Medical News Today: Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests
The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

A Tasty Twist on Pasta and Pesto
MONDAY, May 6, 2019 -- Pesto is a delicious and fast pasta sauce. Because it can be made in advance and served cold, it's also a perfect do-ahead dish. The nuts used in traditional pesto are healthful, but whether almonds, walnuts or pine nuts, you... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Walnuts may lower blood pressure, risk for heart disease
People who switched out 5 percent of saturated fat in their diets for walnuts had lower central diastolic blood pressure readings than those who didn't make the change. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease
When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new Penn State study. In a randomized, controlled trial, researchers examined the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in participants' diets with walnuts. They found that when participants ate whole walnuts daily in combination with lower overall amounts of saturated fat, they had lower central blood pressure. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease
(Penn State) When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new Penn State study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

TriHealth's chief operating officer plans to step down
TriHealth employees were told Thursday that chief operating officer Gail Donovan, who is well regarded by many, plans to depart the hospital system. She is now seeking a chief executive officer position elsewhere, according to a memo written by CEO Mark Clement. Donovan, 62, who also is a member of the board of the Cincinnati USA Regional chamber, declined to provide comment to the Business Courier. In addition to being COO, Donovan is presi dent of health services for Walnut Hills-based TriHealth,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 26, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

TriHealth's chief operating officer plans to step down
TriHealth employees were told Thursday that chief operating officer Gail Donovan, who is well regarded by many, plans to depart the hospital system. She is now seeking a chief executive officer position elsewhere, according to a memo written by CEO Mark Clement. Donovan, 62, who also is a member of the board of the Cincinnati USA Regional chamber, declined to provide comment to the Business Courier. In addition to being COO, Donovan is presi dent of health services for Walnut Hills-based TriHealth,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 26, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

MRI shows obesity can influence brain volume
Obesity can change more than the size of your waistline. In a new study published...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Interventional radiology procedure tamps obesity MRI offers view of liver fat loss in obese patients Appetite controls disrupted in obese teens' brains fMRI shows how walnuts influence hunger Adolescent obesity boosts risk of permanent bone loss (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 23, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The nutritional content and health benefits of pecans and walnuts
(Natural News) Pecans and walnuts are similar nuts that are well-regarded for their taste and healthiness – even if they differ greatly in looks and taste. So, how do they compare with each other in terms of nutritional value? A serving of walnuts contains slightly more calories than an equivalent amount of pecans. Much of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists tie walnuts to gene expressions related to breast cancer
(Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine) New research from Marshall University links walnut consumption as a contributing factor that could suppress growth and survival of breast cancers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Deciphering the walnut genome
(University of California - Davis) New research could provide a major boost to the state's growing $1.6 billion walnut industry by making it easier to breed walnut trees better equipped to combat the soil-borne pathogens that now plague many of California's 4,800 growers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 26, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Here ’s Everything You Need to Know About Gut Health
It’s hardly news that the gastrointestinal tract is important to human health: It transports food from the mouth to the stomach, converts it into absorbable nutrients and stored energy, and shuttles waste back out of the body. If you don’t properly nourish yourself, you don’t live. It’s that simple. But in recent years, scientists have discovered that the GI system has an even bigger, more complex job than previously appreciated. It’s been linked to numerous aspects of health that have seemingly nothing to do with digestion, from immunity to emotional stress to chronic illnesses, including can...
Source: TIME: Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

Go nuts with the cancer-protective properties of walnuts
(Natural News) Walnuts are one of the most popular nuts consumed because of their health benefits. These are packed with bioactive compounds such as polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), polyphenols, and dietary fiber. In addition, they can help cut your risk of developing colon cancer – making it a great addition to your diet. While walnuts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An Easy, Fun, Heart Healthy Workout Any Medic Can Do
As EMS providers, we try to do a good job caring for patients who are experiencing heart problems, but how often do we think about our own hearts, or our overall health for that matter? Life is busy—it's easy to get caught up in everyday tasks, but it’s important to find the time to think of ways to be heart healthy.  You can start by eating a heart healthy diet, which includes walnuts, whole grains, salmon, dark green leafy vegetables, dark chocolate and berries to name a few. Another way we can keep our heart strong is through cardiovascular exercise. You don’t have to be a marathon runner and cove...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 12, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sandy Roth, EMT-P Tags: Training Top Story Exclusive Articles Operations Source Type: news

