Ask Well: Do Cruciferous Vegetables Really Fight Cancer?
You cannot go wrong incorporating a lot of cruciferous vegetables, which include broccoli and brussels sprouts as well as dark leafy greens like kale and arugula, in your diet. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Vegetables Head and Neck Cancer Colon and Colorectal Cancer Lung Cancer Breast Cancer Diet and Nutrition Vitamins Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Throat Prostate Gland Source Type: news

More evidence fruits and greens can be good for the brain
(Reuters Health) - - Middle-aged men who eat lots of fruits and vegetables may be lowering their odds of cognitive problems as they get on in years, compared to peers who don't consume these foods very often, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The versatile burdock root is a powerful blood purifier and diuretic
(Natural News) Burdock root is a vegetable commonly used in Asian cuisine. This vegetable is a versatile therapeutic medicine. It has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for many health problems. It is a powerful blood purifier, diuretic, and anti-inflammatory agent. Based on scientific studies, here are its health benefits: Burdock root is packed with nutrients:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a pescatarian diet?
A pescatarian diet involves eating fish, as a main source of protein, alongside vegetables and other plant-based foods. Learn more about the health benefits of this diet, its environmental impact, and potential risks. We also highlight the best types of fish to eat, and how a pescatarian diet may improve health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Holiday Meals and Food Allergies/Special Diets
Are you planning your holiday menus for when your friends and families are gathering during the holiday season?  It can be fun to plan what foods and beverages to serve until Cousin Bill states he is no longer eating gluten, your best friend is lactose intolerant, your boss is vegan, Grandma is diabetic, and your nephew announces he is bringing his roommate who has specific religious dietary restrictions. Suddenly menu planning becomes a challenge that seem insurmountable. Providing a fun festive gathering includes being a hospitable one as well. Letting your guests know they are welcome and that you are considerate ...
Source: Dragonfly - December 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health dietary restrictions diets food allergies Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The ‘overshadowed’ 70p vegetable you should add to your dinner every day
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. Adding this vegetable to your daily routine could lower your chances of developing high blood sugar symptoms and signs. Are you at risk of diabetes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three quarters of a Quebec population fall short of healthy eating guidelines
(Elsevier) In a web-based study reported in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, more than three quarters of French-speaking adults in Quebec, Canada, fall short of meeting current dietary guidelines regarding consumption of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, sodium, and saturated fats. The authors recommend stronger, more impactful actions to support everyone in adopting healthier dietary habits to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 6, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Are Eggs Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Eggs dominate the menus of all sorts of breakfast spots, from fast-food chains to organic cafes. But the humble egg comes with a lot of questions: Will eggs raise your cholesterol? Should you order an egg-white omelet or embrace the yolks? And what about organic eggs — are they really more nutritious? Whether you eat them every day or just occasionally, there’s plenty to learn about how to incorporate eggs into a healthy diet. Here, dietitians weigh in on what you need to know about nutrition in eggs. Are eggs healthy? Nutrition experts agree that the protein and vitamins in eggs make them a healthy option. &ld...
Source: TIME: Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Are Eggs Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Eggs dominate the menus of all sorts of breakfast spots, from fast-food chains to organic cafes. But the humble egg comes with a lot of questions: Will eggs raise your cholesterol? Should you order an egg-white omelet or embrace the yolks? And what about organic eggs — are they really more nutritious? Whether you eat them every day or just occasionally, there’s plenty to learn about how to incorporate eggs into a healthy diet. Here, dietitians weigh in on what you need to know about nutrition in eggs. Are eggs healthy? Nutrition experts agree that the protein and vitamins in eggs make them a healthy option. &ld...
Source: TIME: Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Here ’s One Simple Way You Can Start Eating Healthier
People are drinking less soda than they used to. But in nearly every other way, the typical American diet hasn’t improved in a very long time. “If you look at how we’re eating—the quality of our diets—it’s been pretty constant over a number of decades,” says Dr. Stephen Juraschek, an internist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Americans still eat too much red meat, too many refined grains and too much protein. “The average American already consumes more than enough protein, but people are still seeking out more,&r...
Source: TIME: Health - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Your grocery bill could rise 3.5% in 2019 due to soaring vegetable prices, study predicts
The price of food could increase by up to 3.5 per cent in 2019, an annual study of food prices predicts, but there’s good news for Canadian consumers buying meat and seafood, which are projected to become cheaper. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

