Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Unusual sensation that affects mobility could be a sign
VITAMIN B12 is needed to produce an adequate amount of healthy red blood cells and is available only in animal foods, which means many vegans and vegetarians could be deficient. Feeling an unusual sensation that may affect mobility could signal a B12 deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetarian Diet Tied to Lower Risk for Urinary Tract Infection
TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2020 -- A vegetarian diet is associated with a reduced risk for urinary tract infection (UTI), according to a study published online Jan. 30 in Scientific Reports. Yen-Chang Chen, from the Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital in Taiwan, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Want Fewer UTIs? Go Vegetarian, Study Suggests
Title: Want Fewer UTIs? Go Vegetarian, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/31/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 31, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Vegetarians suffer fewer urinary tract infections because 'meat has more bacteria'
Researchers at Tzu Chi University in Taiwan recruited 9,274 people and tracked them for nearly a decade to see if vegetarians got fewer urinary tract and kidney infections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Going vegetarian may lower risk of UTIs in women, study finds
Giving up meat could reduce levels of certain E coli bacteria strains in bowel, say scientistsDitching meat may reduce the risk of urinary tract infections, at least in women, research suggests.Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are common and painful, withmore than 150m cases around the world every year.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Health Vegetarianism Science UK news Food Life and style Society Source Type: news

Want Fewer UTIs? Go Vegetarian, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2020 -- Urinary tract infections plague millions of Americans. Now new research suggests that what they eat might have a role to play. The Taiwanese study compared UTI rates among nearly 10,000 Buddhists living in the island... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study: Runners on vegan, lacto-ovo-vegetarian and omnivorous diets have similar exercise capacity
(Natural News) For athletes, training is just half the equation for winning the sport. The other half could very well be their diet, since eating the right foods can help improve their performance significantly. For the latter, going on the internet can be a minefield, with many health sites offering different (and sometimes even contradicting)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Meet the Afri-Vegans: South Africa Slowly Embracing Veganism
[VOA] Meat may be meeting its match, as more and more South Africans are experimenting with vegetarian and vegan lifestyles. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: Healthy Eating for Vegetarians
-- With the right amount and variety of foods to meet your nutritional needs, a vegetarian diet can be healthy, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The USDA provides healthy eating advice for vegetarians: Think about protein. Incorporate... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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There are a growing number of products to help you go vegetarian or vegan. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vegan fast food: 33 plant-based options
With interest in veganism on the rise, there are now more plant-based food options available in fast food restaurants than ever before. Learn about 33 of them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Vegan / Vegetarian 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

7 WORST food and medicine ingredients of 2019
(Natural News) Just when you think you’re out, they pull you back in. Trying to go vegan or vegetarian and boost your longevity odds? Have you been cutting back on “red meat” or even cutting it out to help your heart and cleansing organs? Maybe you “took a chance” and avoided the flu shot. Yes,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about becoming a vegetarian
People choose to become vegetarian for many different reasons, but there are a few things to consider before starting a vegetarian diet. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Vegan / Vegetarian Source Type: news

Your Mom Is Wrong: Your Vegetarian Diet Did Not Cause Cancer
Is there any link between soy consumption and cancer? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jen Gunter Tags: Cervical Cancer Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Diet and Nutrition Cervix Source Type: news

Longer Life, Lower Rates of Cancer in US Seventh-Day Adventists Longer Life, Lower Rates of Cancer in US Seventh-Day Adventists
The healthy lifestyle that is part of this religion — vegetarian diet, no smoking or drinking, limiting caffeine — may contribute to longer cancer-free lifespans.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Will Americans Ever Go Meat-Free for Thanksgiving?
Becoming a vegetarian wasn’t that hard for Harper Dutton. The 26-year-old doesn’t really love the taste of meat anyway. So this summer, to help the environment, she quit. What’s been more difficult is preparing to host Thanksgiving dinner. Weeks before the holiday, Dutton was practicing making stuffing without bacon or lard at her home in an Atlanta suburb. “It is proving to be extremely challenging,” she says. As evidence grows that eating less meat can help curb the effects of climate change, more and more Americans are preparing meat-free holiday meals for the first time. According to a Nie...
Source: TIME: Health - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel E. Greenspan Tags: Uncategorized Food Thanksgiving Source Type: news

