of 28 cases less than a week ago, and more could be on the way. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is based largely in Florida, North Carolina and Virginia, though the contaminated strawberries are only linked to Virginia cafes. More than half of the 44 Virginia residents infected have been hospitalized over the illness, according to the Virginia Department of Health.  Other cases linked to th...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Linked To 55 Cases Of Hepatitis A
More than 50 people have been infected with hepatitis A after drinking smoothies made with contaminated Egyptian strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations in Virginia. The 55 cases are almost double the reported number of 28 cases less than a week ago, and more could be on the way. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is based largely in Florida, North Carolina and Virginia, though the contaminated strawberries are only linked to Virginia cafes. More than half of the 44 Virginia residents infected have been hospitalized over the illness, according to the Virginia Department of Health.  Other cases linked to th...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 31, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Frozen Strawberries
At least 40 people have been sickened. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Help! I Am Gaining Weight Watching The Food Network?
I just have to stop channel surfing while working out in the gym! If I'm stuck with the news channels, I might actually pay attention to my exercise. But when I click on the cooking show button, I become mesmerized watching overweight chefs prepare dishes that, if consumed in typical amounts, will certainly add to the growing rate of obesity in the country. To be sure, some of the skinny chefs cook, most of the time, with skinny ingredients. But there are a few whose girth is testimony to the copious quantities of extremely high-fat ingredients comprising their dishes. One recently caught my attention. A charming, articu...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Did Egyptian Strawberries Cause Hepatitis a in U.S. State of Virginia?
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -While Virginia Department of Health is investigating the reason behind a number of hepatitis A cases, which it believes to be related to strawberries sourced from Egypt, medical and agricultural professors express skepticism over the possibility of the disease's transmission after having gone through long freezing processes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What will California's strawberry industry do without methyl bromide?
2016 is the final year for the soil fumigant to be used in California crop fields. A new article examines the impact of the methyl bromide phaseout on strawberries, California's third most valuable crop, behind only almonds and grapes, with annual farmgate sales of $2.5 billion. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 16, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Starbucks frappuccinos loaded with more sugar than Krispy Kreme donuts
(NaturalNews) Iced drinks served by fast food chains may be refreshing on a hot summer day, but they also contain a staggering amount of sugar. To give you an idea, one Starbucks Strawberries & Cream Frappuccino contains 13 teaspoons of sugar.Helen Bond, State registered dietitian... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Chocolate A Health Food?
Conclusions are based on extracted antioxidant compounds called flavonoids that occur naturally in cocoa beans, but may not be found in the processed chocolate that you are eating. Flavonoids are a group of bioactive compounds associated with many health benefits. Flavonoids are common in many plant-based foods. Strawberries, blueberries, tea, apples and onions are excellent sources. The flavonoid content of cocoa beans depends on the type of cocoa plant, the soil in which the crops grow, and the way the beans are processed. High temperatures used to make chocolate can destroy flavonoids. Chocolate is made from processi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feature Review: Xylitol sugar supplement for preventing middle ear infection in children
This study shows that there is e vidence for the use of xylitol in preventing middle ear infections. We hope that future studies will widen their sample, determine the ideal dosage of xylitol and, the ideal mode of delivery.”Read the full Cochrane ReviewVisit the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections websiteRelated Resources:Featured Review: Influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and childrenPress Release: Doctors and patients making decisions together could reduce the number of antibiotics prescribed for acute respiratory infectionsFeature Review: Water precautions for prevention of infectio...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 3, 2016 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Featured Review: Xylitol sugar supplement for preventing middle ear infection in children
This study shows that there is e vidence for the use of xylitol in preventing middle ear infections. We hope that future studies will widen their sample, determine the ideal dosage of xylitol and, the ideal mode of delivery.”Read the full Cochrane ReviewVisit the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections websiteRelated Resources:Featured Review: Influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and childrenPress Release: Doctors and patients making decisions together could reduce the number of antibiotics prescribed for acute respiratory infectionsFeatured Review: Water precautions for prevention of infecti...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 3, 2016 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

The Top 5 Nutrients For Healthy Skin
We all want that dewy, youthful glow to our skin and there's no better way to make that happen than to eat a healthy, balanced diet. Our skin's appearance is the first thing people notice and when our skin looks good, we feel good about ourselves. To obtain beautiful skin, it begins from the inside out. Our food choices make a huge difference and when we feed ourselves the nutrients to make this happen, our skin is a reflection of that. Some of our biggest beauty concerns have to do with appearance of aging skin - wrinkles, discoloration, adult acne, and sagging skin. There are many factors that can determine how well ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are fresh juice drinks as healthy as they seem?