How to live longer - the best vegetable to boost the immune system and avoid early death
HOW to live longer: Avoid an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could boost your immune system, lower your risk of infection and increase your life expectancy by eating more of this vegetable, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Fruits and Veggies in Midlife May Preserve Cognition More Fruits and Veggies in Midlife May Preserve Cognition
Higher intake of fruit, vegetables, and juice in midlife is associated with better long-term cognition, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Moringa displays powerful antiproliferative effects on cancer cells
(Natural News) A South African study concluded that moringa (Moringa oleifera) has antiproliferative activity against at least one type of cancer, adding yet another reason to incorporate the vegetable in your diet. The study looked at the effects of moringa on esophageal cancer, a type of cancer diagnosed in many members of South Africa’s black population.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moringa shows powerful antiproliferative effects on cancer cells
(Natural News) A South African study concluded that moringa (Moringa oleifera) has antiproliferative activity against at least one type of cancer, adding yet another reason to incorporate the vegetable in your diet. The study looked at the effects of moringa on esophageal cancer, a type of cancer diagnosed in many members of South Africa’s black population.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fruits, Veggies, Orange Juice May Protect Men's Memory
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 -- Higher consumption of vegetables and fruits is associated with lower odds of future memory loss in men, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in Neurology. Changzheng Yuan, Sc.D., from the Harvard T.H. Chan School... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stomach bloating warning - the 20p vegetable you should avoid or risk trapped wind pain
STOMACH bloating could be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. You could also be at risk of trapped wind pain and tummy ache if you eat this “stinky” vegetable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study suggests eating more lycopene-rich foods to prevent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
(Natural News) Lycopene, a compound found in a number of fruits and vegetables, can help address the symptoms of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), proving just how important these foods are to living a full and healthy life. Excessive fat has far-reaching repercussions on your health. You may be familiar with the role it plays... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your go-to guide to the best low-carb fruits to eat while on the keto diet
(Natural News) While the ketogenic (keto) diet was originally designed for individuals with neurological diseases such as epilepsy, it has now become a popular diet among people who want to lose weight effectively. But did you know that this diet requires you to eat low-carb fruits? The proper ratio of fruits and vegetables Since the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enjoy your meals: Taking pleasure in what you eat is good for your diet and overall health
(Natural News) The typical health advice for the average American includes suggestions to eat more fruits and vegetables and to consume less saturated fat, sodium, and sugar. But according to an article by Alissa Rumsey, which was published on U.S. News, following “fun” health advice from other countries could be better for your overall health.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to easily grow your own lettuce
(Natural News) Lettuce is a widely enjoyed vegetable thought to have come to our shores from India and Central Asia via Europe. We have enjoyed this plant since the ancient times. Herodotus wrote that it was a favorite in ancient Rome. It was during the Age of Exploration when Columbus and other explorers sought the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Women who eat lots of fruits and vegetables have a lower risk of breast cancer
(Natural News) Statistics indicate that breast cancer is the second most common cancer in American women. While death rates from this deadly disease have been steadily decreasing in most Western countries, a breast cancer diagnosis remains both terrifying and dangerous. Medical experts advise regular screening, lifestyle changes and a healthy diet as the best ways to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Men who eat lots of fruits and vegetables have less memory loss
Consumption of orange juice, certain vegetables, leafy greens, and berry fruits is tied to less memory loss in a large group of men followed for 26 years. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Here ’s Why the CDC Wants You to Throw Away All Your Romaine Lettuce
All the romaine lettuce in the U.S. is currently unsafe to eat, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said, warning consumers that an E. coli outbreak is linked to the salad staple. The warning comes after 32 people in 11 states reported E. coli infections. The number of ill people is expected to increase, says Laura Gieraltowski, team lead of the CDC’s foodborne outbreak response team. Gieraltowski says the CDC took the somewhat extreme measure of warning people to avoid all romaine lettuce because the agency has not yet identified a common grower or supplier that could be the source of the outbreak. Ha...
Source: TIME: Health - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Source Type: news

