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Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news

Why Victoria can't have tomatoes, wine, cheese, or Marmite
Victoria Aitken has suffered from red rashes for as long as she could remember. Earlier this year I finally got to the bottom of the problem when she visited a nutritionist. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HKU researchers generate tomatoes with enhanced antioxidant properties by genetic engineering
(The University of Hong Kong) The School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), in collaboration with the Institut de Biologie Mol é culaire des Plantes (CNRS, Strasbourg, France), has identified a new strategy to simultaneously enhance health-promoting vitamin E by ~6-fold and double both provitamin A and lycopene contents in tomatoes, to significantly boost antioxidant properties. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 10, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Drug regulator under fire over herbal supplement company ’s claims
Therapeutic Goods Administration approved advertising for product said to relieve urologic symptoms, despite scientific evidence to the contraryThe Therapeutic Goods Administration has been accused of putting the supplements industry before consumers after it allowed a herbal remedy manufacturer to advertise one of its products as helpful in relieving urologic symptoms – despite scientific evidence to the contrary.The TGAapproved an application from the Tomato Pill Company requesting permission to advertise a product called Ateronon XY Pro as helpful in relieving the symptoms associated with an enlarged prostate, inc...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Health Alternative medicine Business (Australia) Australia news Medical research Source Type: news

Together for more food safety in Europe and its neighboring countries
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) Strawberries from Spain, tomatoes from the Netherlands, spices from Morocco and citrus fruits from Georgia -- the globalization of food production and food trading is posing new challenges for consumer health protection. The range of foods is getting bigger and their safety has to be guaranteed in increasingly more complex supply chains. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: How to roast any vegetable
If you don't think you like vegetables, it's time to try roasting. Your oven can caramelize and sweeten a whole cornucopia of produce ? including Brussels sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, tomatoes and even cabbage. It's easy to roast a big batch of one vegetable or to combine a few favorites. Just be sure to pair vegetables [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 26, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Weis Markets Issues Recall For Undeclared Egg Allergen In Store Made BLT Sandwiches - Sandwiches contain egg-based mayonnaise
Weis Markets today said it has issued a recall for its store made bacon, lettuce and tomato (BLT) sandwiches since the product ’s ingredient label does not list an egg allergen contained in the sandwich’s mayonnaise. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 18, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

‘Teaching kitchen’ cooks up basics for health sciences students at UCLA
Spinach, eggs, tomatoes, skillets and spatulas are not typically in a health professional ’s toolkit. But for some UCLA students, they eventually might be.At UCLA Health Sciences, students are learning about nutrition and food preparation in what might seem an unlikely place — not a classroom but rather a kitchen in a store better known for high-end kitchenware: Sur La Table. The store is playing host to a so-called “teaching kitchen,” as part of a pilot program that teaches healthy eating and cooking skills to students in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UC LA, Fielding School of Public Healt...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 11, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Lycopene: A Natural Food Supplement That May Support Prostate Health
Studies show that lycopene, a powerful antioxidant found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables, may support prostate health and may even reduce the risk of prostate cancer. NatureBee, an...(PRWeb October 11, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/10/prweb14767030.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recipe: Vermicelli with asparagus and tomatoes
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Important warning for allergy sufferers
I love springtime. But many of my patients dread this time of year… They come to my clinic sneezing and sniffling. They have runny noses, and watery, itchy eyes. They can’t sleep or work. You may have the same problems. You need relief fast to get back to your life. So you might be tempted to pop some OTC remedies or ask your doctor for a prescription. But you may be getting more than you bargained for with those allergy drugs. They may make you lose your mind. Let me explain… Many doctors treat allergies with a class of drugs called (ACs). You know them by names like Benadryl and Dimetapp. In a new ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

