Fruits and Veggies May Improve Sperm Quality
Whether antioxidants from supplements would help, too, is unclear, expert says,,
TUESDAY, June 16 (HealthDay News) -- Antioxidants play an important role in semen quality, according to new research from Spain.
The study found that "men with good semen quality ate more vegetables and...
Skip the Burgers and Throw Some Veggies on the Grill
Health concerns raised by barbecued meats spur new ideas for the summer cookout
FRIDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- If you're given the choice between a grilled hamburger or a grilled Portobello mushroom this Memorial Day weekend, go for the veggie.
Eating meat that's charred or well...
Fruits and Veggies May Strengthen Bones
Could join calcium and vitamin D in fight against osteoporosis, study finds
FRIDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Eating lots of protein and cereal grains causes excess acid production in the body, experts say, which could increase calcium excretion and result in weakened bones.
Fruits & Veggies - More Matters Helps Moms Instill Healthy Eating Habits
New Recipes and Tips Unveiled to Help Choose, Store and Prepare Fruits
and Vegetables, Making it Easier to Eat More
WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With
back-to-school time just around the corner, the Produce for Better Health
Foundation (PBH) is calling upon Moms to pro...
Hidden Veggies on the go hits Whole Foods Market(R) in 2008
For most adults and children, the best vegetables are the ones you can't taste
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yotta Bar(R),
developed by two Michigan parents as a result of struggling to get their
two-year old to eat his vegetables, provides o...
Fish, Fruits, Veggies May Cut Dementia Risk
Regular consumption of these foods lowered odds up to 60%, study found
THURSDAY, Nov. 15 (HealthDay News) -- A diet that includes plenty of fish, omega-3 rich oils, fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, while high intake of omega-6 rich oils may boost the...
Fruits, Veggies Won't Lower Colon Cancer Risk
Study finds no link, but these foods do fight other health woes, experts say
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Although eating lots of fruits and vegetables is good for your health, doing so will not reduce your risk for colon cancer, a Canadian study finds.
But fruits and veg...
Pollen, Fruits, Veggies Help Trigger Oral Allergy Syndrome
Cooking foods can reduce or prevent allergic reactions, group suggests
THURSDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Up to one-third of people with seasonal allergies may suffer oral allergy syndrome (OAS), which results from a cross-reactivity between seasonal airborne pollen proteins from weeds, grass...
Coloring Compound in Fruits, Veggies May Cut Colon Cancer Risk
Lab tests show altering anthocyanin molecules could lead to new treatments, study says
SUNDAY, Aug. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Compounds called anthocyanins, which give color to most red, purple and blue fruits and vegetables, may help protect against colon cancer, an Ohio State University study sa...
Meatless Burgers, Hot Dogs Not Always Full of Veggies
Read labels to select items with more vegetables, less sodium, experts say
WEDNESDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- Not all vegetarian burgers and hot dogs are alike. It seems that some, in fact, may not offer much at all in the way of vegetables.
"Arguably, if food doesn't taste good...
COPD? Eat your veggies
You know it's good for you in other ways, but could eating your broccoli also help patients with chronic lung disease? It just might.
According to recent research from Johns Hopkins Medical School, a decrease in lung concentrations of NRF2-dependent antioxidants, key components of the lung's de...
Natural chemical found in broccoli helps combat skin blistering disease
... to your mother when she tells you to eat your vegetables. Sulforaphane, a chemical present at high levels in a precursor form in broccoli and related veggies
(cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, etc.), helps prevent the severe blistering and skin breakage brought on by the rare and potentially fatal genetic dise...
ASU research shows connection between testosterone, dietary antioxidants and bird coloration
... Mom may have been right all along, especially when we were hormone-raging teenagers, eat your veggies
and good things will happen.
In a new physiological study of birds, a researcher at Arizona State University has found that carotenoids, the pigmen...
Bitter taste identifies poisons in foods
...r taste receptors affect how we each perceive foods containing a particular set of toxins," summarizes Breslin.
Breslin notes, "The contents of the veggies
are a double-edged sword, depending upon the physiological context of the individual eating them. Most people in industrialized cultures can and shou...