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Some good reasons to eat more mangoes this summer
It's summer now and the 'king of fruits', the mango, has begun to arrive in markets.
Fri May 17, 2013
Cooking Creole: Why carrots?
For the past few weeks, I've been watching my neighbor setting up his garden. I noticed that this year's plot is a little larger than last year's. I biked over one afternoon to inquire what he had planted.
Tetanus eliminated in over 30 countries at high risk: UN
New York, May 16 : The United Nations and its partners on Wednesday announced that tetanus - one of the most deadly diseases a mother and her newborn can face - has been eliminated in more than 30 countries with previously had high rates of the illness.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Daily Record
Living nutrition 5-15: The miracle of corrected vision
My dear mother used to remind me that she never saw a rabbit wearing glasses so carrots had to be beneficial for my eyes.
Plant your garden with nine superfoods
When you're planning out your garden this year, you may want to consider 9 superfoods .
Launching a nutri-farm movement
MEAGRE MORSEL: A high proportion of marginal farm families as well as landless labour families suffer from under-nutrition, because of inadequate income According to the 2011 census, farm families constitute the majority of India's population.
Recipe of the Day: Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes
Have you heard that orange foods are good for you? It's because they're full of beta-carotene, an antioxidant found in foods such as carrots, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes , which have more beta-carotene than almost any other food.
Tue May 14, 2013
Non-communicable diseases account for half of adult female deaths in rural Bangladesh
While global attention has for decades been focused on reducing maternal mortality, population-based data on other causes of death among women of reproductive age has been virtually non-existent. A study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that non-communicable diseases accounted for 48 percent of ... (more)
Do I have to eat my Vegetables?
Fruits and vegetables provide vitamin A, the B group, and C, as well as minerals, dietary fiber, carbohydrates, and other nutrients our bodies need.
Mon May 13, 2013
malnutrition in children
Around the world Food shortage is the main catalyst of malnutrition and there are many causes of food shortages.
Fish Oil Doesn't Seem to Help Age-Related Macular Degeneration
A large-scale National Eye Institute study has shown fish oil supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids do not alter the progression of age-related macular degeneration, says a national team of researchers including David M. Brown, M.D., an retina specialist at The Methodist Hospital who ran Houston's part of the study.
Alternatively Speaking: Delving into dairy
Alternative medicine expert Natalie Marx answers your questions related to Shavuot: Can you tell me some of the health benefits of cheese? Q. Dear Natalie, I plan on eating lots of cheese this coming Shavuot.
Seven foods that will help you shed fat
Everyone knows that water is good for you and can help you shed some pounds by filling you up before, during and after a meal.
Sun May 12, 2013
Erie Times News
Aromatics: A healthy alternative to fat, sugar and salt
What do these things have in common? They are all aromatic vegetables that can be used to bring enhanced flavor to soups, sauces, stews and almost any kind of recipe.
Emirates News Agency
The Red Crescent Organizes Campaign to vaccinate Syrian refugees in UAE funded Jordanian Camp
WAM Amman, May12th, 2013 -- The UAE Jordanian camp near the Syrian border has launched a comprehensive vaccination campaign for Syrian refugees against infectious diseases and epidemics, polio and measles, and providing Syrian child refugees in the camp with vitamin A. Saif Ali Al Dhaheri, Director General of the UAE camp in Jordan stated that the ... (more)
Students discuss healthy dining options on campus
With so many choices on campus, it may get confusing for a student trying to eat healthy.
Sat May 11, 2013
Natural Holistic Health
Diagnosing and Treating Boils
Bacterial infections or the inflammation of one or more hair follicles can result in the formation of a boil.
Fri May 10, 2013
Is your mom a liar?
Does mom's advice ring in your ears when you cleaned your plate or give your kid a glass of warm milk to ward off insomnia? With mother's day upon us, we asked the experts which of this classic advice we should take seriously, and what we can ignore.
2 ways to repair skin
Cancer, of course, is the most serious consequence of excess sunbathing, but it's not the only one: With repeated exposure to the sun and its ultraviolet rays, skin loses its ability to repair itself.
Thu May 09, 2013
Fresh in May: Produce
Spring is in full swing and that means a plethora of seasonal fruits and veggies.