Walnuts contain 4 to 15x more vitamin E than other nuts
(Natural News) The next time you have to pick one type of nut for snacks, go for walnuts. A study showed that consuming the edible seeds can help protect you from heart diseases, thanks to their high levels of polyphenols, vitamin E, and omega-3 fatty acids. Researchers at the University of Scranton (Scranton) evaluated nine... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are black walnuts good for you?
Black walnuts have potential health benefits, including lowering cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Learn more about the benefits and side effects of black walnuts here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

2019 Healthiest Employers: National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Description: The NAIC is the U.S. standard-setting and regulatory support organization created and governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. Top local executive: Andy Beal, COO and chief legal officer Founded: 1873 Employees: 500 Address: 1100 Walnut St., Suite 1500, Kansas City Highlights: We aim to make wellness fun and varied so it’s accessible to everyone. On site, we have a massage therapist and a wellness coach.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Walnuts, Almonds Help the Hearts of Those With Type 2 Diabetes
Title: Walnuts, Almonds Help the Hearts of Those With Type 2 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - February 20, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes
Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2 diabetes. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts, Almonds Help the Hearts of Those With Type 2 Diabetes
TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- If you have type 2 diabetes and you want to do your heart a favor, a new study suggests you should let your diet get a little nutty. Folks with type 2 diabetes who ate five or more servings of certain kinds of nuts weekly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NASA Says Ultima Thule Actually Looks Like A Pancake And A Walnut
They had initially thought the object four billion miles from Earth looked like a snowman. The New Horizons spacecraft flew by it on New Year's Day and new images give scientists a clearer picture. (Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Merrit Kennedy Source Type: news

New evidence shows that walnuts optimize the gut microbiome to suppress colon cancer cell growth
(Natural News) Walnuts (Juglans regia) are popular among vegans because these nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Additionally, walnuts are full of nutrients that can help boost brain and cardiovascular health. But according to a study, walnuts can also help optimize the gut microbiome “to suppress colon cancer cell growth.” To date, colon cancer is the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnut consumers tend to have lower prevalence of depression symptoms, says new study
(Edelman Seattle) A new epidemiological study suggests consuming walnuts may be associated with a lower prevalence and frequency of depression symptoms among American adults. After evaluating study participants for depression, researchers found that depression scores were 26 percent lower for walnut consumers and eight percent lower for consumers of other nuts, compared to those who did not consume nuts at all. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued by Santa Rosa Whole Foods Market for Undeclared Walnut, Milk and Eggs in “Hipster Chipster” Cookies
The Santa Rosa Whole Foods Market store is voluntarily recalling eight packages of its “Hipster Chipster” cookies because they contain undeclared tree nut (walnut), milk, and egg allergens that were not listed on the product label. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 5, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued by Santa Rosa Whole Foods Market for Undeclared Walnut, Milk and Eggs in “ Hipster Chipster ” Cookies
The Santa Rosa Whole Foods Market store is voluntarily recalling eight packages of its “ Hipster Chipster ” cookies because they contain undeclared tree nut (walnut), milk, and egg allergens that were not listed on the product label. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 5, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Blue cheese, walnut spinach salad
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - January 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Sweet potatoes pack the unique health benefits of regular potatoes with a little something extra. “In general, the more color you can add into your diet coming from fruits and vegetables, the better,” says Yasi Ansari, a sports dietitian in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Still, the many nutritional benefits are no excuse to spring for sweet potato fries at every chance. Here’s what you need to know about how healthy sweet potatoes are, plus the best ways to incorporate them into any diet. What are the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes? “All potatoes are nutrient-dense and healthy for you,&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

QT Ultrasound launches U.S. ultrasound mammography clinic chain
QT Ultrasound said today that it is launching a chain of commercial mammography scanning centers using its radiation and compression-free breast imaging technology. The Novato, Calif.-based company said the chain will function under the moniker QTbreasthealth, and will provide women a “unique spa-like, patient-centric environment.” The company has already opened locations in Novato, Walnut Creek, Calif. and Grand Rapids, Mich. “We are thrilled to be on the forefront of this evolution in breast imaging. The QTbreasthealth experience is different than what women are used to. No compression means they get a ...
Source: Mass Device - January 10, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Diagnostics Featured Ultrasound Women's Health qtultrasound Source Type: news