Stop throwing away one of the best parts of your Kale
(Natural News) Many health experts consider kale, a dark leafy green vegetable in the cabbage family, as a superfood, given its impressive vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant profile. As a natural source of potassium, it helps fight heart disease. With its iron properties, it assists with healthy muscle function and the transfer of oxygen between cells. Its Vitamin K... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long-Term Diet of Vegetables, Fruit Tied to Less Memory Loss in Men
(MedPage Today) -- Intake in middle and late adulthood made the difference, regardless of recent eating patterns (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - November 21, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

The benefits of a family dinner: Sitting down together forces teenagers into a healthier diet
Youngsters growing up in households where parents and children eating together is routine consume more fruit and vegetables and less burgers and chips. It also cuts boys' intake of soda. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romaine lettuce pulled from shelves amid another E. coli outbreak
Ahead of Thanksgiving, Americans are being warned to stay away from all romaine lettuce. The CDC says the vegetable is connected to an E. coli outbreak that's made at least 32 people sick in 11 states. Thirteen have been hospitalized. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about cassava: Nutrition and toxicity
Cassava is a root vegetable that people eat worldwide. Raw cassava can be toxic when people ingest it. Learn about the benefits, toxicity, and uses of cassava here, as well as how to prepare it safely. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

E. coli warning - the vegetable you should AVOID after ‘life-threatening’ outbreak
E.coli symptoms include a high fever, diarrhoea, and having stomach cramps. The public have been warned to avoid eating romaine lettuce after an outbreak of the bacterial infection was reported in the US. These are the warning signs of the E.coli bacterial infection to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family dinners improve teens' eating habits no matter how well family functions, study finds
This study used data from 2,728 teens and young adult living at home with their parents. Frequent family meals were associated with eating more fruits and vegetables and less fast food and takeout food for young people in both high-functioning and low-functioning families. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Orange juice, leafy greens and berries may be tied to decreased memory loss in men
(American Academy of Neurology) Eating leafy greens, dark orange and red vegetables and berry fruits, and drinking orange juice may be associated with a lower risk of memory loss over time in men, according to a study published in the Nov. 21, 2018, online issue of Neurology ® , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diet rich in fruits and vegetables tied to fewer menopause symptoms
(Reuters Health) - Women who eat lots of fruits and vegetables may experience fewer physical and mental health symptoms of menopause than those who prefer to dine on sweets, fats and snacks, an Iranian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA OKs Heart Disease Prevention Claim for High Oleic Acid Oils
(MedPage Today) -- Olive oil and certain other vegetable, seed oils get qualified health claim (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Four plant-based options to help rejuvenate your entire body
(Natural News) There are no shortage of options to rejuvenate your body in the world of plants. Whether it is a vegetable, fruit, herb, seed, nut, or superfood, there are solutions to help you rejuvenate your body and increase your uptake of precious enzymes, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other life supporting nutrients. Getting a good dose of plants... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CONFIRMED: Vegetables are mankind's most affordable source of vitamins and minerals needed for good health
(Natural News) An ideal diet includes a lot of fruits and vegetables to ensure overall health. However, according to a study, vegetables can also help provide food and nutrition security. Vegetable farming can even address rural poverty and unemployment. It’s a well-known fact that vegetables are nutritious. Vegetables contain potassium that can help manage healthy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural chemicals produced by vegetables like kale and broccoli help maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer
(Natural News) Cases of colon cancer are on the rise, which is bad news considering it’s the second leading cause of cancer death in adults in the U.S. How can you avoid being one of the 97,220 new cases of colon cancer expected this year? While there is a genetic component to colon cancer that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A New Study Says Low-Carb Diets May Help You Lose Weight. But Are Carbs Really So Bad For You?
A new study suggests that low-carb diets may help people keep weight off and even drop extra pounds, adding to the confusion about the health benefits — or detriments — of carbohydrates. For the study, which was published in The BMJ, researchers put 234 overweight adults on a 10-week weight-loss diet. More than half of them successfully lost about 10% of their body weight during that time. From there, they were then assigned to follow either a low-carb diet (20% of total calories from carbohydrates, 60% from fat), a moderate-carb diet (40% from carbs and fat) or a high-carb diet (60% from carbs, 20% from fat) f...
Source: TIME: Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

