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Need calcium? Drink water!

Water is an effective natural source of easily absorbed calcium, and has the benefit of being calorie free – but beware claims that bottled water is ‘better’ for you.

13 July, 2017

Get your carotenoids from food to help prevent lung cancer

New data suggests that consumption of fruits and vegetables rich in carotenoids and vitamin C to reduce lung cancer incidence among both smokers and non-smokers

11 July, 2017

Get some brain support from cocoa and chocolate

Ageing has some benefits! The older you get the more of a brain and memory boost you get from a regular daily intake of flavonol-rich dark chocolate.

5 July, 2017

Natural compounds in fruits and herbs halt prostate cancer

Encouraging news during International Men’s Health Week; laboratory experiments have shown that anti-inflammatory chemicals found naturally in foods have the power to halt the growth of prostate cancer cells.

16 June, 2017

Broccoli could be a secret weapon against diabetes

Concentrated broccoli sprout extract may help people with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar, according to a new study.

15 June, 2017

Daily chocolate fix protects the heart

For older women, daily consumption of flavanol-rich chocolate may help prevent arterial stiffness and protect against heart attack and stroke.

18 May, 2017

Maple syrup gives antibiotics a boost

Adding a maple syrup compound to antibiotics vastly improves their efficiency – and could help cut down on antibiotic overuse.

5 April, 2017

Have a berry blast to boost mood, improve memory

The antioxidant flavonoids in blueberries have wide beneficial actions that include influencing the neurotransmitters involved in the regulation of mood and improving blood flow to the brain.

13 March, 2017

Cocoa and coffee blend improves attention

Brewing up a blend of cocoa and coffee may help you concentrate better – an leave you less jittery – according to new research.

6 March, 2017

Toxic chemicals found in food wrapping

New research shows that the paper and cardboard packaging used for fast food is made with chemicals, similar to Teflon, that leech not food and are linked with multiple health problems.

9 February, 2017