11 Best Foods For Your Immune System
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Vitamin C has a reputation for being a feel-good nutrient, so it will come as no surprise that this list is full of foods with high levels of it. In the body, vitamin C behaves as an antioxidant, which means it protects cells from free-radical damage. Consuming it also helps the body better absorb iron, which is critical for normal immune-system function. Although foods high in vitamin C won’t stop your flu symptoms, eating them regularly may help prevent...
Source: TIME: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Bad Habits that Lead to Cancer, Chronic Disease Corrected by mHealth Intervention
Does this sound like someone you know? He or she spends too much time in front of screens, gets little exercise and eats a diet high in fat and low in fruits and vegetables. It likely sounds familiar because it describes a significant portion of the U.S. population. A new Northwestern Medicine study found that a lifestyle intervention could fully normalize these four unhealthy behaviors, which put people at risk of developing heart disease and common cancers, including breast, colon and prostate. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - June 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Bad habits that lead to cancer, chronic disease corrected by simple lifestyle intervention
(Northwestern University) Four of the most common bad habits -- too much screen time, too little exercise and high fat and low fruit and vegetable intake -- can lead to heart disease and cancer, but a simple intervention using mobile health tools and coaching normalized these behaviors, and improvements were sustained. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How to live longer – how green vegetables could be the key to a long life
HOW to live longer: Adding leafy green vegetables to your diet could help you to live a longer life, and lower your risk of an early death. But, how much should you be eating every week? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO: Reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease by following either the Mediterranean or Nordic-style diet
(Natural News) A healthy diet composed of fish, meat, fruits, and vegetables can help curb the risk of many types of diseases. A report from the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed this well-known fact, providing evidence that Mediterranean diet (MD) and Nordic diet (ND) can help prevent a slew of serious health conditions, such as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reduce your risk of breast cancer by 21% by simply eating one more serving of veggies a day
(Natural News) According to research, eating more vegetables daily can help lower your risk of developing breast cancer by as much as 21 percent. The paper, which was published in the European Journal of Cancer, analyzed various studies via meta-analysis to confirm if women who followed diets high in fruit and vegetables did have a lower risk... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wait, don't eat that until you see this list of recalled foods
From breakfast cereal to vegetables, US health officials are warning people to avoid some foods after this month's outbreak of unrelated intestinal infections, including salmonella. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Vegetable Trays in a Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora Illnesses in Select Retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, Because of Possible Health Risk
Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. ( " Del Monte Fresh " ) announced today, the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of 6 oz., 12 oz. and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip sold to select retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Del Monte was notified by state agencies of the outbreak and its potential involvement. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Attempts to make SNAP healthier have done nothing to help the poorest people eat better, study finds
The poorest Americans using food stamps in the US get about one percent of the daily fruits and vegetables they need, and their nutrition hasn't improved in 15 years, a Tufts University study said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Eating this vegetable regularly can help lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to detect, but if signs do begin to show you may experience vision problems, difficulty breathing and pounding in your chest, neck or ears. A healthy, balanced diet is one of the recommended forms of prevention for the condition, but more specifically, studies have recommended eating adding a specific vegetable to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 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

U.S. Babies, Toddlers Eat Way Too Much Added Sugar, Study Finds
BOSTON, MA (CBS Local) – It’s well-known that Americans consume too much sugar. In fact, that affinity for the sweet stuff starts as early as infancy. Some babies are consuming added sugar that exceeds maximum levels recommended for adults, according to a new report from U.S. researchers. The Details: A new study says U.S. children are consuming too much added sugar Researchers say 85 percent of infants are eating more sugar than recommended Added sugar has been linked to obesity, heart disease, and high blood pressure Eating foods with added sugar can influence a child’s food choices later in life...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Local TV Sugar talkers Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: How do YOU eat? Stop the painful bloat by doing this at mealtimes
STOMACH bloating is common, but it is possible to reduce bloating after eating simply by changing the way you eat. Stomach bloating causes include food intolerance, gassy vegetables or carbonated drinks, among others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Juicing can help increase your fruit and vegetable intake
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is juicing as healthy as some proclaim, or are some nutrients lost in the process? ANSWER: Juicing ? extracting the juice from fresh fruits and vegetables ? can be a good way to add nutrients to your diet. If you struggle to eat the recommended five to nine servings of fruits and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

