Build a better, healthier burger by making beef patties with flaxseed and tomato paste
(Natural News) For better or worse, hamburgers are a ubiquitous feature of American cuisine. It’s in the menu of hole-in-the-wall diners, fast food chains, and even high-end restaurants. That said, it wouldn’t be called a hamburger if it doesn’t have a tender, juicy beef patty to give you that rich, meaty flavor that you can’t find... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tomato extracts KILL stomach cancer cells, new study shows
(Natural News) When you think of cancer-fighting foods, what usually comes to mind? Perhaps you think of turmeric, ginger, or green tea, but what about tomatoes? You’re probably aware they’re good for you, but did you know they can actually reduce your risk of stomach cancer? That was the finding of a study carried out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tomato plants "eavesdrop" on snails to build preemptive defenses
(Natural News) New research could change the way you see the tomato. Findings published in this year’s March edition of Oecologia indicate that this salad favorite can detect an incoming attack from pests and launch a preemptive defense system that deters various herbivorous species. John Orrock, an ecologist from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, found that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are You Paying Enough for Your Food?
Credit: BigstockBy Danielle Nierenberg and Emily PayneNEW ORLEANS, United States, May 29 2018 (IPS)Many factors contribute to the cost of a tomato. For example, what inputs were used (water, soil, fertilizer, pesticides, as well as machinery and/or labor) to grow it? What kind of energy and materials were used to process and package it? Or how much did transportation cost to get it to the shelf? But that price doesn’t always reflect how the plant was grown—overuse and misuse of antibiotics, water pollution from pesticide runoff, or whether or not farm workers harvesting the tomatoes were paid a fair wage. It tu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Danielle Nierenberg and Emily Payne Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Green Economy Headlines Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Valuing the Food System
Credit: BigstockBy Danielle Nierenberg and Emily PayneNEW ORLEANS, United States, May 29 2018 (IPS)Many factors contribute to the cost of a tomato. For example, what inputs were used (water, soil, fertilizer, pesticides, as well as machinery and/or labor) to grow it? What kind of energy and materials were used to process and package it? Or how much did transportation cost to get it to the shelf? But that price doesn’t always reflect how the plant was grown—overuse and misuse of antibiotics, water pollution from pesticide runoff, or whether or not farm workers harvesting the tomatoes were paid a fair wage. It tu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Danielle Nierenberg and Emily Payne Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Green Economy Headlines Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

'The Mediterranean diet is gone': region's children are fattest in Europe
The diet Greece, Spain and Italy are famous for - rich in fruit, vegetables, fish and olive oil – is supposedly the healthiest in the world, but obesity is rocketingFor kids in Greece, Spain and Italy, the Mediterranean diet is dead, according to the World Health Organisation, which says that children in Sweden are more likely to eat fish, olive oil and tomatoes than those in southern Europe.In Cyprus, a phenomenal 43% of boys and girls aged nine are either overweight or obese. Greece, Spain and Italy also have rates of over 40%. The Mediterranean countries which gave their name to the famous diet that is supposed to...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Obesity Science Health Source Type: news

Lycopene, the pigment that gives tomatoes their color, is one of the most powerful anti-cancer agents yet discovered
(Natural News) Whether or not tomatoes are your favorite part of a salad (or pizza), there are certainly good reasons to include as many of them in your diet as possible. One of the greatest reasons is the fact that the lycopene that gives tomatoes their beautiful color is one of the most potent anti-cancer agents... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tomato sauce is good for your gut: Cooked is healthier than raw for gut bacteria
Researchers from the Universitat Polit ècnica de València say cooking tomato sauce makes its health-giving antioxidant lycopene more able to survive digestion and be absorbed into the body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How tomato sauce can boost your gut health
Tomato sauce is not just a tasty addition to your meal, it is also a healthful one. It could help to boost the activity of good bacteria in the gut. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Limit your intake of tomatoes, potatoes, peppers and eggplants if you have chronic pain; nightshades can contribute to inflammation
(Natural News) If you suffer from chronic pain, limit your consumption of tomatoes, eggplants, and other nightshades. It is believed that this plant group can contribute to inflammation. Nightshades, like tomatoes and eggplants, belong to the Solanaceae family which includes more than 2,000 species. This plant group has cholinesterase inhibiting glycoalkaloids and steroid alkaloids, such as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do nightshade vegetables make arthritis worse?
Some believe that nightshade vegetables, including potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplants, may cause inflammation or make arthritis worse. There is no current evidence for this, though some people may be allergic to nightshades. Here, we explore the effects of nightshades and provide tips for an anti-inflammatory diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet 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