3 nutrients for a sharp, ageless brain
For decades mainstream medicine told us that dying neurons are the problem with an aging brain. But the difference between an old brain and a sharp, young brain isn’t just neurons… You see, mental function depends on two kinds of brain cells. Neurons are just half the story. In fact, when scientists studied Albert Einstein’s brain they found he had a wealth of “other” brain cells that accounted for his genius.  I’m talking about “glia,” or “glial” brain cells. Scientists have known about glial cells for a long time. But they thought they were just support ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Weight loss diet: Three vegetables that could be SABOTAGING your health
WEIGHT loss usually means piling up the vegetables on your plate, however sweet potato, tomatoes and spinach could be sabotaging your healthy diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Phys Ed: Tom Brady ’ s ‘ The TB12 Method ’ Is Hefty but Short on Science
Should you buy this book? The answer probably depends on how you feel about science, celebrity and tomatoes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Tags: Exercise Muscles Diet and Nutrition Books and Literature Sports Injuries Football Concussions Brady, Tom Source Type: news

Why People Can ’t Agree on Basic Facts
Your brain is programmed to get a kick out of information. This makes our current digital era a celebration for your mind. While the agricultural age gave us easier access to nutrition, and the industrial age dramatically increased our quality of life, no other era has provided so much stimulation for our brains as the information age. It is as if, finally, our brain has succeeded in building its own amusement park that is perfectly customized for itself. Consider the numbers: every day we produce approximately 2.5 billion gigabytes of data and perform 4 billion Google searches. In the short time it took you to read the la...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tali Sharot Tags: Uncategorized Science Source Type: news

It Scares Off Competition, Leading Box Office For Second Week in a Row
(NEW YORK) — The Stephen King adaption “It” continues to scare up record ticket sales, taking in an estimated $60 million in its second week and leaving a paltry $7.5 million for Darren Aronofsky’s audacious genre-bending psychological thriller “mother!” New Line and Warner Bros.’ “It” remained easily the top draw in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. It slid 51 percent from last week’s unexpectedly sensational opening of $123 million, the first September release to debut north of $100 million. Most had expected “It” to open...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jake Coyle / AP Tags: Uncategorized movies onetime Source Type: news

Weight loss diet: Why you should BEWARE these three vegetables
WEIGHT loss usually involves increasing intake of fruit and vegetables, however sweet potato, tomatoes and spinach should be consumed with caution. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consuming a diet rich in tomatoes may help prevent skin cancer
(Natural News) A compelling new study implies the use of food as medicine. Researchers from the Ohio State University said that daily tomato consumption can reduce the risk of developing skin cancer by half, but only if you’re a male. Females, it was noted, showed no statistically significant difference between tomato intake and skin cancer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are these 8 common mistakes creating a tomato timebomb in your garden?
(Natural News) There are few simple pleasures in life as juicy and fulfilling as taking a bite of a freshly-grown tomato. Tomatoes are some of the easiest plants to grow. There are, however, eight common mistakes many novice gardeners make when starting their own tomato farm. Avoiding these practices will fully optimize your yield. Not... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tomatoes' crystal ball reveals evolutionary secrets
(Michigan State University) For this study, Rob Last focused on a single type of molecule in trichomes - acylsugars. The secrets Last and a team of MSU scientists found from studying these specialized metabolites open an evolutionary window for the emerging field of plant defense metabolism, insights that could lead to engineering advances for better pest resistance and human medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 12, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

It Shatters Box Office Records With Massive Opening Weekend
The highly anticipated It is here — and it’s already smashed a number of box office records. Produced by Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema, the adaptation of Stephen King‘s thriller scored $117.2 million at the domestic box office during its opening weekend and another $62 million overseas for a total global start of $179.2 million. The movie smashed records for the biggest box office opening ever for the month of September — and has one of the largest openings of the year. It also surpassed 2011’s Paranormal Activity 3 for the largest opening day for a R-rated thriller, and had the biggest sta...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Calfas Tags: Uncategorized movies onetime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can tomatoes protect us from alcohol's effects?
Excessive alcohol consumption damages the liver and the brain. But studies have shown that tomatoes and tomato components can prevent this damage. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Recipe: Grilled chicken breasts with roasted yellow tomato sauce
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask Well: Does Cooking Boost Nutrients in Tomatoes and Spinach?
Levels of some nutrients may go up with cooking. But levels of others go down. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Cooking and Cookbooks Vitamins Vegetables Spinach Diet and Nutrition Antioxidants Vitamin C Tomatoes Source Type: news