South Africa:Plates Over Pills - an Alternative Way of Eating for Better Health
[Daily Maverick] After seeing lifestyle diseases sweep through South African society, medical doctor Tracy Mavhungu Nelwamondo is now using indigenous African grains, seeds, fruits and vegetables to treat her patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Nutrition 2018: New data confirm health benefits of plant-based diet
A raft of new studies presented at the recent Nutrition 2018 conference sing the praises of a vegetable-based diet. The evidence keeps on mounting up. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Fibre deficiency: How to get enough ‘roughage’ in your diet and prevent a stroke
FIBRE deficiency can occur if you have a poor diet, which does not contain enough fruit, vegetables and carbohydrates. This can increase your risk of developing stroke, heart disease and diabetes among other conditions. Follow these NHS-recommended diet tips to avoid a fibre deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Slash reading with 26p a portion food - You could avoid a stroke
BLOOD pressure changes depending on many factors including the time of day, level of exercise and diet. You may have high blood pressure, increasing your risk of a stroke and heart disease, if you have a high salt diet or don ’t exercise regularly. Eating this 26p a portion vegetable could slash your blood pressure, helping you avoid a stroke. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Del Monte Vegetable Trays Pose Potential Health Risk
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Minnesota Department of Health, and local health departments are investigating an increase ofCyclospora infections. To date, 11 ill patients in Wisconsin and three in Minnesota have reported purchasing a vegetable tray from a Wisconsin or Minnesota Kwik Trip location prior to their illness. The Del Monte vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip contained broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip and...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 8, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Iron deficiency symptoms: Four signs you need to eat more dark-green leafy vegetables
IRON deficiency symptoms can lead to the development of complications that can affect the heart or lungs, so it ’s important to recognise all the signs. In most cases, diet is to blame, and your GP will tell you what foods are rich in iron so you can eat more of them. So how do you know if you have the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Ascension of Cauliflower
Food companies are capitalizing on the low-carb, gluten-free trend by using vegetables like cauliflower to replace flour, rice and other simple carbs. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANAHAD O ’ CONNOR Tags: Rice Cooking and Cookbooks Cauliflower Vegetables Pizza Food Carbohydrates Pasta Diet and Nutrition Flour Source Type: news

Low-fat diet tied to improved breast cancer survival odds
(Reuters Health) - Breast cancer patients may have a better chance of survival when they follow a low-fat diet heavy in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Flourless Orange Cake
I adore baking with whole fruits. Citrus fruits in particular, such as oranges, impart rich aromatics that are very refreshing on the palate. This flourless orange cake is simple to make and scented with whole sweet oranges, vanilla, almonds and honey to create a truly irresistible gluten-free treat that’s perfect for any occasion. It’s also extremely moist, so it’ll keep in the fridge for at least a week, and in my opinion, become even more delicious as the flavors deepen over time I love to serve this cake with a dollop of thick natural yogurt or crème fraîche, but it’s also just as d...
Source: TIME: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Children born to mothers who eat a lot of vegetables are less likely to be asthmatic
(Natural News) Eating a lot of vegetables will not just benefit you – if you’re pregnant, it may also help your baby reduce their chances of developing asthma, according to a study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In the study, researchers from the National Research Institute for Child Health and Development in Japan... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carrots and bananas are some of the best raw foods to eat for a healthy mind
(Natural News) Natural is still the best. That’s the message from University of Otago researchers who found that raw fruits and vegetables may be better for mental health than their cooked, canned, and processed varieties. Dr. Tamlin Conner, psychology senior lecturer and the study’s lead author, observed that through the years, public health campaigns have concentrated... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yale Nursing students create menu for better community health
As part of a new course, nursing students harvest vegetables and create their own healthy meals to better understand how to recommend a healthier diet. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 7, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

