How to live longer: What is the best vegetable to increase your life expectancy?
HOW to live longer: Leading a long life was once shrouded in mystery but scientific research has provided a roadmap to achieving this goal. The answer does not lie in some esoteric understanding of the world, but by eating a healthy, balanced diet. While it is important to focus on your general dietary approach, as opposed to relying on single items, research has elucidated the benefits of eating a specific vegetable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why your Valentine might want hot chocolate for that walk on the beach
Drinking cocoa rich in flavonols - plant compounds also found in fruits, vegetables and tea - might make walking easier for some older adults with poor circulation, a study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How Does Social Media Shape Your Food Choices?
Those participants who believed their social media buddies ate the recommended five daily portions of fruits and vegetables in turn ate one extra serving. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young people may copy friends' eating habits from social media, study finds
In a study published in the journal Appetite, scientists from Ashton University observed that participants ate an extra portion of fruit and vegetables themselves for every portion their social media peers ate. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: She Put Off Heart Symptoms Until It Was Almost Too Late
FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- When she's not biking, hiking or swimming, Bev Pohlit can probably be found tending to the vegetables growing in her quarter-acre backyard in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. " I take advantage... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Natural compound in vegetables helps fight fatty liver disease
(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) A new study led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists shows how a natural compound found in cruciferous vegetables can also be used to fight fatty liver disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Living Systematic Review: Interventions for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children aged five years and under
In this interview we ask Rebecca Hodder from the National Health and Medical Research Centre Early Career Research Fellow, the University of Newcastle, Australia and Nicole Martin, Managing Editor, Cochrane Heart, University College London, London, UK to tell us more aboutthis Living Systematic Review, which looks at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children under five years old.Why was this review selected to be a Living Systematic Review (LSR) originally, was it in response to a target audience need?Rebecca: The original review was initiated by the author team, who are embedded within the Hunter New England ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Why Fruits and Vegetables May Lower Alzheimer ’s Risk
Flavonols, found in fruits and vegetables, were tied to a lower risk of Alzheimer ’s disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Alzheimer ' s Disease Fruit Vegetables Diet and Nutrition Dementia Source Type: news

Some Antioxidants May Protect Against Alzheimer ’ s, Study Finds
BOSTON (CBS) — Alzheimer’s disease affects some six million Americans. A new study published in the journal Neurology finds that certain antioxidants may have a protective effect. They’re called flavonols, and are present in almost all fruits and vegetables, as well as olive oil, tea and wine. Researchers at Rush University in Chicago looked at almost a thousand older adults and found those with the highest flavonol consumption were almost half as likely to develop Alzheimer’s later in life as those who consumed the least. They say as the elderly population grows worldwide, any reduction in the numb...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Alzheimer's Disease Dr. Mallika Marshall Health News Source Type: news

Fruits, vegetables, tea consumption linked with lower Alzheimer's risk
(Reuters Health) - Elderly people with diets rich in flavonols - a group of antioxidants found in fruits, vegetables, and tea - may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Diets Rich in Fruits, Veggies Could Lower Your Odds for Alzheimer's
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 29, 2020 -- Older adults who regularly consume a group of antioxidants called flavonols may have a decreased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. The compounds exist in many fruits and vegetables, with the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

China calls for more vegetable output amid virus outbreak
China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday urged the country to boost vegetable production to ensure ample supplies and stable prices amid the new coronavirus outbreak. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How eating vegetables is good for children's brain: Scientists say iron gets stored in crucial cells
Researchers studied iron levels in the brains of 1,500 children and young adults aged eight to 24 and found that those who were deficient performed less well in tests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fresh, organic food at your fingertips: 7 Tips for shopping at a farmers market
(Natural News) A farmers market is a place where farmers sell their produce directly to consumers. Today, farmers markets have expanded to incorporate not only fruits and vegetables, but also a variety of other items like artisan crafts and original art. Some even have local musicians and even theater troupes – making these farmers markets into a grand... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mozambique: Fruit Fly Infestation Threatens Exports
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Ministry of Agriculture has expressed serious concern about the spread of the fruit fly, which is posing a serious threat to exports of Mozambican fruit and vegetables. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Biofortified Crops Improve Farmers ’ Livelihoods in Zimbabwe
By Martha KatsiHARARE, Zimbabwe, Jan 27 2020 (IPS) Steven Seremwe, who is 57 years old, was retrenched from his job as an administrator at Lake Shore Missions in 2012. He decided to focus on farming, and he started growing various crops—white maize, sugar beans, and sweet potatoes, among others—for consumption and sale. “I have always loved agriculture but because of work pressures, I was not practicing. But when I got retrenched from work, I decided to follow my heart and started farming,” he said. The problem was that every farming season, even with a bumper harvest, Seremwe`s income was falling ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martha Katsi Tags: Africa Biodiversity Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Eating this brightly coloured vegetable could lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure does not have noticeable symptoms. However, if left untreated, serious health problems could ensue including heart attacks or strokes. Eating this brightly coloured vegetable could help to lower a person's reading. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Vegetables, Doctor's Visits for Shanghai Elderly Looking to Beat Virus More Vegetables, Doctor's Visits for Shanghai Elderly Looking to Beat Virus
Senior citizens in China's commercial capital of Shanghai are taking preventive steps against the spread of a new virus, monitoring their health, staying indoors to reduce exposure, and even giving up meat.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 27, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

6 Health benefits of seaweed, an underwater superfood
(Natural News) Seaweed, or sea vegetables, are an extremely versatile and popular superfood. They’re used to wrap sushi rolls, are used as a main ingredient in many soups and stews and are a common ingredient in many dietary supplements. Many around the world love to eat them because of their taste, their versatility and because of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Chamisa Chides Mnangagwa for Encouraging Citizens to Dump Meat for Veggies
[New Zimbabwe] MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has chided President Emmerson Mnangagwa for encouraging suffering locals to turn to vegetables and potatoes as opposed to meat. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eating More Veggies Won't Stop Prostate Cancer: Study
After two years of follow-up, the group on the vegetable-rich diet saw no extra protection against prostate cancer compared to the control group, according to findings published Jan. 14 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Growing your own celery is easier than you think
Celery is today's star vegetable. Here's how to grow your own at home. It's easier than you think (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeanette Marantos Source Type: news

Eating More Veggies Won't Stop Prostate Cancer: Study
This study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

School Lunch Programmes for Progress
School feeding programme in Togo. Credit: WFP/João CavalcanteBy Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Wan Manan MudaKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 21 2020 (IPS) If well planned, coordinated and implemented, a government funded school feeding programme for all primary school children can be progressively transformative. Such a programme, involving government departments and agencies working together, can benefit schoolchildren, their families, farmers and public health, now and in the future. Jomo Kwame Sundaram Such a scheme should comprehensively supply adequate food for all, especially schoolchildren, and improve their nutrition,...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Wan Manan Muda Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Eating More Vegetables Did Not Affect Prostate Cancer Progression
Men with early stage prostate cancer did not show benefits from a vegetable-rich diet. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Prostate Gland Prostate Cancer Vegetables Diet and Nutrition Prostate Specific Antigen Source Type: news

6 Health benefits of seaweed, an underwater superfood
(Natural News) Seaweed, or sea vegetables, are an extremely versatile and popular superfood. They’re used to wrap sushi rolls, are used as a main ingredient in many soups and stews and are a common ingredient in many dietary supplements. Many around the world love to eat them because of their taste, their versatility and because of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump administration to change Obama-era school lunch policy
The Trump administration is proposing sweeping new changes to an Obama-era school lunch policy. The changes would loosen rules concerning fruits and vegetables, which could lead to more pizzas and burgers on the menu. Natalie Brand reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fresh, organic food at your fingertips: 7 Tips for shopping at a farmers market
(Natural News) A farmers market is a place where farmers sell their produce directly to consumers. Today, farmers markets have expanded to incorporate not only fruits and vegetables, but also a variety of other items like artisan crafts and original art. Some even have local musicians and even theater troupes – making these farmers markets... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food storage 101: DIY pickling tips and tricks
(Natural News) Pickling is a process that involves soaking foods like fruits and vegetables in an acid or brine, which prevents harmful bacteria from growing. Considered one of the oldest forms of food preservation, this process is a fantastic way to extend the shelf life of any fresh produce, especially if you plan on stocking... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insurance Company Provides Free Fruits & Vegetables To Members With New FarmboxRX Program
Ashley Tyrner hopes to revolutionize healthcare through healthy eating with the FarmboxRX pilot program. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Increasing Vegetable Intake Does Not Slow Prostate Cancer
Behavioral intervention had no impact on time to progression among men with early - stage disease (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

It ’ s OK To Eat Romaine Lettuce Again
(CNN) — Caesar salad lovers rejoice — your crispy romaine lettuce leaves are OK to eat now. The nationwide, monthslong E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce ended Wednesday, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration. The romaine, which came from Salinas, California, infected a total of 167 people in 27 states. This included 85 hospitalizations, including 15 patients who developed a type of kidney failure — hemolytic uremic syndrome — known to be associated with this particular type of bacteria, E. coli O157:H7. The toxin produced by t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Romaine Lettuce Source Type: news

