Stomach bloating - the 49p vegetable you should eat everyday to prevent trapped wind
STOMACH bloating can be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, as well as drinking fizzy drinks. But you could get rid of a swollen belly or trapped wind pain by eating more of one cheap vegetable in particular. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis: Healthful diet tied to lower risk
An Australian multicenter study found that those who ate more vegetables, fish, and other healthful foods had a lower risk of MS than those who ate less. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Both Low-Carb & High-Carb Diets Raise Risk Of Early Death, Boston Study Finds
By Meera Senthilingam, CNN (CNN) — A low-carb or high-carb diet raises your risk of death, a new study suggests, with people eating the food staple in moderation seeing the greatest benefits to their health. Less than 40% or more than 70% of your energy — or calories — coming from carbohydrates was associated with the greatest risk of mortality. Eating moderate levels between that range offered the best options for a healthy lifespan. The lowest risk of an early death was seen where carbs made up 50-55% of a person’s diet, according to the study published Thursday. However, the definition of a low-c...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Brigham And Woman's Hospital CNN Dieting Low Carb Diets Source Type: news

Bowel cancer - the 50p ‘striking’ vegetable that could prevent deadly disease
BOWEL cancer risk could be reduced by making some diet or exercise changes. Eating more of this cheap vegetable could prevent the deadly disease, scientists have claimed. Its preventative effects are “striking”, they said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetable diversity, injurious falls, and fracture risk in older women: a prospective cohort study - Sim M, Blekkenhorst LC, Lewis JR, Bondonno CP, Devine A, Zhu K, Woodman RJ, Prince RL, Hodgson JM.
The importance of vegetable diversity for the risk of falling and fractures is unclear. Our objective was to examine the relationship between vegetable diversity with injurious falling and fractures leading to hospitalization in a prospective cohort of old... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

China research: Rhubarb relieves gastrointestinal dysfunction in critically ill patients without any side effects
(Natural News) As yet another proof that eating rhubarb is good for you, a study published in the publication Chinese Medical Journal discusses how the vegetable can relieve gastrointestinal dysfunction in critically ill patients without any adverse effects on their already precarious health. Gastrointestinal dysfunction refers to a number of conditions characterized by an otherwise... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Study: Chemicals in some vegetables prevent cancer in mice
Chemicals in some vegetables, including kale, cabbage and broccoli, helped prevent colon cancer in mice, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Keep Your Gut in Good Condition
-- Everything you eat goes through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Eating a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables will help keep your gut in good condition, the U.S. National Institutes of Health says. As many as 70 million Americans are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The origin of off-taste in onions
(American Chemical Society) Chopping onions is usually associated with watery and stinging eyes. But after the onions are diced and the tears are dried, the vegetable pieces can sometimes develop an unpleasant bitter taste. Now, one group reports in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that they have identified previously unknown compounds causing this off-taste. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How the humble cabbage can stop cancers
Researchers reveal how chemicals in some vegetables can prevent bowel cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health benefits of Jerusalem artichoke and its potential use in food products
(Natural News) A team of researchers from Carleton University in Canada carried out an analysis on inulin obtained from the root vegetable Jerusalem artichoke and its potential uses in consumer food items, particularly in baked goods and beverages. In the study, they evaluated the composition of the Jerusalem artichoke. In addition, they assessed the health benefits of inulin... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Chemicals in green vegetables show to prevent bowel cancer
Diets high in indole-3-carbinol protect stomach cells from chaotic division Related items fromOnMedica FOB associated with rise in all-cause mortality Colorectal cancer risk link to ‘inflammatory’ foods Taking aspirin with a PPI reduces risk of oesophageal cancer Cetuximab with chemo shrinks more secondaries Overweight teens more likely to have severe liver disease later (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diets 'devoid of vegetable matter' may cause colon cancer
Feeding mice a diet rich in a compound that results from the digestion of cabbage and other brassicas protected their gut from inflammation and cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Compound in kale, cabbage and broccoli protects against bowel cancer  
Researchers from  the Francis Crick Institute, London, found that when green vegetables are digested a protein is activated that reduces gut inflammation and prevents bowel cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Let Food Be Thy Medicine
Typical food store in Brazzaville, Congo. Credit: WHOBy Adelheid Onyango and Bibi GiyoseBRAZZAVILLE, Congo, Aug 14 2018 (IPS)When faced with a crisis, our natural reaction is to deal with its immediate threats. Ateka* came to the make-shift clinic with profuse diarrhoea: they diagnosed cholera. The urgent concern in the midst of that humanitarian crisis was to treat the infection and send her home as quickly as possible. But she came back to the treatment centre a few days later – not for cholera, but because she was suffering from severe acute malnutrition. Doctors had saved her life but not restored her health. And...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Adelheid Onyango and Bibi Giyose Tags: Africa Development & Aid Environment Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Chemicals found in vegetables prevent colon cancer in mice
(The Francis Crick Institute) Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, a new study from the Francis Crick Institute shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Food-safety expert reveals why washing your fruits and veggies is important
A food-safety expert has revealed to Daily Mail Online about the best temperature for the water, what fruits may need extra care and why you don't need any of those fancy vegetable washes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa:How the Lack of Affordable Vegetables Is Creating a Billion-Dollar Obesity Epidemic
[IPS] Johannesburg -Every Sunday afternoon, Thembi Majola* cooks a meal of chicken and rice for her mother and herself in their home in Alexandra, an informal settlement adjacent to South Africa's wealthy economic hub, Sandton. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis - the best fruit and vegetables to reduce joint pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, inflammation and restricted movement. Making some diet changes could help to relieve signs of the autoimmune condition. These are the best fruit and vegetables you should eat to reduce symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Built from scratch: Expert's smart advice about vegetable gardening
(Natural News) The rising number of food gardens in the U.S. reflects a renewed interest in gardening and crop production. Gardening experts have shared a few tips on starting a vegetable garden from scratch. Identifying the right spot — According to gardening expert Sarah Raven, it is necessary to scout the place that is to be converted into... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aluminum is far from harmless – here's how to reduce your exposure
(Natural News) Aluminum doesn’t sound all that dangerous. We see it everywhere in our daily lives: we buy food in aluminum cans, we wrap our vegetables in aluminum foil and grill them, and many of us even unwittingly bake with it. The word aluminum certainly doesn’t strike fear into us the way metals like mercury... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the Lack of Affordable Vegetables is Creating a Billion-Dollar Obesity Epidemic in South Africa
Fruit and vegetable prices in South Africa have increased to the point that poorer people have had to remove them from their grocery lists. Credit: Nalisha Adams/IPSBy Nalisha AdamsJOHANNESBURG, Aug 10 2018 (IPS)Every Sunday afternoon, Thembi Majola* cooks a meal of chicken and rice for her mother and herself in their home in Alexandra, an informal settlement adjacent to South Africa’s wealthy economic hub, Sandton.“Vegetables is only on Sunday,” Majola tells IPS, adding that these constitute potatoes, sweet potato and pumpkin. Majola, who says she weighs 141 kgs, has trouble walking short distances as it...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nalisha Adams Tags: Africa Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Barilla Foundation obesity Source Type: news