How to live longer: Eat this vegetable daily to slash cancer and high blood pressure risk
HOW TO live longer: there are some simple actions you can take to increase your odds of a longer and more satisfying lifespan. Research over the years has found some simple changes to your lifestyle, such as what you eat, can increase your lifespan. One food health experts recommend to include in your diet is a particular vegetable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

State Indicator Report on Fruits and Vegetables, 2018
This report highlights approaches to increase the purchase, supply, and demand of fruits and vegetables in states and communities across the United States. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia bans fruit and vegetables from India's Kerala state
GENEVA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has bannned imports of frozen and processed fruit and vegetables from India's Kerala state, citing the risk from an outbreak of Nipah virus, Saudi Arabia said in a filing published by World Trade Organization on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Eating more fruits and vegetables builds stronger bones
(Natural News) Growing up, a lot of people were led to believe the myth that only milk contains the right amount of nutrients to make their bones strong. Most studies, in particular, only showed how calcium benefits our bones; however, these would not delve into the details of bone health. Scientists from the University of Surrey... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Avoid these three vegetables in your diet plan to prevent swelling
STOMACH bloating can be uncomfortable and painful. Causes may be something you have drunk or eaten which could be releasing a lot of gas, or reacting with other contents in your stomach, causing the swelling. You could prevent it by avoiding these three vegetables, according to an expert registered with the British Dietetic Association. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - 41p vegetable could lower your blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, tiredness, and rushing to the toilet more often than normal. But, adding this cheap vegetable to your diet could lower your risk of high blood sugar, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Broccoli coffee: scientists create new way to eat more greens
CSIRO and agriculture group Hort Innovation turn ‘ugly’ bunches into a powder for drinks, soup and baked goodsThose who don ’t fancy eating broccoli can still reap its health benefits thanks to a newly developed powder version that be stirred into smoothies, baked goods and even coffee.Bunches of broccoli deemed too imperfect in appearance to be stocked in shops have been ground up and turned into a powder by Australian government science agency CSIRO and agriculture group Hort Innovation.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Australian Associated Press Tags: Food & drink Coffee Vegetables Life and style Australia news Science Source Type: news

The survivor prepper: Choosing the right vegetables to grow when SHTF
(Natural News) Once you decide where you’re going to start a survival garden in your homestead, you will have to figure out which vegetables you’re going to grow in it. (h/t to ModernSurvivalBlog.com) But before you make your choice, consider the soil quality and the calories that the vegetables will contain. If you want to start... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research Reveals Unfavorable Beliefs About Frozen Vegetables
Using implicit and explicit measures, researchers find negative bias toward frozen versus fresh vegetables (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 4, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Research Reveals Unfavorable Beliefs About Frozen Vegetables
MONDAY, June 4, 2018 -- Individuals have a negative bias toward frozen vegetables, according to a study published in the Aug. 1 issue of Appetite. Paul M. Connell, Ph.D., from Stony Brook University in New York, and colleagues examined the negative... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

