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Sperm levels: Watercress is natural remedy to boost low counts
WATERCRESS has been identified as the natural remedy to the alarming drop in sperm counts among men. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Our Local Bounty Recalls Organic Basil Pesto With Watercress Because of Possible Health Risk
Our Local Bounty of Rogue River, Oregon is recalling 312 (8.5oz) containers of the Farming Fish brand Organic Basil Pesto with Watercress, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 26, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

The Health And Beauty Benefits Of Green Vegetables
For Allure, by Ramona Emerson. The other day, my mother asked if we should have waffles for breakfast, and my response shocked even me: “What if we had a salad?” In the weeks since Allure asked me to write about leafy greens, I’ve changed. Once a kale agnostic, I’m now a Devout Kale Orthodox. The kind of person who eats spinach for breakfast and offers unsolicited advice to strangers in line at the salad bar: “You know, romaine is actually healthier than arugula.” (I know, spoiler alert. Just sit tight for a minute.) All the Good They’re Doing The more I learned about leafy greens...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The top 10 budget superfoods that WON'T break the bank  
Australian publication, Taste, has revealed the top 100 affordable superfoods for 2017. From eggs to quinoa, watercress and black beans, FEMAIL introduces ten which give extra bang for their buck. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's What's Inside The Nutri-Burger, The 'World's Healthiest Burger'
It may sound like fast food, but its assembly is anything but speedy.  The Nutri-burger is a patty made of a whole lot of ingredients, including medicinal mushrooms, beet, natto and quinoa, sandwiched between a matcha gluten-free brioche bun with cashew cheese, kimchi and watercress. It’s being called the “world’s healthiest burger” by deals site Groupon, who challenged a U.K. nutritionist to invent the burger. Along with its accompanying fries and shake, the Nutri-burger meal is said to contain over 100 percent of the recommended daily allowance of fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C an...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 19, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Hyperthyroidism: Too Much Of A Good Thing
By: Dr. Alan Christianson When someone you know is living with hypothyroidism, it can be tempting to think that if only the doctor would prescribe an extra helping of thyroid hormone, your friend or loved one would feel so much better and would enjoy life more. And in some cases, an extra helping might be in order. In other cases, not so much. Too much thyroid hormone can actually be dangerous, which is why doctors are loathe to bump the levothyroxin dosage up an extra 25 micrograms or so for one of their patients who's still experiencing hypothyroid symptoms. Tests always come first, and there's a good reason for that....
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PHE urges hand washing to tackle fatal E-Coli outbreak
151 cases including two deaths from current outbreak Related items from OnMedicaOne in three at risk of campylobacter food poisoning during their lifetimePublic confused over frozen food safetyGPs urged to wash hands between seeing each patientAntibiotic prescribing continues to spiralE.coli outbreak linked to watercress (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 17, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Inside The High-Tech Farm Growing Kale In An Old Paintball Arena
NEWARK, New Jersey -- David Rosenberg is trying to build an agricultural empire out of an old paintball arena in a blighted urban neighborhood about 45 minutes outside Manhattan. Needless to say, Rosenberg, the chief executive of Aerofarms, an indoor farming startup growing organic leafy greens without sunlight or soil, has his work cut out for him. But so far, the pieces seem to be falling into place. Though limited, the current growing operation produces enough kale, watercress, arugula and other leafy greens to feed a few restaurants and ShopRite supermarkets in the area. Next month, the 12-year-old company is set to o...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 26, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Watercress extract could protect smokers against cancer
A new clinical trial reveals that watercress extract is able to detoxify certain carcinogens in smokers, which could potentially shield them from cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Smoking / Quit Smoking Source Type: news

Clinical Trial Shows Watercress Extract Detoxifies Carcinogens in Smokers
Watercress extract significantly inhibits activation of a tobacco derived carcinogen in cigarette smokers (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 19, 2016 Category: Disability Tags: Nutrition: General Information Source Type: news

Watercress extract may prevent lung cancer in smokers, study says
Stephen FellerWASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- An extract from watercress reduced the effects of carcinogens in smokers, lowering their risk for developing lung cancer, according to a recent study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watercress could be linked to help smokers quit cigarette
Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh found that taking a watercress extract four times a day reduces the activation of a carcinogen found in cigarettes, and detoxifies other harmful substances. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watercress Extract Detoxifies Carcinogens in Smokers, Clinical Trial...
Taken multiple times a day, watercress extract significantly inhibits carcinogen activity in smokers, a Pitt clinical trial showed.(PRWeb April 19, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/04/prweb13350749.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 19, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Watercress extract detoxifies carcinogens in smokers, clinical trial demonstrates
Watercress extract taken multiple times a day significantly inhibits the activation of a tobacco-derived carcinogen in cigarette smokers, researchers demonstrated in a phase II clinical trial. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 19, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Watercress extract detoxifies carcinogens in smokers, clinical trial demonstrates
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Watercress extract taken multiple times a day significantly inhibits the activation of a tobacco-derived carcinogen in cigarette smokers, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, partner with UPMC CancerCenter, demonstrated in a phase II clinical trial presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in New Orleans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Why You're Doing Salad Wrong (And Six Ways to Make It Right)
If I told you to close your eyes and imagine a dinner salad, what would you see? If you're like many of my patients, "salad" brings up thoughts of dieting, deprivation, and yes -- boredom. Truth is, if you're doing salad the right way, it can actually become a staple you look upon as delicious nutrition. Here's how to do salad right! Throw out those reduced fat dressings You may think you're doing yourself a favor by selecting a reduced-fat version of your favorite salad dressing, but you're not. The majority of food products which claim "reduced fat" or "fat free" compensate by adding sugar...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The global spectrum of plant form and function
Do existing plants represent all theoretically possible combinations of structure and function for growth, survival and reproduction? To answer this question an international team from 14 countries analyzed the most comprehensive global data set of essential plant functional traits ever compiled, containing plants ranging from Arabidopsis to Araucaria, from bramble to Brazil nut, from hemp to Hakea, from Sedum to Sequoia, from watercress to wattle. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 20, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Need, Greed, and GMOs: Genuflection in All the Wrong Directions
Images of scientists inserting eye-of-newt genes into escarole, or wool-of-bat genes into watercress stalk the nightmares of pure food proponents, and up to a point-- rightly so. Even if the intentions of those tinkering with foods are good- such as putting antifreeze genes from amphibians into oranges so they are not destroyed by an early frost- the law of unintended consequences pertains. There is ample reason, in principle, to be wary of Frankenfoods. There may be reason in epidemiology as well. We are substantially uncertain about why rates of gluten intolerance and celiac disease are rising; genetic modification of f...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 22, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watercress kills cancer cells and offers potent cancer protection
(NaturalNews) A wealth of scientific evidence plus no shortage of real-life observation make it difficult to dispute the critical role that nutrition plays in overall health, and more specifically, the human body's ability to ward off cancer. In fact, it's estimated that 30 to 40... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 Key Nutrients For Better Brainpower
By Nancy Christie When it comes to what we eat, we usually worry more about our waistlines than our wisdom. But a diet that contains a wide assortment of healthy foods and nutrients doesn’t just benefit your body; it may protect your brain from cognitive decline as you age. In order to defend against a variety of age-related conditions that can impair your memory and the general functioning of your brain, a good first step is to concentrate on incorporating three nutrients into your diet: omega-3 fatty acids, flavonoids and vitamin E. 1. Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Brain Volume For your memory to function smoothly, you...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 26, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale
In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell. In the food world, the biggest celebrity of all might be kale -- the Shakira of salads, the Lady Gaga of leafy greens. It's universally recognized that kale anything--kale chips, kale pesto, kale face cream -- instantly imparts a health halo. Even 7-Eleven is making over its image by offering kale cold-pressed juices. And yes, kale ha...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetable Compound May Reduce Mesothelioma Treatment Side Effects
For a cancer as rare and difficult to treat as mesothelioma, innovative thinking is vital to making progress that helps survivors live longer and feel healthier. While experimental therapies for this disease have harnessed genetically modified viruses, leopard frog eggs and laser-activated drugs, innovation doesn’t always come from exotic sources. Sometimes treatment breakthroughs are hiding in plain sight. Take the veggies on your dinner plate, for example. A research team has reported an anti-cancer vegetable compound called PEITC could have interesting therapeutic benefits for pleural mesothelioma patients. The ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 9, 2014 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Joey Rosenberg Tags: Treatment & Doctors Source Type: news

Would you feed your baby a strict alkaline diet?
As she does every morning, India is tucking into a green smoothie, made by blitzing ingredients including apple, kale, watercress and broccoli with coconut water in a blender. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 2, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watercress, spinach and chicory most nutritious vegetables you can eat
A new league table, showing the nutrient density of different fruits and vegetables, has been drawn up by researchers from the William Paterson University of New Jersey. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watercress gets perfect score of 100 in study that ranks foods by nutrient levels
(NaturalNews) A study conducted by researchers at William Patterson University in New Jersey has put watercress at the number one spot among a list of top powerhouse fruits and vegetables, all ranked by their levels of key nutrients (1). Rather than deeming a food as a superstar for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watercress, Chinese cabbage, chard top list of 'powerhouse fruits and vegetables'
Alex CukanWAYNE, N.J., June 6 (UPI) -- National nutrition guidelines emphasize consumption of "powerhouse fruits and vegetables" known as PFV -- or foods associated with reduced chronic disease risk. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Whitefly confused by cacophony of smells
Bombarding pests with smells from many different plants temporarily confuses them and hinders their ability to feed, new research has shown. Exposing the whitefly to a heady aroma of cucumber, courgette, watercress, watermelon, cabbage and bean, the team found the insects became temporarily disorientated. Weaving their way between the plant cells to reach the sap is technically challenging and the team found the whiteflies failed to feed while they were being bombarded with the different plant chemicals. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 28, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Use of Seahorse Extracellular Flux Analyzer in Mechanistic Studies of Naturally Occurring Cancer Chemopreventive Agents
Metabolic pathways and bioenergetics were described in great detail over half a century ago, and during the past decade a resurgence in integrating these cellular processes with other biological properties of the cell, including growth control, protein kinase cascade signaling, cell cycle division, and autophagy, has occurred. Because many chronic pathological conditions, including cancer, are associated with altered metabolism and production of energy, developing new approaches to measure these cellular parameters is important. Recent studies also indicate that many naturally occurring cancer chemopreventive agents, such ...
Source: Springer protocols feed by Pharmacology/Toxicology - November 27, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Sainsbury's recalls watercress products on E. Coli concerns
(Reuters) - Britain's Food Standards Agency (FSA) said on Thursday that J Sainsbury is recalling all of its own brand bagged watercress and salads containing watercress, fearing a possible link to a national E. Coli outbreak that has made 15 people ill. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sainsbury's watercress recalled
Sainsbury's is recalling all of its bagged watercress as well as salads containing watercress in response to an outbreak of E. coli. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news