Getting Kids to Eat More Vegetables
Plates illustrated with pictures of vegetables spurred children to eat more of them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Vegetables Children and Childhood Source Type: news

Eating Raw Veggies Linked to Meningitis From Rat Parasite Eating Raw Veggies Linked to Meningitis From Rat Parasite
Rat lungworm infection has spread from Asia to 8 US states. In half the US cases, exposure was via raw vegetables harboring a larval stage of the parasite, which is carried by snails.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Food Quality Trumps Variety, Experts Say
People whose diets contained the greatest variety of foods tended to eat many nutritious foods, but also many junk foods. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANAHAD O ’ CONNOR Tags: Diet and Nutrition Weight Vegetables Food Source Type: news

Gardening hacks: High-yield strategies to make the most out of your space
(Natural News) You don’t need a large plot of land to have a garden with a high vegetable yield. For productive gardening, you just need to figure out which strategies are best for your garden space. Here are seven high-yield strategies that can help you maximize your garden space. (h/t to GoodHousekeeping.com) (1) Use raised beds with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s Why a Diverse Diet May Not Be the Healthiest Choice
Most healthy eating advice focuses on eating a variety of foods to ensure you’re sampling from a range of different food groups. That way, health experts say, you’re more likely to get everything that your body needs. But in the latest review of the topic, scientists found that having a diverse diet may not necessarily lead to better health. In a statement published in the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association reviewed the available studies and reported that there is little scientific support for the idea that a varied diet leads to good health outcomes — especially when it comes to lowering...
Source: TIME: Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Compounds in 'monster' radish could help tame cardiovascular disease
Step aside carrots, onions and broccoli. The newest heart-healthy vegetable could be a gigantic, record-setting radish. In a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that compounds found in the Sakurajima Daikon, or "monster," radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Picture This -- It Makes Kids Eat More Veggies
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 -- Parents often struggle to get their kids to eat more vegetables. But could something as simple as a picture of broccoli on a plate get children to load up on the healthy stuff? Probably, at least for preschoolers, a new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Compounds in 'monster' radish could help tame cardiovascular disease
(American Chemical Society) Step aside carrots, onions and broccoli. The newest heart-healthy vegetable could be a gigantic, record-setting radish. In a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that compounds found in the Sakurajima Daikon, or 'monster,' radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. The finding could lead to the discovery of similar substances in other vegetables and perhaps lead to new drug treatments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Right Plate Might Nudge Kids to Eat More Vegetables The Right Plate Might Nudge Kids to Eat More Vegetables
Handing kids plates with pictures of fruits and vegetables may nudge them to serve themselves more of these foods and eat more of them, too, a small experiment suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

