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Breakfast is the healthiest meal of the day

Ensuring you get enough nutrition – and an adequate number of calories – at breakfast can promote long term health.

4 December, 2017

Fight salty cravings with spicy food

Chinese scientists studying food cravings have found that a preference for spicy foods often means people consume less salt.

22 November, 2017

Ashwagandha normalises thyroid function

Ashwagandha root can normalise thyroid hormone levels in hypothyroid individuals and also maintain normal thyroid function in healthy people, according to new research.

1 November, 2017

Natural therapies a popular choice in Europe

The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has become more popular and accepted in Europe, according to a large new study.

24 October, 2017

Orange essential oil keeps mosquitoes away

Natural essential oils extracted from the peel of oranges could be an effective and eco-friendly alternative way to deter mosquitoes.

18 October, 2017

Processing can make plant-based foods less healthy

A fascinating new study shows how processing methods, such as finely grinding almonds to make a flour additive, can potentially turn a healthy food into an less healthy one.

11 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

Multivitamins really do help prevent nutrient shortfalls

New data supports a view, long held by nutritionists, that a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement may be our best form of health insurance.

21 August, 2017

Household chemicals linked to chronic disease in men

Men regularly exposed to chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

14 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