6 Surprising Foods That Pack a Day ’s Worth of Added Sugar
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Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / AP Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Declared a vegetable by the Supreme Court, tomatoes are a world-wide staple with many widely known health benefits
(Natural News) Tomatoes come in a variety of festive colors: While they are visually pleasing and improve aesthetics, they also provide us with almost all of the nutrients that we need for the day. Scientifically speaking, tomatoes are a fruit: They develop from the ovary of the base of the flower and contain the seeds... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cookwell & Company Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Soy, Wheat and Fish Allergen in Charred Tomato & Basil Sauce with a “Best By” Date of “10 Nov 18”
Cookwell& Company Is voluntarily recalling potentially up to 6,522 units of its Four J Charred Tomato& Basil Sauce because it may contain undeclared soy, wheat and fish. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these allergens may run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Strawberries, Spinach Top List Of Pesticide Contamination
BOSTON (CBS) – It’s springtime and many of us are craving colorful seasonal delights, like for example, a strawberry spinach salad, but strawberries and spinach both top the list when it comes to pesticide contamination. The Environmental Working Group found that one sample of strawberries tested positive for 22 different pesticides and spinach contained nearly twice the pesticide residue by weight than any other fruit or vegetable. Other members of the so-called “dirty dozen” include nectarines, apples, and grapes. Can rinsing your produce with water help get rid of pesticide residues? Yes. So does...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local dirty dozen Dr. Mallika Marshall Pesticides Source Type: news

Strawberries Top the “Dirty Dozen” List of Fruits and Vegetables With the Most Pesticides
In the latest report about pesticide residues, the Environmental Working Group says that 70% of conventionally grown fruits and vegetables contain up to 230 different pesticides or their breakdown products. The analysis, based on produce samples tested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, found that strawberries and spinach contained the highest amounts of pesticide residues. One sample of strawberries, for example, tested positive for 20 different pesticides, and spinach contained nearly twice the pesticide residue by weight than any other fruit or vegetable. The two types of produce topped the EWG ranking of the 12 fr...
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

A Community Health Worker's Dispatch from Arizona
April 05, 2018She was starving. She couldn ’t help but eat the tomato.This week, we ’re featuring personal stories from frontline health workers all over the world. It’s just one of the ways we’re celebratingWorld Health Worker Week 2018.Here they tell us about the clients who ’ve moved them, the moments that keep them coming to work each day, and what it’sreally like to provide health services on the front lines.Today ’s post featuresMaria Valenzuela, a community health worker who serves some of the most vulnerable communities in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States through...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

High blood pressure diet: Avoid pouring this sauce on your pasta to reduce symptoms
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can range from a severe headache to chest pain, but for many the signs of the condition can go unnoticed. If left untreated, it can result in more serious health conditions such as heart attacks and strokes. The food in your diet can have a big impact on your reading, particularly foods with high salt content, like canned or bottled tomato products. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks
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Source: TIME: Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Krissy Brady / Health Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Adverts for fruit juice, cereals and yoghurt could face daytime TV ban
Adverts for fruit juice, cereals, tomato pasta sauce, some vegetable soups and yoghurt could be banned from daytime TV under plans to tackle obesity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Stuffed quinoa peppers
Stuffed peppers are often made with ground meat. This meatless version is just as satisfying, thanks to a hearty mix of quinoa, walnuts, tomatoes and zucchini. Each week one of the 100+ tasty video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network, just in time for you to try at [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Video: Tomato basil pesto sauce
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Sundried tomato pesto mayo
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lycopene is found in a variety of fruits, offering an array of antioxidant carotenoid benefits
(Natural News) Lycopene, a compound that occurs in a variety of fruits, provides antioxidant carotenoid benefits, according to a study published in the journal Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia. The study looked at the lycopene content of various fresh fruits, which included tomatoes, watermelons, jackfruits, bananas, grapes, oranges, and papayas. The researcher from Kalasin University... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greener AND more nutritious: Tomatoes grown with half the water have the same quality plus higher concentration of carotenoids
(Natural News) Farmers are constantly trying to figure out how they can conserve water without sacrificing the quality of their crops, so a new discovery from University of Seville researchers will be welcome news. According to their findings, cherry tomatoes that are grown with half the amount of water that is normally used not only... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NOT SO SMART: How Harvard blew a billion dollars on a Brazilian tomato plantation
(Natural News) Widely regarded as one of the most prestigious universities in the world, Harvard sure made a serious mistake when it decided to throw what ended up amounting to more than $1 billion in investment cash at an agricultural plantation project in northeast Brazil that reportedly ended up becoming an absolute failure. Also the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

On ‘Zero Discrimination Day’ UN urges tackling everyday biases; ask yourself ‘what if...?
To mark Zero Discrimination Day, the United Nations agency coordinating the global effort to tackle HIV/AIDS is challenging people to recognize where everyday discrimination takes place and take action to stop it by asking themselves simple questions: ‘What if the person you bought your vegetables from was living with HIV? Would you buy tomatoes from him?’ (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

On ‘Zero Discrimination Day’ UN urges tackling everyday biases; ask yourself ‘what if...? '
To mark Zero Discrimination Day, the United Nations agency coordinating the global effort to tackle HIV/AIDS is challenging people to recognize where everyday discrimination takes place and take action to stop it by asking themselves simple questions: ‘What if the person you bought your vegetables from was living with HIV? Would you buy tomatoes from him?’ (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mindless eating: is there something rotten behind the research?
A storm of retractions, corrections, data irregularities and controversy over duplicate publication are destroying the credibility of Cornell ’s Food and Brand Lab. It’s time for the university to be open about what’s going onMost people probably haven ’t heard of the beleaguered marketing professor, Brian Wansink, but chances are many will know about his work. Wansink is the mind behind the concept of “mindless eating” – the idea that the unconscious decisions we make about food can have profound effects on our diet and weight. Ideas like using smaller plates to eat fewer calories...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 16, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Pete Etchells and Chris Chambers Tags: Science Psychology Controversies Peer review and scientific publishing Source Type: news

Food waste is costing us all: The environmental and financial cost of spoiled food
(Natural News) You wouldn’t suspect bananas, apples, tomatoes, salad, sweet peppers, pears and grapes to be the primary culprits of a costly crime. Yet according to an AlphaGalileo article, a Swedish research team identified those aforementioned fresh produce to comprise nearly half of the food that goes to waste on the shelves of retail stores.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New 'Tomato Expression Atlas' dives deep into the fruit's flesh
(Boyce Thompson Institute) Researchers at BTI, Cornell and USDA published a spatiotemporal map of gene expression across all tissues and developmental stages of the tomato fruit - the genetic information underlying how a fruit changes from inside to out as it ripens. Their data is available in the new Tomato Expression Atlas (TEA). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Super Bowl Snacks That Don't Sideline Health
As for avoiding fat-laden dips, use yogurt instead of sour cream for that spinach dip. And try making guacamole dip with some pureed peas and chopped tomatoes, or make a tangy salsa. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is The ‘ Souping ’ Trend For You?
 By Lisa Drayer, CNN (CNN) — When I first heard of “souping,” it brought me back to my clinical days working in a hospital, where pureed soups and other easy to digest foods — also known as “full liquids” — would be prescribed for patients recovering from gastrointestinal surgery, or those who had difficulty chewing or swallowing. Then I reflected upon how much I regularly enjoy soup, especially for the comfort it provides on cold, dreary days — even though, thankfully, I have no health issues that would require such an easily digestible meal. Soup is often my go-to in t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Diets Source Type: news

Is techno-farming going to replace chemical farming? Some farmers are switching from herbicides to robots for their weed problems
(Natural News) Robotic weeders are growing in popularity, an expert said, to support the growth and proliferation of specialty crops, or crops that are not mass-produced, and which include vegetables like broccoli, onions, lettuce, and tomatoes. The necessity for the utilization of robotic weeders comes from two issues: one, a lack of herbicides that can be... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tomato plants grown in heavy metal contaminated soil found to produce contaminated fruit
(Natural News) As many people strive to start out the new year with healthy eating habits, it’s important to keep in mind that choosing the right vegetables is just as important to your health as consuming them in the first place. That’s because vegetables are prone to contamination not only from pesticides but also from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drink more coffee and eat more tomatoes: SIX tips to lower your risk of prostate cancer
PROSTATE cancer is the most common cancer among men in the UK. Making these lifestyle changes could lower your risk of the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Tomatoes may restore lung damage caused by smoking
A diet rich in tomatoes and other fruits may counteract the damage to lungs caused by smoking and slow down lung function decline among all adults. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Smoking / Quit Smoking Source Type: news

Dietary Factors May Play Role in Preserving Lung Function
Apple, banana, tomato intake linked to slower decline in forced vital capacity in ex - smokers (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - December 22, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Two Foods Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal
Diets high in tomatoes and fruits, particularly apples, could speed the healing of smoke-damaged lungs. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tomatoes and Apples Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal
THURSDAY, Dec. 21, 2017 -- For smokers who've managed to quit, the road to fully repairing lungs damaged by the habit may seem like a long one. But new research suggests help may be close at hand -- in the kitchen. The decade-long study of 650... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Why you should eat three apples or two tomatoes each day
Natural decline in lung function over 10 years was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and apples, found Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health scientists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet rich in apples and tomatoes may help repair lungs of ex-smokers, study suggests
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found the natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, especially apples, suggesting certain components in these foods might help restore lung damage caused by smoking. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lung damage by smoking could be repaired by eating THESE fruits
HEALING properties found in fresh apples and tomatoes can slow down natural ageing of the lungs and even repair damage caused by smoking, research claims. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

All-natural pill can turbo-charge the Mediterranean diet
Researchers from Cambridge University have created a supplement known as 'Ateronon Heart', which combines the heart-health benefits of a key component in tomatoes with milk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Debate on Glyphosate Use Comes to a Head in Argentina
Academics discuss the impacts on health and the environment of the use of glyphosate in Argentine agriculture, during a Dec. 6 conference at the University of Buenos Aires. Concern about this topic is now on the country’s public agenda. Credit: Daniel Gutman / IPSBy Daniel GutmanBUENOS AIRES, Dec 8 2017 (IPS)In and around the city of Rosario, where most of Argentina’s soybean processing plants are concentrated, a local law banned the use of glyphosate, the most widely-used herbicide in Argentina. But two weeks later, producers managed to exert enough pressure to obtain a promise that the ban would be overturned...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Daniel Gutman Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Environment Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: THIS 29p everyday food could raise BP
HIGH blood pressure symptoms could be eased by avoiding eating canned or tinned tomato products, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zesty tomato soup
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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