How to easily start juicing and take back your health
(Natural News) If we are what we eat, then what are you? Health groups recommend consuming at least five portions of fruits and vegetables every day to justbe healthy. Yet new research has shown that with our current diet of burgers and french fries, 10 would be better — potentially preventing up to 7.8 million... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Corn tamales with avocado-tomatillo salsa
A tamale is a popular Mexican dish that includes various fillings, such as chopped meat or vegetables. This high-fiber version is filled with sauteed peppers and corn. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The right plate might nudge kids to eat more veggies
(Reuters Health) - Handing kids plates with pictures of fruits and vegetables may nudge them to serve themselves more of these foods and eat more of them, too, a small experiment suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Personal Health: Is the Paleo Diet Right for You?
In the Paleo era, people ran around all day and rarely lived past 40, so their risk of developing the so-called diseases of civilization is unknown. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Diet and Nutrition Weight Longevity Vegetables Meat Source Type: news

This plate design gets young kids to eat more veggies, study finds
Segmented plates with pictures of recommended foods in each compartment led preschoolers to eat more vegetables, according to a research letter published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Personal Health: Why Take Diet Advice From a Cave Man?
In the Paleo era, people ran around all day and rarely lived past 40, so their risk of developing the so-called diseases of civilization is unknown. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Diet and Nutrition Weight Longevity Vegetables Meat Source Type: news

Health chiefs target soup and veg in war on sugar
VEGETABLE soup, purees and even hummus have joined the hit-list of unlikely foods to be targeted by public health watchdogs in the war on sugar. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetable Maths Masters app helps youngsters to eat their greens
The game reinforces positive reactions about vegetables in the child's brain, making them more likely to willingly consume them during meal times. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chicken Is the Number-One Cause of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks. Here ’s How to Stay Safe
This article originally appeared on Health.com. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Macmillan / Health Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Rethinking ketchup packets: New approach to slippery packaging aims to cut food waste
(Virginia Tech) New research from Virginia Tech aims to cut down on waste -- and consumer frustration -- with a novel approach to creating super slippery industrial packaging. The study, which has yielded a provisional patent, establishes a method for wicking chemically compatible vegetable oils into the surfaces of common extruded plastics, like those used for ketchup packets and other condiments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 3, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Listeria: guidance, data and analysis
This Guidance Collection covers the symptoms, diagnosis, management and epidemiology of listeriosis, the infection caused by listeria bacteria. It was updated in July 2018 with the edition of'Listeria contamination of frozen vegetables: professional guidance'. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother and son develop deadly meningitis after eating raw centipedes
A woman and her son from  Guangzhou, China, both suffered crippling headaches and stiff necks after munching on the worm-like creature bought from a local vegetable market. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure - 60p vegetable could lower hypertension risk
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making diet or exercise changes. Adding this cheap vegetable to your meal plan could lower the risk of developing hypertension symptoms, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why you should pick carrots for good health
The main selling point for carrots has been how they protect eyesight. However, Kate Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, says there are many other reasons why this root vegetable should be a regular part of your diet. https://youtu.be/DozBlP5nu0s Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0:59) is in the downloads. Read the script. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Cockney Rebel singer Steve Harley, 67, answers our health quiz
The veteran performer stays fit by cycling, but confesses to drinking too much wine - although he offsets this by eating plenty of fruit and vegetables. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: This potassium-rich tropical fruit could slash hypertension
HIGH blood pressure can be avoided by making simple diet changes. Eating fewer salty foods and more vegetables can help someone stop levels getting too high, which could cause premature death. Eat this potassium-rich food to reduce hypertension risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa:Can Africa Afford Youth Giving Up on Farming Because of Hurdles They Face?
[The Aspen Institute] In my recent conversations with my brother - a young farmer in rural Kenya - he told me that he had decided he was not going to plant any more crops unless they were on drip irrigation. This was based on his firsthand experience of losing crops to the increasingly unpredictable weather patterns brought about by the changing climate.   As much as he wants to fill our family's farm of almost 10 acres with maize, beans, cow peas, cassava and  Africa's green leafy vegetables including amaranth greens, (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 27, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriasis: Mediterranean diet may slow disease progression
A new study suggests that sticking to a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, wholegrain cereals, and olive oil may reduce the severity of psoriasis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Farming for healthier cucumbers? Using potassium phosphite as part of your organic fertilizer helps them grow stronger
(Natural News) With more stories being published on the dangers of pesticide-ridden crops, most of us are trying to adopt a more natural lifestyle. While a complete conversion to an all-organic eating plan may be hard, the least we can do is to not eat or avoid vegetables that are laden with toxic chemicals. Most... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news