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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

Maitake mushrooms – a natural alternative for depression?

Bio-active compounds found in the maitake mushroom may delay or prevent the onset of neurological conditions like depression, according to new research

30 January, 2017

Live long…and eat hot peppers

Including more hot chilies in your regular diet could help reduce the risk of early death from heart disease and stroke.

19 January, 2017

Sugar a big problem in packaged foods

Added sugar in processed foods is a worldwide problem and a new survey has found that even so called healthy foods like granola bars or yoghurt can be full of it.

19 January, 2017

Weight loss benefits from green tea

Analysis of several studies into supplementing with the green tea polyphenol EGCG shows that it can aid weight management even at relatively low daily doses.

3 January, 2017

Add pulses to help take away the pounds

Meals based on legumes such as beans and peas are more satiating than meat-based meals, according to a recent study.

12 December, 2016

Saturated fats can actually protect the heart

If you want to protect your heart you don’t have to avoid saturated fats – but you do need to avoid highly processed fats and carbohydrates.

8 December, 2016

For better nutrition, focus on food synergies

Paying attention to ‘food synergy’ – how foods work together to boost nutrition – could hold the key to fighting malnutrition globally.

6 December, 2016

Free range and organic eggs have more vitamin D

Eggs that come from hens who are allowed to wander outdoors contain 42% more vitamin D than those from birds kept in sheds or cages.

6 December, 2016

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