Study: Taking creatine supplements helps boost brain function in vegetarians
(Natural News) Creatine is a popular supplement for building muscles, but a new study reveals that it is also beneficial for the brain. Researchers at Stetson University in Florida found that vegetarians who take creatine supplements may enjoy better brain function. The team presented their study at the American Physiological Society’s (APS) annual meeting at Experimental... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From school star to star MP
This article was first published in November 2017, ahead of Stars in Our Schools 2017. Rosie is currently campaigning for re-election in the current general election Rosie Duffield is still in shock. It never occurred to her that when she stood as a Labour candidate in the very safe Tory parliamentary seat of Canterbury earlier this year, that she might end up as an MP. The seat had never been held by Labour. But win she did. And she’s taking her new life in her stride – despite working six or seven days a week, staying up to all hours of the night to be present for votes in the House of Commons, and juggling a...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - November 15, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Ali Worthy Tags: Article school support staff schools stars in our schools Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Sign in your sleep that could be a warning - what is it?
Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms can develop if a person lacks the vitamin in their diet. Those most at risk of being deficient are vegans and vegetarians as the best source of the vitamin are found in foods of an animal origin. Certain medications can also affect a person ’s ability to absorb vitamin B12 from foods. What are six of the main symptoms that indicate you are B12 deficient? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With more choices of vegetarian cafeteria meals, more are sold
(Reuters Health) - When cafeterias sell more vegetarian meals, people will indeed purchase more meat-free entrees, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can more vegetarian options tempt carnivores away from meat?
New research shows how our environment shapes our food choices by looking into the impact of simply adding extra vegetarian options to the menu. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

The vegetarian Maasai: Life in a culture based around meat
Meat is an essential part of daily life for Kenya's Maasai. But Anthony Mututua is a rare vegetarian. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cooking Food Changes Makeup of Gut Bacteria
MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 -- Cooking food has a fundamental impact on what bacteria live in your gut, a new study finds. " Our lab and others have studied how different kinds of diet -- such as vegetarian versus meat-based diets -- impact the microbiome... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Simply Offering More Vegetarian Choices Cuts Meat Eating
THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 -- Offering more vegetarian choices in school cafeterias significantly cuts meat consumption without hurting overall sales, British researchers report. In more than 94,000 college cafeteria choices studied, doubling vegetarian... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 3, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Cracked wheat chili
Try this quick, zesty vegetarian chili packed with bell peppers, bulgur wheat, beans, tomatoes and spices. The bulgur wheat looks like ground beef and adds a lot of fiber. As a result, this healthy vegetarian chili looks a lot like traditional chili. Each week, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 3, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

What Affects the Nutritional Quality of Plant-Based Milk Substitutes?
Discussion People today may be eating more plant-based products because of: Allergen avoidance – lactose or cow’s milk allergy, 14% of people with cow’s milk allergy will also have soy allergy. Cultural importance Contamination avoidance e.g. growth hormone or antibiotic residues in cow’s milk production Specific diseases, e.g. cholesterol/lipid issues Environmental impact Ethical or religious considerations Improved nutrition With population growth “[t]he demand for food is expected to grow by 70% until 2050….While the expected protein consumption is believed to grow by 80%.” ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 30, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Vegetarian Diets: Nutritional Considerations for Children & Teens
Dr. Ginger Kash on Vegetarian DietsVirginia Kash, MDVegetarian diets are becoming more popular, even among children and teens.  In general, eating a vegetarian diet is eating a plant-based diet and, therefore, avoiding or eliminating meat and meat products.There are different types of vegetarian diets:Semi-vegetarian: Meat occasionally is included in the diet, usually just fish and chicken, but no red meat.Pescatarian:  Fish and shellfish are included in the diet but no meats or poultry. Variations are a “pescatarian-vegetarian” which included milk and eggs or “pescatarian-vegan” whic...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - September 27, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Healthy Habits Source Type: news

Vegetarians Have Higher Risk for Stroke, Lower Heart Disease Risk Vegetarians Have Higher Risk for Stroke, Lower Heart Disease Risk
People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 27, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk
(Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Why Going Vegetarian Isn't Necessarily The Best Diet For The Planet
Eating a mostly vegan diet that includes one animal product a day could have a lower environmental impact. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 17, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best breakfasts for losing weight?
We explore the best foods to eat at breakfast for people trying to lose weight. We also discuss healthful breakfast options for vegans and vegetarians. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vegetarian heart health: Study identifies benefits and risks
A new study concludes that a vegetarian diet reduces the risk of ischemic heart disease. It also finds a small but surprising increased risk of stroke. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