US researchers seek to end carbs v fat 'diet wars'
Review seeks to find common ground, arguing that what matters for most people is qualityA group of scientists is trying to end the “diet wars” raging over how much fat and carbohydrate we should eat, arguing that what matters for most people is quality.A review by US researchers with diverse perspectives on the fraught fat v carbs question attempts to find the common ground. Above all, they say, we should be ditching saturated for unsaturated fat and refined grains for wholegrains and non-starchy vegetables. And they list the unknowns, which need more research.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Nutrition Diets and dieting US news Science Life and style World news Health Source Type: news

Garlic the master medicine: Scientists find a compound in the herb that can destroy resistant bacteria
(Natural News) Some say garlic elevates savory dishes, while others avoid it like the plague. However, if you tend to shy away from eating garlic, you might want to think twice as studies show it works remarkably well at killing resistant bacteria and fighting chronic infections. Closely related to vegetables with pronounced flavors like onions,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gluten-free diets DO help you lose weight - because it drives people to eat fewer carbs and more veg
Any weight loss and reduction in tummy pain are due to eating more vegetables and other fiber-rich foods - rather than cutting out the composite of proteins specifically, say scientists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Stomach pain and bloating: Cut down on THIS common vegetable to avoid a bloated stomach
STOMACH pain and bloating is a common problem affecting most people at some point in their lives. It can be caused by food which is hard to digest, such as this common vegetable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It's not as difficult as you think: How to grow grains in your own backyard
(Natural News) Grain is one of the most common food groups, but unlike fruits and vegetables, it is rarely a part of home gardens. Many people believe that growing this crop is difficult, so they prefer to just buy it. However, this might not be a very good idea. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating and pain: The one vegetable you should avoid to soothe a bloated stomach
STOMACH bloating and pain is in most cases a result of trapped wind, which happens after eating certain foods. A certain vegetable, used in everyday cooking, could be the reason for your bloated stomach. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Healthy Eating, Physical Exercise to Mitigate Diabetes
[Guardian] As the World marks Diabetes Day on Wednesday, readers have been advised to eat healthy, by consuming more fresh fruits and vegetables. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bitter melon can lower blood sugar levels and even prevent cancer
(Natural News) When it comes to choosing healthy food, you must not decide based solely on taste. Some of the best foods for your body hardly taste good, after all. Take the bitter melon, for instance. This literally bitter vegetable can do a lot of good for your body, including lowering your blood sugar levels... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach pain and bloating: THIS common vegetable could be causing your bloated stomach
STOMACH pain and bloating affects most people at some point in their lives. It ’s usually caused by eating food which is hard to digest. This common vegetable could be causing your bloated stomach. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Five of the best vegetables to prevent arthritis pain and symptoms
ARTHRITIS causes pain and inflammation which can be stressful to live with. While there is no direct cure, certain foods can help ease painful swelling, such as these five vegetables. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news