From Tomato Jam to Peach Cobbler: 14 Delicious Summer Produce Recipes
This quick bread makes the perfect afternoon snack whenever you’re in need of a chocolate fix.  It has a deep chocolate flavor (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke prevention: Eating THIS popular £2 summer fruit could protect you
STROKES happen to more than 100,000 people in the UK, and are similar to a heart attack - except that they affect your brain. However, eating something as simple as a watermelon and a bunch of tomatoes could protect you. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want to prevent skin cancer? Eat more tomatoes ... new science confirms powerful anti-cancer effect
(Natural News) If you’re worried about skin cancer but you don’t want to slather yourself in toxic sunscreen before heading outdoors, you might have heard the advice that a proper diet full of antioxidants can naturally boost your skin’s sun protection. While this remains an effective approach, a new study shows there is one food... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UMass Amherst molecular biologist wins grant to outwit plant fungal diseases
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) The Fusarium oxysporum fungus causes wilt in over 100 plant species including tomato, cotton, watermelon and banana, costing farmers billions of dollars in losses worldwide each year. The disease is difficult to control. Once the soil is infected, the fungus can remain viable for 30 or 40 years, and at present " there really is no way to control it, " Ma says. By advancing understanding of the molecular mechanism of fungal pathogenesis, she hopes to increase ways to develop disease-resistant crops. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 21, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Savoring the Harvest Beyond the Season, Food Preservation
Summer is the time of an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables when they are at their best. Whether you grow your own or purchase from a local farmers market you know there is nothing better than eating a fresh tomato or recently picked cucumbers. It would be wonderful to have it fresh all year around but for many of us these summer time fruits and vegetables can only be enjoyed through food preservation. Home preserved foods are often healthier and tastier than those bought in the grocery store. It can also be cheaper and is a great skill to have. But not all of us have had the privilege of growing up with a garden and...
Source: Dragonfly - July 19, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health Source Type: news

Post UV Exposure, Tumor Number Down With Tomato Consumption
Male mice consuming diet with red tomato powder showed significantly lower tumor number (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 19, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Daily tomato consumption may protect against skin cancer
Consuming tomatoes daily may help to protect skin against UV light damage and decrease the likelihood of developing skin cancer tumors, new research finds. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Melanoma / Skin Cancer Source Type: news

Skin cancer cure linked to Mediterranean diet: Eating tomatoes every day could protect you
SKIN cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK - but now experts have revealed there could be a link between a cure for the tumours and the Mediterranean diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ohio State Uni studies tomatoes for skin cancer cure
An Ohio State University trial on mice showed those fed a daily diet of tomato powder for 35 weeks, available in a range of supermarkets, had their tumours shrink. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could tomatoes be the wonder cure for skin cancer?
An Ohio State University trial on mice showed those fed a daily diet of tomato powder for 35 weeks, available in a range of supermarkets, had their tumours shrink. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet rich in tomatoes cuts skin cancer in half in mice
(Ohio State University) Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumors by half in a mouse study at The Ohio State University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 13, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Six Cold Soups for Hot Summer Days
Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun’s cookbook, Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean, this chilled soup’s pure tomato (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Promising study reveals whole tomato extract found to treat deadly stomach cancer
(Natural News) It’s a long-held notion that tomatoes are one of the healthiest food items that people can include in their diets. One of its major nutrients is lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that has been found to protect the body from infections and repair damaged parts of the body. Lycopene’s cardiovascular benefits and cancer-fighting properties... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tomatoes found to halt stomach cancer due to anti-cancer nutrients
(Natural News) A recent study revealed that tomatoes may stave off stomach cancer, giving people all the more reason to eat the succulent fruit. As part of the study, a team of international researchers from Italy and the U.S. analyzed the components of tomato extracts from two different Southern Italy cultivars — San Marzano and Corbarino varieties... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Untangling the genetic legacy of tomato domestication
Favorable mutations that went along with increased fruit size and other beneficial traits in tomato plants do not always play well together. A study published in Cell found that natural mutations in two important tomato genes that were selected for different purposes in breeding can cause extreme branching and reduce fruit yield when they occur in the same plant. The researchers used those genes to create a tomato plant that grows more tomatoes. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Whole tomato extract may prevent, treat stomach cancer
You might want to add tomatoes to your grocery list; researchers have found that whole tomato extract has the potential to fight stomach cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Tomatoes, Limes and Sex-Selective Abortions
Credit: Curt Carnemark / World Bank. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0By Lyndal RowlandsUNITED NATIONS, Apr 7 2017 (IPS)When Bimla Chandrasekharan saw that women who gave birth to baby girls were being sent out of the house by their angry husbands and mothers-in-law she realised a basic biology lesson was needed.“We start educating them on this XY chromosome,” Chandrasekharan who is Founder and Director of Indian women’s rights organisation EKTA told IPS. “(But) we don’t say XY chromosome, we do it with tomatoes and limes. ‘Tomato tomato’ it becomes a girl, ‘tomato lim...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Lyndal Rowlands Tags: Aid Development & Aid Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Abortion Femicide India Patriarchal Societies UN Wo Source Type: news