10 Healthy vegetarian snacks you can enjoy any time of the day
(Natural News) If you have decided to commit to healthy eating, make vegetarian snacks a part of your diet. You don’t have to be strictly vegetarian to enjoy these guilt-free, tasty snacks, and finding ones that are easy to prepare isn’t challenging. You can whip up these 10 nutritious snacks in no time and enjoy them at home... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Reveals Mixed Effects on Health for Vegetarian Diet
FRIDAY, Sept. 6, 2019 -- Vegetarians and fish eaters have a lower risk for ischemic heart disease compared with meat eaters, and vegetarians have a higher risk for stroke, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in The BMJ. Tammy Y.N. Tong,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Going Vegetarian Good for Your Heart, But May Up Stroke Risk
Title: Going Vegetarian Good for Your Heart, But May Up Stroke RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/6/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - September 6, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Vegetarians May Face Higher Stroke Risk
While vegetarians had a 22% lower risk for heart disease, they had a 20% higher risk for stroke, British researchers found. Meanwhile, people who ate fish but no other meats (pescatarians) had a 13% lower risk of heart disease, with no increased stroke risk. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetarians May Be At Higher Risk Of Stroke, Study Finds
BOSTON (CBS) – Many people adopt a vegetarian lifestyle to help reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease, but a new study published in the BMJ finds people who avoid meat all together may be at a higher risk of stroke. Researchers in the U.K. looked at about 48 thousand adults over 18 years. They found that vegetarians, vegans, and pescatarians (people who eat fish but not meat) had a lower risk of ischemic heart disease, like heart attacks. But vegetarians had a 20% higher risk of stroke compared to meat eaters. It’s not clear why vegetarians may suffer more strokes. Perhaps it is due to lower levels of cer...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Stroke Vegetarian Source Type: news

A New Study Suggests Vegetarians and Vegans Are at Higher Risk of Stroke. But Don ’t Reach for That Steak Just Yet
Vegetarians and vegans are likely to be concerned by the results of a new study with a surprising finding: those following meat-free diets, which are typically associated with better cardiovascular health, may actually have a higher risk of stroke than those who eat meat. But it’s too soon to run out and order a steak. The paper, published in the BMJ, found only a small increase in the risk of stroke, while confirming findings in other studies that vegetarians and vegans may have a lower risk of heart disease than meat-eaters. “It’s important to emphasize that we’ve looked at two outcomes here,&rdq...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition onetime Source Type: news

Going Vegetarian Good for Your Heart, But May Up Stroke Risk
THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 -- Vegetarianism is all the rage these days, but a new study suggests that slicing meat from your diet might raise your risk of stroke slightly. While vegetarians had a 22% lower risk for heart disease, they had a 20% higher... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vegans and vegetarians may have higher stroke risk
However, the benefits to the heart seem to outweigh the risks to the brain. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plant-based diets 'linked to higher stroke risk'
Vegan and vegetarian diets are also linked to lower heart disease risk, a long-term study suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetarians might have higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, study says
Non-meat diets have soared in popularity with many people ditching beef, pork and chicken in pursuit of health and environmental benefits and concerns about animal welfare. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetarians have a higher risk of stroke than meat eaters
Oxford University scientists, who tracked nearly 50,000 people for 18 years, believe low intake of the vitamins in meat may cause the additional risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetarians and pescatarians have lower risk of CHD
Vegetarians also have a fifth higher risk of haemorrhagic and total stroke compared with meat eaters Related items fromOnMedica WHO dietary fat guidance fails to consider crucial evidence Most supplements offer no real benefit, some might increase risks Should we recognise obesity as a disease? Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection Sweetened drinks greater risk for poor glycaemic control (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 5, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

IPCC leaked report: Going vegetarian and controlling land use are key to climate crisis
Scientists in Geneva warn that cutting carbon emissions from cars and factories is not enoughAttempts to solve the climate crisis by cutting carbon emissions from only cars, factories and power plants are doomed to failure, scientists will warn this week.A leaked draft of a report on climate change and land use, which is now being debated in Geneva by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), states that it will be impossible to keep global temperatures at safe levels unless there is also a transformation in the way the world produces food and manages land.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Climate change World news Science Environment Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Global climate talks Agriculture Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The top foods high in zinc
Zinc plays a vital role in many functions in the body, including growth. Learn about which foods contain the most zinc here. We also cover vegetarian and vegan options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

A healthy vegetarian diet can slow progression of prediabetes
A Swedish study reports that a plant-based diet may reduce the risk of prediabetes advancing to type 2 diabetes, data published in theJournal of Internal Medicine.Healthline (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Harvard Study: Plant-Based Diet Might Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
(CNN) — Sticking to a plant-based diet could help lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, a new paper suggests. That link between plant-based eating habits and type 2 diabetes is even more beneficial when only healthy plant-based foods — such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts — are included in your daily diet, as opposed to refined grains, starches and sugars, according to the study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday. “We found that eating plant-based diets was associated with, on average, 23% reduction in diabetes risk,” said Dr. Qi Sun, an associate pr...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health CNN Harvard University Type 2 Diabetes Source Type: news

Junk Food Can Lower Sperm Count In Young Men, Harvard Study Finds
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) — Burgers, fries, pizza and high energy drinks impact testicular function in young men, new research suggests. Specifically, the sperm counts for men who typically eat “Western” meals of high fat foods were 25.6 million lower, on average, than the counts of men noshing on fish, chicken, fruits, vegetables and other more “prudent” foods, a new Harvard study found. Sperm is the male reproductive cell. A man is considered to have a low sperm count if he has fewer than 15 million sperm per milliliter or less than 39 million sperm per ejaculation. A low sperm count c...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health CNN Harvard Source Type: news