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 17, 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

TriHealth makes move, clears out old HQ
TriHealth has completed the move to its new headquarters in the Baldwin 200 building in Walnut Hills, and the hospital system ’s administrative team brought along some furnishings from its old HQ in Avondale. But the bulk of the used office furniture is going to more than 20 local nonprofit agencies, CEO Mark Clement said. The Cincinnati-based operator of six hospitals had accumulated about 10,000 pieces of office furni ture at its former Bethesda Oak headquarters over the years. Each work station… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Adding walnuts to your diet can help you lose weight and improve your heart health
(Natural News) Walnuts aren’t just good for salads. Researchers from the University of California San Diego in La Jolla have found that they can also be used to supplement a reduced-energy diet and that they provide results similar to conditions under a weight loss intervention. The findings of this study, published in Nutrition Journal, looked at whether adding walnuts to a diet can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Large study reviews the cardiovascular benefits of walnuts
The results of a meta-review of 25 years worth of research on the cardiovascular effects of nuts are in: a walnut-enriched diet keeps your heart healthy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

New Cochrane health evidence challenges belief that omega 3 supplements reduce risk of heart disease, stroke or death
New evidence published today shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death.Omega 3 is a type of fat. Small amounts of omega 3 fats are essential for good health, and they can be found in the food that we eat. The main types of omega 3 fatty acids are; alpha ­linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).  ALA is normally found in fats from plant foods, such as nuts and seeds (walnuts and rapeseed are rich sources). EPA and DHA, collectively called long chain omega 3 fats, are naturally found in fatty fish, su...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 16, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Systematic review examines walnut consumption on cardiovascular risk factors
(Edelman Seattle) An updated systematic review from Harvard University examines 25 years of evidence for the role of walnut consumption on cardiovascular risk factors, including cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, and weight. A diet supplemented with walnuts resulted in a significantly greater percent decrease in total cholesterol (3.25 percent), LDL cholesterol (3.73 percent), triglycerides (5.52 percent), and apolipoprotein B (4.19 percent). (Apolipoprotein B is the primary protein found in LDL cholesterol.) (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eating a handful of almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts every day boosts men ’s sperm production
Researchers from the University Rovira i Virgil, Tarragona, Spain, found that a 60g daily serving of the mixed nuts improves sperm count by 16 per cent. This is thought to be due to their fatty acids. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want stronger, healthier sperm? Eat your nuts
Snacking on nuts was shown to increase the number and quality of the sperm men producedGrazing on nuts may boost men ’s fertility, according to doctors who found that a daily snack of almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts increased the number and quality of the sperm men produced.Fertility specialists in Spain examined the sperm of 119 healthy young men before and after a 14-week study during which half were randomly assigned to have 60g of mixed nuts added to their diet each day.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 4, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Layal Liverpool Tags: Fertility problems Men's health Science Life and style Food & drink Medical research wellbeing Source Type: news

Go nuts for your heart: Regularly eating a variety of nuts found to lower risk of heart disease
(Natural News) Cardiovascular disease (CVD) can be prevented by consuming a variety of nuts. A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that people who consumed tree nuts, peanuts, and walnuts had a decreased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, as compared to those who do not eat nuts at all.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frequency of complications of falling from the walnut tree, as an occupational-seasonal injury - Hoseini Azizi T, Sadat Hejazi S, Kameli A.
BACKGROUND: Falling from a tree is one of the major causes of serious injuries in farmers but it can be prevented. Walnut is one of the most important agricultural products in Iran and falling from walnut trees is common during the season of harvest. The a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Walnuts may prevent diabetes, suggests new research
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, found those those who reported eating walnuts showed a lower risk for type 2 diabetes compared to those who did not consume any nuts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Your Guide to Creating Dairy-Free Nut, Seed and Rice Milks
When I create recipes, I always try to cater to people who have intolerances to ingredients such as lactose. Nut and seed milks are a delicious lactose-free alternative to traditional dairy milk, and they can be used in a variety of recipes that require the real thing. They can also provide your body with essential minerals such as calcium and magnesium. In my cookbook Purely Delicious, I created a full chapter exclusively to these concoctions — 12 total, all with their own unique benefits and flavor profiles. The key ingredient you choose to make your dairy-free milks with will ultimately determine the taste and tex...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Walnuts boost your health by increasing the number of good bacteria in your gut
(Natural News) If you find walnuts tasty, you’re not alone. The bacteria in your gut do, too, according to new research. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, discussed the prebiotic nature of walnuts and how the nuts aid in keeping your stomach – and you – healthy. The researchers found that incorporating walnuts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dough-To-Go Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts in Zoe ’s Vegan Tuxedo Fudge Cookie
Dough-to-Go of Santa Clara, CA is recalling 20 cases of cookies because they may contain undeclared tree nuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to 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 - May 25, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Walnuts reduce hunger and cravings by changing your brain
(Natural News) Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have found that walnuts can “trick” your brain into feeling full by activating an area in the brain that regulates hunger and cravings. The study, published in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, is the first of its kind to directly explore the neurocognitive effects that the nuts have on the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just 10 walnuts a day can significantly lower your blood pressure
(Natural News) If you have high blood pressure, eat 10 walnuts every day, as a study found that it can significantly lower your blood pressure. A team of researchers from the University of Wollongong, School of Medicine in Australia wanted to evaluate the effect of personalized dietary advice and a food supplement of 30 grams of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How walnuts benefit your gut bacteria and overall health
New research explains the mechanisms behind the much-acclaimed health benefits of walnuts. The study bears great news for our cardiometabolic health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Handful of walnuts a day may prevent heart disease and bowel cancer by encouraging 'good' bacteria
Researchers from the  University of Illinois found eating a third of a cup of walnuts for six weeks reduces the production of excess bile acids, as well as lowering 'bad' cholesterol levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Quick, Tasty and Healthy Spaghetti Bolognese
This is a quick and easy dish I designed for the contestants on Biggest Loser Australia. It only takes 15 minutes to make, so it’s the perfect meal to prepare during a busy week. My secret to the perfect Bolognese is to start by choosing quality ingredients. I use pasture-fed beef because I love the greater depth of flavor it gives to the overall dish. This Bolognese is also great using turkey mince for those who prefer a lighter meat. I use fresh, ripe Roma tomatoes when they are in season or alternatively, you can also use good quality organic tinned Roma tomatoes. Roma tomatoes are naturally sweeter than regular o...
Source: TIME: Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Walnuts impact gut microbiome and improve health
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Diets rich in nuts, such as walnuts, have been shown to play a role in heart health and in reducing colorectal cancer. According to a new study from the University of Illinois, the way walnuts impact the gut microbiome -- the collection of trillions of microbes or bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract -- may be behind some of those health benefits. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eataly USA Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Walnuts in Artichoke Spread
Eataly USA of New York City, New York is recalling Eataly Artichoke Spread, because it may contain undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Go Nuts for Heart Health
TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 -- The crunchy goodness of peanuts, walnuts, cashews and other nuts may be just what the cardiologist ordered, new research suggests. The study couldn't prove cause-and-effect. However, the analysis of health data on more... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news