How to make tomatoes taste awesome again (video)
(American Chemical Society) Why are so many supermarket tomatoes tasteless and rock hard? This video shows how scientists are learning how tomatoes mature so that soon you may see and taste totally terrific tomatoes at the supermarket. Watch the latest Speaking of Chemistry video here: https://youtu.be/ZKKvsQNozX8. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Out of flavour: why tomatoes have lost their taste
After exhaustive studies, an international team of scientists has worked out why tomatoes don ’t taste like they used toAn international team of scientists claims finally to have cracked one of the most common consumer conundrums: why don ’t tomatoes taste like they used to?After conducting exhaustive taste tests of 100 tomato varieties and sequencing the genomes of nearly 400 varieties, researchers have found the 13 volatile compounds that give a tomato its inherent flavour.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 27, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sam Jones in Madrid Tags: Fruit Food & drink Life and style Science Research Higher education drink industry Vegetables Vegetarian food and drink Vegetarianism Nutrition Business Source Type: news

Grocery store tomatoes taste like cardboard — Florida researchers are fixing that
There ’s a revolution coming to your supermarket, and it’s going to start in the tomato aisle.After more than a decade of study, researchers at the University of Florida have identified the chemical compounds responsible for giving a great tomato its distinctive sweet, earthy, slightly grassy taste.... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - January 26, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Deborah Netburn Source Type: news

Key to restoring great tomato flavor discovered
What's wrong with the supermarket tomato? Consumers say they lack flavor, so scientists identified the important factors that have been lost and put them back into modern tomatoes. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 26, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Scientists develop genetic path to tastier tomatoes
Some consumers crave tastier tomatoes than those available at the supermarket. Now, scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and their partners have found a way to get tomatoes to produce the compounds that make them more flavorful. Their findings were published today in the journal Science. "Around the world, the tomato is one of the most popular foods," says Gert de Couet, director of the National Science ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=190832&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 26, 2017 Category: Science 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

Gene editing yields tomatoes that flower and ripen weeks earlier
Using a simple and powerful genetic method to tweak genes native to two popular varieties of tomato plants, a team has devised a rapid method to make them flower and produce ripe fruit more than 2 weeks faster than commercial breeders are currently able to do. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 5, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Aspirin replacement? Tomato supplement could reduce risk of heart attack
A SUPPLEMENT derived from tomatoes which experts said improves the flow of blood around the body could reduce the number of people who take a daily dose of aspirin ‘just in case’ of heart attacks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green Tomatoes Aren't Always Just Unripe Versions Of Red Tomatoes
You may have heard of fried green tomatoes, the Southern dish that involves deep-frying our favorite fruit of the vine. And you may have assumed these little guys are meant to be green, just as red tomatoes are meant to be red. However, this isn’t quite true. A little secret:  Some green tomatoes are meant to stay green forever. Others are unripe versions of red tomatoes that will eventually turn red. And they taste VERY different from one another. Yup, red tomato varieties all go through a green phase before they’ve fully ripened. In this phase, the tomatoes are hard and firm, and chlorophyll le...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news