MRI offers view of liver fat loss in obese patients
Getting an MRI scan won't help you lose weight, but the modality can be useful...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Appetite controls disrupted in obese teens' brains fMRI shows how walnuts influence hunger SIR: Bariatric embolization can beat obesity MRI monitors fat for bariatric surgery MR shows more body fat in babies with diabetic mothers (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ohio medical practice reveals expansion plan
BrightView Health has opened an outpatient treatment facility in Chillicothe, and the Cincinnati-based medical practice intends to open similar addiction treatment centers in at least five more Ohio cities. Founded in 2014 in Norwood and now based in Walnut Hills, BrightView has four Greater Cincinnati locations plus one in Dayton and the new center in Chillicothe.  BrightView, which cares for people battling drug or alcohol addictions, focuses on medication assisted treatment such as Suboxone,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC ISSUES ALLERGY ALERT ON UNDECLARED Tree Nut – Walnut in The Purveyors Kitchen - Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade
Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC of Auburn, CA is announcing a recall of 567 cases of Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade, manufactured by Purveyors Kitchen, because it contains an undeclared tree nut (walnut). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts (walnuts) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 14, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati medical practice reveals expansion plan
BrightView Health has opened an outpatient treatment facility in Chillicothe, and the Cincinnati-based medical practice intends to open similar addiction treatment centers in at least five more Ohio cities. Founded in 2014 in Norwood and now based in Walnut Hills, BrightView has four Greater Cincinnati locations plus one in Dayton and the new center in Chillicothe.  BrightView, which cares for people battling drug or alcohol addictions, focuses on medication assisted treatment such as Suboxone,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati medical practice reveals expansion plan
BrightView Health has opened an outpatient treatment facility in Chillicothe, and the Cincinnati-based medical practice intends to open similar addiction treatment centers in at least five more Ohio cities. Founded in 2014 in Norwood and now based in Walnut Hills, BrightView has four Greater Cincinnati locations plus one in Dayton and the new center in Chillicothe.  BrightView, which cares for people battling drug or alcohol addictions, focuses on medication assisted treatment such as Suboxone,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Another reason to eat African walnuts: They're packed with antioxidants
(Natural News) Researchers continue to look for foods rich in natural antioxidants to be used for improving health and preventing diseases. Researchers from the University of Uyo and Rivers State University of Science and Technology in Nigeria found that the African walnut (Coula edulis Baill.), a plant abundant in Nigeria, is packed with antioxidants, which can be used... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s the Healthiest Way to Gain Weight
For most Americans with weight issues, the problem is carrying around too much , not too little. While obesity rates have surged in North America since the 1970s, the proportion of underweight people has remained low—less than 5% of the population, according to a study in The Lancet. These bodyweight trends mean that most health experts are focused on helping people lose weight to avoid disease. But there are also some potentially serious health consequences associated with being clinically underweight, which is usually defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 or below. “There are many epidemiologic st...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Natural remedies: Males with fertility problems may find help in the walnut leaf
(Natural News) Men with fertility problems may improve their sperm quality naturally with the help of walnut leaf. This plant has been used in folk medicine to enhance male fertility. A study published in the Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine provided scientific evidence on the efficiency of the walnut leaf as a male fertility... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating Fish May Help Keep You Healthy Into Old Age, Study Says
Certain fats found in seafood may help keep you healthy for years to come, according to a new study published in the BMJ. Higher blood levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids — healthy fats found in foods such as fish, nuts, leafy greens and vegetable and flaxseed oils — were associated with a greater chance of healthy aging, according to the observational research. Omega-3s found in seafood seemed to have the strongest effect, says study co-author Heidi Lai, a postdoctoral fellow at Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. “There had been studies that looked at the relationship...
Source: TIME: Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?
The Salad, made by Caioti Pizza Cafe in Studio City, is a simple mix of romaine, watercress, walnuts, and gorgonzola, with a herb-balsamic dressing. But scores of women say the herbs broke their waters. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds healthy elders consuming walnuts daily show no negative effects on body weight
(Edelman Seattle) Researchers at Loma Linda University Health found that walnuts can be incorporated into the daily diet of healthy elders without having a negative impact on weight gain or weight management. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Try this instead of oysters: Garlic chives are a natural way to increase libido and treat erectile dysfunction
(Natural News) Food doesn’t just affect your physical health, it can influence your sexual health as well. Oysters, walnuts, and strawberries are just a few foods believed to improve the libido. There are several more out there that aren’t as well-known but are no less effective, and garlic chives are one of them. Practitioners of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Pistachios Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
You can find the shelled green nuts everywhere, from airport kiosks to health food stores. But are pistachios as healthy as they’re cracked up to be? Here’s what the experts say. What are the nutrition facts of pistachios? Pistachios are packed with vitamins, minerals and nutrients, including beta carotene, phosphorus, vitamin B6, thiamine, potassium, magnesium and fiber. Compared to other nuts, they are also high in carotenoids, a type of antioxidant that helps reduce the risk of chronic disease and improves heart health, says registered dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick. You can also eat a lot of them in just one...
Source: TIME: Health - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Fast-growing Lakewood Ranch pain management company gets a new owner
Paradigm Outcomes has bought Adva-Net, a health company in Lakewood Ranch. Adva-Net provides pain management, post-acute care management, and addiction recovery services for patients with acute workers' compensation claims. It is expected to strengthen Paradigm’s network, the company said in a news release. Paradigm, which manages catastrophic and complex cases for th e workers’ compensation industry and is based in Walnut Creek, California, did not say how much it paid for Adva-Net. The company… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Margie Manning Source Type: news