School meal smoothie ban in obesity fight
Fruit juices could also disappear from school lunch menus, while the amount of fruit and vegetables increase. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The cancer-preventing pizza: Italian scientists use Mediterranean vegetables to create healthy dish
Researchers at the Istituto Nazionale Tumori – National Cancer Institute – in Milan say they have used the Meditteranean diet to create a pizza which could help prevent cancer and heart disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Should Fruits and Vegetables Be Washed?
Discussion Fruits and vegetables are great sources of nutrition and often are eaten raw. However, they can become contaminated during harvest, transportation, production, preparation and storage. Produce accounts for about half of all foodborne illness and about 20% of foodborne deaths. Outbreaks have been associated with all food sources including home gardens, local farms and large scale commercial food operations. Vegetables most associated with illness are leafy green vegetables, herbs and sprouts. Learning Point What are the best ways to keep raw fruits and vegetables safe? “Wash your hands with hot soapy water...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 4, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How do we get more kids to eat more vegetables? A review of methods
(Natural News) If you have kids, one of the most difficult things to do is to feed them vegetables. Different strategies, such as repeated food exposure, food adaptations, mealtime adaptations, social factors, nutrition education, and mixed-methods interventions, may help you get your child to eat more vegetables. Among all these methods, repeated exposure was found to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists harvest first crop of vegetables grown without sunlight, soil, or pesticides in Antarctica
(Natural News) If future plans to colonize the moon or other planets in the solar system are ever going to become successful, there needs to be a tried and tested way of planting crops and harvesting them without any issues. That’s part of the reason why the EDEN-ISS greenhouse container was put together and then... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Answering your most frequently asked questions
From the desk of Sofia Shakir, MDSofia Shakir, MDHappy Belated Memorial Day! Happy End of School Year! Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim families! May this month be filled with blessings and gratefulness. For this week ’s installment of our practice blog I thought it would be fun to answer a few of the most frequently asked questions by parents.  Although one of the most important objectives of our training as pediatricians is to identify healthy children from sick, most of our time as community pediatricians is spent having conversations with parents and children about their growth and development. One of...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - June 1, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Healthy Habits Source Type: news

4 Ways to Make Grilling Healthier This Summer
Cookouts are a summer staple. And while they do provide some health perks—fresh air, home cooking and time with friends and family—they can also come with risks. Follow these guidelines to make your grilled meals better for you. 1. Grill like a pescatarian Cooking most meat at temperatures above 300°F can produce potentially cancer-causing chemicals called heterocyclic amines (HCAs), according to the National Cancer Institute. But fruits and vegetables like corn, peaches, peppers, eggplant, pineapple, squash and watermelon hold up well on the barbecue and don’t form HCAs when they’re cooked. And...
Source: TIME: Health - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Survey of Afterschool Programs Suggests Most Offer Fruit and Vegetables Daily
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency: Five signs that you need more vitamin C - eat more of these foods
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms vary for each mineral condition. Vitamin C foods include citrus fruits and certain vegetables. You may need to add more of these to your diet if you ’re deficient in the vitamin. These are the signs and symptoms that you need more vitamin C to your diet, or should consider supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin C - five signs that you’re deficient and should eat more of these foods
VITAMIN C foods include citrus fruits and certain vegetables. You may need to add more of these to your diet if you ’re deficient in the vitamin. These are the signs and symptoms that you need more vitamin C to your diet, or should consider supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From fruit juice to roasted root vegetables: What to eat before and after a workout
Nutritionist and TV chef Zoe Bingley-Pullin recently looked at what you should eat before and after a workout to help to fuel it and repair your muscles. She also explained why timing your carbs is key. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Eat More Cruciferous Vegetables
-- Eating lots of cruciferous vegetables -- such as kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower -- could lower your risk of developing heart disease, Australian researchers say. Study results published in the Journal of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 31, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Eat More Cruciferous Vegetables
Title: Health Tip: Eat More Cruciferous VegetablesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/31/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/31/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 31, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Reducing foods environmental impacts through producers and consumers
Food’s environmental impacts are created by millions of diverse producers. To identify solutions that are effective under this heterogeneity, we consolidated data covering five environmental indicators; 38,700 farms; and 1600 processors, packaging types, and retailers. Impact can vary 50-fold among producers of the same product, creating substantial mitigation opportunities. However, mitigation is complicated by trade-offs, multiple ways for producers to achieve low impacts, and interactions throughout the supply chain. Producers have limits on how far they can reduce impacts. Most strikingly, impacts of the lowest-i...
Source: ScienceNOW - May 31, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Poore, J., Nemecek, T. Tags: Ecology r-articles Source Type: news