University of Illinois - Chicago Study: Raisins Contain Compounds that May Inhibit Cavity-causing Bacteria
CHICAGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- New research published in the journal,
Phytochemistry Letters, reveals raisins
may benefit oral health because the
fruit possesses antimicrobial phytochemicals that suppress growth of some
oral bacteria associated with dental cavities and gum disease. The study...
Diets bad for the teeth are also bad for the body
...e carbohydrates are not just sweets like cookies, doughnuts, cake and candy. They also include bananas and several tropical fruits, sticky fruits like raisins
and other dried fruits, and starchy foods like potatoes, refined wheat flour, yams, rice, pasta, pretzels, bread, and corn.
One viewpoint is that c...
Simple Steps Toward a Healthy Lifestyle
...spiced Curried Pilaf by adding 1/2 teaspoon Yellow Curry to 2 cups hot cooked rice. Add flavor and texture with a handful of shredded carrots, peas, raisins
or toasted sliced almonds.
For more flavorful, antioxidant-boosting tips and recipes, plus information about the Super Spices and...
Raisin and Dried Fruit Consumption Associated With Reduced Abdominal Obesity
...y of research supporting the important benefits of raisins
and their role, along with other dried fruits, in ...rd. "As an economical and convenient fruit choice, raisins
have benefits beyond basic nutrition."
Additi... at the Experimental Biology conference reinforced raisins
as an important source of fructans, a type of diet...
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Nutritious fast-food kids' meals are scarce, researchers find
The choice of main entree by itself didn't influence the nutrient content of typical meals studied, the group found, but side choices did. raisins
appeared to be the most nutritious fruit side, due to their high iron content.
"This suggests that parents should carefully read the nutrition info...
Seven Things that can Kill (or Severely Sicken) Your dog or cat this Holiday Season
...rians call an intestinal blockage.
4. GRAPES AND raisins
The fact that grapes and, especially, raisins
can be toxic to dogs and cats is quite surprising ... better, and from now on: NEVER feed any grapes or raisins
to your pets again. As few as seven...
Take Taste Buds on a Trip Around the World This Holiday Season
...tmas feast finds
South American families gathering to enjoy "hallacas," similar to American
tamales or fajitas. Hallacas are composed of pork, olives, raisins
in a long bread.
-- Jiaozi (Asia) -- a type of dumpling that typically consists of ground
pork, the hallmark ingredient during the ...
Lifestyle Foods Introduces Two New Healthy Snack Options
...fiber in a convenient package. The "Power-Up"
snack offers sweeter choices with a mix of creamy, all-natural peanut
butter, a blend of naturally sweet raisins
and craisins, baked waffle
pretzels and fresh celery sticks for a daily intake of iron and fiber. The
"Power-Up" snack also contains 18 grams of prote...
Fueling Kids for Sports
Raisins, and soon with new single serve packages of golden raisins
dried cranberries. Each box is about 90 calories, the ideal serving siz...
Combine syrup or honey, butter, egg white and vanilla in large bowl.
or fruit bits and toasted mixture; stir well. Spoon 1/3 cup
mixture into ea...
Recent Reports Regarding Mercury and High Fructose Corn Syrup Flawed and Misleading
...s canned mushrooms, had
5,100 to 16,000 ppt total mercury, grapes had 180 to 590 ppt,
blueberries 210 to 640 ppt, rice 570 to 1,800 ppt, raisins
700 ppt, and shelled seeds up to 1,000 parts per trillion (ppt).
-- The levels noted above are substantially greater than those ...
Isabella's Healthy Bakery Unveils Activate - A New Probiotic Muffin Fortified with GanedenBC30 Probiotic
...ve health was the next
logical step." While the addition of the probiotic, GanedenBC30 delivers
essential healthy bacteria to the digestive tract, the raisins
serve as a great source of fiber.
The new muffins are powered by GanedenBC30, a patented, self-affirmed
GRAS probiotic produced by consumer...