News tagged with fruits and vegetables
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Listeriosis outbreaks like the current one traced to Colorado cantaloupes are extremely rare, according to a farm food-safety expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. But Luke LaBorde, associate ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity rates in North America are a growing concern for legislators. Expanded waistlines mean rising health-care costs for maladies such as diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. One University of Alberta researcher says ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"Come and get it!" A phrase historically proclaiming that the communal meal is ready, is heard all too infrequently among contemporary American households, especially as children get older. Indeed, over 40% of the typical ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of Cincinnati-led research takes a new direction in examining the availability of healthy foods for urban populations by examining the commuting patterns of its residents.
Health Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Prostate cancer patients who, before their diagnosis, routinely consumed hefty helpings of the flavonoid compounds found in plant-based foods and drinks may be at lower risk for the most aggressive ...
Cancer Oct 17, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
In January 2012, the United States Department of Agriculture passed a series of regulations designed to make school lunches more nutritious, which included requiring schools to increase whole grain offerings and making students ...
Pediatrics Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Teenagers in general are relatively unhealthy eaters. But minority teens in particular have higher rates of obesity and eat far fewer fruits and vegetables.
Health Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Picnics, parades and cookouts are as much a part of Memorial Day weekend as tributes to the United States' war veterans.
Health May 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- When it comes to offering healthy food in the local corner store, supply can impact demand, according to a study by University of Connecticut researchers. The study, published in the journal Public Health Nutrition, found that when corner stores stocke ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A long-held mantra suggests that you can't change your family, the genes they pass on, or the effect of these genes. Now, an international team of scientists, led by researchers at McMaster and McGill universities, is attacking ...
Genetics Oct 11, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Parents who want to reduce their kids' exposure to pesticides may seek out organic fruits and vegetables, but they aren't necessarily safer or more nutritious than conventional foods, America's leading pediatricians group ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Simply ejecting your rear from the couch means your hand will spend less time digging into a bag of chocolate chip cookies.
Health May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Leaders at the recent United Nations meeting emphasized nutrition as critical to producing thriving children, families, and communities. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said a key focus is helping farmers grow heartier ...
Health Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A few simple changes in how people grill outdoors, such as avoiding too much beef or processed meats and not charring foods, can aid in cancer prevention, according to an expert.
Health Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A compound called rutin, commonly found in fruits and vegetables and sold over the counter as a dietary supplement, has been shown to inhibit the formation of blood clots in an animal model of thrombosis.
Medical research May 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |