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Billberries, crabapples could help cut cholesterol

Two recent studies have shown that both bilberries and crabapples – fruits normally associated with foraging – have properties that can help the body maintain healthy cholesterol levels.

2 December, 2016

Tomato extract betters aspirin’s blood thinning effect

A proprietary tomato extract has been shown to thin blood – but less severely than aspirin and without typical worrying side-effects.

28 November, 2016

Hurrah! Chocolate eaters may have better brains

A little of what you fancy does do you good! A 30-year study is one of the first to link regular chocolate consumption over the long-term with better brain performance.

28 November, 2016

Green tea reduces cholesterol levels in women

New research from the US suggests that the antioxidants in green tea – notably epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) – could help women maintain healthy cholesterol levels.

21 November, 2016

Glyphosate contamination found in popular US foods

Laboratory tests have revealed alarmingly high levels of the herbicide glyphosate in a wide range of best-selling foods across the US.

15 November, 2016

An egg a day could lower stroke risk

New data shows that eating up to one egg a day has no association with coronary heart disease but does significantly reduce the risk of stroke.

4 November, 2016

Açai boosts vascular function, improves heart health

Adding açai pulp to your smoothies may help improve blood flow to the heart, says a new study.

13 October, 2016

‘Ancient grains’ make heart healthier bread

Eating bread made from ancient grains could help lower cholesterol and blood glucose levels – leading risk factors for heart disease – according to a new study.

5 October, 2016

Glyphosate weed killer found in US honey

Records reveal that levels of the toxic herbicide were higher than could be considered ‘safe’ by the standards of other countries.

16 September, 2016

Citrus fruits could help prevent obesity-related diseases

In obese individuals citrus flavanones could significantly reduce the free radical damage that can increase the risk of heart disease, liver disease and diabetes.

23 August, 2016