Fast-growing Lakewood Ranch pain management company gets a new owner
Paradigm Outcomes has bought Adva-Net, a health company in Lakewood Ranch. Adva-Net provides pain management, post-acute care management, and addiction recovery services for patients with acute workers' compensation claims. It is expected to strengthen Paradigm’s network, the company said in a news release. Paradigm, which manages catastrophic and complex cases for th e workers’ compensation industry and is based in Walnut Creek, California, did not say how much it paid for Adva-Net. The company… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Margie Manning Source Type: news

Add this to your diet if you're diabetic: The English walnut prevents neuropathy
(Natural News) Research has found that English walnut (Juglans regia L.) leaf can prevent and treat peripheral neuropathy, one of the most common chronic complications of diabetes that affect all peripheral nerves. In the study, which was published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the therapeutic effects of the English walnut leaf extract... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The English walnut leaf shows potential in treating streptozotocin-induced diabetic peripheral neuropathy
(Natural News) Research has found that English walnut (Juglans regia L.) leaf has the ability to prevent and treat streptozotocin-induced diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The study, which was published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, investigated the therapeutic effects of English walnut leaf extract against diabetic neuropathy in mice. A team of researchers from Mazandaran University of Medical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antioxidant-rich walnuts cut your risk of Type 2 diabetes by HALF
(Natural News) Move over almonds, it’s time for a new nut to reign supreme: Walnuts. While every type of nut offers a bevy of nutritional benefits, walnuts are gaining recognition for their potential to slash the risk of type 2 diabetes. The antioxidant-rich nuts are easily recognized by their unique shape, which resembles the human... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TriHealth partners with local medical practice to battle opioid epidemic
TriHealth is partnering with BrightView, a local medical practice that treats people battling drug or alcohol addictions, to help the hospital system ’s doctors and other providers with questions regarding the care of patients with opioid-use disorders. BrightView is an outpatient practice that uses medical treatment in conjunction with psychological and social services. Based in Walnut Hills, BrightView has five locations and plans to open tw o more soon. TriHealth said the partnership will complement… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

The 10 Best and Worst Oils For Your Health
Home cooks have plenty of options when it comes to choosing which type of oil to sauté, bake and drizzle with. Some, like olive oil, are well known, and others, like avocado or coconut oil, are less familiar. Which oil is right for you? That depends largely on the type of cooking you’re doing. An oil’s smoke point, which is the point when oil starts burning and smoking, is one of the most important things to consider. If you heat oil past its smoke point, it not only harms the flavor, but many of the nutrients in the oil degrade—and the oil will release harmful compounds called free radicals. If ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

GiftTree Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans, Walnuts, Almonds, Peanuts in " Sherman Candy Caramels "
GiftTree, a gift basket company based in Vancouver, WA, is voluntarily recalling 94,000 units of “Sherman Candy Caramels” sold online in the several Gift Baskets because they may contain undeclared pecans, walnuts, almonds and/or peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news