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Daily avocado supports eye health and more

An avocado a day – containing not only lutein but the fats that help the body absorb it – could help keep the eye doctor away, according to new data.

6 September, 2017

No heart risk from higher fat diets – major study

A large international study has shown that a diet higher in fat and lower in carbohydrates is likely to reduce the risk of early death and in particular can be heart protective.

4 September, 2017

Almonds help clear cholesterol from the blood

A daily almond snack not only increases levels of ‘good’ HDL cholesterol, it makes it more active, helping to reduce overall levels of cholesterol in the body.

14 August, 2017

Baobab – the newest secret to weight loss?

Adding just 15g of baobab powder to a morning smoothie could help you stay fuller for longer, helping you to manage your appetite and weight more easily.

7 August, 2017

Lutein – it’s not just for your eyes

New evidence shows that lutein – a nutrient most commonly associated with eye health – has anti-inflammatory effects in the heart that can help protect against heart attack and angina.

28 July, 2017

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