Food and Health - Research on Food and How it Affects Your Health

Rice Selection – Which Is The Best?

Rice Selection – Which Is The Best?

When it comes to choosing rice, there is usually a question between white or brown rice.
7 Facts About The Effects Of Carica Papaya On Your Body

7 Facts About The Effects Of Carica Papaya On Your Body

Written By Scott Matthews / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

It’s not easy to find someone putting papaya in a grocery cart. Most people don’t like it simply because it does not please the palette like other fruits such as oranges, bananas, apples, grapes and berries to name a few.
Food News: Can Eating Blueberries Every Day Improve Heart Health?

Food News: Can Eating Blueberries Every Day Improve Heart Health?

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Researchers wanted to see if eating blueberries had any effect on metabolic syndrome - which affects one-third of Westernized adults. Eating 150 grams of blueberries daily reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease by up to 15 percent, says research led by the University of East Anglia.
Hunger Of Seniors An Area Of Concern

Hunger Of Seniors An Area Of Concern

Reviewed By Ray Spotts  

Food insecurity remains a serious problem for many older adults. The number of seniors facing the threat of hunger is steadily growing in the United States. Food insecurity occurs when people lack access to food or go hungry due to poverty or other challenges. Social issues such as hunger, inadequate housing, social isolation and poverty are linked to poor health, especially as we age. When healthcare systems and community organizations coordinate with each other, they are better able to help us address these concerns individually and as a society.

The Positive Effects Of Matcha Tea You Didn’t Know About

The Positive Effects Of Matcha Tea You Didn’t Know About

Matcha tea isn’t a new fad. But do you know all the benefits of this powerful tea? Learn now four key things that will make you want to drink more Matcha.

How Can Frozen Fruits And Vegetables Make You Healthier And Save On Grocery Costs?

How Can Frozen Fruits And Vegetables Make You Healthier And Save On Grocery Costs?

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

"Fresh is best" is a motto for many health buffs, but recent research indicates that in some cases, frozen fruit has a higher health quotient. This is the case for fruits like blueberries; one study by researchers at South Dakota University has found that freezing blueberries boosts the bioavailability of anthocyanins - powerful antioxidants that offer anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, and anti-cancer benefits.

Improve Blood Lipid Profile With Camelina Oil

Improve Blood Lipid Profile With Camelina Oil

Reviewed by: Ray Spotts

A lesser known oil has been found to improve the overall makeup of the blood. While oils such as chamomile, lavender, avocado, and tea tree are more commonly known with many who have a penchant for using oils, camelina oil is the impressive oil that manages this feat. The study looked at how lipids from fish, camelina oil and the presence of inflammation acted together. Due to the fatty acids that are present in the oil, it made quite the difference in the good cholesterol versus the bad cholesterol that can be seen and tested in the blood.

Link Between Eating Vegetables And Slower Rate Of Brain Aging

Link Between Eating Vegetables And Slower Rate Of Brain Aging

At least one serving of green, leafy vegetables per day slows the decline rate on tests of memory and thinking skills compared to those who rarely eat vegetables.
Food Labels And Their Effects On Consumption And Product Formulation

Food Labels And Their Effects On Consumption And Product Formulation

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Over the past two decades, labels such as the U.S. Nutrition Facts Panel on packaged foods, calorie counts on national restaurant menus, front-of-pack labels encouraging healthier eating, and “low-sodium” or “fat-free” identifiers have been developed in order to promote healthier choices. But do they work?

Knowing The Carbon Footprint Of Your Food Choices

Knowing The Carbon Footprint Of Your Food Choices

Written By Lisa S. Jones / Reviewed By Ray Spotts Climate change is a well-debated topic these days and with that in mind, many shoppers underestimate the difference their food choices make to the so-called climate change they attribute to other factors out of their control. They would actually favor items with lower carbon footprints if given clear information on the label, according to recent research from the University of Technology Sydney and Duke University. Food production boasts between 19 and 29 percent of global greenhouse gas emi...
Foods To Keep You Healthy As You Age

Foods To Keep You Healthy As You Age

Written By Jane Byrne / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Anti-aging food products always help people look younger, delay the effects of aging, and help to improve skin elasticity and eliminate wrinkles. Anti-aging foods are rich in selenium and powerful antioxidants such as vitamins C and E.
Fruit And Vegetable News: Can An Orange A Day Keeps Macular Degeneration Away?

Fruit And Vegetable News: Can An Orange A Day Keeps Macular Degeneration Away?

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

A new study has shown that people who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop macular degeneration than people who do not eat oranges. Researchers at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research interviewed more than 2,000 Australian adults aged over 50 and followed them over a 15-year period. The research showed that people who ate at least one serving of oranges every day had more than a 60 percent reduced risk of developing late macular degeneration 15 years later.
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