Americans are less likely to buy fruit and vegetables when grocery shopping online
Americans do not trust their courier shopper to make proper produce and meat choices when ordering groceries for deliver, a new study finds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rural India Has a Diabetes Problem – What Is Causing it?
South India has a higher rate of diabetes compared to North India, possibly due to its partiality towards white rice, which has a high glycaemic index. | Picture courtesy: Total HealthBy Sweta AkundiMay 10 2022 (IPS) At a healthcare clinic in Thodathara, a village in the Thavanampalle mandal near Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, Dr Vijay Kumar calls in his next patient. “He is the most disciplined man I know,” Dr Kumar says with a hint of pride. Reddyappa Reddy walks in and takes the seat opposite Dr Kumar. “Ten years ago I found out I have diabetes. I took Dr Kumar’s advice. Today, I walk up and down the lengths of a man...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sweta Akundi Tags: Asia-Pacific Food and Agriculture Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

About half of parents give their children a dietary supplement
Parents said they give supplements because their children are picky eaters, they do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, and what they do eat does not give them enough vitamins, minerals and fiber. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

What diet is best for living longer, healthier life?
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Study: Newer markets with fresh produce may cut kids' obesity rates among poor
Having access to newer supermarkets with fresh fruits and vegetables reduced obesity rates among children in some of New York City's poorest neighborhoods, a study published Monday found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There's a Secret to Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables
Title: There ' s a Secret to Getting Kids to Eat VegetablesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/9/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/9/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - May 9, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Schools are teaching parents what to put in their children's lunchboxes to cut obesity
Two-thirds of lunches contained too much sugar, only half had a piece of fruit and only a fifth included a vegetable, research by Leeds University found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Give Edible Insects a Chance as an Alternative High-Quality Protein Source, say Scientists
A variety of insect-based delicacies. It is estimated that 2.5 billion people around the world eat insects as part of their regular diet. Encouraging the eating of insects could have health and climate change benefits. Credit: icipeBy Joyce ChimbiNairobi, May 6 2022 (IPS) Growing up in Samoya Village of Bungoma County in the Western part of Kenya, Elvis Wanjala has fond childhood memories of the rainy season, chasing and catching black-bellied winged termites in the rain. “The termites would also come inside the house, attracted by the light late in the evening. My mother would sun-dry the termites and pan-fry them. We w...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Biodiversity Climate Action Climate Change Environment Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Burea Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Three of the best fruits and vegetables said to lower blood sugar quickly
DIABETES type 2 describes a condition characterised by elevated blood sugar levels. This is caused by the problems with insulin in your body. Fortunately, certain superfoods have been shown to help lower blood sugar quickly. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Michael Mosley shares root vegetable can lower high blood pressure - ‘quite meaningful’
"I'M AT home making sauerkraut, I've just been grating in lots of this lovely colourful vegetable," said Dr Michael Mosley on his podcast Just One Thing. Despite his shirt getting stained, the doctor was determined to use this ingredient because of its plentiful benefits. From lower blood pressure to keeping your brain healthy as you age, beetroot offers more than its taste. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Michael Mosley shares the vegetable that ‘could keep your brain healthy as you age’
AS you age, your cognitive function might begin to decline, however, certain foods and lifestyle habits could see your cognitive abilities improved. Dr Michael Mosley shares "just one thing" that could do exactly that and keep your brain healthy as you age. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia breakthrough: Eating antioxidant-rich vegetables and fruits may protect you
EATING more leafy green vegetables and fruits including oranges and tangerines may protect against dementia, a study suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating like Popeye could protect you from dementia!
A study of more than 7,000 Americans has now found that those with the highest levels of antioxidants from eating fruit and vegetables are at lower risk of developing dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: The Pandemic's Gardening Boom Shows How Gardens Can Cultivate Public Health
[Daily Maverick] As lockdowns went into effect in the spring of 2020 to slow the spread of the coronavirus, reports emerged of a global gardening boom, with plants, flowers, vegetables and herbs sprouting in backyards and on balconies around the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Arthritis: Do nightshade vegetables ‘inhibit pain’ or cause it to flare up? Expert advice
WHEN it comes to arthritis, pain management is the main focus for many patients. Diet can play a role in reducing the culprit but the advice on some foods, including nightshade vegetables, is not that black and white. Here's what an expert advises. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news