Increasing Vegetable Intake Does Not Slow Prostate Cancer
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 -- A behavioral intervention that increases vegetable consumption does not reduce the risk for progression of early-stage prostate cancer, according to a study published in the Jan. 14 issue of the Journal of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eating more veg didn ’t affect prostate cancer outcomes
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Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 16, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Eating fruit, vegetables won't slow prostate cancer, study finds
Eating vegetables offers a lot of health benefits -- but it doesn't slow the progression of prostate cancer. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating More Veggies Did Not Slow Prostate Cancer Progression Eating More Veggies Did Not Slow Prostate Cancer Progression
Clinical guidelines for prostate cancer survivors should not rely on epidemiologic data to support claims that a vegetable-rich diet could slow disease progression, caution US researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Unfruitful: Eating more produce will not cure, stop prostate cancer
(University of California - San Diego) University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that patients with prostate cancer assigned to eat seven or more servings of vegetables and fruits daily saw no extra protection from the increased consumption of micronutrients, running contrary to current thought. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Did increasing vegetable consumption reduce the risk of prostate cancer progression?
(JAMA Network) This randomized clinical trial among more than 400 men with early-stage prostate cancer looked at whether a telephone-based program encouraging increased vegetable consumption would decrease cancer progression over two years. The authors report   no significant decrease in the risk of prostate cancer progression among men in the intervention program compared with those who received only written information about diet and prostate cancer. The study may have been underpowered to identify a clinically important difference. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Compounds in broccoli sprouts can help fight gastritis and stomach ulcers: Study
(Natural News) Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) by itself is already chock-full of vitamins and minerals. In fact, this humble vegetable — a member of the cabbage family and a staple in many American households — is so nutrient-dense, it actually provides a little bit of almost every nutrient your body needs. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat better, for your heart's sake: Consuming more fruits and vegetables reduces risk of death from heart attack, stroke say researchers
(Natural News) The American Heart Association lists heart disease as one of the leading causes of death in the US. This statistic emphasizes the need to find ways to prevent the onset of this deadly disease. Making healthy lifestyle choices, including proper dietary choices, is one of the best ways to keep your heart and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Super Food Recipes for Winter to Boost Your Immune System
Tasty ways to cook winter's healthiest vegetables ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The provider ’s terms, conditions and policies apply. ... Please ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 13, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New study shows 'organic' wounds improve produce
(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists found benefits of insect leaf-wounding in fruit and vegetable production. Stress responses created in the fruits and vegetables initiated an increase in antioxidant compounds prior to harvest, making them healthier for human consumption. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Physical activity and dietary behavior parallel each other from childhood to adulthood
(University of Jyv ä skyl ä - Jyv ä skyl ä n yliopisto) Consumption of fruits and vegetables is higher and more frequent in individuals who are physically active when compared to their less-active peers. Persistent leisure-time physical activity from childhood to adulthood as well as increasing activity are associated with higher fruit and vegetable consumption. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 8, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

‘ Monday Reset ’ Initiative Works To Make New Year ’ s Resolutions Stick
BOSTON (CBS) — It’s only January 6th and many of us have already broken our New Year’s resolutions, but some would argue instead of making a resolution once a year, we should do it once a week. It’s called the “Healthy Monday Reset.” The Monday Campaigns is a non-profit health initiative associated with Johns Hopkins, Columbia, and Syracuse universities that dedicates the first day of every week to health. They say instead of trying to make a behavioral change on the first of the year, think of Monday as the day you will remind yourself to make better choices. For example, if you resolve...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Healthy Living New Year’s Resolutions Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: MDC Hits Out At Mnangagwa's 'Command Nutrition'
[New Zimbabwe] MDC has hit out at President Emmerson Mnangagwa's statements in Kuwadzana, Harare Friday, when he told hundreds of people complaining over high meat prices that they must resort to eating vegetables instead. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A dynamic duo: Researchers find that an olive oil and veggie combo could explain the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet
(Natural News) The Mediterranean diet is a popular diet revolving around the consumption of traditional Mediterranean foods like fish, olive oil, fruits and vegetables. This particular diet boasts a variety of health benefits that all contribute to improving overall health, including improving heart health, helping in weight loss, adjusting metabolism and supporting gut health. While... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Eat this amount of fruit and veg every day to increase longevity
HOW TO live longer: There is enough conclusive evidence to support the claim that eating a healthy balanced diet offers the best defence against a wide-range of deadly diseases. Fruit and vegetables should make up an essential part of your dietary regime but research suggests upping your five a day to reap the optimal health benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What if Children Ran the School Lunchroom?
A new program lets students customize their meals, participate in taste tests and brainstorm ways to redesign their school cafeterias. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Diet and Nutrition Food Education (K-12) Vegetables Cooking and Cookbooks Squash (Vegetable) Gardens and Gardening Source Type: news

Heart attack: Eat this vegetable to reduce your risk of the life-threatening condition
HEART attack is a life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention to keep the risks at bay. While the condition is strongly tied to unhealthy lifestyle decisions, evidence shows that making positive dietary decisions can counter the threat, including eating a certain vegetable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Countless People Are Struggling With an Eating Disorder Doctors Can ’t Diagnose
At first, Melanie Murphy was just following doctor’s orders. Murphy, then 19, had gained weight during a period of depression, and her doctor told her she should lose some. She went from 180 to 125 pounds in 18 months—and even when she knew it was time to stop slimming down, she couldn’t shake the need to chase a goal. Without weight loss, she needed a new target. That became finding the “perfect” diet, one that was clean and pure and would keep her healthy for years to come. At least, that was how she thought about it then. These days, she uses a different descriptor: “orthorexia,&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Eating Disorder Source Type: news