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college students' perception of dietary terms could help nutrition education




philadelphia, pa, march 8, 2017 - college students represent an important group for nutrition educators, since the transition into adulthood brings increased independence and decision making, which can affect diet and health-related behaviors. promoting nutritional health among young adults is impor...



outstanding benefits of aloe vera juice from the lap of nature




most of you would be familiar with this cactus-like green plant with tiny thorns. it is a common plant found in our kitchen gardens. but the superb thing about it is that it’s juice extract is the most favoured ingredient in facial creams and shampoos.welcome to the world of aloe vera juice, the m...



want a productive work day? watch what you eat




do you have days at work when you feel energetic, inspired and productive, while on other days you feel tired, busy and stressed, with almost nothing to show for your efforts at the end of the day? when you spend several hours a day at work, it pays to make those hours healthy ones for both body and...



want a productive work day? watch what you eat




nutrition-work??????201703022018attn: feature editorswant a productive work day? watch what you eatby carrie dennettspecial to the washington postthe washington post hydrate and slow down. photo: istockdo you have days at work when you feel energetic, inspired and productive, while on other days yo...



what are the benefits of raisins (kishmish) when consumed daily




the deliciousness of dry fruits is incomplete without the mention of raisins. small in size, raisin, the dried and dark-coloured grape is also called “sultana” (which stands for golden colored dried grape), and “currant” (dried black corinth seedless grape). how can one miss out its popular ...



could community-based 'change clubs' improve heart health in black women?




boston (feb. 27, 2017)--heart disease is the leading cause of death for black/african american women in the us and more black/african american women die every year from heart disease compared to their white and hispanic counterparts, according to the centers for disease control. a pilot study, led b...



mobile health and nutrition teams providing crucial services for pastoralist mot




by rebecca beauregardgashamo, somali, 15 february 2017 – mutas does not look at his mother. he is not looking anywhere, rather he lays still, his unfocused pupils covered occasionally by heavy eyelids. while we talk, his mother, bedra dek, keeps her eyes entirely on him. her one-year-old son is su...



how to increase height after 18




we all have heard of sweet 16. and 18 means just two years added. that means you are growing with age. but the increase in your age does not necessarily mean that your height is increasing. to increase the height at the age of 18 might seem a tall task to most of you. relax, i am not suggesting cran...



"in our world of plenty, there is no excuse for inaction or indifference" - un s




more than 20 million people in north-east nigeria, south sudan, somalia and yemen are facing famine or a credible risk of famine over the coming six months. with access to people in need and sufficient funding, the united nations and its partners can avert famine and provide the necessary relief and...



how to lose 40 pounds in 2 months fast




if you think losing weight needs you to starve yourself or ditch eating your favorite foods, then you are under a wrong notion. why kilos, you can lose pounds when you are determined to do so. if you go by the math, all you need to do is lose 5 pounds a week. chances are that in the first month you ...



soy may help breast cancer patients to live longer




maximilian stock ltd.—getty imagesthere is perhaps no more complicated and fraught connection between cancer and food than the one between breast cancer and soy.when studies first revealed that women in asian countries who eat a significant amount of soy daily were less likely to die of breast can...



oslo humanitarian conference on nigeria and the lake chad region: highlights of




2016 saw a significant scale-up in the response across the worst-hit areas of the lake chad region. owing to the support of donors and collective efforts by governments, un agencies and non-governmental organisations, children were rescued from malnutrition, vaccinated against life-threatening disea...



food scientists weigh in on 50% subway chicken test—it’s 100% weird




enlarge/ subway founder peter buckgetty | james marshallshare this storyearlier this week, ars reported that an investigation by the canadian broadcasting corporation’s marketplace revealed that subway chicken may only contain 50 percent chicken, with the rest being mostly soy. but, in the fallout...



turmeric milk health benefits: golden milk each morning




an all rounder herb – a piece of turmeric when crushed and consumed with milk can do wonders for the body and the mind. apart from being a powerful source to defeat inflammation, to detox our liver and as an anti-carcinogenic agent, there are many more reasons why the ‘nectar of gods’ – the ...



allergies? probiotic combination may curb your symptoms, new study finds




as we head into allergy season, you may feel less likely to grab a hanky and sneeze. that's because new university of florida research shows a probiotic combination might help reduce hay fever symptoms, if it's taken during allergy season.many published studies have shown a probiotic's ability to re...



sulforaphane, a phytochemical in broccoli sprouts, ameliorates obesity




image: the two functions of sulforaphane uncovered by the current study are; 1) ameliorating obesity by adipose tissue browning to augment energy consumption and 2) improving 'high-fat' gut bacterial flora and... view more credit: kanazawa university[background]sulforaphane*1, a phytochemical conta...



japan provides timely food support as wfp steps up efforts to prevent famine in




sana’a – the united nations world food programme (wfp) welcomed today a contribution of some us$13 million from the government of japan to support wfp providing desperately-needed food assistance to seven million people in yemen.this contribution comes at a time when two-thirds of people in yeme...



not exercising is as bad as being obese, health-wise




exercise is one of the most powerful things you can do to protect your heart, according to new research published in the european journal of preventive cardiology.researchers in the netherlands gathered data from 5,344 middle-aged and older people living in rotterdam who reported their exercise habi...



amazing castor oil benefits




castor oil is extracted from the seeds of the ricinus communis plant, grown commercially for pharmaceutical uses. its medicinal and industrial uses are plenty, that it has taken worldwide popularity for being versatile. it addresses a wide range of problems, from healthy hair to stomach issues. the ...



health benefits of pulses | farming futures




fao has developed a series of key messages of the international year of pulses. these documents provide an in-depth look at how pulses can help to improve health, nutrition, biodiversity, food security and climate change adaptation.diet is an important contributor to health, and to disease. most cou...



soy food consumption linked to prolonged survival in some breast cancer patients




new research indicates that dietary soy products are safe and even beneficial for women diagnosed with breast cancer. published early online in cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the american cancer society, the findings may help resolve controversies over soy's potential link to breast cancer outco...



calls for uk zoo to close after 486 animals die in four years




calls are growing for a zoo in cumbria to be closed after nearly 500 animals died there in four years.south lakes safari zoo, whose licence is up for renewal, had a death rate of 12 per cent of its animal residents between 2013 and 2016, reports the guardian.causes of death included emaciation, hypo...



asia and the pacific: weekly regional humanitarian snapshot (21-27 february 2017




myanmara cerf allocation of almost us$4.4 million has been approved to support the humanitarian response following the 9 october attacks and subsequent security operations in the northern part of rakhine. wfp has begun a second round of emergency food distributions in maungdaw north. as of 27 februa...



calls for south lakes safari zoo to close after 486 animals die in four years




calls are growing for a zoo in cumbria to be closed after nearly 500 animals died there in four years.south lakes safari zoo, whose licence is up for renewal, had a death rate of 12 per cent of its animal residents between 2013 and 2016, reports the guardian.causes of death included emaciation, hypo...



iom appeal somalia drought, january - june 2017 - somalia




somalia - in order to meet the emergency needs of over a million somalis affected by drought, iom in somalia is scaling up lifesaving interventions throughout the country and appealing to international donors for funding.humanitarian agencies report worrying similarities to the 2011 famine in somali...