On these midsummer days, it’s hard to walk down the street without passing someone sipping a vividly colored beverage. According to food industry statistics, these folks aren’t likely to be drinking McDonald’s Shamrock Shakes or 7-Eleven Slurpees. Instead, people are shifting from sugary beverages with artificial ingredients to cold-pressed juices and smoothies. Sales of juice extractors and blenders lead the small-appliance market, and juice bars continue to spring up on city streets, in shopping malls, and even in supermarkets. There are a couple of reasons people are taking to these beverages, says Kat...
Source: New Harvard Health Information - July 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Beverly Merz Tags: Diet and Weight Loss Health Healthy Eating Source Type: news

What Happens When A Killer Is Celebrated Every Day
People need to stop telling me I should have a drink. Seriously. Not because it makes me want to drink. Because it makes them look like complete idiots. Those who know me know I don't drink. And, they know why. Those who don't know me have absolutely no business suggesting I ingest an addictive substance. How dare they? Alcohol is a drug. It kills. It doesn't matter that it's legal. No one should ever assume another person consumes alcohol. Or wants to consume alcohol. Or should consume alcohol. Or needs to consume alcohol. People who assume everyone they meet can benefit from a drink -- a beer, or a glass of wine, or ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Brilliant Ways To Make Your Costco Runs Last And Last...And Last
As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home. In the sky-high aisles of Costco, where you can buy an engagement ring, an inflatable pool and a 3-pound bag of pre-peeled garlic cloves in one fell swoop, going overboard is not only inevitable, it almost seems encouraged. But in America, where up to 40 percent of food goes uneaten, it’s important to do our part as consumers to help reduce food waste. As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, we decided to explore ways to ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lab analysis shows strawberries are contaminated with 20 different pesticides, majority of which cause cancer in humans
(NaturalNews) We are often told that fruit is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. However, choosing the wrong fruits can actually have a negative impact on your health. While fruits are full of fiber and vitamins, they can also be full of cancer-causing pesticides.A new report... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strawberries can save your sight and prevent cancer
London-based dietitian Nigel Denby says strawberries are one of the world's healthiest foods and contain a range of phytonutrients, which have a range of health-boosting effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you CAN freeze grapes, cheese and chutney but it'll ruin cucumber and boiled eggs
We reveal the foods that fare surprisingly well in the deep freeze and those that will emerge a soggy mess from sub zero temperatures including cucumbers, ketchup and strawberries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Astronaut Snaps The Best Shot Of The Rare Strawberry Moon
While the rest of us struggled to snap one of the rarest full moons this century on our phones, one man got a shot that's truly out of this world. NASA astronaut Jeff Williams was in the International Space Station, hovering over western China, when he snapped this picture of the celebrated "Strawberry Moon" on Tuesday: The phenomenon only occurs when a full moon coincides with the northern hemisphere's longest day of the year, known as the summer solstice.  The last time it happened was during the so-called "summer of love" in 1967. The strawberry name originates from the...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Forget The Super Moon And Blue Moon. This Week, We'll Have A Rare Solstice Strawberry Moon
Look to the skies this evening and you'll enjoy something of a rare phenomenon: A full moon on the same day as the summer solstice -- something that hasn't happened since 1967.  The full moon of June, also known as the "Strawberry Moon," will occur at 7:02 a.m. ET on Monday, according to Space.com. The solstice arrives at 6:34 p.m. ET, marking the start of summer in the northern hemisphere as the days get shorter and the nights grow longer.  Algonquin tribes believed June's full moon meant it was time to start picking fruits such as strawberries, thus the nickname, AccuWeather reported. Howeve...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 20, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Is Buying Organic Really Worth It?
Buying organic food typically involves shelling out a premium. But is the extra pinch to the pocket actually worth it? Last week, a Department of Agriculture report revealed just how much it really costs to shop organic. Organic eggs, milk and salad greens can cost upwards of 60 percent more than conventional alternatives, while items like apples, carrots, granola and spinach carry premiums of between 7 and 30 percent, the study said. Producing organic food tends to be costlier along every part of the supply chain -- including farming practices that usually require greater labor inputs and segregating organic in...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 1, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news